Lex Luthor

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Real Name
Alexander Joseph Luthor
First Appearance
Action Comics #23 (April, 1940)
Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster
Team Affiliations
Injustice League, Injustice Gang, Legion of Doom, Justice League, Secret Six, Intergang, Secret Society, LexCorp
Mockingbird, Apex Lex, Superman, God of Apokolips, Albie
Base of Operations
Skills and Abilities
Genius Level Egineer, Scientist and Strategist

Lex Luthor is a supervillain in the DC Universe and is Superman's greatest foe.

Origin[edit | edit source]

Golden Age[edit | edit source]

Lex Luthor's origin remains unrevealed

Silver Age[edit | edit source]

A young fan of Superboy and a genius, Lex Luthor tried to create a way for Superboy to be immune to kryptonite.  After an accident occured, Lex wrongly believed Superboy sabotaged him, driving him into a life of crime.

Modern Age[edit | edit source]

Growing up poor and abused, Lex Luthor became ambitious and decided to use his genius to become a master businessman with complete control over the world.

New 52[edit | edit source]

Luthor was the son of Lionel Luthor, a member of an organization with plans to conquer the world.  Luthor grew up to be even more ambitious and became a master criminal in Metropolis.

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