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NextSundayAD, a recession leads to LexLuthor becoming President of the United States. Seemingly solving the financial crisis with a wave of his hand, he declares the curbing of vigilantes the main focus of his Presidency, even forming a government SuperTeam. Understandably, Superman is ''pissed''.

Soon, it's discovered that a Kryptonite meteor the size of a small country is headed towards Earth and will impact in seven days. While President Luthor tries fighting it off with rockets, Batman slyly hints he's "working on something with one of his contacts". Luthor proposes to meet with Superman to discuss the threat; it turns out to be an ambush where Secret Service Agent John Corben (Metallo) lays the smackdown on the Man of Steel until Batman bails him out. In the aftermath of the ambush, however, Metallo is found murdered. Luthor frames Superman, citing mental imbalance due to the meteor, and announces a bounty on his head.

Cue an entire movie's worth of Superman, and Batman, going up against pretty much the entire DCU. Along the way they pick up a grand total of two allies: PowerGirl and Japanese 13-year-old genius the Toyman. Things change quite a bit as the film progresses, however. A sub-plot deals with Luthor having a VillainousBreakdown as panic spreads, his anti-meteor tactics fail and his Presidency goes south.

A direct-to-video adaptation of the first arc of ''[[ComicBook/SupermanBatman Superman/Batman]]'', and one of DC's Creator/BruceTimm-produced animated films. Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Clancy Brown and CCH Pounder reprise their roles from The DCAnimatedUniverse, while Allison Mack of ''{{Smallville}}'' fame takes on Power Girl's first animated appearance.

A sequel, ''[[SupermanBatmanApocalypse Superman/Batman: Apocalypse]]'', was released in 2010.
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!!This movie provides examples of:

