Showing posts with label Jessica Jones. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Defenders – Kingpins of New York | Comics

The Defenders have gathered to fight for the people of New York! However, bad press follows them and Diamondback wants to be the next lord of crime!

When Diamondback came back from being dead after a long time, he faced the Defenders of New York. He was taking a drug to enhance his strength but got his butt kicked anyway. He was arrested and readied for transport, where he met the fierce vigilante Punisher.

Stryker was able to invoke Frank Castle into attacking him and he escaped. While on the run, he showed up at the penthouse of Black Cat and she calls off their alliance considering him being a fugitive only to get repeatedly shot at by him.

In desperation, he decides to take all of the remaining at once to get home and got extremely jacked up. Completely unknown about what he has been up to, a badly wounded Black Cat came back to take a dig at him but she barely made a scratch on him.

Stryker was about to deliver a finishing blow on her when Daredevil and Iron Fist intervened at the nick of time. Jessica Jones came charging at him with a car and Luke Cage followed up by landing a barrage of punches until he is finally taken down for good.

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Willis Stryker was eventually bailed out in court when his lawyer was able to make it look like Stryker is a victim of vigilantism. Reporter Ben Urich from Daily Bugle came to the hospital where Black Cat is admitted and Hammerhead showed up too announcing an upcoming gang-war. Since things are going crazy-pants, Jessica called in an old favor and recruited Deadpool for help.

Elsewhere, Diamondback meets his secret benefactor, who turns out to be former Kingpin, Wilson Fisk. Stryker is advised to tighten loose ends of their plan and is warned about new players like master assassin Elektra being in town.

Elektra Natchios came across Danny Rand on a rooftop as the latter asks why she previously broke into their office. Instead of answering, she responds by starting a fight with him, which is officially their first ever. She bested him for a while and had Danny on ropes but he only knocks her out by using his chi energy.

Meanwhile, Diamondback walks into Hammerhead's pub with intent to take it for himself and he does so when one of his own men tipped off by the former shot the latter in head with a high-caliber gun, killing him.

Daredevil asks Elektra about why she broke into their office and what she knows about Willis. When he let her go afterwards, a friction among his peers create regarding trust issues among them. The Punisher was trying to snipe on him from afar but Deadpool decided to butt in, literally. Their fight alerted the Defenders and they came after Castle.

However, adding Wade Wilson has only caused them trouble and the Merc with a Mouth soon took an exit. As Willis Stryker assembles Fixer, Moonstone and Titania to be part of his new crew, The Hood returns to bring on more chaos.

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Defending The Streets

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Defenders – Kingpins of New York

"Kingpins of New York" steps into the second phase of a bigger plan that started following the events of "Diamonds Are Forever" storyline. Collecting issues #06-10 of the fifth ongoing volume of Defenders monthly series from Marvel Comics, the arc was plotted by writer Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers Disassembled, House of M) and artist David Marquez (Civil War II, Invincible Iron Man – Reboot) helped him portraying his layout.

The current series bears heavy influence from Marvel's The Defenders TV show from online streaming-service Netflix and even the roster is following TV line-up of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist.

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All-out Street War

As former Kingpin of crime in is out from his regular business, there is a power vacuum created in his absence and every other bad-guy of New York is seemingly trying to earn that title. Many characters have gone through shocking experience while many showed up as a guest; most notably Elektra Natchios.

During the Elektra/Iron Fist confrontation, she fairly made a point fighting the Immortal Iron Fist that why even a guy like Wolverine seeks to train with her when is in trouble. Also, special appearance by Colleen Wing, Echo, Misty Knight, Spider-Woman and White Tiger was quite a fresh breeze.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Defenders – Diamonds Are Forever | Comics

Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage must form The Defenders to keep the streets safe from a deadly enemy of past.

Harlem's very own bulletproof man Luke Cage was coming back home from the market and talking to some schoolgirls of the neighborhood when he is suddenly ambushed with a rocket launcher. Cage quickly jumped off to save the bystanders.

He then rushed to a nearby building rooftop to chase the assailant but found a few diamond on the ground. He then receives a call and went to hospital to see his wife Jessica Jones, who was also attacked in her Alias Investigations Office and left heavily injured.

Daredevil came following them as someone attacked his alter ego Matt Murdock too in broad daylight and points out that someone has targeted four of them. Before Luke could ask about the fourth victim, Danny Rand, the Iron Fist was also marked.

As they were discussing who it could be, Jessica regains consciousness only to reveals it was Diamondback who came at her office to talk to her about a recent raid by vigilante hero Daredevil, Iron Fist and her husband Luke Cage at Club Ultimate. When she asks him to leave, he shot at her and then left some diamonds by her side.

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Defenders – Diamonds Are Forever | Comics

Black Cat then goes to meet Diamondback at his club and asks him about his intention, also pointing out his unusual return from being dead. As he explains his plan to take over New York while Hammerhead makes a call to Luke Cage to inform him on Willis Stryker.

Shortly, Cage comes crashing down seeking revenge over Willis for shooting his wife but the latter came prepared as he incapacitates Luke with toxic dust and left him to die after giving him a severe beating while Black Cat watched it all in horror.

Jessica meets Daredevil and Iron Fist in a bar as her investigation gave her no lead on Diamondback so far and Matt proposes that they should team up. She rushes to Night Nurse's clinic as soon as she hears Luke's news. With assistance from Vampire Hunter Blade, Nurse Linda Carter eventually manages to save Luke.

Jessica goes straight up to Club Ultimate to confront Diamondback as Matt and Danny join her but the villain surprisingly overpowers them all and ran. The trio then gave him a chase on street only to be gunned down by another vigilante known as The Punisher.

Danny, Jessica and Matt wake up at Night Nurse's clinic beside Luke Cake, who is surprised to hear that Frank Castle has actually shot at them. While Daredevil and Luke cage goes to apprehend Castle for some questioning, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist decide to take on Diamondback.

However, Willis tossed Jessica within her car when he spotted her and then broke Danny's back after blocking one of his powerful chi-Punch with ease. The mean street of New York now just got even meaner with their entire rampage and this marks a new formation of The Defenders.

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Taming The Thunder

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Marvel's The Defenders
television series on online streaming-service Netflix was one of the hottest buzz in 2017 and to catch up with the show, Marvel Comics decided to bring back Defenders monthly ongoing series in publication.

Also, it followed the TV line-up for heroes by putting Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist together to reform the band once again. The plot was conceived by veteran writer Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers Disassembled, House of M) and artist David Marquez (Civil War II, Invincible Iron Man – Reboot) assisted him in envisioning the entire story with his sensational artwork.

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The Punisher Strikes!

They brought back one of the oldest villain from Luke Cage's life who was dead for a long time and then just to make things a bit more interesting, Marvel dropped The Punisher in the story. Looks like Willis Stryker himself was quite a handful for the four of the Defenders of New York with his newfound enhanced strength.

There was a small cameo of Elektra, who is marking her return into their lives. When this is all set and done, a certain Merc with a Mouth is called in by private eye Jessica Jones to lend a hand or two in upcoming arc "Kingpins of New York".
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Power Man and Iron Fist – The Boys are Back in Town | Comics

When ex-convict Luke Cage showed up in Harlem City with his newfound enhanced abilities and met the other worldly Kung-Fu defender from K'un-Lun named Danny Rand AKA Iron Fist, they eventually banded the Heroes for Hire, Inc. Then they disbanded under some certain circumstances and after five years, they showed up at the East River dock to pick up their former associate Jennie Royce, who was framed for murdering Eugene Mason and is just released from Ryker's Island.

Taking her to the Excelsior Diner they offer Jennie to do anything for her that will help her get back on her feet, because they consider her as family. Besides, she already lost five years in prison for a false accusation and suffered without a valid reason. Since her ex-boyfriend owed a lot of money to many people and a necklace of her grandmother is now in someone else’s possession, which she would like to have back. The only problem is, it is currently owned by a notorious organized crime-boss named Lonnie Lincoln, or better known as the villainous Tombstone.

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Power Man and Iron Fist – The Boys are Back in Town | Comics

Luke Cage never liked it from the beginning and now seeing where it is going, he feels more uncomfortable as he shares history with Tombstone. However, they wanted to help Jennie for old times’ sake and Danny already promised her to get the necklace back. So, they go meet the villain in Harlem to talk about it. But Tombstone straight out refused of giving it back and their conversation eventually gone unpleasant when he assumes that they are accusing him of theft, whereas he won it from The Hood in a card game.

Before Luke and Iron Fist realize, they are surrounded by Tombstone's goons yet they took the necklace and fought their way out but couldn't hear the villain warning them about the necklace having magical powers. Upon handing it over to Jennie Royce at the Sisters of Mercy House, Luke and Danny leaves after hugging her one last time. Though Luke Cage feels quite uneasy with the fact that Jennie and Tombstone both have a different story about the necklace, Iron Fist points out that Lonnie Lincoln is probably lying here instead of their friend.

Back home, Jessica Jones asks Luke if he and Danny are going to be back again in action but Luke assures her that it was a one-time thing to help out a friend. Tombstone was going nuts over the necklace as it was a Supersoul Stone and tasks his group of henchmen to get the stone back for him. Jennie talks to her partner about their plan becoming a success who is revealed to be former criminal gang leader Mariah Dillard. Together as White Jennie and Black Mariah, they are gonna take over Harlem, when Tombstone loses his empire for failing to secure that artifact.

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Rumble In The Streets

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Following the debut of the live-action Luke Cage TV Series as well as Iron Fist on Netflix in 2016, Marvel Comics have reunited one of the best buddy-team of comic books together again in their third ongoing volume of publication. To accomplish that, writer David Walker (Luke Cage – Caged!, Luke Cage – Sins of the Father) and artist Sanford Greene (Deadpool Team-Up – Good Buddies, Power Man and Iron Fist – Street Magic) were pulled on the driving wheels of this series to attract a lot of new readers to the awesomeness of these Heroes for Hire turned into The Avengers.

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Back In The Hero Business

Collecting the first five issues from the monthly ongoing, this story however doesn’t content any lives at stake type of situation in it but was a fresh point to start reading about the duo who rocked the streets of Harlem, New York. Plus, a cameo from Doctor Strange in this little “Fiddle-Faddle” is something that you cannot simply miss. This long awaited return of the duos in action can also mean the reformation of The Defenders anytime soon in their fifth monthly series, with possibly Daredevil and Jessica Jones joining the gang.
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New Avengers – Secret Invasion | Comics

Illuminati of Earth heroes journeying into Skrull throneworld to Raft breakout, all stories connects to "Secret Invasion".

Right after freeing his gang from S.H.I.E.L.D. captivity, The Hood launches an attack on New Avengers at Sanctum Sanctorum and thanks to Doctor Strange they were all defeated. Jessica Jones ran off with her child Danielle worrying about her safety and showed up at Avengers Tower, asking for asylum and willing to register.

Searching for his wife, Luke Cage goes to her old office of Alias Investigations but then figured out where she is at. They have an argument about principles that she has ditched now and this move has now endangered their marriage. Ms. Marvel and her Mighty Avengers showed up shortly after to break their heated conversation.

Danny Rand manages an apartment for renegade Avengers members that he got through his corporation. Echo seem not to believe in Skrull conspiracy theory Wolverine came up with and goes out looking for Daredevil. She gets ambushed by a Skrull posing as him and she was saved only for the timely arrival of Logan who followed her.

Years ago, right after members of Illuminati visited Skrull throneworld following Kree-Skrull War to warn them about interfering on Earth and destroyed their capital city; they were captured and tortured by running experiment. Before they successfully escaped back home, Skrulls extracted information vital about them.

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New Avengers – Secret Invasion | Comics

Emperor Dorrek VII ordered his scientists to examine and start working on their recent findings to come up with a perfect solution for an infiltration on Earth. He is soon approached by a Skrull princess Veranke and her followers form a deeply religious sect Dard'van, who warns him of a prophecy that foretold an end for Skrull Empire.

Seeing his authority challenged, Dorrek declared her mad and exiled her on a deserted planet to die. Her words will eventually come true when Galactus would devour their homeworld during Annihilation War. Remaining survivors of her race finds Veranke and made her a Skrull Empress, who immediately resumed Secret Invasion on Earth.

In years of experimenting, Skrull royal priests of sciences have finally discovered how to create a new batch of Super-Skrull, who could infiltrate among humans without being detected by magic, mutant powers or tech. Veranke wishes to take a role leading their religious crusade and chose to pose as Spider-Woman to do most damage.

In Savage Land, Luke and his fellow New Avengers members go to check on a Skrull ship that just crash landed on. They are all scrambled when a T-Rex attacked and Spider-Man comes across natives led by Ka-Zar and Shanna. Though they were not the enemy he assumed, an imposter Captain America showed up out of Skrull ship.

He beat them all and attempted to get back to New York but not before he was shot with darts and his true form is revealed. Ka-Zar tells Spidey that he and Shanna discovered a rogue division of S.H.I.E.L.D. running a mining operation for vibranium months ago and their investigation has led them to a confrontation with these shape-shifting aliens.

At that time, Spidey came to Savage Land looking for Sauron with his friends and that entire operation was obliterated by S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier. Veranke comes to Earth after she changed into Jessica Drew back then and started working with Nick Fury, who disappeared after "Secret War", leaving her alone to do her own bidding.

She helped orchestrated a mass "Breakout" at Raft, got invited to join New Avengers and meets Hank Pym imposter to plan on taking down Wanda Maximoff. Even before they could do anything, they all disappeared from reality and "House of M" ended with a massive reduction of mutant population that helped them further their agenda.

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Secrets of Skrull Invasion

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Building up to ambitious "Secret Invasion" crossover event from very first issue of New Avengers monthly comic-book series, Marvel Comics brought in writer Brian Michael Bendis (Daredevil – End of Days, Daredevil – Ninja) to continue his run on one of the flagship Avengers title that would see a major cataclysm to unfold in 2009.

Bendis was joined by group of artists Billy Tan (Darkness/Tomb Raider, Elektra/Cyblade), David Mack, Jim Cheung (Young Avengers – Family Matters, Young Avengers – Sidekicks) and Michael Gaydos (Daredevil – Redemption, Jessica Jones – Uncaged) on his eighth and ninth book since it came out in two part, collecting issues #38-47.

This tie-in storyline sheds light on first encounter of Illuminati against Skrull Empire (New Avengers – Illuminati), what happened after they came back home, how they figure out a way to successfully infiltrate among humans, Skrulls getting into superhero teams and finished on a note after Earth has been liberated from invading force.

Now that Skrull army is defeated, there is a new power shift which gets S.H.I.E.L.D. dismantled and its director gets replaced. More to a new chapter will be explored in next storyline "Power", slowly delving into "Dark Reign" event. Both Earth and New Avengers have been liberated from its biggest enemy but are not out of woods yet.
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