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For those who like their politics to include meteors and punching, your day has come; Warner Animation have confirmed that their next DC Comics adaptation (following Green Lantern) will be the ridiculous Superman/Batman: Public Enemies.


If you happened to miss the original comic version of the story (which ran in the first six issues of DC's Superman/Batman series, back in 2003, written by former Heroes writer, Jeph Loeb), then here's a basic plot summary, courtesy of Warners:

United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a kryptonite asteroid to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his "partner in crime" Batman. Super heroes and super villains alike launch a relentless pursuit of Superman and Batman, who must unite – and recruit super help – to stave off the action-packed onslaught, stop the asteroid, and uncover Luthor's devious plot to take command of far more than North America.


Yes, it's Superman and Batman Versus America - but even that doesn't adequately describe the level of hyperbolic action that the original comic offered; if the animated adaptation can live up to even half of the purposefully stupid thrills and spills of the comic, this just may be the greatest superhero cartoon ever.

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