Top 10 Superheroes Who Defeated the Justice League


When it comes to the Justice League, imagining
go up against any of it’s members is almost implausible. There’s a reason why they’re on DC’s
most powerful team of heroes. The concept of taking each of those members
down is almost absurd when you really think about it. But absurd doesn’t mean impossible; there
have been several cases over the years in which the Justice League has been brought
down by a superhero single handedly. Sometimes these cases occur on different Earths. Sometimes it’s not the entire Justice League
they slaughter, but a good portion of it. And sometimes, these heroes have no control
over their actions. So today, we’re diving deeper into JLA history
with our list of the top 10 superheroes who defeated the justice league. 10 Green Lantern
9 Superman Kind of seems like a no brainer, eh? The Man of Steel out of all of the members
of the Justice League is perhaps the most capable of destroying the justice league on
a whim if he were to turn. Because of his extreme power and strength,
he’s become a bit of a target over the years ever since the golden age, where many a plot
line has revolved around villains trying to abduct the hero, possess him, steal his powers,
etc, all to fight off other members of the JLA or take over the world. It’s a bit of a reoccurring plot point,
really. Even in the 2017 Justice League movie, Supes
fights against his impending team mates after not being dead no more. If anyone were to take on the JLA, it’s
him. That being said, as seen in the Injustice
series of Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns, even when he thinks he’s won, Batman has
REALLY won. Just can’t beat plot armour like the caped
crusader’s. 8 Amazo
Amazo managed to take down the Justice League in DC’s animated universe. An android created by Professor Ivo, Amazo
has the ability to mimic other character’s abilities. So as you can imagine, rubbing shoulders with
members of the Justice League is not something that many wanted to see happen. Lex Luthor did though, and used Amazo, manipulating
the situation so the android would destroy the Justice League. Amazo fled Earth, wanting to seek out more
intelligent life. But he did return to Earth though, and having
the powers of all the members of the Justice League, he was a big threat. His return was to kill Luthor. And the justice league stood in his way, which
resulted in Amazo taking them out. 7 Gotham
Gotham was a promising hero who first appeared in DCU Rebirth issue 1 in 2016. Real name Henry Clover Jr, he and his partner
Gotham Girl gave off some serious Superman Supergirl vibes. They were metahumans who initially aided Batman
in saving a commercial plane from a Kobra Cult terrorist attack. Batman takes them under his wing, but soon
it’s revealed that they got their powers from Hugo Strange and Psycho Pirate; powers
that would degrade their life span the more they used them. They eventually go on a rampage, and nearly
kill the members of the Justice League before succumbing to their powers and dying. 6 Martian Manhunter
Martian Manhunter is one of those heroes in the DC universe who is continually full of
surprises. For starters, he’s a hero who is capable
of A LOT. The range of his abilities is actually pretty
mind blowing when you break it down. J’onn has a genius level intellect, he’s
got superhuman speed, strength and endurance, a photographic memory, can turn himself invisible,
he can shapeshift, he has a regenerative healing factor, can fly, has 9 MARTIAN SENSES that
we don’t even fully know what exactly those entail, he can make himself intangible, he
has heat vision, he’s telekinetic AND telepathic! Dude can do LOTS. Needless to say, he can be a pretty big threat. And this was the case during the JLA Trial
by Fire story arc back in 2003, in which J’onn attempting to cure himself of his fear of
fear, opening him up to an ancient burning Martian named Fernus, who used the hero’s
body to fight against the Justice League. They ended up getting saved by Major Disaster. 5 Triumph
Triumph’s involvement with the Justice League is the product of good ol retcon! First appearing in Justice League America
in 92 in 1994, he’s a hero capable of controlling the electromagnetic spectrum. The character was revealed to be a founding
member of the JLA, but on their first mission, he was teleported into a dimensional limbo
that also affected time, which resulted in NO ONE REMEMBERING HIM. Oh superhero plot twists! So one can imagine why he was so damn entitled,
and had a bad temper. He ended up being manipulated by an evil imp
into bringing down the Justice league. The character is most famous for being strongly
disliked, which writer Christopher Priest and editor Brain Augustyn decided to play
with by making the characters within the DC universe also strongly dislike him. 4 Wonder Woman
If Superman made this list, you bet your butt so did Wonder Woman. Unlike the man of steel, possession with the
intention of turning her into a weapon against the JLA isn’t really top priority for a
lot of Diana’s enemies. She’s never really been the type to go after
her fellow members on the JLA either; rather, when Diana has turned against them, it’s
usually been on an alternate earth. A prime example of that is the Flashpoint
universe; she murders Aquaman, decapitates Mera, and stabs Shazam, aka Billy Batson,
A KID, right in the heart. She’s ruthless and merciless when she needs
to be. Luckily, Diana isn’t a JLA member easily
corrupted. 3 Nightwing
Being Batman’s ward sure does have it’s perks. You’re privy to everything, working with
the world’s greatest detective whose downright obsessed with being prepared for literally
any situation. It’s also no easy job, which is something
that’s been reflected in Dick Grayson’s story arcs over the years. Regardless, the acrobatic crime fighter has
the upper hand over many, having been trained by the dark knight himself. And he’s capable of a LOT, including taking
down the Justice League. In Nightwing The New Order, a story that occurs
in a ‘near future world’ where society has rejected superheroes, and metahumans are
illegal. Nightwing heads a government sponsored task
force to hunt them down, including the Justice League. 2 Shazam
Originally a character owned by Fawcett Comics, Shazam, whose named changed from Captain Marvel
after a fun ping pong match of a legal battle, can arguably rival the power and strength
of Superman. Shazam, the name of the wizard who gave him
his powers and the word he says to activate said powers, stands for six immortal elders;
Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury, all of whom Shazam has traits of. So in other words, he’s wicked strong when
he transforms. While in the past, he’s been a member of
the Justice League, he’s also come up against them a few times, with the most memorable
conflict (and successful one) being in Alex Ross and Mark Waid’s Kingdom Come miniseries
circa 1996. Billy Batson, now an adult, is manipulated
by villainous mastermind Lex Luthor into taking on The Justice League and Batman’s Outsiders
team. He almost kills Superman in the process. Eventually, he breaks free from Lex’s control,
and ends up sacrificing himself in order to save everyone; oh Shazam, you and that heart
of gold. 1 BATMAN
Of COURSE Batman can take on the Justice League. Not only does the caped crusader have some
serious plot armour, he’s also notorious for being over prepared and paranoid. Works with the Justice League on a regular
basis? Wonders what would happen if any of them turned
evil? Decides to come up with a backup plan to KILL
any of them if they lost it? YUP, SOUNDS LIKE BRUCE WAYNE TO ME. That’s exactly what went through Bruce’s
head during the 2000 JLA Tower of Babel storyline. Ra’s al Ghul would steal all of Batman’s
information, revealing the caped crusader had a plan if any of them turned on him. We got another glimpse of what Batman’s
intellect and preparation could do in 2014’s Batman Endgame storyline, in which he fought
the League while in one of his Bat mech suits when all of his peers were exposed to Joker
Toxin when the villain returned for the first time after the iconic Death of the Family
story arc.

