He also played an important part in the battle between the forces of Apokolips and New Genesis...but fell victim to his (and others) lust for power.
Steppenwolf was dead, but that proved to only be a minor inconvenience for him....
Even Gods Must Die
....plus Steppenwolf, Mantis and the Parademons looked very different than they had before (but, then again, this series was more to sell Kenner's action figures for their Super Powers line than following continuity...
...still, it survives as a small look at what Jack Kirby might have done had he been allowed to do more with his Fourth World and the rest of the DC Universe).
....sporting the look he has in the Justice League movie.