Manhunter is a masked vigilante who lives on the parallel world known as Earth-9. Next to nothing is known about this hero's background, not even her true face or secret identity. Though, the only known origin is that she was an orphan and survivor of the Czechoslovakian War in 1968. She began her career within a year of the emergence of Atom III. Partnered with a cybernetic canine named Pooch, the Manhunter operated out of post-war Czechoslovakia, hunting down escaped war criminals and bringing them to justice.
According to one account, relating to the origins of the Green Lantern, one of the Manhunter's more notorious targets, was the brutal regime leader, Darkside. Years ago, Manhunter tracked Darkside's trail to an apartment complex in New Atlantis. Finding her inside, she executed her for crimes against humanity. However, the Manhunter soon discovered that the woman she murdered was actually Darkside's twin sister. Consumed by guilt over her misdeed, the Manhunter swore to avenge the woman's death, by executing the real Darkside. The spirit of the dead woman rose from her body, and accompanied Manhunter back to Czechoslovakia. Together, they faced off against Darkside. The Manhunter used a mystical green, Chinese lantern to destroy Darkside's mystical orb of power. With the orb destroyed, Darkside's waning power levels turned against her, destroying her in the process. Darkside's sister was grateful that the Manhunter helped her to find peace.
About ten years ago, Manhunter joined Plastic Man, Joker, Flash, Atom III and the Spectre to form a team called the Secret Six. However, when Superman took over the world, the team opposed him. In their one recorded encounter, Plastic Man was injured, Joker (Mary Marvel) were killed, and Atom was presumably apprehended.
Recently, Manhunter (accompanied by Pooch) and the Spectre broke into the Global Security Centre, north of New Atlantis, in the hopes of rescuing Atom III. However, she was killed by Power Girl of their source Earth when she was found out to be openly opposing Dent's control of Earth-9 along with various heroes of New Earth. Manhunter was succeeded by Lori Lemaris, formerly the Joker, who carry on her namesake.
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
- Manhunter first appeared as a victimized child in Tangent Comics: Metal Men #1 before her costumed appearance in Tangent Comics: Secret Six #1.
- 15 Appearances of Manhunter (Earth-9)
- 3 Images featuring Manhunter (Earth-9)
- Quotations by or about Manhunter (Earth-9)
- Character Gallery: Manhunter (Earth-9)
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