|First appearance||Teen Titans (vol. 3) #37 (August 2006)|
|Created by||Geoff Johns
|Alter ego||M'gann M'orzz|
|Place of origin||Mars|
|Team affiliations||Teen Titans|
|Notable aliases||Megan Morse, Star-Spangled Kid|
|Abilities||Flight, superhuman strength, invisibility, telekinesis, intangibility, shapeshifting, optic force blasts, telepathy.|
Miss Martian (real name M'gann M'orzz, alias Megan Morse) is a superhero in the DC Comics Universe. Miss Martian was created by Geoff Johns and Tony Daniel and first appeared in Teen Titans #37 (2006). Miss Martian is named "Megan Morse" after Marvel Comics associate editor Ben Morse's wife, Megan. Morse is a friend of Johns'.
Character biography 
Miss Martian is a White Martian known as M'gann M'orzz. She serves as a member of the Teen Titans during the year between the events depicted in Infinite Crisis and the "One Year Later" stories. On Earth, she simplifies her name to Megan Morse.
M'gann M'orzz was originally sent by rocket from Mars to the Vega system, to escape the civil war between the Green Martians and the White Martians. To date, it is still unknown when she came to Earth from Vega.
Initially, M'gann pretended to be a Green Martian, like the Martian Manhunter, and joined the Teen Titans. After her feelings were hurt through insensitivity and misunderstanding with her teammates, M'gann left the Titans to be a hero in Australia. Though the Titans suspected she might have been a traitor, it turned out that her accuser, Bombshell, was the actual traitor. After helping the team defeat Bombshell and proving her loyalty, she was accepted as a full member of the Titans.
M'gann and Cyborg travel to Belle Reve to interrogate the depowered Bombshell. M'gann, using her telepathy on Bombshell, discovers the existence of Titans East (Bombshell is seemingly murdered by a mind-controlled Batgirl soon thereafter, but eventually recovers). M'gann fights Sun Girl, who claims to be from a future in which Martians are slaves because of something that M'gann will do (Sun Girl also claims that in the future M'gann will be her slave). Unable to convince Sun Girl to tell her what she will do in the future, M'gann dives into the ocean and then hits Sun Girl with a mass of water, dousing her flames.
The Titans Tomorrow appear with Miss Martian as a member. She has a different look, having embraced her White Martian heritage. Having changed her name to Martian Manhunter, she is beheaded by her present-day counterpart. As a result of this encounter, the consciousness of her future self has taken refuge in Megan's own mind. An epilogue to the "Titans of Tomorrow: Today!" storyline depicts Miss Martian eight years in the future; she colludes with Lex Luthor and Tim Drake, the Robin of the time and with whom she is having an affair, to clone several deceased Titans, including Superboy and Kid Flash.
Megan is attacked by Disruptor of the Terror Titans, whose weapons almost separate her from her future self. Megan is captured and thrown into a room with Kid Devil, who has been savagely conditioned into a mindless beast. She attempts to calm his mind with her telepathy but unfortunately a reincarnated version of Granny Goodness has found a way to inhibit her Martian abilities.
Megan finally manages to restore Eddie's rational mind, and the two escape. Back at Titans Tower, Megan implies that the encounter with Disruptor has allowed her to subdue her future self's consciousness. Her future counterpart seems still able to communicate with her, but M'gann shushes her effortlessly by the simple threat of siccing the cute puppies on her, e.g. feeding her images of cuteness and love.
Later, however, Megan begins showing signs of being unable to subdue her evil self, such as appearing before the team having chalk-white skin as opposed to her usually preferred green skin. She seems as surprised at this as the rest of the team, and later finally comes to the conclusion to leave the Titans for an unknown period of time. Before leaving, however, she says goodbye to the Titans and admits to Eddie that she will miss him the most, to which he questions if she is comparing him to the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz.
Megan appears in the final issue of the Terror Titans miniseries, having been posing as Star-Spangled Kid in The Dark Side Club's metahuman fights. She had been using her immunity to Clock King's mind control to slowly free the other brainwashed metahumans.
Megan is briefly seen as part of an underground resistance cell in Final Crisis #5 (Dec. 2008). She rejoins the Titans in the aftermath of their failed recruitment drive, bringing new members Static and Aquagirl with her. In the same story, Megan hints that she has rid herself of her future counterpart's consciousness from her mind.
When Beast Boy returns to lead the Titans in the wake of Kid Devil's death, Megan is the only member of the team who is willing to support him. While the rest of the team is busy arguing with him, Megan is attacked and captured by a new villain known as Wyld. After a vigorous battle, Megan is rescued by her teammates.
