Jones' Adult years
|1921 - 1990s
||Indy finally completes
his undergraduate degree and moves onto a graduate
program (in linguistics) at the Sorbonne, in France.
His archaeology professor, Dorian Belecamus, invites
him along on a dig in Greece. There, she's involved
in a plot to overthrow King Constantine, and Indy
is unknowingly set up to take the blame for the
king's murder. Indy saves the king but loses Dorian
when she is killed by a bullet meant for him. It
is this adventure that marks the turning point in
Indy's life. Archaeology now becomes his lifelong
Jones and the Peril at Delphi - Bantam Books)
|| Still a
graduate student in France, Indy goes on a dig with
Roland Walcott and other students. Indy discovers
an underwater cave with Ice Age paintings and clay
animals inside. Walcott learns of this and tries
to steal the glory for himself, but disappears into
an underground river during a struggle. He is presumed
(Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's
Legacy - Bantam Books)
||Indy completes his
graduate studies at the Sorbonne and is hired for
his first professorial job at London University.
The job is teaching a summer archaeology course.
the way to London, Indy is troubled by several
unpleasant "gifts" (black widows and
scorpions) and thinks he is being followed. Once
in London, the head of the Archaeology department,
Joanna Campbell, invites Indy on a dig in Whithorn,
Scotland. The purpose of the dig is to confirm
the legend of Merlin and to study Stonehenge.
Indy also ends up romancing Joanna's daughter,
Deirdre. Indy's mysterious follower is revealed
as a British Parliament member working to revive
(Indiana Jones and the
Dance of the Giants - Bantam Books)
Indy and Deirdre recover the Mask of Camozotz
and other artifacts during an expedition in Guatemala.
(Indiana Jones and the
Seven Veils - Bantam Books)
Indy returns to New York to recover from a gunshot
wound suffered in Guatemala. Marcus Brody gives
Indy several pages from the journal of an explorer
gone missing in Brazil. Deirdre tags along and they
are eventually captured by the same people who captured
the missing explorer. The residents of Ceiba (the
kidnappers) need new blood or the magical abilities
they use to veil their city will be lost. Indy,
Deirdre and Fawcett (the missing explorer) escape,
but their plane crashes.
Jones and the Seven Veils - Bantam Books)
||Deirdre Campbell Jones was killed
in the plane crash during an expedition to Brazil
in April of 1926.
While studying archeology, Jones learns from Professor
Abner Ravenwood while he discovers the Staff of
Ra. The two developed a strong friendship, which
Jones ultimately destroys by romancing Abner's
young daughter, Marion. He would not see her again
until a decade later.
(Indiana Jones and the
Lost Horizon - unpublished)
parts ways with his job in London and returns
to Chicago. He visits an old friend, Jack Shannon,
a jazz musician with family ties to organized
crime. After their reunion, Shannon convinces
Indy to attend a lecture give by a Russian who
claims to have climbed Mount Ararat and seen Noah's
Ark. They join an expedition to the mount after
being chased out of Chicago. A group of Bolshevik
spies known as the Janissary Corps also attack
Indy's group, but they still manage to reach the
site of the Ark. An avalanche occurs, saving them
from the Janissaries, but at the cost of burying
the Ark beneath tons of snow and ice. Any hope
of its recovery is lost.
(Indiana Jones and the
Genesis Deluge - Bantam Books)
Indy spends the school year teaching at a small
New England college. Once classes end, he plans
to resume studies with fellow archaeologist Mara
Rogers (they met during the southern France dig
in 1924). Unfortunately, he receives a telegram
announcing delays in their plans, so Indy heads
off to Utah to study the Anasazi ruins without
her. His traveling companion, Jack Shannon,
is kidnapped by Roland Walcott (long thought dead)
who mistakes Jack for Indy. Walcott's plan is
to trade Indy/Jack for Mara's knowledge of a unicorn's
horn. But Mara turns the tables on Walcott,
saying that she will kill Indy herself before
giving up the horn. Later, Marcus Brody and Indy
work together with a fake horn to trick Mara out
of the original. Once they recover the horn,
Indy returns to the Anasazi ruins and replaces
the horn in the crevice which dynamite.
(Indiana Jones and the
Unicorn's Legacy - Bantam Books)
After spending a few weeks attempting to decipher
the rongo-rongo tablets on Easter Island, Indy
is contacted by Marcus Brody, who needs his help
on an urgent mission. Brody's brother-in-law,
Hans Beitelheimer's fascination with a local myth
of a ghost ship and is led on an adventure which
takes him to the dreamlike"interior world".
Indy eventually escapes, ending up on Liberty
Island in New York City.
(Indiana Jones and the
Interior World - Bantam Books)
is sent on a mission to discover the origin of
mysterious flying discs which have been forcing
down and destroying aircraft's. Indy gathers
together some other adventurers and they find
and destroy the discs and the dirigible from which
they are launched.
