Origin & 1st J'onn J'onzz (Martian Manhunter). Edmond Hamilton & Joe Samachson (Stories) Sheldon Moldoff, Joe Certa & Ruben Moreira (Art) Win Mortimer (Cover). Three men take the place of Batman while the real Caped Crusader is away, as part of an "If I Were Batman" contest run by the Gotham Gazette, and gangsters attempting to break John Larrow out of jail intend to capitalize on the occasion.
Robin is in charge of the contestants, but they prove to be more trouble than help. When Commissioner Gordon decides to participate, he performs rather good, but the activities of a vigilante are too much for a man of his age.Bruce keeps the facade that he is a terrible Batman, but his "accidental" feats end up with the criminals captured. The real Batman will be back tomorrow-- so take off that costume, Bruce! You're a nice young chap but as. You're just hopelessly miscast! Martian Manhunter: The Strange Experiment of Dr.
J'onzz muses that the Martians are working on a Project Star-Ride for interplanetary travel. But until that project is completed--however long that may take--he is bound to Earth. He Americanizes his name to John Jones.
Then, going to the seaside, he uses his Martian mind-over-matter power to extract gold from seawater to give him working capital. John Jones then takes a tour of the Earth, sometimes using his powers of invisibility and immateriality to conceal his presence.
Professor Mark Erdel uses a robot brain and teleportation system of his creation to capture and retrieve something from space, it brings a. J'onn J'onzz to. After both introduce themselves to each other, J'onzz asks Erdel to return him to. Erdel replies that he cannot do that, since it might take years to reverse his computer's program.The Martian, knowing he must adapt his appearance to that of humans, uses his chameleon-like powers to make himself look like a brown-haired Caucasian human male. Seconds afterward, the shock of the preceding events takes its toll on Erdel's weak heart. With his last breaths, Erdel asks J'onzz to forgive him for making him a prisoner of Earth. One aspect of Terran life disturbs J'onn J'onzz: crime. Since Earth is a younger planet than Mars, and since Mars underwent the Great Evolution centuries ago that virtually wiped out crime, its rate of wrongdoing is much less than that of Earth.
J'onzz decides to help the Earthmen by fighting crime. In his John Jones identity, he takes and passes a detective exam at the Midtown police department. But he realizes he must avoid a Martian's one weakness--fire, which can sap his powers and take his life. "Justice League Part 2" Movie in Theaters April 8th, 2021! The item "Detective Comics #225 CGC 2.5 1955 Origin & 1st J'onn J'onzz (Martian Manhunter)" is in sale since Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
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