At some point prior to this, Megan is seen operating on a solo mission where she defeats Brick after he attempts to abduct a young girl and hold her for ransom. Seconds after flooring the kidnapper, Megan is visited by Jay Garrick, who recruits her for some unknown purpose. In the finale of Justice League: Cry for Justice, it is revealed that Garrick recruited her in order to help interrogate Prometheus, who had destroyed Star City. When she attempts to read his mind, Megan is knocked out by specialized mental defenses Prometheus put in place after an encounter with the Martian Manhunter.
Megan later accompanies her fellow Titans to the city of Dakota in order to look for Static after he goes missing. After Wonder Girl, Aquagirl, and Bombshell are kidnapped as well, the remaining Titans track them to an armored bunker. Megan tries to fight off a powerful metahuman gangster named Holocaust, but he is somehow able to resist her telepathic assault and knock her unconscious. After awakening, Megan realizes that she had accidentally struck Raven with a mental barrage, which has now left her comatose. On the way back to Titans Tower, Raven is kidnapped by Wyld.
Miss Martian is introduced very soon after a Martian Manhunter miniseries wherein J'onn befriends a male white martian named Till'All and introduces him to the Justice League. It is speculated that originally it was to be revealed that M'Gann was in fact Till'All, and this revelation was retconned to her being a female white martian because DC editorial became uncomfortable with the idea of martian transvestism after she was shown in romantic situations with several characters.
Brightest Day 
During Brightest Day, Megan is asked by Batman to contact Starman after he is captured by a crazed Alan Scott. After coming aboard the Justice League Watchtower, she mentally reaches out to Starman and begins to relay information about his prison, only to transform into her White Martian form and attack the Justice League. Before Megan can injure any of her fellow heroes, she is knocked unconscious by Power Girl, who implies that she had been possessed by the Starheart, the cosmic entity that granted Alan his powers.
Around this time, the recently resurrected Martian Manhunter contacts Titans Tower in order to talk to Megan, and is told by Superboy that she has taken a leave of absence from the team. He heads to Australia to find Megan and see if she has any information about a string of murders that seem to have been committed by a fellow Martian, only to find her tied up and severely beaten. While tending to her, J'onn is contacted by the Entity, and Megan's wounds fully recover. She also senses that there is another Martian on Earth. When J'onn asks Megan who did this to her, Megan says she was attacked by a female green Martian.
After a mission to rescue Raven from Wyld's dimension, Megan is left in a coma. Cyborg and a scientist named Rochelle Barnes take Megan to Cadmus Labs in order to find a way to help her, and Static (who had lost his powers after the battle with Wyld) comes along with her, stating that she should have a Titan by her side while she recovers. The issue ends with a note stating that the story will be resolved in a new Static solo series, which will launch sometime in 2011.
No longer a member of the Titans, Miss Martian is later attacked by a teenaged psychic named Alexander, who kidnaps her and uses her as bait to lure Supergirl into a trap. After defeating Supergirl, M'gann uses her abilities to help brainwash Blue Beetle and Robin into serving Alexander. It is later revealed, however, that Miss Martian was never under Alexander's control to begin with; she had merely pretended to be while using her telepathy to tell Supergirl her plan. Miss Martain then force feeds Alexander's mind with mental feedback, distracting him enough for Supergirl to subdue him.
Along with a number of other former Titans, M'gann returns to assist the team during their final battle against Superboy-Prime and the Legion of Doom. Working together with Solstice, M'gann defeats her old nemesis Sun Girl.
The New 52 
In this timeline of The New 52, history is altered and the most recent incarnation of Teen Titans is presumably erased from existence. Red Robin is shown watching a press conference where Lex Luthor shows off photographs of M'gann as part of a presentation about alien life on Earth.
Powers and abilities 
Miss Martian possesses abilities similar to Martian Manhunter. She can fly, shapeshift, turn intangible and fire energy blasts from her eyes. She is a telepath who can read minds. She also has great strength, durability, speed and stamina, as well as the ability to turn invisible. Like all Martians, she can be weakened by fire.
As an adult in the Titans of Tomorrow... Today! storyline, M'gann's default physical form is that of a White Martian having embraced her heritage (and Martian physiology reflecting their state of mind). To compensate for her pyrophobia, adult M'Gann wears a forcefield that protects her from flame.
Other versions 
Smallville Season 11 
- Miss Martian is featured in Smallville Season 11 based on the TV series. In this continuity, M'gann is a White Martian captive of Checkmate, and is looked after by King Faraday, a scientist who begins to bond with her after the death of his own daughter. She begins to adapt an appearance based on Faraday's deceased daughter and is named "Megan Morse". After his death, Megan begins a killing spree on people who are "evil" until Batman and Martian Manhunter find her. Although there are tensions between them at first, she bonds with J'onn and she becomes his protege/niece. 
In other media 
Miss Martian is a lead character in the Young Justice animated series (loosely based on the comic book series), voiced by Danica McKellar. Within the show, she is introduced as the niece of the Martian Manhunter. M'gann is 48 human chronological years, but only 16 by Martian biological standards. She states that she has 12 sisters on Mars, indicating a surviving Martian society.