(Indiana Jones and the
Sky Pirates - Bantam Books)
||After the UFO adventure,
Indy bounces back and forth between England and
the United States. First, he completes some business
at the University of London, then resumes his teaching
job at Princeton. He cycles back to England during
a vacation to take flying lessons and has an adventure
in the St. Brendan Glen area. He discovers that
a friend of his instructor has Merlin's scabbard,
which protects from gunshot wounds. Together, they
return to the United States once more, this time
on the trail of some valuable gold coins.
Jones and the White Witch - Bantam Books)
In the deep winter of Northern Europe, Dr. Henry
Jones Jr. undergoes one of the most harrowing
archeological digs of his career! Amidst a deadly
blizzard, he must find an ancient monument and
unlock its secrets before someone with much darker
intentions gets there first!
(Indiana Jones Adventures
Vol. 1 - Dark Horse comic)
the foot of the Andes Mountains Indiana Jones
is searching for any trace of his friend, an American
geologist. After an exciting search he finds the
deathly ill man in the small village of a primitive
Indian tribe. As the man lays dying he gives
Indy a strange amulet shaped like a feathered
snake. The Amulet was once the propriety of a
Mayan High Priest and is said to grant its Wearer
magical powers. Unfortunately the only thing the
amulet brings Indy is trouble as he is targeted
by a hostile tribe who wants the amulet back in
(Indiana Jones and the
Feathered Snake - Goldmann novel)
Indy finds a four hundred years old manuscript
that holds the secret of the Philosopher's stone
- which, according to legend, has the power to
turn lead into gold and to grant immortality.
All attempts to decipher the manuscript have failed
and now the manuscript has been stolen. On the
trail of a missing British alchemist and an insane
Renaissance scholar, Indy travels to Rome, where
he learns that the stolen manuscript for which
he is searching is actually a map to an ancient
crypt, wherein lies the most magnificent discovery
(Indiana Jones and the
Philosopher's Stone - Bantam Books)
Indiana Jones and his young cousin leave New York
Harbor for Malekula, a tiny jungle island southeast
of New Guinea. They are in search of a priceless
carved ebony dove once worshipped by the natives
and rediscovered five or six years before by Abner
Ravenwood just before the natives chased him away.
(FYF#1 - Curse of Horror
||Indy goes to the Himalayas
with his young cousin and a woman named Lilah Rogers
in search of Lilah's father and of the Silver Tower
at the entrance to a village of giants. They are
assisted by Mohaji, the leader of their Sherpa guides.
(FYF#3 - Giants of the Silver
In this adventure, Indy parts his ways from Alecia
and meets up with Joan Starbuck, a missionary nun
who needs help finding her father in Asia. She also
brings a horn, which is proven to be from a dinosaur,
that recently died! Join Indy, Joan, Granger, and
Wu Han to explore Mongolia for Angus Starbuck and
for the lost dinosaur.
(Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur
Eggs - Bantam Books)
Indiana Jones gets a mysterious visitor before
he leaves for treasure hunting - an Arctic explorer
who dies after giving him a box and explores his
tale. He joins a Danish adventurer, a pilot friend,
and a smart radio operator to a Nazi ship near
Iceland and tests their wits about finding the
world beneath our feet.
(Indiana Jones and the
Hollow Earth - Bantam Books)
Indy and his young cousin travel to Cairo, Egypt
to recover a pair of mummies stolen from the National
Museum. They meet with the curator of the Cairo
Museum, Omar Salaam, and his assistant, Marla Evans.
They discover the Cult of Rhamahr, whose members
believe they can bring mummies back to life.
(FYF#7 - Cult of the Mummy's
||Indiana Jones follows
a trail of danger, magic, and archaeological mystery
through the war-torn Orient, from Rangoon to the
Egyptian desert, searching for the secret underground
hiding place of the all-powerful Omega Book. But
with a beautiful woman seeking her missing magician
husband, and a vengeance-crazed Japanese spymaster
hot on his hells, Indy is running out of time. If
the Omega Book falls into the wrong hands, not only
his own fate but the fate of the world will be at
the mercy of a madman bent on writing humanity's
(Indiana Jones and the Secret
of the Sphinx - Bantam Books)
Indy is in the South Pacific near the Marquesas
Islands, searching for the underwater Shrine of
the Sea Devil. He finds the Shrine, filled with
statues inlaid with pearl, but loses the treasure
when a giant octopus destroys his ship.
