Back on Earth after his epic journey in "Rings of Saturn," J'onn faces the insidious intervention of the DEO and its director, Mister Bones. Bones gives J'onn a hateful choice: he either can betray his fellow heroes or have his own secrets revealed. Whatever the Manhunter from Mars chooses, his life is about to change for a long time to come.
A training session that J'onn is running for the new JSA turns deadly with the appearance of Darkseid's master assassin, Kanto. Now J'onn must accompany the JSA to Apokolips to save the life of one of their own--assuming they don't lose their own lives in the process!
Defeated and captured on Apokolips, J'onn J'onzz and the JSA must find a means to free themselves and rescue the soul of the Star Spangled Kid from the Deus Ex Machina. But the only way to do that may be to plunge into the heart of the Source itself!
The infant Superman plays a part in an issue that serves as a great introduction to the Manhunter from Mars! The first of four stand-alone issues looks back at J'onn J'onzz's "Year One" on Earth. Decades ago, an alien artifact from a doomed world crashed to Earth--and with it came a possible threat to our own world in the form of a child. J'onn J'onzz learns the truth and sees the potential for both greatness and disaster. How far will the Martian Manhunter go to protect his new homeland, and what part did he have in forging the hero we now know as Superman?
The Green Lantern Corps--including Hal Jordan's predecessor, Abin Sur--play a part in an issue that serves as a great introduction to the Manhunter from Mars! Illustrated by guest artist Timothy Truman (THE KENTS), the second of four stand-alone issues looking back at J'onn J'onzz's "Year One" on Earth finds the Manhunter caught in the middle between two power-ring-wielding foes. Which side will J'onn take?
Batman guest stars in a stand-alone story of the earliest days of the Manhunter from Mars' time on Earth! A man has died in Gotham City. The police are sure it's a suicide. The sister of the victim disagrees. The Martian Manhunter investigates the deadly trail and it leads straight to billionaire Bruce Wayne and a furtive figure whispered about by the criminal denizens of Gotham, a figure referred to as the Batman.
The Spectre guest stars in a stand-alone story of the earliest days of the Manhunter from Mars' time on Earth! Her name is Strega. She has declared war on the mafia--and has raised the dead to serve as her army. But when she crosses paths with Denver police detective John Jones and private detective Jim Corrigan, can the two lawmen's super-powered alter-egos be far behind?
The mystery of the Martian Manhunter's love for creme-filled cookies is revealed in a story guest starring his colleagues from Justice League International! In a story set in the Manhunter's past, the JLI has run out of cookies, J'onn's stash is missing, and every store within a ten-mile radius has suddenly run out. Suddenly our favorite Martian is not too happy, and he's not going to rest until he solves the disappearance of his favorite snack in a tale unlike any you've ever seen about J'onn J'onzz!
Gypsy, J'onn J'onzz's former JLA teamate, guest stars in a "jump-on" issue that has the ex-Justice Leaguer exploring some Egyptian tombs, only to unearth a deadly alien threat within! The Manhunter may be the only hope of stopping it--but how will J'onn defeat something that may be of Martian origin?
Renegades of Mars, Part Two: Battlelines. The Martian Manhunter searches for the rogue Martian colonists, unaware that they also seek him.
The conclusion of "The Renegades of Mars." J'onn J'onzz must tackle the surviving Renegades who have beaten him once before, and he must do it minus one of his greatest powers! But the Renegades soon will learn exactly what it means to go up against a true Martian Manhunter!
The Demon Etrigan has gotten free of Jason Blood and is holding out against the Sentinels of Magic at Stonehenge. The only one who can help is...the Martian Manhunter?! Find out how his involvement in this mystical adventure will have possible far-reaching repercussions.
Everyone has secrets...but who can keep secrets from a telepath? Especially one that has no compunction against looking into your deepest hidden self? A side of the Martian Manhunter is revealed that even he has never seen before.
There's a new drug on the street and its name is BRZK, and the results are literally explosive. The drug's source is off-world and the Martian Manhunter must find the one responsible for its appearance here on Earth before the streets run red with blood!
The stunning conclusion to "Altered Egos." John Jones has been infected with the BRZK drug by Kanto, Master Assassin of Apokolips. But the only person who might be able to save John is...the Martian Manhunter?!
