Newswire: Exclusive Marvel preview: Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! pounces into a new solo series

One of Marvel’s oldest heroines, Patsy “Hellcat” Walker has gotten a big boost in profile thanks to her inclusion in the hit Netflix series Jessica Jones, and while the show’s Trish Walker isn’t quite the same as her comic-book counterpart, exposure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe means very good things for the comic Patsy. Her new ongoing series, Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! debuts next week, and Marvel has assembled an exciting creative team to chronicle Patsy’s monthly adventures. Writer Kate Leth is a rising star in the industry, and her approach to Patsy’s story isn’t very far from her energetic, charming Boom! miniseries Power Up! (one of A.V. Club‘s Best Comics of 2015), which offers a light-hearted, grounded take on a superhero team.

Leth quickly summarizes Patsy’s complicated history in these preview pages from next week’s Patsy Walker …

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