Aw hell yes. That's what I love about these single-character-focused issues: even if you've never read a single issue of MG before, there's enough action and heart in these small tales to make you want more. For those of us who've followed the whole thing, it's like a little love letter to each characters' potential, reminding us why we should care for them out of a cast of dozens.
(I think Irina's mom has earned herself a spot right beside Abraham for Worst MG Parent Ever, and she's only been on two pages. I can not wait to see just how twisted Spencer can make her go.)