Public Domain Super Heroes
The Count of Monte Cristo
Дюма Гаварни Дантес в 1829

Real Name

Edmond Dantès

First Appearance

The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Created by

Alexandre Dumas


Edmond Dantès (pronounced: [ɛd.mɔ̃ dɑ̃.tɛs]) is the title character and the protagonist of Alexandre Dumas, père's 1844 adventure novel The Count of Monte Cristo. Within the story's narrative, Dantès is an intelligent, honest, and loving man who turns bitter and vengeful after he is framed for a crime.

When Dantès finds himself free and enormously wealthy, he takes it upon himself to act as the agent of Providence, rewarding those who have helped him in his plight and punishing those responsible for his years of suffering.

He is known by the aliases The Count of Monte Cristo (French: le Comte de Monte-Cristo), Sinbad the Sailor (Sinbad le Marin), Abbé Busoni, and Lord Wilmore.

Public Domain Comic Appearances[]

  • Jumbo Comics #1
  • Classics Illustrated #3

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