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Jessica Jones was once known as Jewel—but now she’s just a private eye (if one with unusual access to the world of the suited super-heroes.) Sarcastic, bitter, sassy, and smart, Jessica will go to extreme lengths to pretend she doesn’t have a good heart, while protecting those who normally protect. Finally back in print, in time for a new Netflix series, Jessica Jones proves that the best heroes are ones that are human first.
Jessica Jones is a hard-nosed private investigator, and the dark underbelly of the Marvel Universe is her beat. But it wasn't always this way. Once, Jessica stood alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, as a costumed super hero. What changed? What ended her crimefi ghting career before it even got started? Now, for the fi rst time, learn all of Jessica's hidden secrets - how she was orphaned, how she got her powers...and the dark, unspoken chapter in Marvel Universe history that changed her life forever. Guest-starring Peter Parker, Jean Grey, Luke Cage, Ant-Man and the mighty Avengers! COLLECTING: ALIAS 22-28
About the Author
Brian Michael Bendis is an American comic book writer and former artist. He has won critical acclaim, including five Eisner Awards for both his creator-owned work and his work on various Marvel Comics books.
Starting out with crime and noir comics, Bendis eventually moved to mainstream superhero work. With Bill Jemas and Mark Millar, Bendis was the primary architect of the Ultimate Marvel Universe, launching Ultimate Spider-Man in 2000, on which he continues as writer to the present day. He relaunched the Avengers franchise with New Avengers in 2004, and has also written the Marvel "event" storylines "Secret War" (2004), "House of M" (2005), "Secret Invasion" (2008), "Siege" (2010) and "Age of Ultron" (2013).
In addition to writing comics, he has also worked in television, video games and film, and taught writing at Portland State University. He will begin teaching at University of Oregon starting in Fall 2013, and his book Words for Pictures will be out in Spring 2014 from Random House