Ubermensch II was created by Joe Kelly and Duncan Rouleau. He first appeared in JLA #80.

Character Evolution

There was a second Ubermensch, a.k.a. Mr. Shepherd, in modern times that was in the second incarnation of Axis Amerika. This team was defeated by the JLA.

Major Story Arcs

Safe Haven

Shepherd was an American and the leader of the religious commune Safe Haven. He persuaded the world that the JLA had destroyed Safe Haven and killed 1,000 innocent people in the process. This was soon exposed as a blatant lie and Ubermensch II was defeated by the League.

Powers and Abilities

  • Superhuman Strength: He possessed strength beyond the average human.
  • Superhuman Speed: He can run to speeds beyond physical limits of the fastest athlete.
  • Superhuman Durability: Ubermensch’s skin is extremely durability to most physical attacks.
  • Superhuman Agility: More agility then finest human athlete.
  • Superhuman Stamina: He can function without tiring for a long time than average human can.