Justice League Unlimited is an American superhero animated television series that was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and aired on Cartoon Network. Featuring a wide array of superheroes from the DC Comics universe, and specifically based on the Justice League superhero team, it is a direct sequel to the previous Justice League animated series. Justice League Unlimited debuted on July 31, 2004, on Toonami and ended on May 13, 2006. It was also the final series set in the long-running DC animated universe, which started with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992. Unlike it's predecessor's two/three-part episode format, Justice League Unlimited consists entirely of single episodes, except for the first season finale.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
113July 31, 2004 (2004-07-31)January 29, 2005 (2005-01-29)
213February 5, 2005 (2005-02-05)July 23, 2005 (2005-07-23)
313September 17, 2005 (2005-09-17)May 13, 2006 (2006-05-13)


Season 1 (2004–2005)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
11"Initiation"Joaquim Dos SantosStan BerkowitzJuly 31, 2004 (2004-07-31)N/A

The Justice League expands their operations, enlisting new recruits from across the globe. The newest is Green Arrow, who has repeatedly refused to join the League. He is teleported to the rebuilt Watchtower. Deciding again not to join, he hitches a ride back to Earth with Green Lantern, Captain Atom and Supergirl, who have been sent on a mission to stop a giant, uncontrolled, nuclear-powered defense robot in an unnamed Asian country that exists in self-imposed international isolation.

Note: This episode features cameos from over 30 other heroes, many of whom participate in subsequent episodes. Most notably, Green Arrow's eventual decision to join the League is shown to be influenced by catching his first glimpse of Black Canary.
22"For the Man Who Has Everything"Dan RibaJ. M. DeMatteisAugust 7, 2004 (2004-08-07)1.56[1]

Batman and Wonder Woman find Superman held captive by Mongul in the Fortress of Solitude and dreaming of an idyllic life on Krypton, due to the effects of a wish-fulfilling parasitic plant known as the Black Mercy.

Note: This episode is adapted from Superman Annual #11, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons in 1985. It marks the first appearance by Joe Chill in the DCAU, as Batman dreams of watching his father beat the thug senseless.[citation needed]
33"Kid Stuff"Joaquim Dos SantosHenry GilroyAugust 14, 2004 (2004-08-14)N/A

Mordred uses his magic to remove all adults from Earth then lords over an amusement park with the remaining children. Using this as a loophole, Morgaine le Fey transforms Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern into children. However, this has drawbacks as the "Super Kids" are now emotionally 8-year-olds; Green Lantern makes "light eyeglasses" to correct his youth astigmatism, Superman is now a hayseed farm boy, Wonder Woman is a bossy "big sister", and Batman is reminded of painful memories, once again the same age as when his parents died.

Note: Based loosely on elements of the DC Comics events JLA: World Without Grown Ups and Young Justice: Sins of Youth.[citation needed]
44"Hawk and Dove"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Ron Zimmerman
Teleplay by : Robert Goodman
August 21, 2004 (2004-08-21)N/A

Wonder Woman team up with two super-powered brothers, Hawk and Dove, to stop Ares' plans to escalate a European civil war by using a war machine called the Annihilator which was forged by Hephaestus.

Note: As a nod to their earlier roles as brothers on The Wonder Years, the two brothers were voiced by Fred Savage (Hank/Hawk) and Jason Hervey (Don/Dove). Originally, Hervey was cast as the elder brother and Savage the younger, but a last minute change was done by the producers who approved the actors' recommendation to swap roles.
55"This Little Piggy"Dan RibaPaul DiniAugust 28, 2004 (2004-08-28)0.65[2]

The centuries-old enchantress Circe transforms Wonder Woman into a pig as revenge against Diana's mother Queen Hippolyta. Batman and Zatanna work together to return her to normal, while B'wana Beast attempts to find the "Wonder Pig" before she's butchered at a slaughterhouse.

