Real Name: Commander Jason

Identity/Class: Computer program, extra-temporal; former human

Occupation: Insurrectionist; former overseer of the Life II and Seeker 3000 projects

Group Membership: The Six

Affiliations: Hkkkt, The Six

Enemies: Crew of Seeker 3000, including Jordan Shaw

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Jakarah's cerebral core
formerly, Seeker 3000, Censys' computer core
formerly, Saturn

First Appearance: Marvel Premiere#41 (April, 1978)

Powers/Abilities: As a computer program, Jason was able to control all the systems of the ship (either Seeker 3000 or Jakarah) which he was in control of.

History: (Marvel Premiere#41 (fb))- Jason was selected by the Six to oversee the construction of Seeker 3000 at Terra-Glide, and he brought in Jordan Shaw to serve as captain, forcing his loyalty by threatening the life of his wife.

(Marvel Premiere#41)- A year later, as Seeker 3000 was ready to launch, Shaw turned against the Six, and stole the telepath Phaedra from them so that he could escape at warp-drive. Jason pursued Seeker 3000 from Saturn and attempted to halt the ship. As Shaw fired a blast that destroyed Jason's ship, Jason told Shaw that his wife's DNA could have been saved had Shaw not dumped the DNA onboard earlier, and that all the answers were in the computer's Censys system under Project: Life II. Jason died in space

After jumping to warp, Shaw asked Censys about Life II and unwittingly activated one of Jason's failsafes-- a program which had downloaded Jason's consciousness into the computer. Jason took control of Seeker 3000, but was still forced to serve the will of the command crew.

(Seeker 3000#1 (fb))- Over time, Jason stirred up dissent against Shaw, leading to a civil war. He was finally purged from Censys by John Running Bear, who sacrificed his life.

(Seeker 3000#3)- When Seeker 3000 was boarded by the Hkkkt, Censys was questioned as to whether or not Jason still existed within his programming. In searching for more information, Censys did indeed find Jason's program, and Jason uploaded himself into the cerebral core of Jakarah, the living god-ship of the Hkkkt.

(Seeker 3000#4)- Now that Jason and the Hkkkt needed each other to survive, Jason forged an alliance with them against the crew of Seeker 3000, using his knowledge of Censys to track them down. He encouraged the Hkkkt to take them alive, as the Hkkkt and Jakarah both needed fresh bodies for sustenance. However, the Pathfinders aboard Seeker 3000 unleashed a psychic blast which slew most of the Hkkkt, and apparently destroyed Jason. Jakarah was rendered inert without Jason to control it.

Comments: Created by Doug Moench and Tom Sutton.

by Prime Eternal

Jason should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Marvel Premiere#41, page 6, panel 2
Marvel Premiere#41, page 30, panel 4

Seeker 3000#1 (June, 1998)
Seeker 3000#3 (August, 1998)
Seeker 3000#4 (September, 1998)

Last updated: 08/11/04

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