69 Responses

  1. trex advent says:

    Is there any possibility that Mysterio will be a good guy in the MCU?

  2. trex advent says:

    Can you do the top 10 facts about the thinker?

  3. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about the Red Daughter Supergirl?

  4. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about Goliath?

  5. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about Ocean Master and Black Manta?

  6. trex advent says:

    Can you do top 10 facts about the legion of superheroes?

  7. trex advent says:

    Which Netflix show is better between Skylanders Academy and Troll Hunters?

  8. J Ventura III says:

    What about the Flash?

  9. Deadtime 55 says:

    Dr Manhattan he destroyed every hero

  10. Sickness_cuz_ -youtube_ says:

    Amazo isint a superhero it’s called top ten superhero’s

  11. brandon castro says:

    i'd say red martian shouldve been first, considering most of his powers gives him a stealth edge which makes him more privy to take over bats which would also give him a consistency bonus

  12. Ewok lover 50 says:

    Top ten Dark horse comics characters!!!😁❤👍 please!!!😁👍❤

  13. Nikolas Mace says:

    Can you do a Top 10 Alternative version of mega man?????????

  14. Andrew Schipper says:

    The city of Gotham could destroy the JL, tbh

  15. Yamen an says:

    Justice League ? What's that ?

  16. Danny Steven says:

    Dr. Manhattan
    Like he just waved his hand and took out over 100 of them

  17. Tyrone Robinson says:

    i enjoyed it

  18. Chris Lopez says:

    All of the evil versions of Batman can and has killed the entire justice league

  19. Total Creative Gaming says:

    I knew Batman would come 1st in this. It’s obvious.

  20. Max To Max 63 says:

    Can You Do A Top 10 Superhero Team Ups We Need In Comics

  21. SPRA says:

    please make a top ten black canary facts from dc

  22. Rob I says:

    DOOMSDAY he basically dogged the League and then some in the death of Superman lol

  23. Nickolas Paredes says:

    I knew batman was #1 because he knows everyone's weaknesses

  24. Fangirl Sophie says:

    how is amazo a superhero?