Note: This episode features the singing of actress/singer Rachel York, who performs Lulu's Back in Town by Al Dubin and Harry Warren.[citation needed]
66"Fearful Symmetry"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Stan Berkowitz
Teleplay by : Robert Goodman
September 4, 2004 (2004-09-04)N/A

Supergirl, Green Arrow, and Question investigate Supergirl's disturbing dreams. They discover that Cadmus created a clone of Supergirl named Galatea while she was recovering from her fight against Superman on Earth. They are also unaware that Professor Emil Hamilton was involved in Galatea's creation.

Note: Galatea is based on Power Girl.
77"The Greatest Story Never Told"Dan RibaAndrew KreisbergSeptember 11, 2004 (2004-09-11)N/A
The Justice League battle Mordru in the background, while the narrative follows Booster Gold as he attempts to close a walking black hole when assigned to "crowd control" duty by Batman.
88"The Return"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Stan Berkowitz
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
September 18, 2004 (2004-09-18)N/A
Amazo resurfaces and is heading to Earth after apparently destroying Oa. The League attempts to keep Amazo from taking revenge against the recently reformed Lex Luthor. Luthor and the Atom attempt to create a weapon to neutralize Amazo's nanotechnology. Their victory is largely assisted by Doctor Fate.
99"Ultimatum"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
December 4, 2004 (2004-12-04)N/A

The Justice League meets the Ultimen, a popular group of young heroes with Maxwell Lord as their manager. The Ultimen discover they are clones which are the results of a government experiment in creating superhumans by Cadmus members Amanda Waller and Professor Hamilton and only have a short time to live. In frustration and anger, all of them except for Long Shadow strike out against Cadmus and end up in conflict with Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Aquaman.

Note: The Ultimen are pastiches of several superheroes that were created for (and are unique to) the Super Friends animated series. The members were Long Shadow (based upon Apache Chief), Wind Dragon (Samurai), Juice (Black Vulcan), Downpour, and Shifter (Zan and Jayna, the Wonder Twins).[citation needed] Their base of operations is a nod to the Super Friends' Hall of Justice.[citation needed] The Ultimen also parallel the International Ultramarine Corps of the Howard Porter/Grant Morrison JLA run: both teams begin as rival heroes to the Justice League, but discover that they are the results of a secret government project under General Wade Eiling and will die in just a few years' time due to their experimental origins.[citation needed]
1010"Dark Heart"Dan RibaWarren EllisDecember 11, 2004 (2004-12-11)N/A
Most of the League battles powerful alien nanotechnology alongside a military unit led by General Wade Eiling. They realize that the waves of self-replicating robots cannot be simply destroyed. Atom shrinks himself to stop the robots from the inside.
1111"Wake the Dead"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Dwayne McDuffie & Bruce Timm
Teleplay by : Dwayne McDuffie
December 18, 2004 (2004-12-18)N/A
A trio of high school kids accidentally resurrect Solomon Grundy, making him more powerful than ever but with no memories of his past. Doctor Fate, Amazo, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl assist the League in stopping his rampage.
1212"The Once and Future Thing, Part One: Weird Western Tales"Dan RibaDwayne McDuffieJanuary 22, 2005 (2005-01-22)1.83[3]

Batman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern chase Chronos to the past, where they team up with heroes from the Old West when Tobias Manning steals Chronos' tech. After defeating stolen future tech in that era and Manning, they again follow Chronos to the future. Warhawk from the Batman Beyond era is revealed to be Green Lantern's and Hawkgirl's son.[citation needed]

Guest starring: Bat Lash, Jonah Hex, El Diablo, and Ohiyesa "Pow-Wow" Smith.
1313"The Once and Future Thing, Part Two: Time, Warped"Joaquim Dos SantosDwayne McDuffieJanuary 29, 2005 (2005-01-29)N/A

Batman, Green Lantern, and Wonder Woman chase Chronos into the future Gotham City of Batman Beyond, just in time to join that era's Justice League in a battle with a group of Jokerz. The time travelers are taken to the Justice League Unlimited's refuge. The elderly Bruce Wayne reveals that the street gang they fought against was enhanced by Chronos, who led them to kill the rest of the League of that era. The combined heroes defeat the Jokerz, and Batman traps Chronos in a time loop.

