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Jessica Jones Is Back in Comics in New Marvel Digital Line

Jessica Jones Is Back in Comics in New Marvel Digital Line

She’s obviously still going to punch things (and fly…badly)

First of all, Jessica Jones is coming back to her own comic book with a fantastic creative team! Second, Marvel is embedding itself deeper into the mesh of multi-front content distribution.

Marvel has announced a new ongoing comic series that is surprisingly available today from writer Kelly Thompson and artist Mattia de Lulis.  Thompson’s run on Hawkeye with Kate Bishop was one of our favorites of recent years, and her working on Jessica Jones is exciting. According to editor Nick Lowe, “Kelly was actually suggested by Brian Michael Bendis, co-creator of Jessica, when he was wrapping the previous volume because he was impressed by her depiction of Jessica in Hawkeye. ” That seems to be enough for the Jessica fan to get on board.

From the writer’s perspective, Thompson has said, “We’ll be seeing classic Jessica Jones P.I., my favorite kind of Jessica. She’s obviously still going to punch things (and fly…badly) when opportunities present themselves—and they do that quite a bit—but at her core she’s the most exciting to me in her classic noir setting working as an investigator. ”

The interesting twist on this announcement that Marvel teased yesterday is that the series is part of a new platform called Marvel Digital Originals (MDO).  Continue reading “Jessica Jones Is Back in Comics in New Marvel Digital Line”