Peter Parker’s relationship with Debra is slowly flailing out, and now a teaching assistant named Marcy Kane is showing interest in him. The exchange above isn’t written in a catty way, but man does Marcy insert the dis!
Other than that, this is a fairly standard Spidey-versus-Kraven story. K is still hanging out with his personal drummer girl, Calypso, who is essentially his weapons caddy.
Water Tower appearance.