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Newswire: Spider-Woman takes a much-needed break in this exclusive preview

Like a lot of Marvel heroes, Jessica “Spider-Woman” Drew has had a rough summer. In addition to the never-ending stress of being a single mom, Jess has also had to deal with the dissolution of her friendship with Captain Marvel thanks to Civil War II, so it makes sense that she would seek refuge from her superhero life. Enter: Staten Island. Writer Dennis Hopeless did excellent work making Spider-Woman’s Civil War II tie-in issues engaging, important chapters of the series, but it’s nice to see him freed from crossover restraints in these preview pages of Spider-Woman #12, which take a lighter approach as Jess and her son venture to the beach with Carol’s new best friend, Roger “The Porcupine” Gorking, and his daughter.

Even more exciting is the addition of Tigh Walker as guest artist on the issue. Walker previously worked with Hopeless on Avengers Undercover and …

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