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Does Jessica Jones have any issues from her treatment?

We know that the experiments done on Jessica can potentially lead to psychological issues, notably in the case of who exhibited severe anger management issues or even dissociative episodes. The "...
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How do Luke Cage and Jessica Jones' physical strengths compare?

The origin of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones' powers is different (at least, in the comics; possibly/probably also in the TV series); and so is the nature of their powers: Cage has unbreakable skin, ...
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Was Jessica Jones a private investigator in the comics as well?

I've been watching the first season of Jessica Jones, I came to know she was a former superhero but now she's a private investigator. Was she a superhero in comics or was she portrayed as a former ...
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Is this person Jessica Jones?

In "Blessing of Many Fractures," Joy mentions hiring a private investigator to follow her board members: JOY: I hired a private investigator a while ago to start digging. She was worth every penny…...
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Is there an inconsistency regarding Kilgrave's powers' duration?

In Jessica Jones (Netflix), Jessica states that Kilgrave's influence on someone doesn't last more than 10-12 hours, after which he needs to "renew" it (Season 1, Ep. 4, when talking about Easterns). ...
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Why doesn't Jessica Jones keep Kilgrave's mouth shut with a brace?

In "Jessica Jones", Jessica wants to stop Kilgrave without killing him. Because Kilgrave needs to talk to use his powers, why doesn't she stop him from talking with a brace. This has been done in ...
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What about the children?

In Jessica Jones, season 1, episode 2 (AKA Crush Syndrome), Kilgrave has the two children shut themselves in a closet. Is there any information (word of god, expanded universe, etc.) on what happened ...
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How Freely Can Kilgrave's Commands Be Interpreted?

When Kilgrave gives an instruction that can be interpreted in multiple ways, how free is the recipient to select an interpretation? Does the recipient always have to choose the most lethal meaning? ...
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Why can't Jessica Jones fly?

Has there ever been an explanation by writers or producers of the Jessica Jones-related comics as to why they designed her without the ability (usually) to fly? I've wondered if it was to distance ...
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Do Kilgrave's commands have to be given verbally?

Kilgrave's power of influence is a result of This means that anyone within range, and breathing the same air as he is automatically infected - regardless of whether or not Kilgrave is speaking or ...
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Could Kilgrave be defeated by wearing earplugs/ear defenders?

In the TV version of Jessica Jones, it seems that Kilgrave could simply be defeated by wearing strong ear protection so that you couldn't hear his commands. Would this work, or does his power affect ...
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What is the status of Jessica Jones' daughter in comics?

In comics Jessica Jones and Luke Cage have a daughter, Danielle Cage. But I never got to know what happened to her again, not in the main universe. So what’s the current status of her daughter in the ...
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Why does Jessica Jones have this power in the TV show?

In later episodes of the TV series Jessica Jones, the titular character develops the power to I get there is a clear explanation for this in the comics. It's also very clear that this explanation ...
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Why does Kilgrave's power end when he dies?

I've seen people discussing distance, etc., but if there's a time effect, why does it suddenly end when he's dead? That's not explained as far as I saw.
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How could Kilgrave's powers expand in this way?

In the show Jessica Jones, in the last two episodes Kilgrave takes steps to enhance his powers, which leads to him Given that we are told his powers work because he emits an air-borne virus that ...
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What exactly are Jessica Jones' powers?

As far as I can recall, on the Netflix Jessica Jones TV series, she had only exhibited super strength and super toughness. Does she have any other powers? What exactly are Jessica Jones' powers in ...
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Why don't Kilgrave's commands affect Kilgrave himself?

In Marvel's Jessica Jones, if Kilgrave says stop, everybody stops because of the viruses in the air. But shouldn't those viruses affect Kilgrave too? How can he move after giving the stop command?
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Who created the version of Kilgrave in the Jessica Jones TV series?

I am curious, who is behind this version of the main villain (played by David Tennant) in Marvel's Jessica Jones TV series? I don't mean the character itself (which I believe is from the comics), I ...
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How did Jessica Jones know that the hermetically sealed room would be safe?

Warning: possible spoilers. Read at your own risk. In the television show version of Jessica Jones, at one point she captures Killgrave and puts him in a hermetically sealed room. She tells another ...
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When was Jessica Jones announced as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

This last week I have been hearing about mature contents of Jessica Jones and that it's now part of MCU. Is this true? If yes, when did Marvel announce that?
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How did Audrey Eastman know Jessica Jones was “gifted”?

In S1E4, Audrey Eastman hires Jessica partially because she's gifted. But since Jessica works pretty hard to minimize showing off her abilities, how did Audrey find out? Is there a plausible ...
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When is Jessica Jones season 1 set?

In S1E3 of Jessica Jones, Luke tallies up the superpowered characters he knows of. But in season 3 of Agents of SHIELD This suggests that Jessica Jones is set earlier than that. When is S1 of ...
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Jessica Jones, Jean Grey and the Phoenix?

I've just read on wikipedia: Jessica was vulnerable to telepathic attack which led to her ordeal at the hands of the Purple Man until mental barriers were put in place by Jean Grey to grant her ...