(Indiana Jones and the
Shrine of the Sea Devil - Dark Horse comic)
In Washington, D.C., Indy and a young summer intern
at the National Museum meet with a European archaeologist
named Mihail Tepes. Mihail is the last living member
of the Royal Romanian family of Dracula. Mihail
believes that his ancestor, the bloodthirsty Prince
Vlad still lives as a result of drinking from the
Cup of Djemsheed, a solid gold, jewel-encrusted
cup stolen from a Mosque in Persia during the sixteenth
century and lost ever since. Indy, Mihail, and the
intern travel to Romania and visit castle Dracula
in search of the cup.
(FYF#5 - Cup of the Vampire)
|| Indiana Jones is hired
by the Chinese to find a lost treasure called the
Heart of the Dragon, a powerful black pearl that
supposedly gives its owner the ability to control
the minds of others. Indy must do this before the
Nazis can seize it and use its power to dominate
the globe. From there, a globe-trotting adventure
begins as Indy stays one step ahead of Nazis and
Asian bad men to find pieces of a magic mirror which
will show him the way through the Emperor’s
Tomb to the Heart of the Dragon.
(Indiana Jones and the Emperor's
Tomb - LucasArts game)
||After an escape from the streets
of Shanghai, Indy, Willie Scott (a night club singer),
and a 12 year old named Short Round end up in an
Indian village where the people believe evil spirits
have taken their children away after a sacred Shankara
stone was stolen. Indiana Jones agrees to try and
retrieve the stone with the children for the villagers
and heads to Pankot Palace where he confronts a
cult of Kali worshippers and manages to defeat the
high priest of the cult, recover one of the three
Sankara stones and save the village's children.
(Indiana Jones and the Temple
Indy travels with a museum curator's kid to Lake
Titicaca to find a missing cargo plane at the
request of reclusive millionaire Waldo Shyster-Haven.
Indy's friend and fellow archaeologist, Sir Reginald
Brooksbank, was aboard the cargo plane along with
the Pendant of the Incas, a golden necklace that
once belonged to Manco Capac and which gave the
Inca King power over life and death.
(FYF#6 - Legion of Death)
Government agents intercept a communiqué
from Cairo to Berlin believed to be send by Abner
Ravenwood. Indy is consulted, since he has had
past dealings with Ravenwood, and is asked to
investigate the Nazi dig. He learns that
they are looking for the headpiece of the Staff
of Ra so that they can locate the Well of the
Souls, the resting place of the lost Ark of the
Covenant. Indy beats the Nazis, both to the headpiece
and to the Well of the Souls. Ravenwood's daughter,
Marion, becomes Indy's partner in the adventure
and together they find the Ark. Belloq shows up
again to steal the Ark for the Nazis (he is their
lead archaeologist) but is killed when he opens
the Ark to get the tablets containing the Ten
Commandments. The Ark is placed into storage in
a secret government warehouse somewhere in Washington.
(Raiders of the Lost Ark)
||Charlie Dunne, a former student who
claims to have found the Ikons of Ikammanen, is
killed. Indy goes to Krikambo, a northeast African
coastal town, to meet Charlie's sister Edith. She
is kidnapped by Solomon Black and Indy and Edith
are forced to find the Ikons for him. When Nazis
torpedo Black's ship, Indy and Edith escape with
an Ikon. Indy reveals that Edith killed her brother
to get all the credit for the find, so he leaves
her to the vengeance of the Ikon.
comic #1-2 - Ikons of Ikammanen)
||Indy meets a four-hundred-year-old
man named Prospero and his two-hundred-year old
grandson. They are chased by suspicious local yokels
and are trying to prevent the army from burying
a special spring Prospero needs to concoct his elixir
of immortality. In the end, the spring is buried,
and Indy and Prospero go their separate ways.
(Marvel comic #3 - The Devil's
||Indy joins the "gateway project"
in England, investigating a crystal cylinder discovered
within a Stonehenge monolith. Indy works with an
English woman, Professor Karen Mays, but the Nazis
are also after the secret of the discovery. Indy
and Karen discover that the cylinder is the key
to a dimensional gateway. The Nazis steal the cylinder
and try to summon the beings from that dimension,
but Indy and Karen stop them by destroying the cylinder.
(Marvel comic #4-5 - Gateway
||Marion Ravenwood opens the Raven's
Nest, a Manhattan nightclub, with Indiana Jones
as a silent partner. The opening night festivities,
featuring guest singer Frank Sinatra, are interrupted.
Indy and Marion suspect gangster Emil Marko, but
later catch their interior decorator, Jamal, sabotaging
the club and discover that he had been using it
as a cover for smuggling artifacts.
comic #6 - Club Nightmare)
||Indy recovers a Piute summoning stone
stolen from the National Museum by a ring of international
artifact thieves, led by Ian McIver, with whom Indy
had previously tangled over some tablets in Bangkok.
In retrieving the stone, Indy also gets a map dealing
with the movements of a clan of people called the
Shintay, who supposedly split off from Atlantis.
