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The Villain of the Story Part 1B—Mad Scientist on Film
Episode 619th June 2022 • Digging for Kryptonite: A Superman Fan Journey • Flat Squirrel Productions
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Host Anthony Desiato digs into Pre-Crisis Lex Luthor, aka the mad scientist, as depicted in film, TV, and animation with guest Tyler Patrick (host of the KRYPTON REPORT podcast). Anthony and Tyler discuss Luthor's portrayals in the 1950 Kirk Alyn serial ATOM MAN VS. SUPERMAN, the Filmation and SUPER FRIENDS cartoons, the 1988-1992 SUPERBOY television series, and of course, the Richard Donner movies ft. Gene Hackman.

This is Part 1B of "The Villain of the Story," a multi-part event examining Superman's ultimate opponent, Lex Luthor, across time and media. Come back on Tuesday (6/14) as Anthony and guest Scott Honig consider the Post-Crisis evil businessman iteration of Lex.

Digging for Kryptonite is a Flat Squirrel Production. Key art by Gregg Schigiel and theme music by Basic Printer.

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