Martian Manhunter

fictional superhero that appears in DC Comics' publications

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.

Cosplayer as the Martian Manhunter.

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. He also appears in the DC Extended Universe, played by Harry Lennix, though he pretends to be General Swanwick and is not shown to be the Martian Manhunter until Zack Snyder's Justice League. The character was ranked #43 on IGN's greatest comic book hero list.[1]


  1. "Martian Manhunter is #43". Archived from the original on 2012-11-11. Retrieved 2017-07-25.