Sunday, February 1, 2015

A.K.A. Jessica Jones is coming to netflix

As you may already be aware Marvel comics is set to debut 5 new comic hero based Netflix series witih the next couple of years. Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, The Defenders and A.K.A. Jessica Jones. All five shows will take place in the same universe, so characters will cross over often. In order to help you navigate through these new shows we here at CBHG will be looking at all the characters in great detail. This will include their first appearance, origin and any other important tidbits. Hopefully you'll read our posts and run out to your local comic shop to buy the first appearance or action figures of these characters.

We are starting our Marvel Netflix character guide with Jessica Jones.

First Appearance
Jessica Jones was created by Brian Michael Bendis and  Michael Gaydos. She first appeared in Alias #1 released in November 2001. A high grade CGC copy of this issue will cost you about $250, while an ungraded copy can be found for a couple of dollars. The price is sure to go up.

About Jessica Jones
Jessica Campbell was a Midtown High School student who happened to be at the same science facility when Peter Parker was bitten by the radioactive spider. Jessica had a crush on Parker and was just about to speak to him when the spider bit Parker.
Shortly after this incident Jessica's family was killed in an automobile accident when their car collided with a military convoy carrying radioactive chemicals. Jessica was he only one to survive.
She was placed in an orphanage and adopted by the Jones family.
Jessica later discovered that her radiation exposure granted her super strength, limited invulnerability, and flight (which she never fully mastered during her superhero career as Jewel).

Jones tried being a superhero for some time, duri this time she had relationships with both Ant-Man, Scott Lang and Luke Cage, who she would later marry. 

Finally Jones decided to give up the superhero life and became a private investigator. She has also worked for the Daily Bugle.

Netflix Series
Krysten Ritter will portray  Jessica Jones, in the Netflix series A.K.A. Jessica Jones.

A Jessica Jones figure was included in the Marvel Comics Hero Clix line.

Get started on your Jessica Jones collection today.

Good Luck on Your Hunt!

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