Guest starring: Batman (Terry McGinnis), Warhawk, a 65-year-old Static, Hal Jordan, and a young Green Lantern, Kai-Ro.

Season 2 (2005)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
141"The Cat and the Canary"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Stan Berkowitz
Teleplay by : Robert Goodman
February 5, 2005 (2005-02-05)N/A
Black Canary convinces Green Arrow to help save her mentor, Wildcat, from his involvement in a superpowered underground fight club known as Metabrawl which is run by Roulette. While on the mission, Green Arrow grows closer to Black Canary and they end up kissing at the end of the night.
152"The Ties That Bind"
"Miracles Happen"
Dan RibaStory by : Jim Steranko
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
February 12, 2005 (2005-02-12)N/A
Mister Miracle and Big Barda solicit the League's assistance to free Oberon from Granny Goodness' clutches Apokolips. The condition for his release is that they free Kalibak from Virman Vundebarr. Martian Manhunter refuses, but Flash decides to help out on his own. Apokolips has become a war-torn platform between Granny Goodness and Virman Vundebarr following Darkseid's demise, leaving Flash with a hard mission to handle.
163"The Doomsday Sanction"Dan RibaStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : Robert Goodman
February 19, 2005 (2005-02-19)1.24[4]
Cadmus Industries members Amanda Waller, Professor Hamilton, General Eiling, Hugo Strange, Tala, and Professor Milo meets to discuss a possible weapon against the League. Due to being demoted to a lower position after a failed super-powered common warthog experiment in his research of Dr. Kirk Langstrom destroys the lab, a disgruntled Professor Milo unleashes Doomsday, who later kills him. Superman is forced to battle Doomsday in the heart of a volcano. Batman probes the Cadmus conspiracy to destroy the Justice League and learns that Cadmus wants to either have Superman killed by Doomsday, or blame the devastation caused on him, hurting the public's opinion of him. Batman is forced to severely injure himself to stop Doomsday when Eiling has a missile launched to the island. Superman sends Doomsday to the Phantom Zone upon being unable to get information about Cadmus from him and Batman later passes judgement on him, noting that Cadmus has a right to be scared of them.
174"Task Force X"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : Darwyn Cooke
May 21, 2005 (2005-05-21)N/A
Cadmus has recruited a team of supervillains named Task Force X made up of Deadshot, Plastique, Captain Boomerang, and the Clock King with Rick Flag Jr. as their field commander who offers them suspended sentences if they work for him and Cadmus. Their mission is to steal the Annihilator armor from the Watchtower. Task Force X already has knowledge of the passwords and information to get into the watchtower. Unfortunately, the League is unable to defeat them or stop them from stealing the Annihilator. Nonetheless, they are able to deduce which one of their human personnel was working with Cadmus. However, Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter note that they can no longer trust a single person who works for them, noting that anyone could be a traitor.
185"The Balance"Dan RibaStory by : Stan Berkowitz
Teleplay by : Dwayne McDuffie
May 28, 2005 (2005-05-28)1.10[5]
Imprisoned in a mirror, Felix Faust's ghost fools Tala into letting him out. He possesses the Annihilator and casts Hades out of Tartarus. After her armor and lasso's truth-discerning abilities are activated by Queen Hippolyta, Wonder Woman teams up with Hawkgirl to help Hades reclaim his kingdom when Hermes gave her a message from Zeus. Meanwhile Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl must deal with their anger towards each other following the events of the three-part Season 2 finale "Starcrossed". Ultimately, they mend fences and agree to have a respect for each other and Wonder Woman meets her biological father.
196"Double Date"Joaquim Dos SantosGail SimoneJune 4, 2005 (2005-06-04)1.02[6]
Huntress is expelled from the Justice League by Martian Manhunter for attempting to murder mob boss Steven Mandragora, the man responsible for her parents' death. She recruits Question to assist her in finishing him off while Green Arrow and Black Canary attempt to thwart their efforts. Huntress and Question ultimately reach the point for her to avenge her parents. When she sees Mandragora has a son, she cannot go through with killing him and instead incapacitates Mandragora. At the end of the night with Mandragora behind bars, Question and Huntress go home together.
207"Clash"Dan RibaStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
June 11, 2005 (2005-06-11)N/A
