Denial : Martian Manhunter I {DCCU}

Due to being unable to recall his past and thought suspicious by the Justice League as a whole, Martian Manhunter was dropped from the team. Suffering from short but violent flashbacks of his past, J'onzz must peace together his past, cope with being shunned by the League and come to terms with his tragic history as the Black Hand makes his move...

  • Deaths: Melissa Erdel {Passes away in her sleep} : Bette Noir {Killed by Black Hand} : M'yri'ah J'onzz {H'ronmeer's curse} : K'hym J'onzz {H'ronmeer's curse} : The Marshal {Killed by Malefic} : Bel Juz {H'ronmeer's curse} : Sha'sheen J'onzz {H'ronmeer's curse} : M'yrnn J'onzz {H'ronmeer's curse} : T'omm J'onzz {H'ronmeer's curse} : N'orr Cott {H'ronmeer's curse}
  • Incarcerated: Rio Ferdinand {FBI Custody}

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  • Due to being unable to recall his past and thought suspicious by the Justice League as a whole, Martian Manhunter was dropped from the team. Suffering from short but violent flashbacks of his past, J'onzz must peace together his past, cope with being shunned by the League and come to terms with his tragic history.

  • A disturbed young man who works at his family's mortuary, William Hand has a morbid fascination with the dead - A deep and even lustful obsession. Becoming the black sheep of his family due to this, Hand would attempt to regain his family's favour but to no success. Later becoming stalked by a mysterious alien being who forsees that Hand contains the "power of the black" within him. Wanting to utilise this power for itself, the alien creates a cosmic diving rod in an attempt to get the power within him. This failing, Hand claims the rod as his own. The rod eventually drives Hand into a crazed frenzy at the power he now possesses. Taking on the name Black Hand, William desires vengeance against Hal Jordan for attempting on several occasions to rest the rod from his possession. Able to reanimate living corpses, Hand is initially angered that they only come back as weak lifeless husks but soon realises he can use the emotional weight of the dead against The Martian & Hal Jordan.

  • Wanting to make up for the League's decision to kick J'onn out of the League and feeling that it was the wrong decision, Hal meets up with him and helps him piece together his past. However, when The Black Hand threatens the peace of J'onn's loved ones, Hal has to aid his friend in battling against this disturbing new threat.

  • A high-ranking and highly skilled D.E.O. agent, Cameron Chase was forced to raise herself after her father {A small-time hero who worked with J'onn} was murdered by a super-villain. Chase's deep hatred for superheros stems from this event and she blames J'onn for failing to save her father and his teammates. Assigned by Director Bones to monitor the Martian's every move, Chase becomes highly suspicious of J'onzz. After Chase confronts J'onn, believing he was about to attack someone, he reveals to her his struggle with his past and Chase becomes a reluctant ally in helping him piece together his memory. When the Black Hand makes his move, Chase finds herself face to face with the risen body of her father.

  • Mr. Bones {Real Name-Classified} is the director of the D.E.O. and a mutant from birth due to a genetic experiment in the womb which left him with invisible skin/organs which is also lethal to the touch. Bones has a shady past that very few know about (Martian Manhunter being one of them, although he has yet to realise it). Bones has a general disliking for meta-humans as they are "blessed" with powers whereas his are a burden. However, Bones is not against working with them if push comes to shove but is neither a recurrent ally nor a persistent foe to them but says that he will always keep his word. Bones utilises some shadowy methods and assigns several agents to monitor every move of the Martian Manhunter.

  • A Green Martian scientist who escaped to Earth after the destruction of the Martian people, Cay'an lived in hiding for years before coming out to try to kill J'onn J'onzz who she believed could have stopped the plague. Cay'an's reemergence helps piece J'onn's mind together but she manages to escape before he can completely stop her.

  • The daughter of Saul Erdel, Melissa helped her father bring D'Kay D'razz to Earth. The incident left her scarred on her head and her father forbade her to work with him anymore in case she was killed as she was all he had left. Melissa witnessed Martian Manhunter's arrival on Earth and saw her father die of a heart attack in front of her. Melissa was later sent to a care home where she was approached by Martian Manhunter who had took on the form of her father. Melissa told him about the experiments before she passes away in her sleep.

