Why is Jessica Jones the best Marvel Netflix Series?

Today Justin discusses what sets Jessica Jones apart from the other Netflix series (Daredevil and Luke Cage).

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The aborted tissue was collected by Kilgrave. He had his father use it in the attempts to amplify his powers.
However, I love the idea of The Purple Girl/Woman showing up in season 2 as a supporting player. I like the idea of Jessica encountering (either knowingly or not) a more moral individual who possesses similar powers to Kilgrave, and the dynamic of Kara trying to learn more about Kilgrave and about the person who killed him could be fascinating.

I think Purple Girl already made an appearance… and that its Robyn. She and her brother don’t know their father and their age makes it possible to be Kilgraves children (assuming he had unprotected sex from age 14 on, which is certainly within character for him). Also, when Robyn confronts the support group in the diner, she tells them to go after Kilgrave… and they go along with it, without further questions. In that scene, when she says this line, there is some purple light from a neon sign outside falling on her face, which is often used as a… Read more »
So let me get this straight: instead of making the show about issues, she decided just to take the characters and tell a compelling story? WHAT A NOVEL CONCEPT! And the result is that we have a strong female hero that they aren’t having to try to make a strong female hero, or having to tell us that she is? BRILLIANT! It’s almost like this is what Hollywood should really be trying to do. Also, you have to love that that one part where it’s implied that, at some point, Kilgrave had to have told his servants, “Don’t Blink! Blink… Read more »
While I agree about having a compelling story before tackling issues, I think Jessica Jones should get kudos for doing both. Where some shows (Game of Thrones) show rape as a way of establishing villainy without going into how the victims feel, JJ does the opposite; all sex scenes shown are between consenting adults while the victims’ feelings are discussed and the audience is meant to sympathize with them. And while Kilgrave is a villain and a rapist, it’s not in the “muahahaha I’m gonna rape you!” way other villains are. Instead, he gets defensive and argues that he’s not… Read more »