|Name:||Martha "Ma" Kent née Clark|
|Relationships:|| Jonathan Kent (husband)|
Clark Kent (adoptive son)
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DC Animated Universe
Lois & Clark
Martha Kent is depicted as a woman in her sixties; she and Jonathan are still alive and active and play an important part in Clark's life, appearing in approximately half the episodes. Although the Kents are farmers, she is also an artist and sculptor who has worked with welded steel, holograms, and other media. She makes Clark's costume (as well as several he does not like, such as a leopadskin print variant); when Lois briefly acquires powers and adopts the identity of Ultrawoman Martha makes her costume too. She is generally depicted as taking the initiative in stories that involve both parents.
- Main article: Martha Kent (Smallville)
Following early comics canon, Martha is left a widow after Jonathan's death in all movie versions, and is left in Smallville when Clark moves to Metropolis. In Superman Returns she is shown as running the Kent farm on her own (and befriending or in some sort of relationship with neighboring farmer Ben Hubbard) at the time of Clark's return. In Man of Steel Martha is threatened by General Zod, refuses to help him find her son, and is ultimately rescued by Clark. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice she is kidnapped and held hostage by Lex Luthor, rescued by Batman, and takes part in Clark's funeral.
Links & Resources
- Martha Kent tag at Archive of Our Own
- Martha K. character filter in Comics > Superman at FanFiction.Net
- Martha K. character filter in TV Shows > Lois and Clark at FanFiction.Net
- Martha K. character filter in TV Shows > Smallville at FanFiction.Net
- Martha K. character filter in Movies > Superman at FanFiction.Net
- martha-kent and ma-kent tags at Tumblr