The next article incorporates spoilers from The Variants #5, on sale now from Marvel Comics.
Jessica Jones’ evil variant reveals she took out a whole X-Males group within the title of affection in Marvel’s The Variants #5.
The Variants #5 comes from author Gail Simone, artist Phil Noto and letterer VC’s Cory Petit. All through the collection, Jessica has discovered herself greeted by plenty of her personal variants from throughout the Marvel Multiverse. One among these variants has taken the looks of Jewel, the superhero alias Jessica has used for herself at numerous factors all through her profession. In The Variants #4, Jewel revealed her nefarious plans to kidnap Jessica and Luke Cage’s daughter, Dani. To assist her achieve this, Jewel introduced in a whole military of like-minded variants, together with a Jessica 2099, a Energy-Girl and extra.
Jewel discloses her motivations in The Variants #5 whereas additionally revealing she as soon as took out a whole X-Males group, amongst different heroes. At age 16, Jewel says she started growing her powers, which can also be proper across the time when she began growing a critical crush on Cyclops/Scott Summers. Satisfied the 2 would sometime get married, Jewel’s coronary heart was fully crushed when she realized Scott was in love with Jean Gray. She paid the Xavier Institute for Larger Studying a go to solely to then homicide each mutant she may discover. When Jessica asks how she may presumably be highly effective sufficient to defeat the X-Males, Jewel explains her powers are much like Rogue’s — a truth Jewel found solely she “bashed [Rogue’s] foolish face in.” Jewel continues, “It was my coming of age, Jessica. The day I turned a lady. The day I first shampooed a hero’s blood out of my hair.”
Jessica Jones’ Evil Variant Is Now in Love With Luke Cage
Jewel’s warpath continued as she started killing different groups of superheroes, together with the Avengers and Defenders, all in an effort to seek out her one, true soulmate. Whereas she killed the husbands of different variants from throughout the multiverse, Jewel finally received it in her head that switching lives with Jessica Jones from Earth-616 would clear up all of her issues, because it’d imply she’d be married to Luke Cage. “I am youthful,” she tells Jessica. “I am prettier. And admittedly, I am a little bit of a libertine. He’ll alter.” Earth-616’s Jessica promptly tells Jewel “no” to her entire plan, which then results in a battle between the 2 events which culminates in Jewel’s defeat.
The Variants #5 options cowl artwork by Noto. The problem is on sale now from Marvel.