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"The Green Bullet": In the early days of the Justice League, Jim Gordon calls Batman to the Gotham City docks where a dead body appears to have been mutilated by a metahuman, possibly [[Kal-El


Quote1 Maybe... it's not easy being green--? Quote2
-- Martian Manhunter



Appearing in "The Green Bullet"

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Synopsis for "The Green Bullet"

In the early days of the Justice League, Jim Gordon calls Batman to the Gotham City docks where a dead body appears to have been mutilated by a metahuman, possibly Superman. In the decendant's pocket is a green bullet evidently made of Kryptonite. Batman searches for clues and ends up calling Superman to his city where the two talk and Superman explains that he has taken a vow to never kill. Batman reveals that the bullet is a very elaborate fake but not true Kryptonite. The duo set out to stop whomever is framing him and find Intergang with some advanced LexCorp body armor in a nearby warehouse that allows humans to mimic several of the Krytonian's powers. Batman pays a visit to Lex Luthor and warns him that the League protects their own.

Appearing in "For Sale -- The Justice League?"

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Synopsis for "For Sale -- The Justice League?"

Six years ago, eccentric billionaire Tulane Bryce appears on the Justice League Satellite to offer the heroes one billion dollars. Green Arrow is skeptical and Martian Manhunter probes Bryce's mind with his permission to discover that his motives are pure. GA taunts and harasses the businessman and ends up on probation with the JLA. To make amends, the League offers to shore up the coast on San Antilles where Bryce is visiting. As they finish the job, Arrow objects to them leaving and shows a trick arrow that recorded Bryce intimidating the local government by claiming the League are his personal squad. Vindicated, Ollie mocks his other JLAers with a wad of bills.

Appearing in "Mousebusters"

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  • A mouse (or maybe a wharf rat)

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The Justice League Embassy is plagued by a small mouse. When Guy Gardner attempts to flush him out, he knocks himself out with a swift bonk on the head. Blue Beetle and Booster Gold team up to take on the rodent, placing far too many mouse traps around the headquarters. The team debates the best way to solve the problem but Guy objects to killing him: the head injury has made him a gentle and kind soul. Beetle finally devises a teleportation device that will trap the mouse in a special tube but he forgets to take into account the distorting effects teleportation has and ends up magnifying the mouse into a seven-foot long behemoth who wrecks their home. And Guy begs them to not harm him.

Appearing in "Tin Man's Lament"

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Synopsis for "Tin Man's Lament"

After some time in a state of disrepair and disorientation in his time with the Leymen, The Red Tornado visits Kathy Sutton in Chicago. He tries to reunite with his lover and their adopted daughter Traya but the part of him that could feel emotions is gone. Kathy asks him to leave before he disturbs the girl and he flies away only to encounter an apartment building on fire. He rescues an old woman who insists that they cannot leave before she saves a photograph of her dead husband. Moved by the gesture, Tornado flies off to the Secret Sanctuary and cries alone.

Appearing in "The Secret Society of Super-Villains"

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Synopsis for "The Secret Society of Super-Villains"

Shortly after the JLA built the Justice League Watchtower, the Martian Manhunter, posing as Brain Wave I, brings together many villains to allegedly form a new Secret Society of Super-Villains. The trap is sprung and the League easily apprehends dozens of villains.

Appearing in "Warrior's Heritage"

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The Martian Manhunter spars with Green Lantern on the Justice League Watchtower and trains him both physically and spiritually to have the values of a warrior. He encourages the younger hero to rely on his wits and courage above any weapon, even one as powerful as the Green Lantern Ring. Kyle steps into the Phantom Zone for a matter of seconds and that happens to coincide with alien invaders who immediately immobilize the Manhunter and set a course to invade Earth. With no time to get any other mentor, GL has to stop them himself.

Appearing in "Revelations"

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  • Treasure hunters

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In the depths of the Pacific Ocean, Aquaman calls for assistance and Wonder Woman answers: treasure hunters have gotten their submersible trapped in an old Atlantean maze and risked their lives for what turns out to be fool's gold. The straightforward rescue clearly rankles him and when Diana asks why, it's because Aquaman is questioning his place in the League. His is frustrated spliting his resources between being King of Atlantis and vigilante and he is also deeply attracted to his colleague—he has accidentally wrapped himself in the Lasso of Truth and confessed his feelings. The two don't have time to discuss the revelation before rival fortune hunters come to attack the first group. The heroes have to save all of the surface dwellers from drowning but Diana manages to give her fellow hero an affectionate touch and mild bruise to his ego before they do.

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  • The JLI story references a similar instance of Guy getting a head injury by being startled by a mouse and having a dramatic change in personality from Justice League International #7.



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