During our discussions of FOREVER EVIL and Lex Luthor's stand against the Crime Syndicate, it was speculated that Lex would continue to rise in the ranks of being a hero (similar to what Norman Osborn did during SECRET INVASION). According to the latest news, Lex is indeed turning in his villain card and becoming a full-fledged hero.
In a report by the Associated Press, the cover to April's JUSTICE LEAGUE #30 shows the League's newest member.
"Is he going to lead the Justice League? It depends on whom you ask on the team. Certainly, he thinks he should," said series writer Geoff Johns.
Does this mean that Captain Cold is also joining the League?
It seems in the post-Forever Evil world, the lines between good and bad will become "a bit blurry." It's a different world and it just might take someone like Lex to try to keep it safe. Whether or not he can adjust to working along side the other heroes and vice versa remains to be seen.
"I think the most interesting thing is that Lex doesn't realize what it's like to be a super hero, what the life is like. You make enemies, they attack you on a personal level. And he's just Lex Luthor. He has no codename, no mask," he said. "He has to deal with the ramifications of that."
Source: Associated Press