Newswire: Exclusive Marvel preview: A bold new direction continues in Spider-Woman #6

Spider-Gwen and Silk may be getting most of the attention when it comes to spider-themed superheroines, but fans shouldn’t ignore the ongoing Spider-Woman title, which has experienced an upswing in quality after a major change in direction last month. It’s understandable why this series has flown under the radar. The opening arc tying into the “Spider-Verse” event would have worked much better as a tie-in miniseries rather than the start of an ongoing title, and the introduction of Jessica Drew’s new costume and status quo would have made a great #1 issue rather than #5.

Jessica has quit the Avengers and restarted her private investigator business, giving the book a stronger sense of purpose. It feels like this is the story Dennis Hopeless has wanted to write since the start of his run, and all that “Spider-Verse” stuff was just an easy way to boost interest by …

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