Alias #26

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Rick Mays, Michael Gaydos, Mark Bagley, Art Thibert Publisher: Marvel Max Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 8
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8.2User Rating

Jessica must meet with Zebediah Killgrave, the man who nearly robbed her of everything, in prison. What will happen when Jessica comes face-to-face with the darkest chapter from her past?

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Sep 9, 2003

    All this, and the Purple Man face-off is still delayed till next issue. I'm getting a very Clarice/Hannibal feeling about this, not to mention Kira Nirees from DS9's "Duet." Ol' Purple is safely locked away; but he can still talk, and words have always been a weapon to Bendis. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 5, 2003

    This issue left me a bit flat as the big answer to the question that has acted as the "big" mystery in this series turns out to be Jessica got beat up real bad after she was tricked into getting in a fight with the Avengers, and as such she decided to quite the super-hero game. Now the explanation fits, and for the most part it addresses all the unresolved issues that had been introduced, as we now know why Jessica isn't comfortable hanging around with the Avengers, and why people being able to recall little more than she was once a super-hero is enough to get her in a foul mood, as it was her low profile when she was a super-hero that allowed the Avengers to automatically assume she was a villain. However, just because the final piece of the puzzle fits, doesn't mean I'm overly impressed by the final picture, as I can't help but get the sense that the past two years of build up deserved something with a little more punch. I also found Nick Fury's quick sell on the S.H.I.E.L.D. offer t Read Full Review

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