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Jessica Jones by Brian Michael Bendis
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Basically, if you like the Jessica Jones show on Netflix, you will like this. It even has the same tone. Not much happens. Except the show has more wow, crazy moments than the graphic novel does. Heavy on prose and ironical humor. Jessica herself is impossible not to like, probably because of her flaws. She's cynical, drinks too much, and is a bit of a misanthrope. This is essentially a graphic novel about an ex-superhero turned private investigator who has turned her back on the superhero world, even though it keeps drawing her back in. So there is not a lot of epic battles and such. It's very grounded in everyday. Readers who are looking for a narrative/prose-driven graphic novel that deals with celebrity and the question of what happens afterwards, will appreciate this book.

Overall rating: 3.5/5.0 stars.
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Reading Progress

August 23, 2016 – Started Reading
August 23, 2016 – Shelved
August 23, 2016 – Finished Reading
November 21, 2016 – Shelved as: graphic-novel-comic-book
November 21, 2016 – Shelved as: addiction
November 21, 2016 – Shelved as: snarky-heroine
November 21, 2016 – Shelved as: detective-private-eye-sleuth
November 21, 2016 – Shelved as: library-checkout

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