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The Justice League of America, the superheroes responsible for taking down alien invasions and apocalyptic threats to Earth.

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    Superman (Clark Kent) 
Voiced by: Starbeastrave

  • Better as Friends: Quickly decided that him and Diana are not couple material after planting a kiss on her.
  • Beware the Superman: Seriously, his opening act in Justice League War Abridged is to burn down all the Taco Bells in multiple cities. Most heroes would find it impossible to him.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: It's clear that even without the politically incorrect behavior, he would still be one of the biggest compared to the other characters.
  • Character Development: After Batman forces him to have a talk with a more heroic version of himself, Clark resolves to be better, starting with admitting he's an alien. It's a work in progress, but he's getting there.
  • Evil Overlord: In the Bad Future, though this was Alfred's idea, and it's clearly only an official title.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Only Batman and Wonder Woman actually like him. Because of how powerful he is, the rest are forced to tolerate him, and can only disapprove if he starts doing questionable things.
  • A God Am I: He starts waving off his powers as being the reincarnation of Jesus. It's clearly a case of Believing Their Own Lies.
  • Noble Bigot: He is well-meaning, just horribly intolerant and dumb.
  • Patriotic Fervor: Superman has an ugly "America first" mentality. Anything foreign must not exist unless it can benefit America.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: What if a modern day Superman had the values of the 1940s and 50s when he originated? Well, here's your answer: A right-wing caricature with a terrible attitude towards anything that isn't American, white, male, well-off, or straight.
  • Puppet King: In the Bad Future, Superman is the face that outwardly causes chaos, while Alfred is the true mastermind that turns the planet into hell.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Canada. No, seriously. Even after his Character Development, he refuses to make peace with Canada.
  • You Are What You Hate: Refuses to acknowledge that he's an alien, as that would mean he's foreign to America.
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    Batman (Bruce Wayne) 
Voiced by: LordJazor

  • Ambiguous Situation: It's unclear which Earth this Batman is from. He's certainly not from 16A, as that Batman was sent to Earth 3 by Dr. Manhattan, causing him to go insane and become Owlman. So it's unclear if this Batman is from Earth 3, or from another Earth entirely.
  • Crazy-Prepared: He has multiple plans to take down anyone who could potentially piss him off.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He wouldn't be the classic Knight in Sour Armor without this.
  • Insufferable Genius: He's the World's Greatest Detective, and he's going to make everyone else know this.
  • Manchild: People tell him that he never grew up past his parent's murder. They're right, but Bruce doesn't want to hear it.
  • Momma's Boy: His parental issues remain to this day, especially the mother ones. To date, he's extremely incensed by Orm killing his own mother, accidentally admitted to hallucinating Martha Wayne during sex, and "WHY DID YOU SAY THAT NAME?!" is implied to have happened in-universe. It's hinted that he still has limits to this.
  • Only Friend: Clark considers Bruce to be his. Bruce claims to disagree, but he's also one of the few people who tries to rehabilitate Clark. This takes a darker turn in the Bad Future, where Bruce allowed Clark to wreak havoc on the world in hopes that he's do the right thing when it counted, only to be let down.
  • Only Sane Man: He likes to think he's this. While he is saner than most other characters, he's also a bag of neuroses and paranoia that leak out of his stoic facade more often than he'd like.
  • Parental Neglect: He ignores his sidekicks's various hang-ups and interests, so much that his attempts to bond with them make things more confusing for them.
  • Perpetual Frowner: To the point where smiling or laughing hurts him.
  • The Reveal: He's not the Batman native to Earth-16A, that would be the Owlman in Earth-3. Dr. Manhattan was the one who switched them around for kicks.
  • Thou Shall Not Kill: As always, his one rule is to never kill his enemies. He ultimately discards this in the Bad Future, when he finally decides to do something about Overlord Superman.
  • Tsundere: He does care about the Team and his sons, but refuses to show it.

    Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) 
Voiced by: JulieParkVO

  • Culture Justifies Anything: Though she's fond of man's world, she also tends to stick to some of the Amazons's tribal customs, like killing those who cross you and making tools out of their dead bodies.
  • Hopeless with Tech: She could learn about all the technological advancements in man's world, but actively chooses not to. As a result, washing machines and heaters are completely alien to her.
  • Large Ham: SHE WILL NOT BE IGNORED!
  • Naïve Newcomer: To man's world. Steve is trying to walk her through it.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Ice cream. She even uses it to try to convince her mother of the merits of man's world.

    The Flash (Barry Allen) 
Voiced by: Midgettoe2000, BlazingAzureCrow

  • Happily Married: To Iris West, so much that an attempt to brainwash him by a supervillainess failed because of it.

    Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) 
Voiced by: Alejandro_Saab, Mattroks101

  • Butt-Monkey: Because of his immaturity and commitment issues, everyone has a hard time taking him seriously.
  • Casanova Wannabe: His attempts to get laid only result in him getting labeled a slut.
  • Hidden Depths: Batman's Dare to Be Badass speeches lead Hal to be more competent, but getting him to stick to that competence for the long term is harder than it looks.
  • Manchild: With his penchant for acting like a reckless teenager and making giant toys with his powers, Hal can't avoid this trope.

    Cyborg (Victor Stone) 
Voiced by: Malcolm X Ray

  • MacGyvering: His robot half was made from a jukebox, a VHS player, an NES, Boomtubes, and nanomachines. Silas claims that the nanomachines will upgrade him until he's the most advanced thing on the planet. Until then, the jukebox keeps playing music depending on Victor's emotions.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: His father isn't impressed with sports, or his son's excellent grades. It takes Victor nearly dying for Silas to give him some attention.
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    Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) 
Voiced by: DaRKieRaWR, HawkAbridging, EileMonty (kid form)

  • Not Allowed to Grow Up: Because no footage of Billy growing into an adult exists, he's remained a kid for the entire run of the DC Abridged Universe. The in-universe explanation for him not growing up for a decade is that being transformed stops his real form from aging, and he's been refusing to change back.

    Aquaman (Arthur Curry) 
Voiced by: Lord Moonstone, Demongrocerystore, JorporXx (singing voice)

  • Beautiful Singing Voice: Singing is an integral part of Atlantean culture, and their leaders are expected to be the best at it. Arthur sounds professional despite having no training, and his rendition of "My Heart Will Go On" is enough to prove to the Atlantean people that he's worthy of being their king.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Unlike the rest of the League, Arthur unambiguously does the right thing without any sort of prompting. Batman worries that he makes the others look bad by comparison.
  • Innocently Insensitive: He tries to relate to Kaldur with ghetto slang... not his best moments.
  • Non-Singing Voice: His singing is noticeably done by another voice actor.
  • Official Couple: With Mera.
  • Only Friend: To Orm, who eventually has a Heel–Face Turn because Arthur is the only person to give a shit about him.

    Green Lantern (John Stewart) 
Voiced by: Malcolm X Ray

  • Always Someone Better: Hal doesn't begrudge him for it, but the entire world preferring John to Hal as the Green Lantern is a running gag.
  • Official Couple: With Shayera, to everyone's surprise.

    Red Tornado 
Voiced by: LordJazor

  • Catchphrase: IGNORE ME!
  • Hates Everyone Equally: Heroes, villains, fellow robots, aliens... Tornado wants to be left alone and no one will leave him be.
  • No Indoor Voice: He doesn't have lungs, so he can scream out all his dialogue without a problem.
  • Tsundere: After he helps take down Red Volcano, the Team concludes that he is one of these towards them. Tornado denies it, which only convinces them more.

    Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz) 
Voiced by: Demongrocerystore

  • Running Gag: Him being a literal illegal alien, and that being a point of contention with Superman.
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    Green Arrow (Oliver Queen) 
Voiced by: Leik777

  • The Alcoholic: So horribly addled by alcoholism that being sober messes him up even more.
  • The Apocalypse Brings Out the Best in People: In the Bad Future, he sobers up after Superman rips off his arm, realizes he should have taken the election seriously, and helps Batman bring down the regime.
  • Official Couple: With Dinah.
  • Parental Neglect: Roy spent his childhood either putting up with Oliver's drunken antics, or in Training from Hell. Oliver remained joyfully oblivious to how much this hurt Roy until the original Roy/Frank chewed him out for not noticing he was missing for months.

    Black Canary (Dinah Lance) 
Voiced by: TemporaryButterfly, Kendra Murray

    Doctor Fate (Nabu) 
Voiced by: Midgettoe2000

    Zatara (Giovanni Zatara) 
Voiced by: LordJazor

  • Abusive Parents: He'd discipline Zatanna 1950s style if it wouldn't get Child Protective Services on his ass.
  • Parental Abandonment: He eventually "becomes" Doctor Fate to drop all responsibility of raising Zatanna.

    Hawkman (Katar Hol) 
Voiced by: Malcolm X Ray

    Hawkgirl (Shayera Thal) 
Voiced by: TallestSilver

    Captain Atom (Nathaniel Adams) 
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    Flaming C 
Voiced by: Starbeastrave

  • Butt-Monkey: And how. Villains laugh when they see him, Superman inducted him into the League because of how Camp Gay he looks, the public knows him as "the Water Boy of the Justice League", and Red Tornado keeps burning his bagels.
  • Camp Straight: Despite how he looks and acts, he's actually attracted to Artemis... which bodes poorly for him, as even Black Mask is disgusted by his attraction to a teenager.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He's a Flying Brick strong enough to scare off Klarion and beat down Mister Twister, but his wimpy attitude and terrible costume guarantee that no one will take him seriously.
  • Dead Sidekick: Burning B, who walked into a gas station with his burning boots and promptly went up in flames.
  • Honorary Uncle: Considers himself to be one for the Team. He's willing to help them cover up a murder, at least.
  • Impossibly Tacky Clothes: Fishnets, garters, a giant spoon, and an oven mitt. Flaming C considers his outfit to be a rushjob of bad ideas.
  • Momma's Boy: His Only Friend in the world is his overbearing mother.
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