  25. King Panther says:

    Can cyborg defeat the justice league

  26. METAL says:

    Doomsday in death of the superman story. He defeated the entire members of JL.

  27. Jason Bean says:

    Triumph is the insult comic dog!:)

  28. Julian Schubert says:

    I want to see the supervillain list with this.

  29. ohyehbaby 3o5 says:

    Can you do top ten legion of superheroes villians

  30. Jim Stebbins says:

    SHAZAM is just the name of the comic and the magic word, he is still Captain Marvel within the pages. 👍 He can not be marketed as Captain Marvel, but is still able to retain the name in comic.

  31. bfebrian says:

    Welcome to Gotham

  32. Joey 3 says:

    Batman always come out on top always

  33. Jarod Myers says:

    Doomsday!!!!

  34. smile Dog says:

    A villian who has defeated the entire justice league Deathstroke

  35. Thevibe 3123 says:

    Metamorpho from the first season of the justice league cartoon.
    He has the abilities of whatever enviromant he is stuck in or to "survive and thrive"as simon stagg put it

  36. Javier Mandujano says:

    Dr Manhattan

  37. Go TroniX says:

    You missed speedsters⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡

  38. Hudeyfa Janay says:

    Scarlet witch vs Zatanna

  39. Emannnen says:

    So awesome! I have never heard of Superheroes "Gotham" Henry Clover or Gotham Girl before!
    Now I'm curious about this. I must say that I like the suit.
    Thanks Kelly!

  40. Chris Chin says:

    Goku..

  41. Capricorn 1 says:

    Plz do top ten facts about each the lantern core ( red to indigo , black and white )

  42. TwistedDonners says:

    I believe but not 100% sure that wildcat can take the justice league as can constanie and Dr fate

  43. Advanced Logics says:

    Not being a Flash Fanboy but remember the time Both Flashes were almost destroying the world and the Justice league became useless when trying to stop it

  44. meme Boss says:

    Giving 10 facts about Bizzaro

  45. MAxx MAxx says:

    Nxt time heroes who beat the avengers

  46. Boluwatife Ojoikuye says:

    you said hero's and Amazo isn't s hero

  47. SylenceNight says:

    Didn't Squirrel Girl defeat the source wall.

  48. haifaa H says:

    do top 10 companies/industries/corporations in DC. Same in Marvel too

  49. sylas chase says:

    Dark side

  50. Christophe Boudrias says:

    Top 10 Facts The Silencer (DC)
    Top 10 Facts Witchmark Wonder Woman

  51. 0PhillMC0 says:

    Top 10 facts about the legion of doom

  52. Justin Elwood says:

    Booster Gold defeated them in ways I am not sure I can describe.

  53. krypto mancer says:

    of course batman would be up there……hes just over-used and over-hyped at this point. its gettin to the point were we need to wake up and realise that batman does have a super power…called plot-armour.

  54. Mark Pittman says:

    Great video!

  55. Jacob Jewell says:

    Please make a surprising facts video about Ben 10 and alternate version videos on Loki and Excalibur (the sword).

  56. David Playz says:

    You can't mentioned the Bane of the Justice of League without Batman.

  57. U Tube says:

    BatMan is the ultimate Justice League slayer even though he’s on the team 😂

  58. Rj Gonzalez says:

    Squirrel girl can defeat all them though

  59. JHAYR BETANCUR says:

    What about Mera?

  60. usopp the great bro says:

    I have

  61. Debbie Pearson says:

    The flash because of his speed he could run out all of them in 1 go also if he runs so fast he could take all the air near them

  62. Daniyaal Ali says:

    What about when Raven managed to control AND defeat the Justice League in the Teen Titans comics in 1980 ?

  63. Sherina Omar says:

    Young Justice I like that show

  64. aditya damodhar says:

    You missed justice league doom

  65. Kunu Johnson says:

    Plasticman is one of essential super heroes that Batman will use if the JLA went rogue.

  66. DBX Niker says:

    Technically when Batman could he had a way to defeat all of them

  67. Gacha Tested Ninja says:

    Humans beat all because we have over 20 senses

  68. Super Griffy710 says:

    No Batman Who Laughs?

  69. Tina Byrnes says:

    The flash beat the justice league

  70. the continuous one says:

    john middle name is davey, coldcast is triumph but elite, and thier no wonder why shazam , and diana can win, one a goddess the other is a magical pseudo god shazam powers form diana family, except the "S " so he like family to her I guess

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