* ActorAllusion: Alan Oppenheimer's credits include Alfred {{Expy}} [[Anime/TheBigO Norman Burg]]. Here, he voices the actual Alfred.
* AdaptationDistillation: The adaptation refines the storyline in many ways with increased coherency (such as giving Luthor a more plausible case in incriminating Superman and putting some more reason into Batman and Superman's story). A few of the comic's more awesome moments had to be omitted, however (such as the tussle with the future Superman, the appearance of the Bat- and Super- families, and Batman's fight with Luthor).
* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super- and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the Cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.
* AnalogyBackfire: the exchange between Captain Marvel and Superman.
-->'''Captain Marvel''': It doesn't take the wisdom of [[Literature/TheBible Solomon]] to know that you should stay down.
-->'''Superman''': Tell me something Captain Marvel, would Solomon have gone to work for Lex Luthor?
* AnimeHair: Toyman has [[DragonBall Goku's hairdo]].
* AscendedExtra: Amanda Waller didn't figure as much into the comic version of the event as she does here.
* AxeCrazy: Lex!
* BadassNormal: Batman obviously. And this movie does more than a good job of showing just ''how'' badass.
* CaptainErsatz: The political comedy show at the beginning of the movie is called ''[[Series/TheDailyShow The Weekly Show]]''.
* ConflictingLoyalty: Power Girl, between Superman and Lex Luthor. She truly believes Lex had changed and made America (and possibly the world) a better place. And she wants Superman a part of it, because they (and she) need him. But Superman doesn't believe Lex had truly changed and knows he's planning something. Power Girl was disappointed Superman refused the other. Later, she doesn't really believe Superman killed Metallo. Lex convinced her that people change. Yet, she admits to Superman and Batman that she was very disturbed by Lex in person, as Power Girl states he "makes [her] skin crawl", which led her to believe Superman was right about him all along.
* ContinuityNod: A number of references are made to past events from the comics.
** "That planet's been an endless source of grief for me." Though he may be obviously referring to Superman, he could also be referring to the Kryptonite cancer he suffered.
** Batman and Superman's banter before a battle references ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'':
-->'''Batman''': Your funeral.
-->'''Superman''': Already had one.
* ConservationOfNinjitsu: Superman and Batman are mobbed by hordes of supervillains all looking to collect the billion dollar bounty of Superman, and each of the villains is defeated by a single punch or combo, despite many of them frequently challenging (And ''defeating'', in some cases) these heroes single-handedly.
* ConspicuousCGI: Essentially every vehicle and especially the composite Batman/Superman rocket, which makes for some jarring animation.
* CoolStarship: Toyman's Composite Superman/Batman rocket.
--> '''Batman''': Wow.
* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Metallo]]
* DemotedToExtra: While they didn't have big roles, Starfire, LoisLane, and {{Katana}} did speak in the comics version.
* EyesAlwaysShut: [[{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]].
* FanDisservice: Lex Luthor provides about forty tons of it. That's as many as four tens. AndThatsTerrible.
* FascinatingEyebrow: Lex Luthor pulls a lusty one when Power Girl walks into his office with "something important to talk about". Now I wonder what ''he'' had in mind, hmmm???
* FiveManBand: Luthor's SuperTeam.
** TheHero: CaptainAtom.
** TheLancer[=/=]TokenEvilTeammate: Major Force.
** TheBigGuy: PowerGirl.
** TheSmartGuy: Comicbook/BlackLightning (well, in the comics he became Luthor's Secretary of Education...)
** TheChick: Katana, later sharing the role with Starfire.
* ForcefulKiss: Lex Luthor plants one of these on [[spoiler:Amanda Waller.]] It's not romantic, however; it's just a further sign of how he's completely losing it.
* {{Foreshadowing}}:
-->'''Batman:''' "I'm working on something with one of my contacts."
* GagBoobs: Power Girl;
-->'''Superman''': Are you sure this thing can do the job?
-->'''Toyman''': [[IsTheAnswerToThisQuestionYes Does Power Girl have big-]]
-->'''Batman''': Just input the codes!
* HarmlessFreezing
* HeroicSacrifice: When Luthor blows up the guidance system for the rocket, Batman decides to fly it into the rocket himself at the cost of his own life.
* HumongousMecha: All through Toyman's base. Then again, he's a stereotypical Japanese teenager with a 210 IQ.
* AnIcePerson - One of the villain sub-groups consists of ''four'' of these: Captain Cold, Mr Freeze, Killer Frost and Icicle.
* AnIceSuit: The ice/cold themed villains Mr. Freeze, Killer Frost, Captain Cold and Icicle.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Lex's defining character trait. His presidential campaign is noted as one big ego booster, and he would rather die and doom the entire world with him than live in a world where he wasn't the one to save it. After he fails to do so, he becomes noticeably unhinged and decides that since he couldn't stop the meteor it must be destined to come, in order to usher in a world where he is ruler and savior.
--> '''Luthor''': "God bless America! ''God bless me!"''
* JokerImmunity: {{Lampshaded}}.
