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Let's see what happens when Detective John Jones, the Manhunter from Mars, faces his greatest challenge yet...the charms of a female!
But we'll get to that later. Here's where Det. Jones is formally introduced to young Miss Meade:
But wait! What's this?
Jones plays it cool:
So they go to investigate a stolen artifact or something, and are told that the thieves were wearing black masks. No problem. Jones has a super power he was saving in his pocket for just such an occasion:
"I'm the Flash! I'm really fast!"
"I'm Martian Manhunter! I can visually magnify the electronic components of any object to 1,000 times their natural size!"
These next two panels are really weird:
A couple of panels later Jones falls victim to the oldest trick in the book: the ol' totem pole on the noggin:
Rearranging the molecular components of your arm and reaching right through the roof of a cave to the rocky hillside above you: sometimes the simplest solution is the best solution.
So they get out of the...cave...or wherever...and Jones whips out yet ANOTHER super power:
"I...I don't know...This is creepy. Are we dead? Is this heaven?"
"Hands up! In the name of the law!"
And Diane is like "Huh? They were in this room the whole time? Then where the hell did John go?"
This comic ends on a bittersweet note, with our hero wondering if he could ever, really ever love a woman: