It’s the end of an era for Marvel Television as it’s existed since Netflix Daredevil season one debuted in 2015. In the wake of the news that Kevin Feige’s taking over as Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer (see also: The One Above All!), Godfather style executions have started rolling out across the Marvel TV landscape. Netflix output is already dead, but we’ve also now seen Hulu’s “horror” line, Cloak and Dagger, and Jeph Loeb’s tenure as head of Marvel TV on their way out. [Read more…] about Jessica Jones Season 3 & The Lessons of Marvel on Netflix
There’s been a recurring theme for reader feedback on my Marvel Cinematic Universe power rankings, namely confusion and surprise at my (admittedly atypical) number two ranking of Jessica Jones season one. [Read more…] about Jessica Jones Season Two Review!
No writer has had more of an influence on Marvel Comics in the 2000’s than Brian Michael Bendis. The prolific Bendis’s output and longevity are unrivaled in superhero comics this millennium, leaving a legacy of characters, comics, and Marvel architecture that speaks for itself.
As Bendis leaves the Marvel offices after 18 years for an opportunity to write DC Comic’s Superman books, it’s worth compiling all that Bendis produced for Marvel. [Read more…] about The Brian Michael Bendis Marvel Universe Reading Order (2000 – 2018)
Jessica Jones is one of Marvel’s most remarkable character progressions, with a shorter time from comic book creation (2001) to on screen MCU introduction (2015) than anyone else. She’s the star of one of Marvel’s best MAX books (Alias from 2001 to 2004), a role player in Marvel U linchpin New Avengers (2004 to 2013), and now the first female character to drive a Marvel TV / Movie property.
I’m a big fan of the Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos created character, and if you’ve been enjoying her story on Netflix, I now present to you the Jessica Jones reading order. The issue by issue guide below should give you the ideal approach for Marvel Unlimited reading, with caveats as applicable. Enjoy!
Even before David Tennant crafted the vile Zebediah Killgrave into one of the most memorable villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Jessica Jones’ life was wholly corrupted by the Purple Man. The through line of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos’ excellent Alias is the devastating will-sapping control the Purple Man arrests from Jessica. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #3: Jessica Jones #13 – Purple Pills