Gullivar Jones

Real Name

Lieut. Gullivar Jones

First Appearance

Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation (1905)

Original Publisher

S.C. Brown, Langham & Co.

Created by

Edwin Lester Arnold

Golden Age Origin

Gullivar Jones was a former Lieutenant in the Confederate Army who arrives on Mars thanks to a magic carpet. He falls in love with a Martian princess of the Hither Folk and fights the villainous Thither Folk. He however is not a very accomplished adventurer and fails to completely to win his princess' heart or defeat his enemies.


  • Gullivar Jones was the inspiration for John Carter, Warlord of Mars.
  • Gullivar has appeared in comics published by Marvel (Creatures on the Loose and Monsters Unleashed) and Dynamite Entertainment (Warriors of Mars) as well as in Wildstorm's 'League of Extraordinary Gentlemen' series.

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