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New 'Justice League' trailer broken down, blow by blow

With Superman gone -- Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg join forces for the ultimate team-up against a common foe. Here's a closer look at the trailer that dropped Sunday during New York Comic Con. "Justice League" opens worldwide November 2017. Warning: Spoilers ahead!

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Superhero squad goals

With Superman gone -- Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Batman, The Flash and Cyborg join forces for the ultimate team-up. Here's a closer look at the trailer that dropped Sunday during New York Comic Con. "Justice League" opens worldwide Nov. 2017.

Warning: Spoilers ahead!

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Field of dreams

The new "Justice League" trailer opens with Lois Lane (Amy Adams) finding Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill) in a Kansas cornfield. 

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Happier times

Lois Lane has a reason to smile. After all, Superman died in the 2016 film "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."

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Clark is dreamy in a dream

"I'll take that as a yes," Clark says in the trailer. He's referring to the engagement ring on Lois' hand. But there's more to this moment than meets the eye.

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Dust to dust

We get a close up on the ring, but Lois is also holding dirt, which she sprinkles... on Clark's grave. This was just a very bittersweet dream. Could this be the only Superman cameo we'll see in the new movie?

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Read all about it!

The Daily Planet newspaper headline says it all -- "World Without Hope." Violence, terrorism and acts of war are all on the rise after the death of Superman. Plus there's a new villain on the horizon -- most likely Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds).

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Cue the Bat-Signal

Batman (Ben Affleck) has a plan on how to protect not just Gotham, but the world from a real super-threat: He's gathering the greatest heroes together to fight side by side. 

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Underwater Aquaman

Even while in his natural sea-habitat, the tattoo-covered Aquaman (Jason Mamoa) looks like a force to be reckoned with. 

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We're with her

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) makes a bold statement by posing on top of a golden statue that serves as a strong symbol of fairness and justice. 

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Cyborg sees all

Cyborg (Ray Fisher) uses his superpowers to check something out, but it's unclear what. With "darker times" ahead, his abilities will come in handy. As a technopath, he can manipulate tech. He's also connected to a Mother Box, which will most likely be very important to the plot.

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Flash forward

The Flash (Ezra Miller) is the youngest newcomer to the team, but that doesn't mean he's powers of speed aren't impressive. Plus his character gives us a good dose of optimism -- which is just what this superhero team needs.

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Oh hai, Aquaman

Aquaman is most at home in water, but the film has him inland too as he fights alongside his new super friends. Either way, he'll be making waves.

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Gone but not forgotten

Superman may be dead, but that doesn't mean the memory of what he represented is lost on his adoring public. Here's a bit of graffiti featured in the trailer that shows Superman is still influencing public perception even though he's long gone. 

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Lightning fast humor

The Flash shows off his quick-but-dramatic powers throughout the trailer. But he's also clearly the "golly gee whiz" kid that will most likely drive Batman up the wall. In a movie that could have been very depressing, it's good to know there will be some comic relief throughout. 

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Everyone can be a hero

A cover of David Bowie's "Heroes" replaces the first trailer's The Beatles' "Come Together," which makes us wonder if perhaps everyone -- not just beings with super powers -- will be called upon to be a hero in the film. Here's hoping Wonder Woman's smile reveals that this indeed will be the case, which seems rather poignant in today's troubled times in the real world.  

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