You may have seen Kilgrave In Jessica Jones Marvel TV series. Kilgrave is also known as the Purple Man in Marvel Comics.  This character was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Joe Orlando, he first appeared in Daredevil #4.

Kilgrave (Purple Man) is appearing as a supervillain in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. His body produces pheromones which allow him to verbally control the actions of others. In the 2000s, he emerged as an enemy of Jessica Jones and her husband Luke Cage.

Zebediah Killgrave was born in Rijeka, Croatia. A physician turned international spy, he was sent to infiltrate a chemical refinery. During the mission, he was accidentally doused with a chemical that turned his hair and skin purple. Caught outright and questioned, Killgrave offered a weak, inadequate alibi to his captors. Much to his surprise, he was believed and released. Several more incidents of this nature demonstrated that the nerve gas had given Killgrave the superhuman ability to command the wills of other people. Calling himself the Purple Man, Killgrave embarked on a criminal career.

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