Gabe Jones (Character)

gabe jones

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

1st appearance: Sgt. Fury #1/Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1, 1963

Real Name: Gabriel Jones

Nationality: American

Weight: 225 lbs.    Height: 6’2″

Eyes: Brown              Hair: White (Black when younger)

Known Relatives: unknown

Skills and abilities: Trained marine and shield operative. Proficient in hand to hand combat, espionage and rifles. Very gifted Trumpet player.

Facts: He is one of the earliest black characters in comics and predates African American characters like the Falcon, John Stewart and Black Lightning.



Serving with Nick fury during world war two he would remain a valued ally in the Vietnam and Korean war. When nick became director of shield he was made one of his right hand men along with Dum Dum Dugan. During world war hulk he was tasked with bringing in Hulk and his allies. He was killed in Secret Warriors #19.  He is also noted as a friend Black Panther T’challa‘s father Azzari.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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