Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Alias Ultimate Collection - Book 1 Paperback – May 20 2009

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback, May 20 2009
CDN$ 76.34 CDN$ 59.73

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Marvel (May 20 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785137327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785137320
  • Product Dimensions: 16.8 x 1.3 x 25.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 544 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #617,157 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.ca
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: HASH(0x9e4f4120) out of 5 stars 8 reviews
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e32e978) out of 5 stars Very Good Detective Series in a Superhero Environment Jan. 5 2010
By Enrique Treviño and Yuliia Glushchenko - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Alias is about an ex-superhero, Jessica Jones, working as a private detective. The first story is interesting because someone essentially tricks Jessica into finding out Captain America's identity by having her investigate a woman who ends up being Captain America's girlfriend and who gets killed that night. Jessica is then in trouble with the police and the only way out is to out Captain America which would be a big political hit on the President of the United States. As you can imagine this puts Jessica in a difficult situation.

During the series we get to know Jessica. Her good decisions, her bad decisions and we get to know a strong, flawed female character. The series is very good in that it mixes detective stories with superhero stories with ease, while also making us care for the main character. It develops a character and it tells stories about superheroes that we don't normally here. We get to see a young girl who is inspired by Daredevil to be her self. We see an ex-superhero sidekick go through issues. We get to follow interesting mysteries. A lot of cool stuff goes around in this comic.

I think the best thing about the art is that it does a very good job of making conversations seem real, which is important to do in a book where you have a writer like Bendis that writes a lot of dialogue. The art works great here.

However my favorite piece of art comes in the painted tenth issue. An issue that is not really involved into longer arcs. In the tenth issue we have Jameson trying to hire Jessica to find out who Spider-Man is. The whole issue revolves around this and a lot of funny things happen which I won't spoil. I highly recommend this issue.

The series is a very good book. I would recommend it to anyone interested in detectives in the superhero universe.
HASH(0x9e32e9cc) out of 5 stars Outstanding Jan. 14 2014
By Kindle Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I’ve really been enjoying seeing the Marvel Cinematic Universe come to life, so when I heard there would be a Netflix series based on a character called Jessica Jones I wanted to find out who she was. The more I heard the more I was directed to check out Alias. I wasn’t disappointed.

Jessica Jones is probably the most complex Marvel character to date. Her character is well layered and is basically going through life as a X-hero going through post-traumatic stress syndrome. It is an interesting concept that makes for an entertaining story arc that takes Jessica on a journey connected to, but on the fringes of, the major players in the Marvel Universe. Great read, and I can’t wait to see how they adapt this character for live-action. Here’s hoping they do Jessica justice.
HASH(0x9e32eca8) out of 5 stars Good book, fantastic writing Feb. 17 2015
By TreyVon Johnson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Good book, fantastic writing. Covers are beautiful but the art inside is nothing like it sadly. Overall though, it's a great buy and a great read for any comic lover.
HASH(0x9e32eba0) out of 5 stars Perfection. May 19 2013
By luna - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Jessica Jones is one of the best Marvel characters ever. She is so human I feel like I know her. Alias is an Amazing series. Highly recommend.
HASH(0x9e32ed8c) out of 5 stars Great collection Jan. 20 2015
By James Pedrick - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Great collection from the series that is being made into a Marvel/Netflix series.