The Origin of Black Noir… The Homelander and Black Noir battle you probably won't see in The Boys season 3. He’s supposed to be back in season 3 of the show, so perhaps some of Black Noir’s supreme powers will help him make a complete recovery. However, one, in particular, had its seeds planted earlier in the season. He's an … '", Kripke continued, "I mean, everyone thinks that a superhero's weakness is going to be this really exotic thing, and it's just so funny to me that it's actually a very common thing that is thousands of people's Kryptonite. The Origin of Black Noir's Nut Allergy Episode 7 nearly culminates in the death of Starlight at Black Noir's hands.

And with so much emphasis on the reveal that Homelander fathered a superhuman son, the Amazon series may not need the Homelander clone angle.

And we're actually going to learn more about him in season 3. It certainly wouldn't be the first time the Amazon series has altered the comic's story. You know, if someone has a granola bar with nuts he's literally gotta back away from it, cause it's like a vampire with garlic.

Only a last-minute intervention by Queen Maeve and a strategically deployed Almond Joy candy bar saves the day. And my response was, 'That's a brilliant idea. Like one of those people who can't be in the same room with nuts, like a vampire with garlic," Kripke said.

Homelander is reeling from the loss of her and his son, while being blackmailed by Queen Maeve. When Black Noir is incapacitated by an Almond Joy, we learn more about him than the existence of his nut allergy: The whole Black Noir-is-a-Homelander-clone thing … The Boys season 2 left The Seven deeply fractured. "Yeah, we came up with it," said Kripke. You see, Black Noir is deathly allergic to almonds and the supe force-feeds him an Almond Joy until he's knocked unconscious and lifeless.
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By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies. While he's clearly covered in scars, Black Noir appears to be Black (as is Mitchell himself), so that would seem to suggest the series is moving in a very different direction with the character. The penultimate episode of The Boys Season 2 packs in some pretty big twists, but perhaps none weirder and more unexpected than the reveal of Black Noir's secret weakness. Amazon Studios' The Boys stars Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, Jack Quaid as Hughie, Laz Alonso as Mother's Milk, Tomer Kapon as Frenchie, Karen Fukuhara as Kimiko, Erin Moriarty as Annie January, Chace Crawford as the Deep, Antony Starr as Homelander and Aya Cash as Stormfront. Queen Maeve took Black Noir off the board (with an Almond Joy, of all things) during The Boys Season 2, and showrunner Eric Kripke has now confirmed that the … Though Black Noir did get name-checked a time or two in the Season 2 finale, he was nowhere to be seen, adding to the quasi-worry that he might be out of the picture for good. During an interview with TV Line, executive producer Eric Kripke uncovered the details behind that scene and how there were Easter eggs placed in previous episodes that foreshadowed Noir's kryptonite. She has since moved on to the film and entertainment industry and has written for Screen Rant and Our Community Now. The Origin of Black Noir's Nut Allergy Episode 7 nearly culminates in the death of Starlight at Black Noir's hands. Specifically, an Almond Joy. She then tells a stunned Starlight that Black Noir has a tree nut allergy and kicks his EpiPen away from him as he goes into anaphylactic shock. While Black Noir gains the upper hand, Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott) unexpectedly comes to the rescue, as she rips off his mask and stuffs an Almond Joy into his mouth. Read on for a closer look at this goofy plot twist and an explanation of why this powerful killer has such a strange form of Kryptonite. It's a very common kryptonite, tree nuts. "Karl [Urban] turns to me, laughing, and he says, 'You know, we should give that weakness to Black Noir,' and I just thought that was brilliant. After Black Noir gets a mouthful of Almond Joy in Episode 7, his fate is left undetermined. KEEP READING: The Boys' Shawn Ashmore Breaks Down Lamplighter's Character. But there's one battle that we probably can scratch off the list: Homelander and Black Noir's battle to the death in The Boys comics. "Like it takes a space rock, something very, very exotic. People are just sometimes born with nut allergies, like Nathan, like the actual real-life Black Noir. On the topic of his condition, Kripke said, "I won't give too much away, but he's pretty laid low. So without Black Noir secretly moonlighting as Homelander, that comic fight seems unlikely to happen, at least in that context. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. It's entirely possible we should be more worried about Maeve's fate in season 3, as she's the one who's pissed off both Homelander and Black Noir. ", "When you think of superhero kryptonite, you think of things like kryptonite," he added.
The takeaway from Black Noir's ignominious defeat here is that he probably isn't a Homelander clone. While she is an avid traveler, she currently lives in Los Angeles with her adorable Pomsky, Roxy. We do know that Black Noir will return in season 3. Whether it's dancing on the streets of Paris or swimming with the dolphins in the Dominican Republic, you can find Jessica anywhere in the world at any given moment. Jesse is a mild-mannered staff writer for IGN. A-Train has come back to the group, but may still have serious health issues. For her sake, let's hope she's replenished her Almond Joy stock. "Absolutely Noir will be back," showrunner Eric Kripke said in a video on Twitter. Specifically, an Almond Joy. Black Noir is in the hospital recovering from anaphylactic shock after Maeve assaulted him with an Almond Joy. Homelander attacks him and the two fight it out in the White House, but Black Noir comes out on top and emerges with the other Supe's corpse. Click the button below to start this article in quick view.