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Summary:  The Justice League encounters the Ultimen, a group of young, telegenic heroes that spend as much time posing for the press and licensing their image as they do fighting crime.  However, all this changes when they discover the terrible secret of their origins, and Longshadow must team up with the Justice League to prevent his friends from hurting innocent people.  In addition, the Justice League learn more about Project:  Cadmus, and encounter the leader of the organization, the enigmatic Amanda Waller.

JL Roll Call:  Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman

PC Roll Call:  Amanda Waller, Dr. Emil Hamilton, Maxwell Lord

UM Roll Call:  Wind Dragon, Longshadow, Juice, Shifter, Downpour

Featured Character:  Longshadow

Villains:  The Ultimen

Supporting Villains:  Amanda Waller, Dr. Emil Hamilton, Maxwell Lord, Giganta, Bizarro


Cartoon Network on “Ultimatum”:  “The Justice League meets the Ultimen, a popular group of young heroes who are about to discover their own horrifying secret origins (courtesy of The World’s Finest).”

Joaquim Dos Santos on “Ultimatum”:  “I think the opening teaser worked really well, where you see these standard heroes.  And when you cut to the Ultimen Tower, you see them playing cards [and] worrying about money.  It was fun to see the veil lifted off (courtesy of ToyFare Magazine).”

Dwayne McDuffie on Superfriends cameos:  “[Wonder Dog] had a cameo:  he’s the beast that threw itself against the bars (courtesy of”



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Image courtesy of The World’s Finest.

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