Jessica Jones

Call For Writers: Superheroines

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Despite industry claims that no one will pay and audiences aren’t interested in seeing a superheroine-led film, the dazzling success of series like ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Divergent’ prove that the world is ready for women to take charge and lead. While we’re seeing movement in response to growing demand for female superhero representation, there is still a long way to go before we reach parity.

‘Jessica Jones,’ The Kilgrave Mirror and the Distancing Effect of Negative Masculinity

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The result is that while many viewers are no doubt cishet white men, few will truly identify with what Kilgrave illustrates not just about rapists and abusers, but about negative ideas about masculinity itself.

‘Jessica Jones’: A Discomforting Yet Real Portrayal of Abuse

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If ever there was a personification of this psychological abuse that goes along with physical abuse, it’s in Kilgrave. … He gaslights Jessica, telling her it’s her fault he uses his powers to make people do things they don’t want to do, namely kill others and themselves.

Rape, Consent and Race in Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’

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Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ is the latest, best example of white feminist fiction: excellent on sexism, terrible on racism.

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Check out what we’ve been reading this week – and let us know what you’ve been reading/writing in the comments!