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Ranking Every Spider-Woman (and Spider-Girl) in the Comics

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We’re ranking every Spider-Woman and Spider-Girl in the Marvel comics universe. Along with all Spider-Woman incarnations that appeared in the comic books, this list also includes alternate versions as well as villains who became Spider-Woman. Who is your favorite Spider-Woman?

Everyone knows the original Spider-Woman Jessica Drew, but did you know Hawkeye's daughter and even a man has donned the Spider-Woman costume? Several enemies have worn the suit and used the Spider-Woman alias, like Charlotte Witter and Veranke. Other comic book characters who were Spider-Woman include Mary Jane Watson, Gwen Stacy (Spider-Gwen), and May Parker, the daughter of Peter Parker and MJ. 

Vote for the best Spider-Women in comics. This ranking of every Spider-Woman and Spider-Girl displays pictures of the characters in costume and their comic book appearances. 

  • Gwendolyne Stacy
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    Gwendolyn Maxine "Gwen" Stacy is a fictional character who appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as a supporting character in those featuring Spider-Man. A college student, Gwen was originally the first true love of Peter Parker before she was murdered by his nemesis Norman Osborn. Spider-Man writers and fans alike often debate whether Peter's "one true love" is Gwen Stacy, or his subsequent love interest, Mary Jane Watson, though stories written long after her death indicate that Gwen still holds a special place in his heart. The character has been portrayed by Bryce Dallas Howard in the 2007 film Spider-Man 3 and by Emma Stone as Peter Parker's friend and... more on Wikipedia
    • As Seen In: Edge of Spider-Verse, Spider-Gwen
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    Cindy Moon

    Cindy Moon
    Photo: Marvel Comics
    • As Seen In: Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(fly) Effect Infinite Comic
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    Anya Corzaon

    Anya Corzaon
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    • As Seen In: Amazing Fantasy
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  • Julia Carpenter
    Photo: Marvel Comics
    Julia Carpenter is a fictional superheroine in the Marvel Comics universe that was initially known as the second Spider-Woman, and later known as the second Arachne, and then as the second Madame Web. The character first appeared in Secret Wars vol. 1 #6.... more on Wikipedia
    • As Seen In: Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars
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