"Manhunter": Mark Shaw, a public defender, is frustrated in his attempts to gain justice and safeguard the innocent. His uncle introduces him to the ancient society of the Manhunters, whose arcane skills and weaponry have been employed to brin
- If the big fish are guilty... they must face the bar of justice.
- -- Manhunter
Appearing in "Manhunter"
- Manhunter (Mark Shaw) (First appearance)
- Bradford Shaw (First appearance)
- Manhunter Grandmaster (First appearance)
- Manhunter Sect (aka the "Shan") (First appearance)
- Chopper (Dies)
- Al Beefer, the Hog
- Joe Burk (Dies)
- Cave of the Talking Heads
- Shaw's quiet suburban home in a college town
- Headquarters of the Shan
- Manhunter's Power Baton (shoots force and projectiles)
- Manhunter Lion Medallion (communicates w/ Grand Master)
- Manhunter Costume (energizes the wearer)
Synopsis for "Manhunter"
Mark Shaw, a public defender, is frustrated in his attempts to gain justice and safeguard the innocent. His uncle introduces him to the ancient society of the Manhunters, whose arcane skills and weaponry have been employed to bring down many such villains. Mark Shaw becomes a Manhunter, taking the mask and costume from his predecessor, and begins a war against a gangster nicknamed "the Hog".
- This book was first published on May 22, 1975.
- First appearance of Mark Shaw and the Cult of the Manhunters. Shaw appears next using the alias the Privateer in Justice League of America #140.
- Manhunter's Power Baton shoots chemical paralysis bullets, in addition to emitting a kind of kinetic force blast.
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