Digging for Kryptonite: The Villain of the Story Part 2 — Evil Businessman

Host Anthony Desiato digs into Post-Crisis Lex Luthor, aka the evil businessman of the late 80s and 90s, with guest Scott Honig.

Anthony and Scott discuss this reinvention of Lex as depicted in comics (Byrne’s “Man of Steel,” “Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography” and more), television (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”) and animation (“Superman: The Animated Series”).


This is Part 2 of “The Villain of the Story,” a multi-part event examining Superman’s ultimate opponent, Lex Luthor, across time and media. Come back next Tuesday (6/21) as Anthony and guest Bernie Gerstmayr consider the resurgence of the Pre-Crisis Lex during the mid-2000s.

Digging for Kryptonite is a Flat Squirrel Production. Key art by Gregg Schigiel and theme music by Basic Printer. 

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Anthony Desiato

Anthony Desiato, owner and founder of Flat Squirrel Productions, is a lifelong Superman fan, documentary filmmaker, and podcast host who has been chronicling the culture of comic shops for the past decade. Projects include the films My Comic Shop Documentary and My Comic Shop Country, as well as the podcast series My Comic Shop History and Digging For Kryptonite.

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