She has shown strong telekinetic and telepathic abilities as well as flight, camouflage (though not truly invisibility) and shape shifting, but she currently has trouble mimicking men (when she tries, they appear as female versions.) However, She was able to mimic Red Tornado flawlessly (possibly due to his inorganic nature and simplified anatomy.) Like Kid Flash and Superboy, her other comic-based abilities (super strength, super speed, invulnerability, super senses, healing factor, and laser vision) are not indicated, though she cites "density-shifting" as an "advanced technique". However, in "Failsafe", Martian Manhunter states she is the most powerful telepath he has encountered in terms of raw power and potential growth, even in comparison to himself.
She developed a crush on Superboy since meeting him, blushing when he compliments her in "Dropzone" and almost kissing him in "Bereft". By the episode "Terrors", they began a romantic relationship, which they initially keep secret from the team. In the episode "Targets," she joined the cheerleading squad on her and Superboy's first day of school. Miss Martian's humanoid form and personality, as well as her catchphrase "Hello, Megan!" is based on a character, also named Megan, from an old Earth TV show she enjoyed watching on Mars, as revealed in the episode "Image". When Garfield Logan requires a blood transfusion to save his life, she shifts hers to match, saving him but beginning a process which gives him shape-shifting powers. During battle with Psimon in the episode, he exposes her true form as a White Martian, but she manages to conceal it from her team-mates. Later, she claims her "true form" is a female version of Martian Manhunter's human appearance. Due to Miss Martians fear of her team-mates reaction to her White Martian form, Bialya leader Queen Bee blackmails her, but Miss Martian ultimately reveals her true form to the team, to only momentary shock.
M'gann appears in the second season titled Young Justice: Invasion set five years later. She remains with the team, sporting a shorter haircut and wears her stealth costume at all times. She is also considerably more serious and experienced. Superboy has ended their relationship, but she is now involved with Lagoon Boy. Following his mother's death, she has accepted Beast Boy as an adopted younger brother. She is now capable of using density shifting. Her personality is darker than before, probing the minds of her enemies, which leaves them in a catatonic state. It is revealed in the episode "Depths" that Superboy's disagreement with M'gann's blatant disregard for the side-effects of her probing mind on her enemies led to their break-up. It is also revealed that M'gann attempted to erase his memory of this argument, further pushing him away. In the episode "Before the Dawn", M'gann confronts Aqualad and telepathically probes him as revenge for his supposed killing of Artemis, but eventually discovers that Artemis is alive and working undercover with Aqualad. She breaks off the attack, horrified at what she has done. She subsequently enters a state of mental shock, becoming almost non-responsive and requiring prodding from her Teammates to use her powers, but refusing to use her Telepathy. After, Black Manta has her captured by Tigress and Deathstroke make her fix Aqualad's mind. After succeeding, Miss Martian, Tigress (Artemis) and Kaldur come up with a plan to escape, which was compromised by Sportsmaster and Cheshire's assassination attempt on Black Manta. In the end, Miss Martian and Sportsmaster made a deal and both ended up escaping. She eventually broke up with Lagoon Boy out of guilt about going out with him because he made her feel better, though he had forgiven her later in "Summit". In "Endgame", she and Superboy are have supposedly reconciled.
Video Games 
See also 
- The Comic Bloc Forums - View Single Post - Ask Ben Morse
- Brightest Day #8 (August 2010)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #37-41 (August 2006-January 2007)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #43 (March 2007)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #51 (November 2007)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #55 (March 2008)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #58 (June 2008)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #60 (August 2008)
- Vaneta Rogers (2008-08-29). "McKeever on Titans, Both 'Terror' and 'Teen'". Newsarama.
- Terror Titans #6 (May 2009)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #75-76 (November-December 2009)
- Justice League: Cry for Justice #4 (December 2009)
- Justice League: Cry for Justice #7 (April 2010)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #81 (May 2010)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #82 (June 2010)
- Justice Society of America (vol. 3) #41 (July 2010)
- Brightest Day #6 (July 2010)
- Brightest Day #7 (August 2010)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #87 (November 2010)
- Supergirl (vol. 5) #62 (May 2011)
- Supergirl (vol. 5) #63 (June 2011)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #99 (October 2011)
- Teen Titans (vol. 3) #100 (October 2011)
- Teen Titans (vol. 4) #1 (September 2011)
- Smallville Season 11 Special #1
- Cruz, Eileen (2010-04-21). "Toonzone at the Cartoon Network 2010 Upfront (UPDATED 11:45 AM)". toonzone.net. Retrieved 2010-07-09.
- Fitzpatrick, Kevin (2010-07-23). "Comic-Con 2010: Young Justice Goes Under Cover". UGO Networks. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
- Miss Martian at the DC Database