Host Anthony Desiato digs into Pre-Crisis Lex Luthor, aka the mad scientist, as depicted in film, TV, and animation with guest Tyler Patrick (host of the Krypton Report Podcast).
Anthony and Tyler discuss Luthor’s portrayals in the 1950 Kirk Alyn serial “Atom Man vs. Superman,” the Filmation and “Super Friends” cartoons, the 1988-1992 “Superboy” television series, and of course, the Richard Donner movies ft. Gene Hackman.
This is Part 1B of “The Villain of the Story,” a multi-part event examining Superman’s ultimate opponent, Lex Luthor, across time and media. Come back on Tuesday (6/14) as Anthony and guest Scott Honig consider the Post-Crisis evil businessman iteration of Lex.
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