In the flashback, Superman is wearing his modified costume when he is first possessed by the creature, which indicates that this event takes place after Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. In a roundtable on the episode's special feature, Will Friedle and Bruce Timm debated this point: Timm insisted that Superman was wearing his old costume, which raised the distressing possibility that he was possessed during some of his years with Justice League, while Friedle correctly insisted otherwise. See more »
The kryptonite was two inches from my hand. But I hesitated.
The guy's the greatest hero who ever lived. Uh, one of the greatest. I figured there had to be another way.
But now you know better.
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