Jonathan Osterman
Dr. Manhattan
Alias(es) Jon Osterman
Dr. Manhattan
Appeared in Watchmen
Actor Billy Crudup
"We are all puppets, Laurie. I'm just the puppet who can see the strings."
―Jonathan Osterman[src]

Jonathan "Jon" Osterman is a member of the Watchmen known as Dr. Manhattan. He once had a relationship with Silk Spectre II.



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Power and Abilities


Jonathan's transformation endowed him with god-like powers.

  • Superhuman Strength: Jonathan can make himself super-strong.
  • Invulnerability: Jonathan is impervious to harm. He does not need to eat, drink, sleep, or breathe to sustain himself.
  • Molecular Cumbustion: Jonathan can make a person explode by speeding up their bodily molecules.
  • Telekinesis: Jonathan can move object through willpower alone.
  • Flight: Jonathan is independent of gravity and can defy it with ease.
  • Teleportation: Jonathan can instantly teleport himself and others to and from any location, including other planets.
  • Mégethoskinesis: Jonathan can increase or decrease his size.
  • Immortality: Jonathan has an indefinite lifespan and does not age.
  • Self-Duplication: Jonathan can create copies of himself to do multiple things at once.
  • Matter Transmutation: Jonathan can change one substance to another.
  • Clairvoyance: Jonathan possesses a hightened perception of time and space.