Luke Cage (Mike Colter) is a superhuman who fights street crime in Harlem, New York City like Daredevil and Jessica Jones. Once a convict named Carl Lucas, he gained superhuman strength and unbreakable skin in a sabotaged experiment conducted in prison inmates. Add bullet holes for the complete look.
Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is a P.I. and former superhero with the abilities of superhuman strength and flight whose has past has come back to haunt her. Her superhero career failed when she was manipulated by a mind-controller, Zebediah Killgrave AKA The Purple Man, for eight months before his apparent death. Suffering for PTSD, Jessica must face Killgrave after he returns to make her life hell once again.