Nick Name
Civilian ID

Jessica Cambell

Adopted Name

Jessica Jones



Private Investigator

Superhero Consultant

Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Queens, New York
Group Affiliation
Base of Operations
New York, New York
5' 7"
125 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Chemically altered human possessing superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, durability and flight.

Equipment common to a private investigator.
Common Enemies
Purple Man
Regularly Appearing


Avengers Vol. 2 & 3

Daredevil Vol. 2

The Pulse

First Appearance

Alias #1 (Nov. 2001)

Note: Jessica Jones has been ret-conned to have appeared as a bystander witnessing a fight between Spider-Man and the Sandman in Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #4 (Sept. 1963)

Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos

As a teen-aged girl, Jessica Cambell was shy and not exceptional at anything in particular, but fate had other plans for her destiny.

After a few close brushes with destiny, she and her family were victims of a highway accident on their way to a summer vacation. Her father's attention distracted by her squabbling with her younger brother their car was trapped under a passing military convoy truck. A canister of an unknown chemical element fell through the front window and into Jessica's lap in the back seat, the car flipped and burst into flame, she woke six months later from a coma to discover her family did not survive.

Adopted by a family in her old neighborhood, Jessica's last name was changed to Jones. She began school once again to face childish torment because of her tragic experiences. Fleeing school she discovered by chance that she was able to fly. Testing her other abilities she found that she had also gained superhuman strength. After foiling a petty crime by the Scorpion she decided that she would become a superhero, assuming the identity of Jewel.

After being manipulated and violated by the mind controlling villain, Purple Man, Jessica distanced herself from the superhuman community, becoming a private detective. After hitting rock bottom, Jessica slowly built herself back up and once again rebuilt the bonds of friendship with her former superhero friends, finding love and acceptance and building a family with the Hero for Hire, Luke Cage.

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