Lex Luthor's candidacy for president moves forward as Captain Marvel appears from Fawcett City to endorse him. Luthor manipulates Superman, tricking him into fighting Captain Marvel. Superman is humiliated after discovering that the bomb he defused turned out to be a generator. Captain Marvel leaves the Justice League claiming that they aren't acting like the heroes that he adored. At the end, Batman reveals that Superman had been baited by Luthor and Amanda Waller as a plot to discredit the League.
218"Hunter's Moon"
"Mystery in Space"
Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Stan Berkowitz
Teleplay by : Dwayne McDuffie
June 18, 2005 (2005-06-18)N/A
When the Justice League receives a distress call, Hawkgirl, Vigilante, and Vixen investigate. The distress call turns out to be a trap set by the remaining Thanagarian warriors, who blame Hawkgirl for their loss in the Thangar-Gordanian war where Hro Talek sacrified his life for the remnants to get away from the Gordanians. Hawkgirl also has to deal with her teammates' resentments for her betrayal of the Justice League and her own lingering self-doubts.
229"Question Authority"Dan RibaDwayne McDuffieJune 25, 2005 (2005-06-25)N/A
After helping Superman defeat Mantis, Captain Atom's Air Force Reserve commission is reactivated by General Eiling. Meanwhile, Question discovers the records about the Justice Lords, and Luthor's attempts to discredit the Justice League. Question believes that everything that happened in the Justice Lord timeline will happen in their time line, leading to an eventual armageddon. Question is captured by Lex Luthor and tortured by Doctor Moon. Superman and Huntress attempt to rescue him where Superman learns of Professor Hamilton's involvement with Cadmus the day when Darkseid brainwashed Superman. Almost successful, they are confronted by Captain Atom, who has orders to stop them. Huntress escapes with Question, but Superman is locked in by Captain Atom.
2310"Flashpoint"Joaquim Dos SantosDwayne McDuffieJuly 2, 2005 (2005-07-02)N/A
Superman defeats Captain Atom and makes off with his body as Huntress evacuates Question. Lex Luthor hacks into the Watchtower's computers and seizes control of the Watchtower's main gun to fire on Cadmus. Despite Superman trying to stop it, the Watchtower's main gun causes massive collateral damage on the city and falsely implicating the League as responsible. Convinced it is an act of revenge, Amanda Waller commands Galatea to attack the Watchtower with an army of Ultimen clones. The League tries to help out with the damage, but the public's trust in them is feigning. Martian Manhunter had to explain in a phone call to the President of the United States about what happened at the Watchtower placing pressure on the Justice League.
2411"Panic in the Sky"Dan RibaDwayne McDuffieJuly 9, 2005 (2005-07-09)N/A
The founding members of the Justice League, with the exception of Batman, surrender to the government due to pressure from the President and to show they are not guilty. In the middle of a battle between the rest of the League and the army of Ultimen, Supergirl and Steel battle Galatea to keep her from destroying the Watchtower. Ultimately, Supergirl kills Galatea and the League prevails. Waller ultimately realizes that Lex was behind the shot when confronted by Batman and that he framed the League. They all go to confront Lex and Waller destroys his project. Before he can be apprehended, his body begins to seizure and Brainiac submerges from inside of him, shocking all the League, while noting that he had hoped to remain hidden until the new suit was completed, but he could do so no longer.
2512"Divided We Fall"Joaquim Dos SantosDwayne McDuffieJuly 16, 2005 (2005-07-16)0.96[7]
With most of the League unavailable due to different reasons, the League's founding members battle a fusion between Luthor and Brainiac. Lex and Brainiac temporarily escape, their bodies one. Lex wants their bodies to be one forever, loving the power and knowledge he now possesses. Brainiac uses material from Dark Heart stored by Cadmus to merge their bodies. Tasked with battling the Justice Lords, the Flash saves the day when he runs around the world numerous times in order to separate and defeat the Luthor/Brainiac fusion. However, he runs so fast he almost dies as his body is transported to the Speed Force. The League holds a conference noting that they are disbanding the League due to recent events. However, Lois and Arrow tell them they have saved the world too many times to give up when times are tough. Superman agrees to keep the League, but promises that there will be changes.
2613"Epilogue"Dan RibaStory by : Bruce Timm & Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : Dwayne McDuffie
July 23, 2005 (2005-07-23)1.04[9]

