|Last Son of Mars|
Various other aliases both superhuman, human and non-human.
|Citizen of several countries under assumed identities.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
Justice League Moon Base
Z'onn Z'orr, Antarctica
|6' 7" - varies with mass|
|300 lbs. - varies with mass|
|Red - varies with form|
|Bald - varies with form|
|Green - varies with form|
Biologically typical Green Martian possessing super-strength, speed, stamina, agility, invulnerability, flight, telepathy, telekinesis, invisibility, intangibility, laser vision, acute senses with an ability to change shape and mass; capable of living without nutrition, liquid, air or rest for long periods of time possessing an extremely long life expectancy.
Genius level intelligence with skills as a police detective.
Note: The only known weakness of Martians is a biologically programmed psychological fear of fire, which when conquered causes the reversion to a chaotic and violent state.
Organic Symbiotic Costume: Organism grafted at the midsection capable of imitating any form of clothing the host desires.
House of Mystery Vol. 1
Justice League America
Justice League of America
Justice League Taskforce
Martian Manhunter Vol. 1 & 2
|Detective Comics #225 (Nov. 1955)|
|Mort Weisinger, Joe Samachson and Joe Certa|
After the genocide of the green Martian race at the hand of J'onn's brother Ma'alefa'ak (Malefic), he wandered the Martian desserts for what may have been centuries in a state of delusion.
J'onn was teleported to Earth by Professor Erdel, who was attempting to create an interstellar communications device. Once on Earth J'onn used his shape shifting abilities to assume the identity of a murdered police detective named John Jones.
J'onn has assumed many identities in his life on Earth. He has always been a protector of his adopted planet, perhaps to compensate for the death of his own race on the planet Mars. As a founding member and cornerstone of the Justice League he has fights against injustice as the Martian Manhunter.