Questions tagged [martian-manhunter]

The Martian Manhunter is a superhero in DC Comics. This tag is for questions primarily concerning this character, rather than questions that simply mention him.

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When was Martian Manhunter first depicted as a black man?

When Martian Manhunter was first introduced in the 1950s, his human disguise was that of John Jones, a white detective. However, in several excellent depictions since then, he has been portrayed by ...
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Is there an official reason why J'onn J'onzz, The Martian Manhunter, was not seen in the 1970s and 80s "Superfriends" cartoons?

J'onn J'onzz, aka DC's Martian Manhunter, is an impressive, powerful, tier-1 character. He has been a part of DC canon for over 65 years, with his first appearance coming in 1955. Depending on the ...
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Did Martian Manhunter actually gain five senses, if so, which ones?

Back in January 2018, some fan asked Comic Book Resources about Martian Manhunter's nine senses, this number having been dropped in JLA: Year One #6 (1998). Wikipedia tells me that Martian ...
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What are the limits to J'onn Jonzz shape-shifting ability?

In various media and comics, the Martian Manhunter is shown to have the ability to change his molecular structure. This includes making it so loose he becomes intangible, to becoming so dense he's ...
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Is the Martian Manhunter's weakness to fire physical, or purely mental?

I'm getting conflicting information in the comics, but considering many are from differing eras, that's to be expected. In most Pre-Crisis comics, J'onn J'onzz, a green martian, has an aversion to ...
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Are there Martians on Arrowverse Earth 1?

In the trailer for the DC superhero shows airing on the CW for 2016 (called the "Superhero Fight Club 2.0"), John Diggle is startled at Hank Henshaw shape-shifting into J'onn J'onzz. His reaction ...
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What are the main differences between Green Martians and White Martians?

Except the physical features are there any differences between the two races in the DC universe?
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Why are Martians weak against fire in the DC Universe?

Has there ever been an in-universe explanation?
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What is the limitation of J'onn J'onzz's power of intangibility?

J'onn J'onzz, AKA Martian manhunter, has the ability to go intangible. My question being, why does he not use this ability full-time whilst in battle? Are there any limitations to his intangibility,...
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Young Justice: How can Martian Manhunter have a niece?

How can it be possible that Martian Manhunter has a niece? I'm talking about Young Justice. In the "Justice League" J'onn J'onnz was the unique Martian who survived. I couldn't find any explanation ...
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Funny Martian Manhunter Comic

I remember quickly reading this Martian Manhunter comic that was absolutely hilarious. In it, two guys (I think it was Blue Beetle and Booster Gold) steal MM's cookies. He gets so mad he basically ...
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