Superman: The Animated Series
Superman discovers Kara, the last survivor of a neighbor planet of Krypton named Argo, who takes the identity of her first cousin and becomes Supergirl. Anxious to fight crime like Superman, Kara soon gets more than she asked for. She and Jimmy Olsen stumble upon a teenage Intergang operation, led by the sadistic Granny Goodness.
The Joker steals a large piece of Kryptonite and then comes to Metropolis, offering to kill Superman for Lex Luthor in exchange for one billion American dollars. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne pays a visit to Metropolis to negotiate a business deal with Lex. Bruce also uses this opportunity to suit up as Batman and hunt the […]
LexCorp and John Henry Irons design a powerful prototype armor suit for the Metropolis SCU, which Lex hopes will make Superman’s services unneeded. The SCU officer who pilots the suit, Sergeant Mills, proves a useful partner to Superman at first, but the suit soon corrupts the officer’s mind, making him violently unstable. Irons is discouraged […]
Jimmy Olsen garners unwanted attention after news reporter Angela Chen dubs him “Superman’s Pal.” Jimmy soon runs into more trouble than usual, so Superman must come to his rescue more often. Meanwhile, Jimmy has begun dating a young Daily Planet intern, who has a “thing” for metal. She uses Jimmy to lure Superman into a […]
Clark’s high school sweetheart Lana Lang, who is now a famous fashion designer, comes to Metropolis where she and Lex Luthor become a celebrity couple. Lana still has strong feelings for Clark; even worse, she had long ago connected Clark to Superman. Hoping to become his sidekick (and lover), she puts her own life in […]
The Joker kidnaps Lois Lane and uses her as bait in an attempt to kill Superman. He has her bound and gagged in his lair and sends a video message to Superman telling his location. First Superman wears a lead suit, but Joker uses acid from his flower to melt through the suit. Batman manages […]
Superman encounters a clone of himself who decays into a flawed version dubbed Bizarro. The clone continuously argues, “You no am Superman. Me am Superman!” until he discovers the truth of his origins—a secret cloning operation in the mountains, led by none other than Lex Luthor. Lex hopes to create an army of Supermen at […]
Ra’s al Ghul and his Society of Shadows arrive in Metropolis to steal a mythical staff currently on exhibit. The staff can be used to steal Superman’s powers and transfer them to Ra’s. It is up to Batman to locate and rescue Superman from the immortal foe.
After the Joker fails to defeat Superman and Batman, Lex Luthor tries to withdraw from the deal by killing the clown. This fails and leads instead to the Joker and Harley Quinn trying to take revenge on him by destroying Metropolis in a giant wing, while he uses the other half of the Kryptonite to […]
After a successful attempt to stop Darkseids plans, the invasion of Earth begins and Superman gets captured and tortured. The people of Metropolis resist and try to fight the evil lord. Even after seeing Superman defeated and paraded through the streets the citizens of Metropolis continue to fight back which bolsters Superman’s confidence. Superman, with […]
Gangster Bruno Mannheim is running into problems with the mysterious Toyman, who uses children’s toys and games to cause violence. After being abducted by Toyman, Lois learns his motivation — his father had taken a loan from Mannheim and been set up to take the fall when the police busted one of Mannheim’s criminal enterprises.
Brainiac, once Krypton’s all-knowing planetary computer, comes to Earth as part of his information-gathering trek across the galaxy, and partners with Lex Luthor on the basis of giving technological progress to humanity. But, as Superman discovers, Brainiac’s intent after gathering the world’s knowledge is to destroy Earth.
Lois finds herself marked for death by stalker and former LexCorp employee Edward Lytener. Superman saves her several times from the murderous attempts, but he can’t protect her 24/7…
Janitor Rudy Jones runs into an accident with nuclear waste and becomes Parasite. He feeds on the energy of others, with his number one choice being Superman. In doing so, he discovers Superman’s identity.
Supergirl and Jimmy are able to eradicate Granny’s manipulative hold over the teenagers, but the mistress of Apokolips wants revenge. She summons her Female Furies to teach Supergirl some manners. Suddenly, Superman comes to the rescue and fights the furies. After a while they manage to defeat him and takes him to Apokolips to face […]
Leslie Willis, an obnoxious shock jock and notorious critic of Superman, holds a rock concert during a thunderstorm. When lightning strikes Willis, she is discolored and transformed into the electric-powered supervillainess Livewire. Superman must discover her weakness before she sucks the city dry of electricity.
Thanks to the orchestrations of Luthor, terrorist John Corben becomes Metallo, a skin-covered cyborg with a Kryptonite heart. Luthor then sets the supervillain on a quest to kill Superman, but Corben begins to question his role as Metallo when he lacks any human senses in the progress.
Brainiac’s consciousness takes control of LexCorp’s computer systems and traps Luthor in his own laboratory, forcing him to rebuild Brainiac’s primary body in secret. After Clark questions why Lex is missing from his office, Superman and Mercy Graves team up to investigate his disappearance.
Superman and The Flash compete in a charity running race around the world to determine who truly is the fastest man alive. Meanwhile, a menace called the Weather Wizard harnesses enough power to create devastating storms across the globe. Superman and The Flash put their race on hold, team up, and seek out the tempestuous […]
Bruno Mannheim’s Intergang terrorizes Metropolis with hi-tech weapons from a mysterious backer (Darkseid’s minion Kanto), while SCU Inspector Dan Turpin goes on a personal hunt for answers. Turpin has been the subject of media jokes that Superman must do everything, until Superman appears on camera saying it was actually Turpin who saved Superman’s life by […]
A common chimpanzee is found floating in space, returning from years of suspended animation in his ship. It turns out the chimpanzee, named Titano, was a beloved companion of Lois during her childhood. In space, Titano encountered a radioactive asteroid, causing him to mutate on Earth and become big trouble for Superman and Metropolis.
When embittered scientist Earl Garver (Brian Cox) goes into a coma before revealing the location of a ticking bomb, Superman risks enlisting the Parasite to drain the information from Garver’s mind. It then becomes an internal struggle in Parasite’s mind as Earl tries to tempt Parasite with visions of power, whereas Rudy Jones argues that […]
Superman learns that the Dark Knight has been missing from Gotham for some time now. Superman finds Robin, who has been battling all the crime in Batman’s absence, such as Batman rogues The Penguin, The Riddler, Bane, The Mad Hatter and Roxy Rocket. Disguised as Batman, Superman helps Robin investigate why his partner has disappeared, […]
Mister Mxyzptlk, returns and tricks Bizarro into attacking Superman. The Man of Steel must use both brawn and intellect to fight the formidable duo.
Kryptonian scientist Jor-El discovers that the planet Krypton is on the verge of destruction. However, the planet’s supercomputer Brainiac denies this is the case to the planet’s council and brands him a criminal, as it makes plans to escape after collecting all of Krypton’s data. With no choice, Jor-El and his wife Lara prepare to […]
Superman crosses paths with a fiery-tempered, metahuman thief named Volcana. She possesses pyrokinetic abilities and is on the run from a secret government agency. With the help of a telekinetic psychologist, Superman hopes to locate and help the misguided Volcana before her fire is put out permanently.
Kal-El’s spaceship crash-lands on Earth following its intersellar journey, where he is found and adopted by Jonathan and Martha Kent, who name him Clark. A few years later, a teenage Clark, living in Smallville, Kansas, soon discovers he has superpowers, which he quickly uses to save the life of his girlfriend Lana Lang, and soon […]
Livewire escapes from prison, eager to punish Superman for placing her there. She teams up with Parasite to cause mayhem once again.
Darkseid brainwashes Superman into believing he is his adopted son. With Superman under his control, Darkseid sends him to Earth to decimate its military force.
Lana Lang is in Metropolis managing a series of fashion shows featuring the latest top model, Darci. When an attempt is made to kidnap her, Superman discovers the kidnapping was organized by Toyman, who is obsessed with Darci. Both Superman and Lang suspect the model knows more than she is letting on, and discover she […]
Clark Kent has evidence to clear a condemned man from sentence of death, but the situation complicates when Superman survives a murder attempt on Clark planned by dirty cop Detective Bowman. Superman doesn’t want to sacrifice his dual identity, but he doesn’t want an innocent man to be killed for a crime he didn’t commit. […]
To carry his father’s favor, the New God brute Kalibak goes to Earth to destroy Superman. Meanwhile, Clark’s adopted parents, Jonathan and Martha Kent, are visiting him in Metropolis for Father’s Day. The city takes a beating as the two sons battle it out.