27 January 2014 4:30 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

It happened a little over two weeks ago. DC Comics announced that Lex Luthor would be joining the ranks of the Justice League as the new leader. I was intrigued. I always really liked Lex Luthor, not only as a villain, but as a character. I started chatting with my one of my fellow comic book geeks on his thoughts about this drastic change. We got onto the topic of villains in general. My friend compared Lex Luthor joining the Justice League to Norman Osborn taking over S.H.I.E.L.D. during Dark Reign. I thought it was more than that. I said that Lex Luthor was a more noble man than Norman Osborn, that maybe he actually has good intentions. 

I look at Lex Luthor as someone who has always lived in the shadow of someone else. He is a genius, a man with unlimited potential. But »

- Lucas Lowman

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