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« on: December 11, 2015, 09:06:44 AM »
Anyone read this series? Would you recommend it? I'm 5 eps into Jessica Jones and feeling it hard. Ready to binge on the character.

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Re: Allias
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2015, 10:05:35 AM »
Yes, and it's better than the TV show.

Kilgrave himself doesn't show up until the very end. When the series starts, all you know is Jessica is a fucked up individual with superpowers. as the series progresses, the reader learns about her brief history as a superhero, and then finally that Kilgrave is the reason behind her current state of mind. It's a very slow reveal. By the time Kilgrave does actually show up, he's incredibly menacing because his shadow has been hanging over the series for so long.

Looking back on it, you can see the genesis of all of Bendis's bad habits. The quirky dialogue, changing the personalities of characters to suit his story... But he doesn't do it so much that it detracts from the story. But like a boxer who discovers he has a great chin and then stops bothering to defend himself and then gets lazy and eventually KO'd, Bendis must have seen the success he had with Alias and gone full tilt in that direction.


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Re: Allias
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2015, 10:13:13 AM »
Don't expect the comic to match the TV show as it's drastically different.

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Re: Allias
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2015, 10:27:27 AM »
Alias the former spy show with Jennifer whatever her name is?

I loved that shit. LOL. Shit show but so fun.

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Re: Allias
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2015, 10:50:14 AM »
Thanks for the info, guys. Maybe I should do them separately.

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Re: Allias
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2015, 12:17:43 PM »
Yes. After your done the show read the series. Two completely different entities.