Martian Manhunter is one in every of a number of new characters showing in Zack Snyder’s Justice League who wasn’t within the unique theatrical launch. Because of DC Comics, we now have a greater thought of what actor Harry Lennix will really appear like as J’onn J’onzz.

That tease comes within the type of a brand new variant cowl to March’s Justice League #59, drawn by DC’s Chief Inventive Officer Jim Lee. The duvet suggests a reasonably comedian book-faithful strategy to Martian Manhunter, although one which emphasizes his gangly Martian kind somewhat than his extra rounded and muscular superhero look.

Artwork by Jim Lee. (Picture Credit score: DC)

Lee and fellow DC artists Lee Bermejo (Batman: Damned) and Liam Sharp (The Inexperienced Lantern) are all drawing variant covers for Justice League #59, with the total group roster (and Darkseid!) divided among the many three covers. DC can also be providing black and white variations of those covers. You may try all six covers within the slideshow gallery under:

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Lennix beforehand appeared in 2013’s Man of Metal and 2016’s Batman v Superman as Lt. Common Calvin Swanwick, although we now know Swanwick is definitely a disguised Martian Manhunter. Even Lennix himself did not know the reality behind his character till he was approached to reprise his function in Justice League. On the time, Lennix’s schedule did not enable him to return, however he is since filmed new scenes for Snyder’s revamped model of the movie.

Lennix joins different actors like Jared Leto and Joe Manganiello in filming new materials for The Snyder Minimize. We not too long ago obtained a style of how Leto’s Joker elements into the plot of the film, and he is fairly a bit totally different from the model seen in 2016’s Suicide Squad.

Justice League #59 will hit shops on March 16, two days earlier than Zack Snyder’s Justice League arrives in theaters and on HBO Max. That situation is a part of DC’s Infinite Frontier relaunch and marks the start of author Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Marquez’s run on the title. Bendis and Marquez might be shaking issues up fairly a bit for the League, together with including Black Adam, Hippolyta and Naomi to the roster. However regardless of present rumors, DC isn’t renaming Black Adam “Shazadam.”

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