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'Jessica Jones' solidifies Netflix's unique role in the Marvel universe

'Jessica Jones' solidifies Netflix's unique role in the Marvel universe

Yes, superheroes are still taking over the world. Marvel Entertainment has created an empire based on expertly crafted, fun blockbusters, and that universe is ever expanding through television shows such as "Jessica Jones."

The Marvel movies, which still have a stranglehold on box office and pop culture alike, are overflowing with large action set pieces and witty dialogue. But Marvel has created a stark contrast with their Netflix shows. While the shows and the movies exist in the same universe, they could not be further apart in style and direction.

Beginning with Netflix's "Daredevil," which began streaming in April, fans were brought to Hell’s...

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