  • Ma'alefa'ak was the twin brother of J'onn J'onzz & a major criminal on Mars known for committing "Mind-Rape". In response to this, the Martian Assembly stripped him of his telepathic abilities & wiped his memory. Now believing himself to be a freak without telepathy, Ma'alefa'ak decided to destroy the Martians for possessing a great power he could never have. Now also immune to the Martian's weakness of fire, Ma'alefa'ak became a great scientist in order to design a plague which would cause the Martians' bodies to set on fire when they use telepathy & would also be passed along through that way. Planning on escaping to Earth before his brother could stop him, Ma'alefa'ak was confronted by his twin and the two engaged in a violent duel in a Martian temple. J'onzz managed to escape the collapsing temple but thought his brother to have perished.

  • Former Special agent for the military and now a high-ranking member of the D.E.O. and head of the D.M.A. {A branch off the D.E.O.}

  • A woman of ravishing beauty, Bette Noir is a D.E.O. agent. However, her fascination with the Martian raises suspicion from Director Bones. Actually a genetic parasite from Project Cadmus, Noir needs physic energies in order to permanently keep her beautiful form. Desiring J'onzz energies, Noir attempts to kill him but learns of The Black Hand's cosmic diving rod. Desiring the rod for herself, Noir attempts to take on Hand but is killed. Some of the energy merges with her & Noir is reanimated as a black & white lifeless husk who blindly follows the orders of the Black Hand.

  • High-ranking member of the D.E.O. who oversees Project Cadmus.

  • Cameron Chase's partner in the D.E.O. Assigned with her to monitor Martian Manhunter.

  • An officer in the NYPD and John Jones' partner.

  • A hero team pre-dating the Justice League, the Justice Experience was a group made up of small-time heroes. The team had trouble getting off the ground as being small-time heroes they lacked the money. Finally managing to become a successful team, the Justice Experience gained enemies in the form of the House of Pain. During a shootout with them, an innocent bystander was killed. The civilian's boyfriend swore revenge, took up the identity of Dr. Trap & began taking revenge on the team. Fearing for their lives, the team disbanded and all suffered awful fates. Acrobat was murdered by Trap, Mr. Action drank himself to death after his arm was bitten off by Trap, Song Bird committed suicide, Major Flashback was driven insane & the Manx completely disappeared. The last one standing, Martian Manhunter was blamed for the death of her father by Cameron Chase. Now the deceased team members have risen from the dead as they haunt J'onn.

  • A D.E.O. agent in league with Dr. Trap, she is assigned to watch over the Martian Manhunter. She Attempts to kill the Martian but is stopped by Cameron Chase.

  • The supervisor of John Jones in the NYPD.

  • An agent for the D.E.O.

  • An agent for the D.E.O. and close friend of Dr. Charles

  • The wife of J'onn J'onzz, M'yri'ah J'onzz died during a fire plague which wiped out nearly all of the Martian people. Upon his arrival to Earth, J'onzz forgot his memories of Mars and got regular visions of his wife and daughter screaming {Although he didn't know who they were at the time}

  • The daughter of J'onn J'onzz & M'yri'ah J'onzz, K'hym died during a fire plague which wiped out nearly all of the Martian people. Upon his arrival to Earth, J'onzz got regular visions of his wife and daughter screaming

  • A Green Martian serial killer and Ma'alefa'ak's lover who was transported to Earth by Dr. Erdel, D'kay injured Melissa Erdel before escaping their lab.

  • A mysterious Alien necromancer, Atrocitus stalked William Hand in order to gain the power of the black within him. However, Atrocitus was apprehended by Hal Jordan and Sinestro before he could make a move against Hand. Atrocitus managed to escape from them however.

  • A violent military leader on Mars, The Marshal initially believed J'onn to be responsible for H'ronmeer's curse and attempted to kill him. However, Ma'alefa'ak slaughtered him - Unintentionally saving his brother's life.

  • The sister of M'yri'ah J'onzz, Bel Juz died at the hands of H'ronmeer's curse.

  • J'onn and ma'alefa'ak's mother, Sha'sheen is killed by her son's plague.

  • J'onn and ma'alefa'ak's father, M'yrnn is killed by his son's plague.

  • The younger brother of J'onn and Ma'alefa'ak who was killed by his brother's plague.

  • J'onn's closest friend on Mars, N'orr was killed by H'ronmeer's curse.