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Colleen Wing is a character from Marvel Comics, created by Doug Moench and Larry Hama.

A well skilled ninja, Colleen Wing has frequently been the partner of Misty Knight. They worked together as the Daughters of the Dragon, a created a new team of Heroes for Hire during the Civil War. During Shadowland she left Misty and started her own group, the Daughters of the Shadow.

She is portrayed by Jessica Henwick in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, first appearing in Iron Fist and later The Defenders.


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  • Long Hair Is Feminine: Fitting the role of girly girl to Misty's Tomboy.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Misty Knight
  • Just Friends: Her and Danny have more in common than they both have with Misty, and she was his first contact upon coming back to America, but they've never been more than friends. The Netflix series averts this, though, as among the many other changes made to the franchise, she's his love interest.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: Colleen carries a katana to use it for melee combat.
  • Red-Headed Heroine: She is red-headed and a heroic character.
  • Sidekick: to Misty Knight
  • Sidekick Graduations Stick: During Shadowland she got a comic book for herself. Misty only made a pair of cameos.
  • Spy Catsuit: But, contrary to tradition, it's completely white.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: She's the feminine girl, and Misty is the Tomboy one.
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