Deep under the Colorado Rockies J'onn J'onzz discovers an ancient enemy of his people--the only natural predator of the Martian race, the B'ool Sporath, the Bloodworms of Mars! Now he must do what no Martian has ever done, defeat these relentless killers...alone!
The Hidden life of J'onn J'onzz. How did he become a Manhunter? What is the connection between Mars and Apokolips? What are the roots of his enmity with his brother, Malefic? Secrets are revealed and mysteries explained as we go back to J'onn's earliest life and days on Mars.
Presenting a tale from the days when Mars still pulsed with life, before J'onn J'onzz came to Earth. Darkseid has conceived of the Anti-Life Equation, and has attacked Mars seeking its solution. Now J'onn, alone and friendless, comes to Apokolips to return the Martian captives and keep Darkseid from his goal. Once there, he'll find treachery, alliances, and something more!
From J'onn's life on Mars comes the story of his first confrontation with his brother, Malefic. The hunt brings J'onn to Venus as he learns the terrible price of being a Manhunter.
The return of the Justice Experience's greatest nemesis, Dr. Trapps, may mean the end to the Martian Manhunter, as J'onn is forced to make a decision that will affect the rest of his (possibly very short!) life.
J'onn J'onzz and an alien princess face almost-certain death in the conclusion of "Rings of Saturn"! No defense. No ability to manuever. And the pirate ship J'onn is aboard is about to be blasted into atoms by the Saturnians! But even if J'onn J'onzz escapes this harrowing ordeal, he must still confront the mystery and menace that is...Cabal!
J'onn J'onzz and an alien princess are held captive in Part 3 of the 4-part "Rings of Saturn"! Battle-scarred with no defenses and no ability to maneuver, the pirate ship J'onn and Cha'rissa are on is about to be blasted into atoms by the Saturnians! Even if the Martian Manhunter is able to get out of this one, J'onn must still confront the mystery and menace that is...Cabal!
J'onn J'onzz and an alien princess are held captive in Part 2 of the 4-part "Rings of Saturn"! The Martian Manhunter and Princess Cha'rissa have been made prisoners of the space pirates led by the notorious Captain Destiny. Even if they can avoid immediate execution, can they protect themselves from being accidentally killed by those who have come to rescue them?
Part 1 of the 4-part "Rings of Saturn"! After suffering colossal injuries at the hands of Malefic and during the "Day of Judgement," J'onn has returned to Mars in an attempt to heal himself. But while he's away, Saturnian ships arrive to reclaim Jemm, Son of Saturn, who is still recovering from being used as a pawn. What the Saturnians find troubles them deeply, and only the Martian Manhunter may be able to stop an interplanetary war...if he returns to Earth in time!
As the horror and terror of "Day of Judgement" rips and tears away at the minds and souls of everyone, J'onn J'onzz faces some familiar faces from his past. Be here as J'onn goes up against the Justice League of the Damned!!
The future of J'onn J'onzz is revealed in a return to the world of DC ONE MILLION! It's back to the future of the 853rd Century as three pilgrims gather on Mars to seek the truth in the legends of the long-lost J'onn J'onzz. The secrets that are revealed bring these pilgrims closer to hidden truths about themselves, the planet Mars and, of course, the final fate of the Martian Manhunter!
Cameron Chase is hot on J'onn J'onzz's trail, and it leads her to South America and the former Justice Leaguer known as Fire! But as we all know, "fire" has a bad effect on the Manhunter from Mars!
For months, J'onn has been plagued by the ruthless machinations of Malefic. Now, pushed to the edge of his endurance, the Martian Manhunter and his allies from the JLA battle J'onn's brother in one of the most astonishing showdowns of the year!
While the JLA investigates the Martian Manhunter's seeming death on the moon, J'onn slowly recovers on Earth. Appearances by Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Steel, Huntress, Big Barda, Plastic Man, Flash, and Orion.
The JLA confronts the Martian Manhunter regarding his apparent attack on several of his teammates.
The JLA answers a distress call which leads them to apparent evidence of horrible atrocities committed by the Martian Manhunter. Appearances by Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Steel, Huntress, and Jemm.
The Martian Manhunter investigates Jemm as a possible lead to the killer of Karen Smith. This story tells the origin of the Red Saturnians (Jemm's race) and White Saturnians.