---> Why is it the good villains never die?
* LargeHam: Captain Marvel arguably counts. Somewhat justified, as he's really a kid's idea of what a superhero should be like.
---> "You know, you've never been any good against magic. And magic's what I'm all about!"
* LegacyCharacter: The Captain Boomerang who briefly appears with the army of supervillains is Owen Mercer, the son of the original Captain Boomerang in the comics.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Half the cast of TheDCU seems to make an appearance, nearly all of them going for the heroes' throats.
* MagicSkirt: Amanda Waller.
* ManOfKryptonite: Besides the obvious example of Metallo, [[spoiler:Luthor has been injecting himself with liquid kryptonite, which is why Superman felt weak during their meeting]].
* MostCommonSuperpower: Power Girl is involved, so of course.
** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] twice by Toyman, including an apology for an incident with his experimental x-ray goggles.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Power Girl felt guilty for nearly getting Captain Atom killed, because of her anger at Major Force and Lex.
* MythologyGag: After Batman drove the rocket in the meteor, Captain Atom shows up and sadly quips that he arrived "a little too late." This is a reference to the comic the movie is based on, where it is Captain Atom and not Batman who makes the sacrifice.
* OutOfCharacterAlert: How Batman figures out that [[spoiler:the Rogues Gallery is really under Gorilla Grodd's mind control]].
* PowerFist: HawkMan whips one out and ''punches Superman through a mountain''.
* PrecisionFStrike: Luthor calls Amanda Waller a bitch just before jumping into his PoweredArmor.
* PresidentEvil: Luthor ''is'' this trope.
* PsychoPartyMember: Major Force turns out to be this for Captain Atom's crew.
* RevengeBeforeReason: Lex Luthor would rather let the world die than accept help from Superman in destroying the meteor - he would rather let the world die than let anyone else save the world, but with Superman it's particularly pronounced. He spends valuable time and manpower attempting to hunt down and frame Superman instead, and when it's clear that Supes is going to save everyone where he can't he nearly dooms the world trying to stop its only hope for survival.
* RoleReprisal: TimDaly, KevinConroy, Creator/ClancyBrown, CCH Pounder, and JenniferHale rerpise their respective {{DCAU}} roles of Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, Amanda Waller, and Killer Frost.
* ShoutOut: Occasional callbacks to DC continuity - such as Superman mentioning he "already had" [[TheDeathofSuperman a funeral]] (which technically doubles as a callback to fellow DC Universe movie ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'').
** The [=SuperBat=] Mecha had a [[MobileSuitGundam Gundam crotch]].
* StealthHiBye: It's Batman.
* StupidEvil: You just couldn't settle for being President, could you, Lex? You had to [[spoiler: pump yourself full of kryptonite steroids and go crazy]].
* TornadoMove: Franchise/{{Superman}} does this to simultaneously overpower CaptainAtom, Starfire, BlackLightning, Major Force and PowerGirl.
* UnstoppableRage:
** Superman does this to Luthor after Batman takes off in the rocket ship. For starters, he punches him so hard that he ''coughs blood''. A few minutes later, Superman takes ''a kryptonite beam to the face'' while chasing Luthor and keeps flying at full speed.
--> '''Superman''': That was my best friend. And you just killed him!
** Power Girl, after finding out Major Force killed Metallo on Lex's order.
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Luthor, drugged-up on Venom, decides that the meteor crashing into the Earth might not be such a bad thing since it means he has a chance to start the world anew with a few carefully chosen survivors who can build a glorious new {{Ubermensch}}en society under his leadership.
* TheVoiceless: For those who are only familiar with the Teen Titans cartoon, Starfire ([[MostCommonSuperpower if you]] [[{{Stripperific}} recognize her]]) is unusually quiet. She grunts maybe twice while chasing Superman. There's also Katana, but for those only familiar with her in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', that's not really unusual, even if her costume (until Season 2) isn't familiar.
* VillainousBreakdown: Luthor goes through one of these. From trying to ''stop the only human on the planet capable of destroying the meteor'' to donning an armored power suit to wildly rambling at the cheering crowds at the end:
--> '''Luthor''': The voice of the people must be heard! I am the President! God bless America! God bless ''me!''
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic?: In the smackdown beneath Toyman's rocket.
--> '''Luthor''': You come to this planet, declare yourself the savior of mankind... well, I think it's time you ''died for your sins!''
** The number of days it'll take for the meteor to hit Earth: seven days.
* WouldHitAGirl: Batman versus Shiva. Superman versus Giganta, as well.
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NextSundayAD, a recession leads to LexLuthor becoming President of the United States. Seemingly solving the financial crisis with a wave of his hand, he declares the curbing of vigilantes the main focus of his Presidency, even forming a government SuperTeam. Understandably, Superman is ''pissed''.

