Tag: alias

Deep, Dark, and Personal: Gritty Realism in Marvel’s Alias

A woman sits on a toilet, pants around her ankles, and her mind deluged with a mess of jumbled, paranoia-induced thoughts about her latest misadventures. ¬†Several issues earlier, the same woman sits passed out at a bar, a still-smoking cigarette in one hand, and a glass of half-drunk liquor sitting near the other. ¬†Between these instances are moments that include… Read more →

Disassembly in Alias #2

Within this original page of Alias #2, written by Brian Michael Bendis, drawn by Michael Gaydos, and produced by Marvel Comics, the central character, Jessica Jones, is panicking in reaction to something she has just seen, and accidently caught on tape. What she believes she was setup to have caught on tape is Captain America, without his identity hidden. Through… Read more →