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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, noting many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.



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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, noting many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.


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* ClassicAntiHero: The main protagonist. He starts out as hapless and down-on-his-luck while on Earth and doesn't not improve much when he gets to Mars.

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* ClassicAntiHero: ClassicalAntiHero: The main protagonist. He starts out as hapless and down-on-his-luck while on Earth and doesn't not improve much when he gets to Mars.


Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.



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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing noting many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.




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* PlanetaryRomance: One of the first, though not the codifier.

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* PlanetaryRomance: One of the ''The'' first, though not it isn't the codifier.
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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Litarachure/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.



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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter as they witness the launch of [[Litarachure/TheWarOfTheWorlds [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.




Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.


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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known best-known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled penciled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.

Carter as they witness the launch of [[Litarachure/TheWarOfTheWorlds the Tripods]]. Creator/DynamiteComics would also bring Jones and Carver together in their 2012 miniseries: ''Warriors of Mars''.





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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.


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Also know by its original title ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.



* {{Expy}}: The Hither and Thither peoples on Mars strongly resemble [[TheTimeMachine the Eloi and the Morlocks]].

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* {{Expy}}: The Hither and Thither peoples on Mars strongly resemble [[TheTimeMachine [[Literature/TheTimeMachine the Eloi and the Morlocks]].


Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.

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Also know by its original title '''Lieut. ''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' Vacation'' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.

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Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.

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Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by RoyThomas Creator/RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.


* ClassicAntiHero: The main protagonist.

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* ClassicAntiHero: The main protagonist. He starts out as hapless and down-on-his-luck while on Earth and doesn't not improve much when he gets to Mars.
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: In the end, Gullivar goes back to Earth after the Hither people were attacked and, likely destroyed by their Thithers enemies and he never sees Heru again. What keeps this from being a DownerEnding is that Gullivar now has a chance to be with his old sweetheart that her family wouldn't allow them to marry because of his low station.]]



* {{Expy}}: The Hithers and Thithers on Mars were seemingly inspired by [[TheTimeMachine the Eloi and the Morlocks]]

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* [[spoiler: DidNotGetTheGirl]]
* {{Expy}}: The Hithers Hither and Thithers Thither peoples on Mars were seemingly inspired by strongly resemble [[TheTimeMachine the Eloi and the Morlocks]]Morlocks]].


Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered an inspiration, sharing many similarities. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen

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Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered by many an inspiration, sharing many similarities.similarities between the two. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen
LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen Vol. 2 alongside John Carter.



* BigBad: Ar-Hap.
* ClassicAntiHero: The main protagonist.
* DamselInDistress: Princess Heru, who is forced to marry the Thither king.



* MagicCarpet: Jones' way of being transported to Mars.

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* MagicCarpet: Jones' way method of being transported to Mars.

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Also know by its original title '''Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation''' was a very early PlanetaryRomance novel written by Edwin Lester Arnold, first published in 1905. It told the story of Gullivar Jones, US Navy Lieutenant who ends up in possession of a strange carpet that magically transports him to the planet Mars. There, he has many adventures, interact with alien civilizations and falls in love with a princess. The book was not a critical success and Arnold retired shortly after its release, although it ended up being his best known work. The book predates EdgarRiceBurroughs' [[Literature/JohnCarter Barsoom]] series by a decade and its usually considered an inspiration, sharing many similarities. While Gullivar has not enjoyed the same level of popularity as John Carter, he has not remained completely obscured for MarvelComics adapted his story in comic book format as ''Gullivar Jones: Warrior of Mars'', written by RoyThomas and pencilled by GilKane and BillEveret. Gullivar would also cameo in LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen

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* {{Expy}}: The Hithers and Thithers on Mars were seemingly inspired by [[TheTimeMachine the Eloi and the Morlocks]]
* MagicCarpet: Jones' way of being transported to Mars.
* PlanetaryRomance

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