Soon, it's discovered that a Kryptonite meteor the size of a small country is headed towards Earth and will impact in seven days. While President Luthor tries fighting it off with rockets, Batman slyly hints he's "working on something with one of his contacts". Luthor proposes to meet with Superman to discuss the threat; it turns out to be an ambush where Secret Service Agent John Corben (Metallo) lays the smackdown on the Man of Steel until Batman bails him out. In the aftermath of the ambush, however, Metallo is found murdered. Luthor frames Superman, citing mental imbalance due to the meteor, and announces a bounty on his head.

Cue an entire movie's worth of Superman, and Batman, going up against pretty much the entire DCU. Along the way they pick up a grand total of two allies: PowerGirl and Japanese 13-year-old genius the Toyman. Things change quite a bit as the film progresses, however. A sub-plot deals with Luthor having a VillainousBreakdown as panic spreads, his anti-meteor tactics fail and his Presidency goes south.

A direct-to-video adaptation of the first arc of ''[[ComicBook/SupermanBatman Superman/Batman]]'', and one of DC's Creator/BruceTimm-produced animated films. Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Clancy Brown and CCH Pounder reprise their roles from The DCAnimatedUniverse, while Allison Mack of ''{{Smallville}}'' fame takes on Power Girl's first animated appearance.

A sequel, ''[[SupermanBatmanApocalypse Superman/Batman: Apocalypse]]'', was released in 2010.
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!!This movie provides examples of:

