"And now... you will fly to him, and you will battle him... to the death. Black and blue. Fight night. The greatest gladiator match in the history of the world. God versus man. Day versus night! Son of Krypton versus Bat of Gotham!"
―Lex Luthor, to Superman[src]

Alexander Joseph Luthor, Jr., simply known as Lex Luthor, is one of the richest men on the planet and the CEO of LexCorp Industries.


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Justice League


Behind the scenes


  • Due to Jesse Eisenberg's youthful, eccentric, schizophrenic portrayal of Lex Luthor, many fans have compared him to The Riddler.
  • The way Lex Luthor finds out how Bruce Wayne is Batman echoes the way Tim Drake finds it in turn. How he found out, is unknown.
  • Lex Luthor makes many references to Alice in Wonderland, as well as The Wizard of Oz.



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