Lois Lane sits by the bedside of the comatose Superman following the detonation of Firestorm over Russia. Lex Luthor arrives and says he is not here to harm the Man of Steel and has information regarding the true nature of recent events.
Meanwhile, as an anti-hero movement sweeps the planet the combined forces of all of Earth’s heroes head towards Mars after having traced the true culprit of the explosion to there. They confront Doctor Manhattan and after trying to reason with him a fight breaks out but he proves more than a match for their combined strength and abilities.
Back on Earth, Wonder Woman is addressing the U.N. to try and defuse tensions and to ask for calm, but Black Adam accompanied by Giganta and The Creeper arrive and he tells the Amazon Princess that as all the other heroes are away, he has decided it is time to make his move…