* ActorAllusion: Alan Oppenheimer's credits include Alfred {{Expy}} [[Anime/TheBigO Norman Burg]]. Here, he voices the actual Alfred.
* AdaptationDistillation: The adaptation refines the storyline in many ways with increased coherency (such as giving Luthor a more plausible case in incriminating Superman and putting some more reason into Batman and Superman's story). A few of the comic's more awesome moments had to be omitted, however (such as the tussle with the future Superman, the appearance of the Bat- and Super- families, and Batman's fight with Luthor).
* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super- and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the Cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.
* AnalogyBackfire: the exchange between Captain Marvel and Superman.
-->'''Captain Marvel''': It doesn't take the wisdom of [[Literature/TheBible Solomon]] to know that you should stay down.
-->'''Superman''': Tell me something Captain Marvel, would Solomon have gone to work for Lex Luthor?
* AnimeHair: Toyman has [[DragonBall Goku's hairdo]].
* AscendedExtra: Amanda Waller didn't figure as much into the comic version of the event as she does here.
* AxeCrazy: Lex!
* BadassNormal: Batman obviously. And this movie does more than a good job of showing just ''how'' badass.
* CaptainErsatz: The political comedy show at the beginning of the movie is called ''[[Series/TheDailyShow The Weekly Show]]''.
* ConflictingLoyalty: Power Girl, between Superman and Lex Luthor. She truly believes Lex had changed and made America (and possibly the world) a better place. And she wants Superman a part of it, because they (and she) need him. But Superman doesn't believe Lex had truly changed and knows he's planning something. Power Girl was disappointed Superman refused the other. Later, she doesn't really believe Superman killed Metallo. Lex convinced her that people change. Yet, she admits to Superman and Batman that she was very disturbed by Lex in person, as Power Girl states he "makes [her] skin crawl", which led her to believe Superman was right about him all along.
* ContinuityNod: A number of references are made to past events from the comics.
** "That planet's been an endless source of grief for me." Though he may be obviously referring to Superman, he could also be referring to the Kryptonite cancer he suffered.
** Batman and Superman's banter before a battle references ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'':
-->'''Batman''': Your funeral.
-->'''Superman''': Already had one.
* ConservationOfNinjitsu: Superman and Batman are mobbed by hordes of supervillains all looking to collect the billion dollar bounty of Superman, and each of the villains is defeated by a single punch or combo, despite many of them frequently challenging (And ''defeating'', in some cases) these heroes single-handedly.
* ConspicuousCGI: Essentially every vehicle and especially the composite Batman/Superman rocket, which makes for some jarring animation.
* CoolStarship: Toyman's Composite Superman/Batman rocket.
--> '''Batman''': Wow.
* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Metallo]]
* DemotedToExtra: While they didn't have big roles, Starfire, LoisLane, and {{Katana}} did speak in the comics version.
* EyesAlwaysShut: [[{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]].
* FanDisservice: Lex Luthor provides about forty tons of it. That's as many as four tens. AndThatsTerrible.
* FascinatingEyebrow: Lex Luthor pulls a lusty one when Power Girl walks into his office with "something important to talk about". Now I wonder what ''he'' had in mind, hmmm???
* FiveManBand: Luthor's SuperTeam.
** TheHero: CaptainAtom.
** TheLancer[=/=]TokenEvilTeammate: Major Force.
** TheBigGuy: PowerGirl.
** TheSmartGuy: Comicbook/BlackLightning (well, in the comics he became Luthor's Secretary of Education...)
** TheChick: Katana, later sharing the role with Starfire.
* ForcefulKiss: Lex Luthor plants one of these on [[spoiler:Amanda Waller.]] It's not romantic, however; it's just a further sign of how he's completely losing it.
* {{Foreshadowing}}:
-->'''Batman:''' "I'm working on something with one of my contacts."
* GagBoobs: Power Girl;
-->'''Superman''': Are you sure this thing can do the job?
-->'''Toyman''': [[IsTheAnswerToThisQuestionYes Does Power Girl have big-]]
-->'''Batman''': Just input the codes!
* HarmlessFreezing
* HeroicSacrifice: When Luthor blows up the guidance system for the rocket, Batman decides to fly it into the rocket himself at the cost of his own life.
* HumongousMecha: All through Toyman's base. Then again, he's a stereotypical Japanese teenager with a 210 IQ.
* AnIcePerson - One of the villain sub-groups consists of ''four'' of these: Captain Cold, Mr Freeze, Killer Frost and Icicle.
* AnIceSuit: The ice/cold themed villains Mr. Freeze, Killer Frost, Captain Cold and Icicle.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Lex's defining character trait. His presidential campaign is noted as one big ego booster, and he would rather die and doom the entire world with him than live in a world where he wasn't the one to save it. After he fails to do so, he becomes noticeably unhinged and decides that since he couldn't stop the meteor it must be destined to come, in order to usher in a world where he is ruler and savior.
--> '''Luthor''': "God bless America! ''God bless me!"''
* JokerImmunity: {{Lampshaded}}.
---> Why is it the good villains never die?
* LargeHam: Captain Marvel arguably counts. Somewhat justified, as he's really a kid's idea of what a superhero should be like.
---> "You know, you've never been any good against magic. And magic's what I'm all about!"
* LegacyCharacter: The Captain Boomerang who briefly appears with the army of supervillains is Owen Mercer, the son of the original Captain Boomerang in the comics.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Half the cast of TheDCU seems to make an appearance, nearly all of them going for the heroes' throats.
* MagicSkirt: Amanda Waller.
* ManOfKryptonite: Besides the obvious example of Metallo, [[spoiler:Luthor has been injecting himself with liquid kryptonite, which is why Superman felt weak during their meeting]].
* MostCommonSuperpower: Power Girl is involved, so of course.
** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] twice by Toyman, including an apology for an incident with his experimental x-ray goggles.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Power Girl felt guilty for nearly getting Captain Atom killed, because of her anger at Major Force and Lex.
* MythologyGag: After Batman drove the rocket in the meteor, Captain Atom shows up and sadly quips that he arrived "a little too late." This is a reference to the comic the movie is based on, where it is Captain Atom and not Batman who makes the sacrifice.
* OutOfCharacterAlert: How Batman figures out that [[spoiler:the Rogues Gallery is really under Gorilla Grodd's mind control]].
* PowerFist: HawkMan whips one out and ''punches Superman through a mountain''.
* PrecisionFStrike: Luthor calls Amanda Waller a bitch just before jumping into his PoweredArmor.
* PresidentEvil: Luthor ''is'' this trope.
* PsychoPartyMember: Major Force turns out to be this for Captain Atom's crew.
* RevengeBeforeReason: Lex Luthor would rather let the world die than accept help from Superman in destroying the meteor - he would rather let the world die than let anyone else save the world, but with Superman it's particularly pronounced. He spends valuable time and manpower attempting to hunt down and frame Superman instead, and when it's clear that Supes is going to save everyone where he can't he nearly dooms the world trying to stop its only hope for survival.
* RoleReprisal: TimDaly, KevinConroy, Creator/ClancyBrown, CCH Pounder, and JenniferHale rerpise their respective {{DCAU}} roles of Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, Amanda Waller, and Killer Frost.
* ShoutOut: Occasional callbacks to DC continuity - such as Superman mentioning he "already had" [[TheDeathofSuperman a funeral]] (which technically doubles as a callback to fellow DC Universe movie ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'').
** The [=SuperBat=] Mecha had a [[MobileSuitGundam Gundam crotch]].
* StealthHiBye: It's Batman.
* StupidEvil: You just couldn't settle for being President, could you, Lex? You had to [[spoiler: pump yourself full of kryptonite steroids and go crazy]].
* TornadoMove: Franchise/{{Superman}} does this to simultaneously overpower CaptainAtom, Starfire, BlackLightning, Major Force and PowerGirl.
* UnstoppableRage:
** Superman does this to Luthor after Batman takes off in the rocket ship. For starters, he punches him so hard that he ''coughs blood''. A few minutes later, Superman takes ''a kryptonite beam to the face'' while chasing Luthor and keeps flying at full speed.
--> '''Superman''': That was my best friend. And you just killed him!
** Power Girl, after finding out Major Force killed Metallo on Lex's order.
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Luthor, drugged-up on Venom, decides that the meteor crashing into the Earth might not be such a bad thing since it means he has a chance to start the world anew with a few carefully chosen survivors who can build a glorious new {{Ubermensch}}en society under his leadership.
* TheVoiceless: For those who are only familiar with the Teen Titans cartoon, Starfire ([[MostCommonSuperpower if you]] [[{{Stripperific}} recognize her]]) is unusually quiet. She grunts maybe twice while chasing Superman. There's also Katana, but for those only familiar with her in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', that's not really unusual, even if her costume (until Season 2) isn't familiar.
* VillainousBreakdown: Luthor goes through one of these. From trying to ''stop the only human on the planet capable of destroying the meteor'' to donning an armored power suit to wildly rambling at the cheering crowds at the end:
--> '''Luthor''': The voice of the people must be heard! I am the President! God bless America! God bless ''me!''
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic?: In the smackdown beneath Toyman's rocket.
--> '''Luthor''': You come to this planet, declare yourself the savior of mankind... well, I think it's time you ''died for your sins!''
** The number of days it'll take for the meteor to hit Earth: seven days.
* WouldHitAGirl: Batman versus Shiva. Superman versus Giganta, as well.
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28th Mar '13 8:53:20 AM Kingault
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--> Luthor: "God bless America! ''God bless me!"''

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--> Luthor: '''Luthor''': "God bless America! ''God bless me!"''
28th Mar '13 8:52:58 AM Kingault
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** "That planet's been an endless source of grief for me." Though he may obviously referring to Superman, he could also be referring to the Kryptonite cancer he suffered.

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** "That planet's been an endless source of grief for me." Though he may be obviously referring to Superman, he could also be referring to the Kryptonite cancer he suffered.
16th Mar '13 6:47:24 PM LongLiveHumour
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* CaptainErsatz: The political comedy show at the beginning of the movie is called ''[[TheDailyShow The Weekly Show]]''.

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* CaptainErsatz: The political comedy show at the beginning of the movie is called ''[[TheDailyShow ''[[Series/TheDailyShow The Weekly Show]]''.
1st Feb '13 12:23:14 PM morenohijazo
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* TornadoMove: Franchise/{{Superman}} does this to simultaneously overpower CaptainAtom, Starfire, BlackLightning, Major Force and PowerGirl.
23rd Jan '13 8:15:04 PM comicwriter
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* DemotedToExtra: While they didn't have big roles, Starfire, Lois Lane, and Katana did speak in the comics version.

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* DemotedToExtra: While they didn't have big roles, Starfire, Lois Lane, LoisLane, and Katana {{Katana}} did speak in the comics version.
15th Jan '13 3:58:13 PM Thecommander236
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** TheSmartGuy: Comicbook/BlackLightning (well, in the comics he became Luthor's Secretary of Education...).

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** TheSmartGuy: Comicbook/BlackLightning (well, in the comics he became Luthor's Secretary of Education...).)
24th Dec '12 10:28:11 PM Anicomicgeek
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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the Cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.

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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super Super- and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the Cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.
24th Dec '12 10:27:17 PM Anicomicgeek
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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.

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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the cassandra Cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.
24th Dec '12 10:08:28 PM Anicomicgeek
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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not int he movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.

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* AdaptedOut: The John Stewart Green Lantern, Pete Ross, the future Superman, and the Super and Bat-families (Superboy, Krypto, the Cir-El Supergirl, the Natasha Irons Steel, Nightwing, the Tim Drake Robin, the cassandra Cain Batgirl, and Huntress) all appear in the comic, but not int he in the movie. John Stewart and Pete Ross notable because in the comic version, John was part of Luthor's SuperTeam and Pete was Luthor's VP. The Michael Holt Mister Terrific and the original Flash and Green Lantern were also in the comic, but their only scene was in the lead-in to Superman and Batman's confrontation with Hawkman and Captain Marvel.
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