Martian Manhunter #3

Martian Manhunter #3

Writer: Rob Williams Artist: Eddy Barrows Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 19, 2015 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 11
8.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

The Martian invasion of Earth cannot be completed without Jonn Jonzz, and that prompts the heroic Manhunter to make the ultimate sacrifice. R.I.P.

  • 10
    Infinite Comix - Max Dweck Aug 19, 2015

    Martian Manhunter #3 is a weird adventure, and it's absolutely wonderful to be on. From misshapen babblers to people who have been fooled into thinking they're something they aren't, it's crazy, wild, imaginative, engaging, and entertaining. This may just be the best comic DC's publishing right now. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    We The Nerdy - Josh McCullough Aug 19, 2015

    Overall, Martian Manhunter has broven itself as a bold new entry in DCs lineup. With so many books vying for attention amongst the DC You lineup it takes a lot to stand out. Martian Manhunter demonstrates a fresh take on the character and feels unlike any other DC comic out there. Its smartly written thriller action at its best, while blending together elements of heady scienfiction and 80s monster movies. Its a cocktail of horror and suspense that leaves you wanting more. Williams and Barrows have tapped into what makes the character great and are running with it, if you hurry now you can catch up and enjoy them on one hell of a ride. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comix I Read - Kyle Pitman Aug 22, 2015

    While a lot of the DC You titles have been hit or miss, you have to commend them on taking risks. There's some unique stories out there right now, Martian Manhunter #3 included. It seems that my personal favourites have been ones with drastic character redesigns, so here's hoping that DC keep that trend up if they decide to release anything new on the DC You line. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Aug 19, 2015

    Why the hell isn't Rob Williams doing more at DC?  Everything that we've seen from this series is incredible and I could stand to have a little bit more incredible coming from other titles as well.  Martian Manhunter is definitely a title that everyone should be reading because it is really on point, from it's intriguing story to it's excellent art....... and this is coming from someone who was never really a Martian Manhunter fan.  Rob Williams has made me a believer and I think he could do the same for you. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    IGN - Levi Hunt Aug 20, 2015

    This Martian Manhunter series is quickly turning into a fresh twist on the Invasion of the Body Snatchers story, with that last page cliffhanger promising something completely new to the genre. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Graphic Policy - Edward Wendt Aug 19, 2015

    What this has done is to give the character a chance to shine for what could potentially be one of his better stories. The layering of the story here is complicated at times, as there is lots going on with not so much explanation, but equally the writing is held together enough to make this about J'onn and therefore deserves some respect for taking the character in a new direction. There is even an interesting enough twist in this book which brings it together pretty well at the end and gives better momentum moving forward. Regardless this could finally be the story which people might refer back to in a few years “as the best to read about the character” although it is still in its earlier stage here. In other words the story here is still working through its intricacies but it has a lot of potential. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Robert Reed Aug 20, 2015

    Martian Manhunter#3 is another good chapter in this sci-fi thriller. The art team, led by penciler Eddy Barrows turns in some fantastic character work and horrifying aliens, while Eddy Barrows brings together some of the disparate plot elements of previous issues. IfMartian Manhuntercan close out its opening arc as strong as this issue, the series will quickly find itself in stellar territory. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Aug 19, 2015

    MARTIAN MANHUNTER is probably the biggest surprise to come out of the post-CONVERGENCE DC Universe. It's a series that has it's own look and feel and tonally, is one of the most interesting things on the shelf. The biggest problem with the issue is that it throws almost too much at the reader for a single issue. In trade, this will play out a little better, most likely. However, MARTIAN MANHUNTER is hauntingly good and plays upon lots of fears that everyone has, while telling a really good DC story about an underrated character. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Aaron Long Aug 19, 2015

    Martian Manhunter #3 is another solid issue that gets crazier by the page. This is not a typical Martian invasion, and Martian Manhunter is not a typical character. Williams and Barrows have got a good thing going with this series so far and I'm definitely in for the upcoming issues. Martian Manhunter is all the right kinds of weird. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Kliq Nation - Timdogg Aug 19, 2015

    The creative team on Martian Manhunter sure know how to close out a comic. The mystery had been building on just what the deal is with Mr. Biscuits and Agent Wessel. Mr. Biscuits I ended up being right about, but I had no clue it went deeper than just him. You have to wonder is everyone who they really say they are. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Comic Crusaders - Shane Tydeman Sep 2, 2015

    This book has a surprisingly decent plot by Williams, it's dark including well paced suspense and the art by Barrows and Ferreira help tell the story. With evil monstrous villains looking for blood… a pleasantry for the least used and prolific member of the Justice League. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    All-Comic - Lido Giovacchini Aug 19, 2015

    Martian Manhunter #3 brings more revelations amid the stellar art & compelling characterizations. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Rainbow Hub - Luke Dorian Blackwood Aug 19, 2015

    I'm having a hard time putting my finger on the audience for this currentMartian Manhunterseries. Eddy Barrows does some good work with the creature designs, and in some respects situates the character in a decidedly “horror” aesthetic, so perhaps there are some horror comic fans that might find its offbeat ideas and oppressive darkness appealing. ButI certainly can't see fans of Martian Manhunter getting overly excited about it given how hugely it distorts the character. Hopefully it will pull its ideas together and give us a more thoughtful, enjoyable story in upcoming issues, rendering these first three merely a rough start. Read Full Review

  • 9.0

    SPOILERS! When I first starting reading this issue I was a little confused. I thought maybe I had missed an issue because it started with a character I couldn’t remember if they had introduced previously. BUT, I continued to read anyway, cause it was still good, despite being slightly confused. I knew enough to know that somehow, this guy, Agent Wessel was somehow the Martian Manhunter. As the story progressed, it made sense in that context, and when Mr. Biscuits showed up, I recalled that in the previous issue, they showed that the Martian Manhunter had sacrificed himself to save the planet or something. I had theorized that Mr. Biscuits was actually Martian Manhunter after that incident, and that there have been flashbacks of Martian Manhunter before this incident, which confused me, cause I wasn’t sure if they were flashbacks. Anyhow, this issue totally cleared it up when Mr. Biscuits shows up. There, by the end,.. we discover BOTH Wessel and Mr. Biscuits IS Martian Manhunter! I love this. I love how not everything is spelled out, but that there’s enough for me to have figured it out, and it wasn’t too convoluted to the point of frustration. I found it all very enjoyable. What a great first three issues! Great stuff guys! I also loved the inner struggle Agent Wessel had on whether he was a real person, or just something created by Martian Manhunter when he “died.” Part of him reverted to something alien and less than his former self, and another part of him hid behind a facade of a human to stay safe. Awesome that I’m interested in BOTH of these characters who are actually one in the same! This just means for a very interesting duality for Martian Manhunter to have when he becomes whole again. He will then have both his Martian identity and his human alter ego. Great great! My review is too long. CONTINUE READING AT

  • 6.5
    JBL Reviews Aug 20, 2015

    Too confusing and incoherent.

  • 6.5
    Gizmo Sep 4, 2015

    Although I'm getting some enjoyment out of this, it is not coherent enough storytelling to warrant high praise.

  • 6.0
    Educated Reader Sep 10, 2015

    The art is fantastic, but I am really confused with the story. I will give it a few more issues.

  • 10
    iAmTru Sep 15, 2015

  • 9.0
    Rotivv Aug 19, 2015

  • 8.5
    Redeadhood Aug 26, 2015

  • 8.0
    Quietomega Aug 19, 2015

  • 8.0
    Juanpk26 Aug 19, 2015

  • 8.0
    Jason The Dude Aug 22, 2015

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas Dec 20, 2015

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