Quote1 I may have never seen you before... But I've seen your kind: flawed men feigning nobility. Any pain I feel is out of pity... I feel sorry for you. And the wretched end you must have waiting for you. Quote2
-- Jovian src

Four years after the Archetypes of J.U.S.T.I.C.E. fell during the invasion of Earth by the Kree and Skrulls, the Jovian and five other outcast heroes came together to form the Great Society. They were able to repel the aliens and reclaim the Earth, and would serve as its greatest protectors.[1]

After facing and defeating an incursion by the Mapmakers, the Great Society faced yet another one immediately after, this time facing the Illuminati of Earth-616.[2]

The Great Society no longer had any means to stop this incursion the same way they had done before. And the Illuminati, who had informed them of their last resort being an anti-matter bomb to destroy the other Earth, tried to convince them to work together in finding a way out of the situation before passing to the worst-case scenarios. However, Namor attacked Rider, and prompted a fight between the two groups of heroes for the survival of their own Earth.[3]

Even though the Great Society turned the tide of the battle on their favor, Doctor Strange unleashed a demon which killed most of the Great Society, including Jovian.

The Illuminati later destroyed the Great Society's Earth to save theirs.[4]


The Jovian demonstrated several powers:

  • Shape-shifting
  • Telepathy
  • Superhuman Strength

  • The Jovian is an analogue/pastiche of Martian Manhunter. His name is a modified version of "Jove", meaning "Jupiter", suggesting he may be from there.

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