Superman and the heroes of old (Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Hawkman, etc.) begin cleaning up the world.
Superman tries to recruit a crippled Bruce Wayne. Bruce refuses stating that his concern is Gotham City and he has it under control. He wonders if he will become Superman's next target. Bruce then consults his own team of old heroes. (Green Arrow, Black Canary, The Beetle, etc.)
Lex Luthor conducts a meeting with old villains stating that he has a plan to take on Superman. Revealing that he has Captain Marvel under his control.
Superman then tries to recruit more heroes including Aquaman. He visits Magog and we learn that when Magog killed the Joker in cold blood the world embraced him and turned their backs on Superman.
Superman visits Apokolips and employs Orion's help in constructing a prison for the unruly heroes/villains.
Batman joins forces with Luthor in a mutual agreement to take down Superman.