- After the Infinite Crisis, he paid a visit to the Centennial Park statue of his deceased progeny, Conner Kent.
- In the New 52, Lex is forced to let Bizarro out of stasis halfway through its development, creating the mentally-defective, imperfect clone we all know and love. But over time Lex starts to bond with Bizarro's simple, innocent nature, even helping him overcome his fear of the dark. At first this all seems out of necessity, but Lex seems genuinely upset when Bizarro is killed, and decides the next Bizarro clone will also be released halfway through development, so it will be like the first one.
Captain Cold: He was just a monster anyway.Luthor: He was MY monster!