Date: 2010-08-25 11:40 pm (UTC)
crinos: (Default)
From: [personal profile] crinos
Wow.... Just....wow.

Lex Luthor is the biggest bastard ever.

Date: 2010-08-26 12:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hawkmoondirge
Usually love Luthor but doing that to his own sister, who is in hell...wow.

I prefer the Luthor who only wants to help man kind....through killing it's greatest (In their eyes) hero...

Date: 2010-08-26 12:03 am (UTC)
thanekos: Kouhei " Principal Garren " Hayami, the Libra Zodiarts, is bugged. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
he does all his best bastardry in normal clothes

truly, his power suit is more than the green and purple number with the head forcefield

Date: 2010-08-26 12:12 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] nickfury90
Lex Luthor, you magnificent bastard you. I know its wrong, but I couldn't help but smile at "Lex giveth--and Lex taketh away". With the recent Action Comics run, I think he might have supplanted Joker as my favorite comics villain.

Date: 2010-08-26 01:21 am (UTC)
retro_nouveau: AARP Bruce (6)
From: [personal profile] retro_nouveau
I don't know, he's pretty high up on my love-to-hate list. Clancy Brown.

Date: 2010-08-26 04:37 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thehefner
Thing is, I kinda hate this. Lex is a magnificent bastard, but I don't see him as being so pettily evil as actually screwing over his own sister like this. This just feels to me like Johns is pulling a "Mark Waid with Dr. Doom" here, saying that this character is a petty, utterly evil bastard, and that all the complexity we've seen from him over the years is bullshit. I hate that.

The ideal Lex is the Lex who can be the person who would give all to destroy Superman, while also being the sorta-benevolent Lex who founded planet Lexor, the morally-driven Lex of LL: MAN OF STEEL, and the Clancy Brown Lex from TAS. But this Lex? This is a bastard and an asshole who needs to be put down. That's not very interesting, nor is he enduring.

Date: 2010-08-26 07:14 am (UTC)
lbd_nytetrayn: Star Force Dragonzord Power! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lbd_nytetrayn
...how does the last line end?

--LBD "Nytetrayn"

Date: 2010-08-26 10:02 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] catbird
Comics Luthor always eventually disappoints me. He has his moments, but they're usually brief and submerged in a sea of fail.

I'm sure it's because /nothing/ can compare with the utter perfectness of Lex in JLU (and TAS). I mean, that Lex was a bastard (just see his treatment of Amazo or Tala) but he was a bastard because that was just his way, not because he was a headcase. And his bastardness did never prevent him from doing what was necessary, even if that meant alliances with the good guys. When he was insane, it was usually because of Brainiac or Darkseid messing with his brain - the rest of the time he was refreshingly down to Earth. He wasn't really obsessed with anything but himself.

Lex is simply at his most effective when he isn't crazy, or can keep that crazyness in check. He should be Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark without morals, not without sanity.

Date: 2010-08-26 10:34 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] liara_shadowsong
I've liked some versions of Lex very, very much. This is not one of those versions. *mutters* Lousy bastard. You're supposed to be a sane evil genius...

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