Detective Comics, Vol. 1 #225B

Detective Comics

The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel

Jan 2001 / Millennium Edition
Atomic Age / USA / English
Comic / $2.50


WriterJoe Samachson
ArtistJoe Certa


Robin (Dick Grayson)
Mark Erdel
Batman (Bruce Wayne)
Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz)


The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel - Hoping to communicate with an alien, Dr. Erdel turns on his robot brain, and accidentally teleports J'onn J'onzz to Earth. The shock ruins poor Dr. Erdel's heart. Being a benevalent alien, J'onn shapeshifts into human form and takes on the identity of John Jones, police detective, until the peace-loving peoples of his planet finish their project to build a rocket and come to Earth.