However, since then it’s become clear that Tennant’s mind-controlling villain is going to be, well, pretty normal-looking but with a small penchant for violent violet through purple clothing. We know – sort of disappointing.
David Tennant as the comic-book Purple Man
But now a few new pictures for the Netflix superhero series have popped up and we’re happy to see that Tennant is more purple than ever thanks to some nifty lighting– he’s not quite got the skin yet, but it’s definitely heading towards the mauve menace we were expecting.
And who knows? Maybe we’ll be seeing him get an all-over plum-shaded spray tan by series end. Then we’ll really know the superhero genre is going through its purple patch.
You can see some more new pictures from the series in the gallery below
Marvel’s Jessica Jones will be available on Netflix from 20th November
Sign up to the Radio Times newsletter for the latest TV and entertainment news