Electric Nachos (a dumb nickname I keep using to refer to her, that is in my defence, no less ridiculous than her actual name) has an interesting position in comic book history going into the second season of Daredevil. One of the most prominent examples of “fridging” in comics (the act of killing or crippling a female character for the purpose of causing man-pain for the male lead), Elektra came into the series with the weight of expectations revolving around what she should accomplish as a comic book anti heroine and as a woman. In both counts, the series sets up a compelling case for the character, and on both counts they squander it completely – twice.
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I know what a lot of you are already thinking: Comparing these two shows is like apples and oranges. Jessica Jones is more of a neo-noir drama about personal trauma, while Daredevil, despite (arguably) not starring a person with super powers like Jessica Jones does, is clearly a superhero show. However, since both shows are Netflix based expansions of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I think they merit comparison, and since this is the internet I can say whatever I want. In this post, I’ll be pitting these two shows against each other in 5 categories, which are “Action”, “Supporting Cast”, “Plot”, “Hero”, and “Villain”. The show to win the most out of these 5 will get the title of “best show” as decreed by this blog, and if the results offend you, welcome to a world full of people with differing opinions.
*WARNING: SPOILERS FOR BOTH SERIES TO FOLLOW*
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