Lionel Luthor is a former scientist and the father of Lex Luthor and his sister.
Lionel worked all his life as a scientist and lived in the town of Smallville, Kansas with his son Lex and a daughter.
Meeting with Conner
Remembering how Lionel used to beat Lex, Conner confronted him about beating his son, Lionel explained that he beat Lex because he was a stubborn, arrogant boy and he had no moral compass. Cadmus soldiers suddenly infiltrated Lionel's house, One of the soldiers knocked down Lionel as he protested. Conner and Krypto fought the soldiers, During the fight, bullets were fired at Lionel, but Conner stepped in front of bullets and saved Lionel.
Behind the scenes
- In the DC comics, Lex Luthor's father is named Jules Luthor. The character was first given the name "Lionel" on the CW series Smallville. Due to the popularity of this portrayal of the character, he was given the name "Lionel" in the comics, too.