Nine months ago, the world was made aware that superhumans lived among them. But despite the rise of costumed heroism spawned by the arrival of the Metropolis Superman, this evolutionary leap forward attracted the attention of a powerful being: Darkseid, vanquisher of the New Gods. The Apokoliptian ruler sought to turn the superhumans into members of his own personal army in bringing the universe towards harmony.
Just three months ago, Darkseid's herald, The Silver Surfer, saw defeat at the combined hands of The Flash, The Spectacular Spider-Woman, The Blue Beetle, The Spirit Of Vengeance, interdimensional dopplegangers of The Fantastic Four, and most notably of all, The Mighty Thor. Revealed to have been a brainwashed Mr. Miracle, The Surfer was decommissioned and restored to his rightful self, signaling victory for the heroes of Earth.
But not all is as it seems. While Darkseid has seemingly cast his gaze away from Earth, a series of extreme threats look to destabilize it's already compromised state in the wake of percieved metahuman chaos.
Norman Osborn was the first to announce a superhuman deterrent in the form of a formidable robotic army, their designs fashioned off of the mythical Goblin.
Billionaire Lex Luthor followed suite with his latest discovery to the world in the form of the most advanced artificial intelligence on Earth, Brainiac, providing alien tech with direct access to the world's cellular networks under the guise of a harmless application.
In the highly corrupt Gotham City, the mob saw themselves upended by a devastating attack by Oswald Cobblepot, leading a superhuman group of his own and utilizing a mass extortion to render himself exempt from retaliation.
In reaction to The Flash's increased prescence as the protector of Central City, Leonard Snart and Mick Rory have began to formulate a team that whose sole purpose is to dispatch The Scarlet Speedstress and wreak havoc in their wake - The Rogues.
And most chillingly of all, in the remote mountains of Antartica, a powerful threat to all of humankind emerged from the cold - a twisted doppelganger of The Man of Steel from the home dimension of this earth's new Fantastic Four, wielding Kal-El's immense power with none of his moral constraints.
The heroes of Earth about about to be tested in unimaginable ways, as the rise of the superhero has now given way to the dawn of something that was only inevitable - the supervillain. Can Superman, Captain America's Avengers, The Batman, The Fantastic Four, The Flash, King Thor, and others bring order where the seeds of destruction are being sewn?
The answers lie with you. Welcome to Ultimate One Universe: Season Two.