Posts Tagged ‘Lex Luthor’

Channeling MacGyver – Part 3

2015/04/21

Move over, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, let Lex Luthor show you how it’s really done.

Man, when Lex Luthor plans ahead, he plans ahead.

Man, when Lex Luthor plans ahead, he plans ahead.

Today’s lesson in improvisation has been sponsored by World’s Finest Comics #177 (August 1968) by Jim Shooter, Ross Andru, Curt Swan, and Mike Esposito.

Channeling MacGyver – Part 1

2014/09/09

You know, there comes a point when the criminal justice system should realize that stripping Lex Luthor naked and leaving him to rot in solitary confinement for the rest of his life is probably the best course of action for all mankind.

Imagine what would happen if he weaponized the toilet in his cell... :O

Imagine what would happen if he weaponized the toilet in his cell… :O

Today’s eureka moment has been brought to you by World’s Finest Comics #177 (August 1968) by Jim Shooter, Ross Andru, Curt Swan, and Mike Esposito.

Presidential Assassination, DC Universe Style

2012/11/25

You know that free pass Batman always seems to give to the Joker that allows the latter to keep on living no matter how terrible the things that he does are? It apparently doesn’t apply to Lex Luthor.

This is what happens when Batman puts the “dark” in “Dark Knight”.

This hypothetical scenario courtesy of Superman/Batman #5 (February 2004) by Jeph Loeb, Dexter Vines, and Ed McGuinness.

Playing the Kryptonian Race Card

2012/05/25

The Lex Luthor of Earth-23 really hates misconceptions about the nature of his irrational hatred of Superman.

Speciesist? Yes. Xenophobic? Yes. Racist? HELL NO.

This breakdown in interplanetary racial relations courtesy of Action Comics #9 (July 2012) by Grant Morrison, Gene Ha, Art Lyon, Rags Morales, and Brad Anderson.

Lex Luthor Took Forty Cakes. And That’s Awesome.

2011/03/30

If you’re into comic books and know your Internet memes, I’m almost certain that the following infamous excerpt from The Super Dictionary (July 1978) has come to your attention at one point or another:

Considering all the other, even more terrible things that he's done since then, I think I preferred his days as a unitard-wearing pilferer of baked goods.

It would appear that the creative team behind Superman #709 (May 2011) – J. Michael Straczynski, Chris Roberson, Eddy Barrows, Alan Goldman, J.P. Mayer, and Julio Ferreira – are familiar with it as well. And, much to the amusement and delight of online geeks everywhere, they recently decided to advertise this fact by taking the joke to the ultimate level and making the bloody thing canon.

Who knew that cake theft was the first step on the road to genocide?

Special thanks to Dean Trippe for breaking the story.


%d bloggers like this: