Friday, 17 December 2010

The DCAU Ranked - Part 9: "Justice League Unlimited"

38. Hawk and Dove
By Robert Goodman
Wonder Woman teams up with two irritating stereotypes.

37. The Ties That Bind
By Jim Steranko and J. M. DeMatteis
Flash, Mister Miracle and Big Barda get involved in a boring plot to free Oberon.

36. Chaos at the Earth's Core
By Matt Wayne
A group of leaguers take on Deimos, an evil Kryptonite weilding dictator.

35. Dark Heart
By Warren Ellis
Atom comes to the rescue when duplicating robots attack.

34. Grudge Match
By Matt Wayne and J. M. DeMatteis
Wonder Woman, Huntress, Black Canary, Vixen and Hawkgirl are forced to compete in Metabrawl.

33. Ultimatum
By J. M. DeMatteis
The Ultimen turn up...and then die...the end...

32. Patriot Act
By Matt Wayne
General Eiling takes some Captain Nazi formula...good move...(sarcasm alert!)

31. Shadow of the Hawk
By Dwayne McDuffie and J. M. DeMatteis
An episode trying to explain Hawkman and Hawkgirl = Fail. If the comics can't do it well, neither can you!

30. The Cat and the Canary
By Robert Goodman
Green Arrow and Black Canary come to Wildcat's rescue.

29. The Balance
By Dwayne McDuffie
Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl team up; there is tension.

28. The Greatest Story Never Told
By Andrew Kreisberg
Booster Gold takes centre stage, and proves to be just as irritating as in the comics.

27. To Another Shore
By Dwayne McDuffie
The one about humanity, where Martian Manhunter buggers off for the rest of the series.

26. Hunter's Moon
By Dwayne McDuffie
Micro-sequel to "Starcrossed."

25. Far from Home
By Paul Dini
The Legion of Super Heroes pop up for an adventure with Supergirl, Green Arrow and Green Lantern.

24. Wake the Dead
By Dwayne McDuffie
Some kids accidentally resurrect Solomon Grundy.

23. The Return
By J. M. DeMatteis
Amazo returns to confront Lex Luthor.

22. Ancient History
By Matt Wayne and Geoff Johns
Another exploration of Hawkman and Hawkgirl's past; does a better job than the others, and the comics for that matter.

21. Double Date
By Gail Simone
Green Arrow, Black Canary, Huntress and the Question go after a mob boss.

20. Initiation
By Stan Berkowitz
Green Arrow goes on a mission and decides to join the JLU.

19. Clash
By J. M. DeMatteis and Dwayne McDuffie
Superman and Captain Marvel fight during Luthor's run for Presidency.

18. I Am Legion
By Dwayne McDuffie
Gorilla Grodd's Secret Society is formed.

17. This Little Piggy
By Paul Dini
Wonder Woman is turned into a pig and Batman sings.

16. Task Force X
By Darwyn Cooke
The Suicide Squad are formed by Cadmus.

15. Kids' Stuff
By Henry Gilroy
All adults are erased from Earth and the Justice League are turned into children.

14. Dead Reckoning
By Dwayne McDuffie
Deadman teams up with Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in order to retrieve something from the Secret Society.

13. Flashpoint
By Dwayne McDuffie
Lex Luthor uses the JLU watchtower to launch an attack on Cadmus and discredit the Justice League.

12. The Doomsday Sanction
By Robert Goodman
Superman battles Doomsday and the monster's origin is revealed.

11. Fearful Symmetry
By Robert Goodman
Galatea, a clone of Supergirl, is revealed to have been created by Cadmus.

10. Panic in the Sky
By Dwayne McDuffie
The JLU go to war with Cadmus.

9. Alive!
By Matt Wayne
Luthor and the Secret Society attempt to resurrect Brainiac but inadvertently bring Darkseid back to life.

8. For the Man Who Has Everything
By J. M. DeMatteis
Batman and Wonder Woman battle Mongul while Superman is trapped in a lucid dream dimension.

7. Question Authority
By Dwayne McDuffie
The Question uncovers the truth about Cadmus and is subsequently tortured.

6. Divided We Fall
By Dwayne McDuffie
Luthor is revealed to be the new host of Brainiac and the war with Cadmus comes to an end.

5. Flash and Substance
By Matt Wayne
Orion and Batman attempt to understand the Flash's crimefighting methods.

4. The Once and Future Thing (2-Part)
By Dwayne McDuffie
Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern are propelled through time and end up in the Old West alongside Jonah Hex, Bat Lash and El Diablo before being propelled into the future where they join forces with Batman Beyond and the Justice League of the future.

3. The Great Brain Robbery
By Dwayne McDuffie
The Flash and Luthor accidentally swap minds leading to Luthor-Flash trying to destroy the watchtower, while Flash-Luthor attempts to lead the Secret Society.

2. Destroyer
By Dwayne McDuffie
The Justice League go to war with the forces of Darkseid having made an alliance with the Secret Society; Superman, Batman and Luthor confront Darkseid in their final battle.

1. Epilogue
By Bruce Timm and Dwayne McDuffie
The true mission of Cadmus is revealed, as well as the secret origin of Batman Beyond in the final chapter of the DCAU.

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