Zack Snyder’s Justice League is here! And because Zack Snyder is the King of the comic book Easter Eggs it means that this version is going to be chock full of finds. Not to mention that the film is a cool four hours long. Totally worth watching in case you were wondering. So to make sure that you didn’t miss out on anything we’re here to round everything up for you. Expect comic book, Batman v Superman, Man of Steel references and of course spoilers. You’ve been warned.
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Zack Snyder Cameo
We’ll start with an easy one but it’s a “blink and you’ll miss it” kinda egg. The man himself Zack Snyder can be found
This Justice League cameo was revealed by Zack Snyder as part of his leaking of still frames of the Snyder Cut via the social media platform Vero. All fans knew at the time was it implied a deleted scene involving Lois Lane( Amy Adams). In the context of the movie, the reporter is just as fond as Fred & Ginger Coffee as Snyder–recreating the real-world favorite coffee shop of the director for the movie. So it only makes sense that Snyder himself should have a similar means of getting by in a world without Superman.
Some Nods In The Flash Introduction
There are two in this sequence. The truck that almost kills Iris says “Gard’ner Fox” on the side, a homage to DC Comics writer Gardner Fox, the co-creator of both the original Flash and the Justice League, among others. Secondly, you might need to pause and zoom in for this one. The hot-dog cart that gets obliterated by that same speeding truck says the phrase “Granny Goodness” on the side. It’s very quick, but this is a little wink to the villain Granny Goodness. One of the pretty hardcore lieutenants to Darkseid.
You can spot Granny Goodness in the film when the three united Mother Boxes opens up a portal to Apokolips, Darkseid’s homeworld. Next to Darkseid is Desaad flanking him and on his other side is an older woman with white hair. This is Granny Goodness.
Tales of the New Tean Titans #1
The Mother Box held in S.T.A.R. Labs is labelled as Object 6-19-82. Which is an Easter Egg for the comic Tales of the New Teen Titans #1 launched on June 19th 1982. This comic featured Cyborg’s origin story and him on the cover. This Easter egg first appeared at the end of Batman v Superman.
Green Lantern – Yalan Gur
During a flashback, we see a member of the Green Lantern Corp — the DC Universe’s “space cops” who wield magical rings as weapons. Traditionally, there’s a Green Lantern on the Justice League (human Lanterns Hal Jordan and John Stewart among them). However, there isn’t a Lantern on the team in the current day in either the theatrical or Snyder versions of the film. Instead, in this flashback from thousands of years beforehand, we see an alien Lantern — possibly Yalan Gur, a Lantern who protected Space Sector 2814 (which includes Earth) some 2,000 years ago.
The Arrow of Artemis
Artemis was the Greek goddess of the hunt, but there’s another reason why it’s fitting that it’s her arrow that will alert Diana to the coming threat: In Roman mythology, Artemis’s name is Diana.
When Bruce, Diana and Barry spot the Bat-Signal in the sky, ACE Chemicals can be seen along Gotham’s skyline. This toxic company is one of the most infamous locations in the DC Universe and is responsible for turning Joker into the madman he is today. If you missed it the first time, the ACE Chemicals sign is once again visible in the film’s closing scene. Fun Fact: ACE Chemicles was first named in the critically acclaimed graphic novel The Killing Joke.