Indy and Marion travel to Cameroon in West Africa
and head into the Congo. They meet a group of Nazis
led by Colonel Vogel and Ian McIver, but all are
captured by the Shintay, who explain that they were
banished from Atlantis because they worship death
while the Atlanteans revered life. Vogel tries to
take a crystal power orb and destroys the entire
Shintay citadel leaving only Indy, Marion, and McIver
comic #7-8 - Africa Screams)
||Sallah helps Indy recover the gold
Chachapoyan idol that was stolen from him in Peru
by Rene Belloq. He delivers it to Marcus Brody and
the National Museum, but it is stolen again by Xomez,
a descendant of Chachapoyan warriors. Indy goes
to Manaus, Brazil, to recover it. There he meets
Ilsa Toht, sister of Ernst Toht, who tries to kill
Indy. Indy recovers the idol, but Ilsa is lost at
(Marvel comic #9-10
- The Gold Goddess)
||In Australia, Indy finds a calendar
ring, a relic from the Arnhelm cult that once lived
near Sydney. While there he meets Ben Ali Ayoob,
a relic collector with many homes around the world
that house his collections. Ayoob tries to hire
Indy to find for him the fourth nail of the crucifixion,
supposedly stolen from Golgotha by a gypsy, prompting
the gypsies to believe that God forgives them for
petty crimes. Indy declines Ayoob's offer, but decides
to go after the nail himself for the National Museum.
Indy goes to Barcelona, followed by Ayoob's Ismalis
(Arabian Ninja), finds Torino, and meets Marion,
the National Museum's new public relations officer.
After fights in a cathedral and a bullring stockpen,
Indy is shown the fourth nail. Ayoob's Ismalis try
to steal it and are instantly killed, so Indy decides
to return home empty handed.
comic #11-12 - The Fourth Nail)
||Indy takes his advanced archaeology
class on a field trip to the cliff dwelling Indian
territory of Arizona. He stops the work of Busby
Giles, who is destroying the ancient dwellings to
build a criminal hideout.
comic #13 - Deadly Rock)
||Harvey Poindexter, an accountant
for the National Museum, finds in the museum basement
a trunk with some relics and old bones from Mexico.
The bones are thought to be the skeleton of an evil
god, whose remains could influence one to evil.
Harvey goes mad, and is killed trying to get away
with the trunk. Indy recovers the relics, but not
#14 - Demons)
||Indiana Jones flies with Jock Lindsey
to photograph an abandoned Chinese temple on one
of the Aleutian islands. He then hires Simon Katanga's
ship, the Bantu Wind, to take him there. They are
watched closely by Commander Kyoji Hiroto of the
Japanese navy and Emeralda Vasquez, a pirate with
a stolen U.S. Navy submarine. Emeralda captures
the Bantu Wind, loads the temple's treasures aboard,
and destroys the temple. Indy captures the submarine
and goes after Emeralda, but she signals the Japanese
that the sub is attacking her ship. Indy escapes
with the sub, and he and Katanga recapture the Bantu
Wind. Emeralda returns to her sub, which is destroyed
by the Japanese.
comic #15-16 - The Sea Butchers)
||In search of the presumed dead Abner
Ravenwood, Marion's long-lost father, Indy and Marion
travel to Greece, looking for one of Abner's ex-partners.
He puts them on the trail of another ex-partner,
Andre Lafonte, who has a map to Ra-Lundi. Marion
steals the map, and she and Indy travel to Ra-Lundi.
The city is warmed and protected by a glowing meteorite,
called F'han-Tal by the people. F'han-Tal has the
power to heal, but exposure to it for more than
a day or so causes total dependence on it, so Indy,
with the help of a masked white man who is possibly
Abner Ravenwood, destroys the stone, releasing the
people from their dependence on it.
comic #17-18 - The Search for Abner)
||Indiana Jones receives a letter from
Professor Kobayashi in Japan which reports that
a Japanese expedition has discovered a dragon frozen
in the Himalayas. The letter also indulges that
Japan's military has decided to attempt to use the
creature. Indy travels to the Himalayas and then
to Japan. He releases the dragon from the military,
and with a pre-Indic incantation returns the creature
to its frozen home in the Himalayas where it is
worshipped by the descendants of prehistoric cave
#19 - Dragon by the Tail)
||The National Museum's Arnham calendar
ring is replaced by a fake, and Marcus Brody is
blamed. Indy discovers that a Cuban arms dealer
named Joan Soto is responsible, and Indy, Marcus,
and Marion go to Havana to question him. Indy learns
that Soto is working for Ben Ali Ayoob.
comic #20 - The Cuban Connection)
||Indy, Marcus, and Marion go to Merthyr
Tydfil, a small village in South Wales, looking
for Austin "Cutter" Coleridge, and old
college pal of Marcus Brody, who can help them find
Ben Ali Ayoob. Ayoob hired Coleridge to unearth
the Lucifer Chamber, rumored to be the gateway to
hell, and obtain the fabled "Devil's Heart,"
an amulet said to contain the very soul of Satan.
