The Villain of the Story Part 2—Evil Businessman

Digging for Kryptonite: A Superman Fan Journey

Jun 14 2022 • 2 hrs 18 mins

Host Anthony Desiato digs into Post-Crisis Lex Luthor, aka the evil businessman of the late 80s and 90s, with guest Scott Honig. Anthony and Scott discuss this reinvention of Lex as depicted in comics (Byrne's MAN OF STEEL, LEX LUTHOR: THE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY, and more), television (LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN), and animation (SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES) This is Part 2 of "The Villain of the Story," a multi-part event examining Superman's ultimate opponent, Lex Luthor, across time and media. Come back next Tuesday (6/21) as Anthony and guest Bernie Gerstmayr consider the resurgence of the Pre-Crisis Lex during the mid-2000s. Digging for Kryptonite is a Flat Squirrel Production. Key art by Gregg Schigiel and theme music by Basic Printer. Support the show and receive exclusive podcast content at ( The spinoff podcast DIGGING FOR JUSTICE: A DC FAN JOURNEY is available at all reward levels. Join the conversation by becoming part of the (Flat Squirrel Podcast Network Facebook Group), and follow DFK on Instagram ( (@diggingforkryptonitepod)) and Twitter ( (@diggingforkrpod)). Visit ( for more film and podcast projects. Visit (BCW Supplie)s and use promo code FSP to save 10% on your next order of comics supplies.