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Marvel/Netflix “Jessica Jones” – A Casual Comics perspective

Jessica Jones is the “x” factor  in the Marvel/Netflix deal.

No, not that X-Factor.

As the least recognizable name in the line-up announced by Marvel and Netflix, “Jessica Jones” has a lot of casual fans scratching their heads.

A series starring Jessica Jones has actually been in the works longer than the Daredevil, Iron Fist, or Luke Cage TV series. Way back in 2010, ABC was talking about a TV series called “AKA Jessica Jones”, but her show never got off the ground until now.

But just who is Jessica Jones? Read the rest of this entry

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Marvel and Netflix Team-Up

Hot on the heels of the success of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, comes news that Netflix is producing four (or five, depending on the way you count ‘em) series featuring the street-level Marvel heroes. Full season orders are completed for “Daredevil”, “Jessica Jones”, “Iron Fist”, and “Luke Cage”.

So, how does a casual fan react to the news? It sounds like just what I needed. Read the rest of this entry