Coleridge, however, believes that the Lucifer Chamber
is the doorway to Aghast, the fabled city at the
earth's core, where all things are made of gold.
He believes that the ancient druids were really
alchemists who discovered the philosopher's stone;
in fact, Coleridge's left hand is sold gold from
having once held the philosopher's stone. Coleridge
breaks through the doorway and is absorbed by an
occult force which destroys the chamber.
comic #21 - Beyond the Lucifer Chamber)
||Indy, Marion, and Marcus travel to
Switzerland to retrieve the Arnhem ring from Ben
Ali Ayoob. Ayoob is vaporized by the contents of
a box known as the Devil's Heart. Indy recovers
the Arnhem ring and the group returns to Connecticut.
(Marvel comic #22 - End
||Indy goes after the crown of Rurick,
proof that Vikings sailed as far away as the South
Pacific. Kaloo, the island where it was last seen,
is controlled by a self-proclaimed potentate named
Lord Harry. To gain access to the island, Indy answers
an ad from Gold Star films for a stuntman to dive
off a waterfall in the South Pacific. Indy gets
the crown and helps the film crew escape from Lord
Harry and his men, but the crown turns out to be
#23 - The Secret of the Deep)
||Indy is attacked by a gang led by
Sigfried Klexx, a crooked archaeologist. While investigating,
Indy stows aboard their ship, the Capricorn Queen,
and finds himself in Central America. He rescues
a prisoner on board named Julia Valdez, but Klexx
recaptures them both and attempts to use Julia in
a deadly ceremony at an ancient structure containing
gems, precious metals, and relics. Indy escapes
and rescues Julia, and the structure self-destructs,
killing everyone nearby.
comic #24 - Revenge of the Ancients)
||Indy goes to the Peruvian Andes to
meet Jessie Hale, who has uncovered a stone slab
that reveals the location of the El Dorado treasure.
Ivar Reiss, the rebellious son of wealthy industrialist
Edgard Reiss, forces Indy and Jessie to lead him
to the El Dorado. It turns out to be an Inca trap,
and Reiss and his men are buried under a mountain
#25 - Good as Gold)
||Indy finds what might be an Atlantic
relic in the Caribbean, and Short Round, who has
been in a boarding school, helps him escape with
it from a Latin American military patrol boat. The
relic turns out to be merely a ballast weight. Elizabeth
Cody asks Indy to help recover a pair of gold-plated,
pearl-gripped revolvers given to her grandfather,
William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, by the
Czar of Russia. She suspects that the revolvers
were stolen by the Russian Count Salkovich. While
Indy and Beth are in the Southern Ukraine, they
are kidnapped by Cossacks who help recover the revolvers.
(Marvel comic #26-27 - Trail
of the Golden Guns)
||Alec Sutherland, a student of the
late Dr. Arthur Hecht (of whom Indiana Jones is
also a former student), asks Indy to help carry
on Hecht's work. He was investigating the Tower
of Tears in Iran, one of the seven fabled towers
scattered across the earth harboring sorcerers who
seek to chant the world to destruction. Indy and
Alec find the tower, but the sorcerer who lives
there claims to be the only one, and he dies in
comic #28 - Tower of Tears)
||Indy goes to San Francisco to pick
up Chinese mummy for the National Museum. He is
attacked by Chinese gangsters who want to preserve
the remains of their ancestor. Indy is rescued by
Jessie Hale, whose brother, Peter, brought the mummy
over from China. The Irish Republican Army is after
the crate, which is supposed to contain guns for
them in place of the mummy. In fact, the crate contains
the body of Patrick McManus, the IRA's agent in
China. Michael Cobb of the IRA decides to take Indy
to China to help hunt down Weng Ho, the Chinaman
who double crossed them.
comic #29 - Shot by Both Sides)
||Indy travels to China with Michael
Cobb of the IRA. Indy is looking for a stolen Chinese
mummy, and Cobb is looking for stolen guns for his
cause. Indy and Cobb gain access to the stronghold
of Weng Ho, a revolutionist with plans to overthrow
Chiang Kai-Shek. Cobb and Ho are killed and Indy
returns to the U.S., sending the mummy ahead.
(Marvel comic #30 - Fireworks)
||Returning from China, Indy stops
in the state of Washington, where he meets big game
hunter "Congo" Kate Crawford, who is hunting
for Bigfoot. Her Indian guide, Robert Thundercloud,
is accused by Sheriff Hyatt of murdering a bartender
in town. It turns out that Hyatt is a spy for the
Japanese and Thundercloud is a FBI agent.
comic #31 - Big Game)
||A young woman, posing as Miss Victoria
Keith of the British Museum, uses Indy to gain access
to the National Museum where she steals an amulet
related to Dr. Hecht's seven sorcerers. She escapes
by plane with the amulet and is later identified
as a thief for hire named Amanda Knight.
comic #32 - Double Play)
When a group of
preeminent archaeologists discovers a prehistoric
map to an ancient tomb, they have no idea that
they will spend the rest of their lives making
sure that it does not fall into the wrong hands.
Now, with Nazis hot on their trail, they entrust
Indiana Jones with the map and a cryptic warning:
"Some mysteries are best left undiscovered."
It's a race around the globe as Indiana Jones
attempts to stop a group of Hitler's Nazi elite
from harnessing an ancient power of unrivaled
destructive force that has been hidden for millennia
in the mysterious Tomb of the Gods!.
(Indiana Jones and the
Tomb of the Gods - Dark Horse comic)
In Greece, Indy recovers the shield of Perseus
from a sunken ship. It gives clues to the location
of the Eye of the Fates, which can show the future.
Indy and a museum curator's kid travel to Mount
Olympus with a Greek sailor named Costas, or to
Japan where they meet Rene Belloq's brother Claude.
(FYF#4 - Eye of the Fates)
||Indy follows Amanda Knight
to England and Scotland Yard directs him to the
Orkney Islands north of Scotland. There Indy finds
Amanda and also discovers that the local lighthouse
keeper, Ian Soames, is one of the seven sorcerers,
and has the amulet Amanda had stolen for him.
(Marvel comic #33 - Magic,
Murder, and the Weather)
||In a showdown between
Ian Soames and Indiana Jones, Soame's lighthouse
is destroyed and Soames is lost. Indy recovers the
amulet and returns to Connecticut.
comic #34 - Something's Gone Wrong Again)
||Indiana Jones leaves Marshall
College in Connecticut to teach at Barnett College
in New York.
||But in New York Indy loses the Archaeology
101 course to a Peruvian woman who studied at Harvard,
Yale and Sorbonne. She shows Indiana a package
that she received from her brother which contains
a sacred Inca artifact, the Finger of Gold. Together,
Indy and Francesca (the female professor) head off
to locate the Golden Arms, which are also part of
the same mummification case used by the Incas.
(Indiana Jones and the Arms
of Gold - Dark Horse comic)
Indy's friend, John Penniman, is killed by someone
looking for the Dragon of Vengeance. Indy goes
to China in search of it, followed by a persistent
young kid from New York City. Penniman's servant,
Lo Cheng, reveals that the Dragon of Vengeance
had been unearthed and two Chinese societies,
the Golden Lotus and the White Tigers, were battling
for it. Indy confronts the Golden Lotus leader
in an ancient mountain temple.
(FYF#8 - Dragon of Vengeance)
Indy travels to Ethiopia with young George Ballantine
in search of George's father, Dr. Roger Ballentine,
who had been kidnapped by Italian fascists. Dr.
Ballentyne had a map to the lost treasure of Sheba
and had invented a diamond laser. Indy and George
either go to the capital, Addis Ababa, where they
team up with a local bandit named Kassaye, or are
followed by inept bunglers on a religious pilgrimage
(FYF#2 - Lost Treasure of
|| Indiana Jones finally
recovers the Cross of Coronado from the man who
"acquired" it back in 1912. Afterwards,
he returns to his job at Barnett College and is
contracted by a collector of antiquities, Walter
Donovan. He informs Indy that his father,
Henry Jones Sr., disappeared during a search for
the Holy Grail. Indiana travels to Italy and joins
forces with another archaeologist, Elsa Schneider.
Together, they find several other clues concerning
the Grail and eventually determine its actual resting
place. Elsa and Donovan are revealed to be Nazi
spies when Indy finally locates his father. They
steal the Grail diary and leave the father and son
team captive. The Joneses escape, retrieve the diary
and barely catch up to the Nazis in the hunt for
the Grail. Unfortunately, the Grail is lost when
Elsa attempts to take it beyond the seal of the
cave where they found it.
(Indiana Jones and the Last
||Indiana's next adventure takes him
on a dig in China, near the site of an ancient monastery.
He unearths a stone tablet inscribed in an ancient
language, but he cannot decipher it. From
the monks, he learns that the tablet tells of a
covenant left by Buddha himself, perhaps the one
true key to the state of Nirvana. He also
learns that the Japanese are after the tablet so
that they can control the destiny of the world.
Indy's search for the tablets takes him through
India, Tibet, China and to Shangri-La.
(Indiana Jones: Thunder
in the Orient - Dark Horse comic)
||On vacation in Venice with his young
cousin, Indy meets an old friend, Giacomo Andrini,
who claims to have found Marco Polo's diaries. Indy
outwits one of Mussolini's Fascists and goes to
Mongolia. There he meets Mongolian bandits led by
a woman named Bortay.
(FYF#9 - Gold of Genghis
Once he does, Indiana is hired by the US Government
to lead an expedition to an iceberg near Greenland
to uncover an ice-encased Viking longship.
The Germans are also interested in the ice wall,
since it contains a strange disc of unearthly
origin. The disc is freed, revealing itself
to be a UFO which destroys the Nazi submarine
before disappearing into space. The US rescue
team arrives barely in time to save Indy's group
from the longship, which sinks back beneath the
surface of the water.
(Indiana Jones and the
Longship of the Gods - Goldmann novel)
A mysterious stranger arrives at Barnett College
with an ancient key and Indiana looks up a former
colleague, Sophia Hapgood. Together, they
determine that the key is part of a dig that unearthed
treasures from the lost continent of Atlantis.
Continuing that quest, they travel around the world,
adventuring in Mayan ruins and the labyrinth of
the Minotaur before finding all of the pieces of
the key to Atlantis. Just as they do, the
Nazis arrive, intent on plundering Atlantis for
their own gains. They nearly succeed, but
ancient magic's kill the Nazis and place Atlantis
out of reach once more.
Jones and the Fate of Atlantis - Dark Horse comic
& LucasArts game)
Indy and his young cousin are in Eastern China with
an ancient Ming vase trying to escape a band of
Chinese bandits. The vase is broken and Indy decides
to take a fishing vacation in the Philippines. A
female archaeologist name Billie Simpson tricks
Indy into going to Howling Island where her brother,
Dr. Foster McCray, has forced a band of giant apes
to become his slaves. Over the years the apes have
built a huge wall of ape skulls and the wind blowing
through the gaping mouths and empty eye sockets
causes the howling for which the island is named.
(FYF #16 - Ape Slaves of
||After leaving Crete, Indy finds himself
in the Sargasso Sea, the legendary "ship graveyard"
in the Atlantic. Once there, Indy discovers
a community of stranded survivors and descendants
who have based their lifestyle on the pirates of
history. Indy finds relics from nearly every
known seagoing culture, but spends most of his time
just trying to escape.
Jones and the Sargasso Pirates - Dark Horse comic)
Indiana Jones travels to locations
ranging from San Francisco's Chinatown to the
jungles of Panama to track down the legendary
Staff of Moses.
(Indiana Jones and the
Staff of Kings - LucasArts game)
Indy has a dance
with death on an island in the Indian Ocean. During
an observation of native worshippers, many of
them become ill with an outbreak of the plague.
The source of the plague is the Fourth Horseman
of the Apocalypse, who is releasing his evils
upon the world. Indy fights some zombies and barely
escapes an earthquake which hits the area, killing
(Indiana Jones: The Dance
of Death - Dark Horse comic)
Indy visits an old school buddy in Maine and they
set off in search of the missing headband from a
Celtic crown. They go to London, where Indy and
his friends have several adventures.
(Indiana Jones and the Avalon
Inheritance - Goldmann novel)
Indy returns to Greece again, this time near Mycenae.
He begins work at a British site, but a German
invasion of the area causes the British to abandon
the dig, leaving Indiana alone. On his own,
he discovers an artifact which verifies the existence
of the legendary Golden Fleece. There is
a scuffle with the Germans and they steal the
artifact. Indy still manages to find the
location of the Fleece and fights a life-or-death
battle with its guardian serpent.
(Indiana Jones and the
Golden Fleece - Dark Horse comic)
Indiana Jones is a man who does not forget. 16 years
ago, professor Basil saved his life and now as a
wire from Istanbul reaches him, its his chance
to return the favor. But as he arrives in Turkey,
his friend is suddenly missing. All the tracks lead
to Egypt. In the shadows of the pyramids Indiana
Jones meets an ancient, cruel force, who waited
centuries to be released.
(Indiana Jones and the Labyrinth
of Horus - Goldmann novel)
At a reception at the Russian Embassy in Washington,
Indy prevents a bomb attack which was set up by
Japanese agents and saves the life of a commissar,
Tamara Jaglova, who happens to be looking for someone
to lead an expedition to examine the grave of Genghis
Khan. After several dangerous encounters
with the Japanese, they recover Genghis Khan's sword.
Unfortunately, the sword is cursed and its power
prevents Indy from parting with it. At a critical
moment, Indy manages to toss it into the air and
an enemy grabs the sword, then plunges in an abyss.
(Indiana Jones and Genghis
Khan's Sword - Goldmann novel)
Following the outbreak of World War II, the German
Navy sets up a network of U-boat bases in the South
Seas. An American secret agent, Jonah, obtains
a sketchy map detailing their locations and it eventually
reaches Washington. Soon after, the government
calls in Indiana to solve the mystery of the map.
