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Alias, Volume 4: The Secret Origins of Jessica Jones

Alias, Volume 4: The Secret Origins of Jessica Jones

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by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos (Illustrator)

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The Washington Post
Jessica Jones, the protagonist of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos's cult-favorite comics series "Alias" (no relation to the TV show), used to be a superheroine called Jewel, but she wasn't very good at the capes-and-cowls business, and gave it up to become a private investigator.

She drinks too much, is prone to foul-mouthed blow-ups and mostly sleeps with other C-list super-types; she's bubbling over with self-destructive fury at her own failures, especially when she's around the heroes who used to be her colleagues. In other words, she's a way for Bendis and Gaydos to play with the nasty underside of superhero comics' peculiar conventions, and for Bendis to show off his knack for barbed, stammering, David Mamet-inspired dialogue. — Douglas Wolk

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Publication date:
Alias (Jessica Jones) Series , #4
Edition description:
Not Appropriate For Children
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Jessica Jones: Alias, Volume 4 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
That cover. Another good volume.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago