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Spider-Girl (May "Mayday" Parker) is a fictional character, a superhero in Marvel Comics' MC2 universe. May "Mayday" Parker is a cute and attractive 16 year old. The character was created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz as the daughter of the original Spider-Man character and Mary Jane Watson, and first appeared in What If (vol. 2) #105 (1998). She later acquired her own ongoing comic book, Spider-Girl, written by DeFalco and drawn by Frenz and Pat Olliffe, which was the longest-running superhero book with a lead female character ever published by Marvel before being relaunched as The Amazing Spider-Girl.

Spider-Girl first appeared in a one-shot story in the ongoing series What If. Following positive fan response to the concept, Spider-Girl and two other series (A-Next and J2) set in the same alternate future universe were launched under the MC2 imprint. Although each of these titles were slated to be 12-issue limited series, Spider-Girl's initial sales justified their continuation as ongoing titles.

After initial interest, Spider-Girl drew low sales. However, the book's active fanbase caused Marvel to revoke several cancellation announcements. Reprints of the series in digest size trade paperbacks sold well. Marvel Associate Editor Nick Lowe revealed in a November 2005 interview that "Spider-Girl, for the first time, is completely safe from cancellation."

However, despite Lowe's statement, Marvel announced that #100 would be the title's final issue. Although the Spider-Girl title was indeed canceled, the book was relaunched as The Amazing Spider-Girl, with issue #0 appearing in October 2006.

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Loss Iron Man 39 to 58
Loss Spider-Man 59 to 383
Win Batgirl 72 to 46
Win Batgirl 61 to 51
Loss Batman Beyond 37 to 64
Loss SpiderWoman 43 to 49
Win Demona 10 to 9