Lex Luthor (Smallville)
|Name:||Alexander "Lex" Luthor|
|Occupation:||Billionaire, budding supervillain|
|Title/Rank:||CEO of LuthorCorp and/or LexCorp|
|Relationships:||son of Lionel Luthor and Lillian Luthor; grandson to Lachlan Luthor and Eliza Luthor; brother of Julian Luthor and Grant Gabriel; paternal half-brother of Tess Mercer and Lucas Luthor; partial genetic clone "son" Conner Kent; ex-husband of Lana Lang|
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Lex Luthor was a main character on the television show Smallville.
Perhaps because fans knew he was, ultimately, doomed, Lex was almost always seen as a woobie rather than a villain. His constant head injuries, kidnappings, and bad luck with women, combined with the verbal abuse from his father and Clark's lying and secretive nature, all served to make Lex charmingly bruised, emotionally vulnerable, and very attractive to his fans.
Lex was sometimes portrayed as a crossdresser by slash writers and fan artists. Thanks to Michael Rosenbaum's role in the movie Sorority Boys, where his character dressed as a woman to get into a sorority, this theory got a lot of attention and Lex got a lot of new dresses.
Wishful thinking, and the fanfic to back it up, gave us the fanon that Lex and Bruce Wayne had once attended private school together and were either old friends, lovers, enemies, or some combination of all three.
Lex Luthor manip by digitalwave.
Archives and Communities
- absolut_lex: where it's all about Lex
- lex_minions: discussion, Lex-meta, fic
- LexSlash: another Lex-centric comm