Now free of Darkseid's influence, but in US military custody after being subdued; Superman breaks free to retaliate against the New God despot.
Did You Know?
On the audio commentary for the dvd release of this episode, Bruce W. Timm personally storyboarded the showdown between Superman and Darkseid, because he felt he knew these characters well enough, and he knew how much they despised each other, and it would only work properly if that energy and emotion was captured properly on paper first. See more
So it ends like this.
Don't think of it as an end, Superman. My biotech people will spend years studying your carcass. I'm certain it will be a most profitable endeavor.