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Martian Manhunter is Getting a New 12 Issue Series from Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo

Martian Manhunter has been in the spotlight more and more and starting this December he’ll star in a new 12-issue series written by Steve Orlando with art by Riley Rossmo. The character last headlined a title in 2015. The character debuted in 1955 and recently has been seen on the CW’s Supergirl and is a regular member of the reworked Justice League.

The new series re-examines the character’s origins. It’s also a return to the character’s detective roots as J’onzz will don his human persona of John Jones, a detective, that attempts to solve a murder which may tie into his own past on Mars.

The series will explore the character’s los sof his family and people on Mars and how that impacts him now.

(via The Hollywood Reporter)