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In Detective Comics #227, our favourite Martian-disguised-as-a-detective finds himself facing another dirtbag mobster type. And thank God for the Martian Manhunter, because the chief of detectives really sucks:
By the way, there is a chance that the whole "fire = weakness" thing may come up later in this story.
J'onz pulls out some fancy Martian tricks to get to the bottom of this:
J'onz finally meets the killer face-to-face, and doesn't give Fisk a positive first impression:
Fisk is taking no chances. He orders a couple of his men to take this pesky detective out:
As I've said before, I enjoy J'onz's complete lack of subtlety. Like, Clark Kent would do something like that, but find a way to make sure no one saw him do anything weird. Martian Manhunter has no problem just waltzing through a wall, or turning invisible suddenly, or suddenly appearing in front of someone. And he's always totally calm about it. I can see how it would be really terrifying for criminals.
The car thing doesn't work, so the crooks try another meticulously-planned tactic:
It doesn't work. And Fisk, his bag of tricks apparently empty now, decides to give up.
What follows is a pretty excellent montage of Martian Manhunter scaring the hell out of Fisk: