EXCLUSIVE: DC's Anatomy of a Metahuman's Martian Manhunter Files

On September 18, comics fans will be able to dive deep into previously uncharted territory. DC's Anatomy of a Metahuman, written by S.D Perry and Matthew K. Manning, and illustrated by Ming Doyle, offers fans a look at one of the DC Universe's most closely guarded secrets: Batman's files on the rest of the world's metahuman community.

In addition to shedding new light on facts every DC Comics fan knows, the hardcover book will offer new theories and insight into a dozen of the world's most powerful heroes and villains. Doyle's beautifully detailed illustrations will be accompanied by Batman's personal observations on Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Killer Croc, Brainiac and more.

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In the gallery below, CBR presents an exclusive look at the Dark Night's studies regarding on the the Justice League's oldest, and most enigmatic members, J'onn J'onzz, aka the Martian Manhunter. Doyle's drawings bring to life Batman's theories about the Manhunter's ability to fly, shape-shift and more.

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Explore the powers of DC Comics' greatest characters like never before through stunning anatomical cutaways and in-depth commentary from the Dark Knight.

Concerned about the threat that so-called “metahumans” may pose to the world, Batman has begun compiling a detailed dossier on their incredible physiology and abilities. From villains like Killer Croc, Bane, and Brainiac, to Batman’s own comrades, including Superman and Cyborg, the file brings together the Dark Knight’s fascinating personal theories on the unique anatomical composition of these formidable individuals.

This stunning and unique book delves into the incredible abilities of DC Comics characters like never before. Using beautifully illustrated anatomical cross sections depicting twelve different DC characters, the book, told from Batman’s unique perspective, will explore how these “metahumans” physical makeup differs significantly from that of the average person. From detailed theories on how Superman’s eyes shoot heat rays to an in-depth exploration of how Aquaman is able to breathe under water, the book delves into the deepest secrets of these classic characters. Also featuring chapters on the anatomy and abilities of Doomsday, Aquaman, Swamp Thing, Darkseid, Martian Manhunter, and more, this one-of-a-kind book will change the way you look at metahumans forever.

Arriving in stores September 18, the DC Comics hardcover Anatomy of a Metahuman has a cover price of $50.

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