In the future of Batman Beyond, an elderly Amanda Waller reveals to an older Terry McGinnis that she created Project Batman Beyond to continue Bruce Wayne's legacy. Angry, Terry who looks just like a young Bruce, is shocked to learn that he is Bruce's biological son. Amanda reveals that she knew the world would always need a Batman, so she tasked the Phantasm with killing Terry's parents after a movie, just like Bruce's. However, she cannot go through with it. Terry mentioned that his father Warren was killed by Mr. Fixx anyway. She explains that after this, she collected Bruce's DNA and artificially inseminated Terry's mother Mary by inserting the DNA into his father. She explains that he is not Bruce's clone, but his son. She shares that he has his heart. Encouraged, Terry plans to propose to Dana and goes home to take care of an elderly Bruce before flying off into the night.

Note: According to Stephen Harber, the episode was originally intended to be the series finale for Justice League and the DCAU in general.[8] The decision to end on a Batman-heavy episode was planned as a way of bringing the series full circle, ending as Batman: The Animated Series began.[citation needed]

Season 3 (2005–2006)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
271"I Am Legion"Joaquim Dos SantosDwayne McDuffieSeptember 17, 2005 (2005-09-17)

After Lex Luthor escapes from prison, Gorilla Grodd baits him into joining the new Secret Society with a piece of Brainiac technology as Luthor can hear Brainiac in him. Luthor, Key, and Doctor Polaris steal the Spear of Longinus from Blackhawk Island despite the attempts of Flash, Fire, Hawkgirl, and the last surviving Blackhawk to stop them.

Note: This new Secret Society is similar in scale to the Legion of Doom (a supervillain group from the Challenge of the Super Friends animated series), and its base is an updated version of the one used by the Legion of Doom.[citation needed] The title of this episode is a variant on a verse from the Bible (Mark 5:9), specifically the last half of the verse that states 'My name is Legion, for we are many.' This is a reference to the Secret Society being a veritable legion of super villains,[citation needed] as well as the appearance of the headquarters of the Legion of Doom, updated for the 21st century and used as the base for the Society.
282"Shadow of the Hawk"Dan RibaStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
September 17, 2005 (2005-09-17)
Hawkgirl agrees to meet with Carter Hall, an archaeologist who has discovered Thanagarian artifacts from ancient Egypt. Batman points out to her that he has been stalking her and the league for some time, however she is attracted to him and she decides to go out with him nonetheless. With a suspicious Batman eavesdropping, Carter reveals himself to a confused Hawkgirl as her reincarnated lover from the past and Hawkman. The Shadow Thief attempts to steal the artifacts, which results in the destruction of the tomb, devastating Carter who notes he had not been able to divulge the complete story of their history.
293"Chaos at the Earth's Core"Joaquim Dos SantosMatt WayneSeptember 24, 2005 (2005-09-24)
Supergirl, Stargirl, S.T.R.I.P.E., and Green Lantern help Warlord liberate Skartaris (a hidden world inside the Earth's core) from Deimos, a brutal dictator, while protecting a very large piece of Kryptonite from Metallo and Silver Banshee. While Silver Banshee gets away following Deimos' defeat, Green Lantern questions why Metallo needed so much Kryptonite, but he is short-circuited by the Secret Society before he can divulge any details to the League. After closing up the entrance to Skartaris, Green Lantern plans to have Martian Manhunter probe Metallo's mind.
304"To Another Shore"Dan RibaDwayne McDuffieSeptember 24, 2005 (2005-09-24)
As J'onn has been feeling more and more alone in the tower, Wonder Woman is busy at a UN conference on change in the world, when the icy location goes under attack by the Secret Society members Giganta, Killer Frost, and Heat Wave. She is tasked with protecting the body of the Viking Prince from members of the Secret Society who want to reverse engineer invulnerability powers from it. Troubled by his isolation, Martian Manhunter leaves the Justice League to better understand humanity.
315"Flash and Substance"Joaquim Dos SantosMatt WayneFebruary 11, 2006 (2006-02-11)

Orion attempts to understand Flash's antics as Wally and Batman battle four of Flash's Rogues like Captain Boomerang, Captain Cold, Mirror Master, and Trickster who attack the opening of a museum in The Flash's honor.

Note: This episode includes many references to The Flash's comic book and television history, including a guest appearance by Linda Park,[10] and brings back Mark Hamill as the Trickster.[11]
326"Dead Reckoning"Dan RibaDwayne McDuffieFebruary 18, 2006 (2006-02-18)
Deadman convinces Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman to help him retrieve the souls of a mystic order of monks, stolen by the Secret Society. They force the Secret Society to retreat from Gorilla City, ending Grodd's attempt to turn all people on Earth into apes. Deadman, possessing Batman, acidentally kills Devil Ray enough to render the scales unbalanced meaning he must continue his duties. At a general meeting in the Secret Society's HQ, Lex Luthor states that Grodd's master plan was silly, and shoots him, taking over leadership of the Secret Society.
337"Patriot Act"Joaquim Dos SantosMatt WayneFebruary 25, 2006 (2006-02-25)

General Wade Eiling from Cadmus steals the "Captain Nazi" super-soldier serum and injects it into himself to "protect" the world from the Justice League. With the more powerful League members busy, Green Arrow leads Stargirl, S.T.R.I.P.E., Shining Knight, Crimson Avenger, Vigilante, and Speedy against him. Eiling only stops short of killing Shining Knight when a civilian points out that the illogic of Eiling's position: his goal was to rid the world of metahumans, but he had been using superpowers against mere mortals who disagreed with him.

Note: The sub-team in this episode is an homage to the Golden Age Seven Soldiers of Victory.[12]
348"The Great Brain Robbery"Dan RibaStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : Matt Wayne
March 4, 2006 (2006-03-04)
Trying to learn more about the Secret Society, magic and science accidentally collide swapping the minds of Lex Luthor and Flash. The Justice League attempts to contain a super-speed powered Luthor on the Watchtower, while Flash tries to hide the change from the Secret Society. Lex learns of Flash's identity, but it is of no use to him. Flash also allows the League to learn about Lex's new plan for the society and learn about the scale of their operations.
359"Grudge Match"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Matt Wayne
Teleplay by : J. M. DeMatteis
March 11, 2006 (2006-03-11)

Needing money for the Secret Society to search for Brainiac, Lex tasks Roulette with restarting Metabrawl, this time with an all-female fight card called "Glamour Slam", made up of mind-controlled Justice League members. First, the Huntress and Black Canary are set against Vixen and Hawkgirl, and then the four must contend against Wonder Woman. They ultimately are able to break out of their mind control through inflicting pain on each other and scare away the audience and capture Roulette and Sonar. However, they do not learn anything about who she works for.

Note: The story takes place in the city of Blüdhaven, Nightwing has a split second cameo.[citation needed]
3610"Far from Home"Dan RibaStory by : Dwayne McDuffie
Teleplay by : Paul Dini
April 15, 2006 (2006-04-15)
Supergirl, Green Lantern and Green Arrow are kidnapped and taken to the 31st Century by Brainiac 5 and Bouncing Boy of the Legion of Super-Heroes. Here Supergirl embarks on her very last mission — a battle against the Fatal Five and the mind-controlled Legion itself. Supergirl and Brainiac 5 are forced to work together to save the Legion from the Fatal Five and Supergirl develops a crush on Brainiac. Once they save the day, Supergirl realizes she likes feeling needed and wants to be with Brainiac. She realizes she has lived in Superman's shadow all her life and here she won't have to. Ultimately, she stays in the future. Green Lantern gives Superman the news that Kara wont be returning. He does ask about the boy he is seeing there.
3711"Ancient History"Joaquim Dos SantosStory by : Matt Wayne
Teleplay by : Geoff Johns
April 29, 2006 (2006-04-29)
Green Lantern meets Hawkman when he helps to capture Gentleman Ghost with an Nth Metal net. Later on, Shadow Thief captures Green Lantern, Hawkgirl and Hawkman at a museum while incapacitating Vixen. Then he forces them to watch a vision of their past selves developing the ancient society of Egypt with Thanagarian technology. Shadow Thief is shown to be a villain created from Carter Hall's mind who was released when he touched the Absorbacron. Shadow Thief shows the trio that himself, Hawkgirl, Hawkman, and John are all reincaranted. Hawkgirl and Hawkman were king and queen, but Hawkgirl had an affair with Green Lantern. When Hawkamn found out, he angrily wished them dead. Hawkman's right-hand man Hath-Set poisons Hawkgirl and Green Lantern, killing them. When Hawkman finds them, he commits suicide by drinking the poison. Hawkman defeats Shadow Thief and leaves. Green Lantern does not re-start his romance with Hawkgirl, staying with Vixen, but does tell Hawkgirl about their future son Rex Stewart/Warhawk. Hawkgirl asks Batman to tell her about her son.
3812"Alive!"Dan RibaMatt WayneMay 6, 2006 (2006-05-06)
Luthor and the Secret Society refit their headquarters and fly into deep space in an attempt to reconstitute Brainiac. En route, Tala frees Grodd, who leads other disaffected villains against Luthor and his supporters. Luthor uses his intellect and resourcefulness to counter his various adversaries' powers. Metron appears warning Luthor not to go ahead with the experiment. Luthor then uses Tala's magic in an attempt to reconstitute Brainiac, but instead resurrects Darkseid (with Brainiac enhancements), who plans to lay waste to Earth. Darkseid returns to Apokolips and stops a war between the Granny Goodness and Virman Vundebarr's factions of his Elite fighting for power, and reveals to them his plans of an invasion of Earth. Luthor and the surviving Secret Society members turn to the Justice League for help as Lex quotes "We have a little problem".
3913"Destroyer"Joaquim Dos SantosDwayne McDuffieMay 13, 2006 (2006-05-13)
The Justice League teams up with the remnants of the Secret Society to repel Darkseid's full-scale invasion of Earth. As the League and Secret Society members battle the Apokolips fleet on the other side of the planet, Superman, Batman, and Lex Luthor take on Darkseid atop the Daily Planet building. J'onn returns now settled down with a girlfriend. Lex is taken to the location of the Anti-Life Equation by Metron and is told it is the only way to stop Darkseid. Metron warns him only a high intellect could handle the knowledge, but Lex proceeds. He returns in his suit and shows Darkseid the Anti-Life Equation. Mesmerized and enchanted, Lex uses it to destroy Darkseid and himself and they vanish. Superman ponders if Darkseid and Lex are really gone, but Batman thinks they're alive somewhere. The Justice League gives the villains a five-minute head start before they attempt to take them in and the series ends as the entire League begins the chase.


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