Star-Lord is the name of three fictional characters that appear in publications from by Marvel Comics. The first Star-Lord was Peter Quill, who first appeared in Marvel Preview #4 (Jan. 1976), and was created by Steve Englehart and Steve Gan. The second version, Jason of Spartax, was the father of Peter Quill and appeared in a flashback tale in the limited series titled Inhumans vol. 3, #1 - 3 (June - Aug. 2000) and #4 (Oct. 2000). He was created by Carlos Pacheco and Jose Ladronn. The third version, Sinjin Quarrell, was created by Timothy Zahn and debuted in the limited series Star-Lord #1 - 3 (Dec. 1996 - Feb. 1997). The character first appeared in the magazine publication Marvel Preview #4 (Jan 1976).
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