Martian manhunter having fun clipart

Nov 25 2019

The Martian Manhunter (J’onn J’onzz) debuted in the back-up story “The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel” in Detective Comics #225 (Nov. 1955), written by Joseph Samachson and illustrated by Joe Certa. [Note 1] The character is a green-skinned extraterrestrial humanoid from Mars, who is pulled to Earth by an experimental teleportation beam constructed by Dr. Saul Erdel. The Martian tells Erdel where he is from, and is told that to send him back will require the computer brain’s thinking plot to be changed. The shock of the encounter kills Dr. Erdel and leaves J’onzz with no way of returning home. The character decides to fight crime while waiting for Martian technology to advance to a stage that will enable his rescue. To that end, he adopts the identity of John Jones, a detective in the fictional Middletown, USA.

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