He does, but Jonah is killed before the secret base
on the Easter Island is destroyed.
(Indiana Jones and the Secret
of the Easter Island - Goldmann novel)
Professor Korda, a friend and colleague of Indiana
Jones, is caught aboard a plane in a storm over
the bolivian rainforest. Just before he has to
make a forced landing, he makes a sensational
discovery: A valley that seems to be covered with
pure gold! To reveal the secret of this meteor
crater he needs the help of Indiana Jones.
Indy comes to the conclusion that Korda has found
the legendary gold treasures of El Dorado. But
the treasure is cursed. Anyone who touches it,
falls ill and dies a very painful death.
(Indiana Jones and El
Dorado's Gold - Goldmann novel)
When he returns to the states, Indiana rescues a
colleague, Petryk, from Chicago mobsters and then
goes to Utah to check on some seemingly contradictory
information about the Anasazi culture. After a few
adventures with the mobsters, Indy meets with some
of the supposedly extinct Indians and finally returns
to Barnett College.
(Indiana Jones and the Lost
People - Goldmann novel)
||In a last ditch effort,
Hitler sends agents to Britain and Ireland in search
of the spear which pierced the side of Christ on
Good Friday. It is believed that the spear would
make the army that wielded it invincible.
However, one of the agents has his own plans for
the spear, and when he is defeated by Indiana and
the "True King of Ireland," Hitler loses
(Indiana Jones and the Spear
of Destiny - Dark Horse comic)
||Indy goes to Russia at
the request of the Soviet government to evaluate
ancient artifacts. He unearths the Key of King Solomon
which tells of the design of the Philosophers' Stone
containing the secret for turning base metal into
gold and bringing inanimate objects to life. Indy
sets off to the three churches which are said to
hold the three pieces of the stone. He obtains the
first piece from a coven of witches in Ireland and
heads to Tibet after the second piece.
(Indiana Jones and the Iron
Phoenix - Dark Horse comic)
|| Indiana Jones, exhausted
by conflicts, is trying to resume his digging career
in the American Southwest, far from the excitement
of his treasure-hunting past. Fortunately for Indy's
adventurous soul, the world is still a dangerous
place. The Soviet Union has slammed an Iron Curtain
down across Europe, provoking the Cold War that
will occupy East and West for half a century. Communist
agents are everywhere, searching for a weapon to
tip the balance of power in their favor. And
they may have found something useful in the desert
ruins of Babylon, the legendary Tower of Babel.
Gennadi Volodnikov, an unorthodox Russian scholar,
thinks the Tower housed a machine to reach across
the dimensions of space and time, inspired by the
winged god Marduk. When gears began to clatter,
alarmed Babylonians toppled the Tower, scattering
four of Marduk's disciples - and parts of the machine
- to the far corners of the globe. Indy races
the Soviets to recover those parts and stop them
from repairing "Infernal Machine".
Jones and the Infernal Machine - LucasArts game)
|| Indy attempts to save
a sacred Native American relic from falling into
the wrong hands in Wyoming.
(Chapter 20: Mystery of
the Blues - tv-series)
At the height of
the Cold War Indy discovers that recent activities
have made him the object of suspicion, and that
the government has put pressure on the university
to fire him. On his way out of town, Indiana meets
rebellious young Mutt Williams, who carries both
a grudge and a proposition for the adventurous
archaeologist: If he'll help Mutt on a mission
with deeply personal stakes, Indy could very well
make one of the most spectacular archaeological
finds in history - the Crystal Skull of Akator,
a legendary object of fascination, superstition
But as Indy and Mutt set out for the most remote
corners of Peru they quickly realize they are
not alone in their search. The Soviet agents are
also hot on the trail of the Crystal Skull. Chief
among them is Irina Spalko, whose elite military
unit is scouring the globe for the eerie Crystal
Skull, which they believe can help the Soviets
dominate the world... if they can unlock its secrets.
During their quest to stop the powerful Crystal
Skull from falling into the deadliest of hands
Indy meets Mutt's mother, who turns out to be
his old love Marion Ravenwood. She reveals that
Mutt's real name is Henry Jones the 3rd... Indiana's
(Indiana Jones and the
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)
After returning home from Peru,
Indy is reinstated and made an associate dean
at Marshall College.
Indiana Jones and Marion Ravenwood are married.
Age and injury may have finally taken their
toll on Jones' adventuring days, but Indy markedly
active in his advanced age.
Indy is still lecturing, at the age of 93. Though
he needs a cane and wears an eye-patch, Jones
is able to lead an independent life, possesses
a quick wit, and enjoys recounting a lifetime
of extraordinary adventures throughout the 20th
(tv-series - Deleted Scenes)