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Martian Manhunter
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Martian Manhunter in promotional art for JLA: Secret Origins (January 2013) by Alex Ross
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance Detective Comics #225
(Nov. 1955)
Created by Joseph Samachson (writer)
Joe Certa (artist)
Voiced by
In-story information
Full name J'onn J'onzz
Species Martian
Place of origin Mars
Team affiliations
  • Justice League
  • Outsiders
  • Stormwatch
  • Justice League United
  • DEO
  • Justice League International
  • Justice League Task Force
Partnerships Zook
Notable aliases John Jones, Gold Hunter, Hank Henshaw, Calvin Swanwick, Mr Martian Manhunter, Jon Martian
  • Super strength, speed, agility, reflexes, stamina, metabolism, and durability
  • Super vision
    • Martian vision
    • Heat vision
    • Infrared vision
    • Electromagnetic spectrum vision
    • Microscopic vision
    • X-ray vision
    • Night vision
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Advanced hand-to-hand combatant
  • Multilingualism
  • Expert detective
  • Shapeshifting
  • Invisibility
  • Intangibility
  • Regeneration
  • Bio-fusion
  • Extended longevity
  • Flight
  • Martian nine senses
  • Telekinesis
  • Telepathy
  • Telepathic link relay
  • Telepathic assault
  • Mind control
  • Thought sensing
  • Pain inducement
  • Astral projection

The Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He was created by writer Joseph Samachson and designed by artist Joe Certa. The character first appeared in the story "The Manhunter from Mars" in Detective Comics #225 (Nov. 1955). Martian Manhunter is one of the seven original members of the Justice League of America.

J'onn J'onzz has featured in other DC Comics-endorsed products, such as video games like Injustice: Gods Among Us, television series, animated films, and merchandise like action figures and trading cards. The character was ranked #43 on IGN's greatest comic book hero list.

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