Appearances in StoryEdit
Lex Luthor first appears in the storymode of LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes when he wins runner up for the Man of the Year award, to Bruce Wayne. However, Joker interferes before the program ends and robs everyone including Lex Luthor. When Batman and Robin imprison Joker, Lex Luthor frees Joker and plans to use his laughing gas for his own needs. Joker agrees to aid Lex Luthor with his plans and together they free many other inmates.
While the Dynamic Duo fight with the other escaped criminals, the Joker and Luthor invade the Ace Chemicals Plant and cause a large fire, which attracts Batman and Robin to investigate. The heroes are aided by Superman who rescues them but leaves once Batman and Robin chase Lex Luthor and Joker through Gotham City. Luthor's LexBots fight the duo delaying them and giving room for the villains to escape and for the Joker make fake kryptonite. Batman and Robin fight past the LexBots and confront the villains but they are quickly thrown away. Batman steals a small amount of the fake kryptonite and takes it with him to the Batcave, where he finds out it is actually tracking device, soon after which, Lex Luthor and the Joker attack the Batcave leaving it in flames.
Luthor and Joker continue to Metropolis, but are followed by Superman and Batman. However the villains out run them reaching Metropolis, where Luthor quickly constructs a giant robot. When Superman and Batman find him building a large robot, Luthor reveals that he plans to use all of Joker's gas to control the citizens to follow his command. After finding out that the heroes are alive, Luthor weakens Superman with kryptonite instantly knocking him out. The villain then attempts to shoot Batman but misses and he jumps off the robot and saves Superman.
Superman, who was still weakened by the kryptonite, was unable to fly and the robot attacks them. The robot nearly defeats the heroes but they are luckily aided by the Justice League and Lex Luthor and Joker are defeated and returned to jail.
- The White Suit Lex Luthor appears in the scene with the Man of the Year award but is not seen afterward.