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Update 2: The winner has been announced.

Here’s the weekly giveaway!

This giveaway is for the prestige format Original Graphic Novel Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography. Released in 1989, this is a copy in VF edition.

It’s an interesting one – an original story presented as an in-continuity investigation into the ruthless businessman Lex Luthor of the late 1980s.

The Rundown:

(1) Prize: One copy of Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography

(1) Random Comment Winner: One logged in commenter will be randomly selected from the replies to this post.

Eligibility: You must be registered and logged in when you comment to be eligible. You must also be in the continental USA for shipping purposes. If you are overseas and want to pay for the shipping yourself, feel free to enter, but keep in mind that it will probably be more expensive than just buying the book.

Deadline: You have until 11:59 on Friday, January 14th, 2011.

Good luck everyone!

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  1. avatar defenestr8 wrote on at January 10, 2011 8:13 pm:

    I’ve heard this is an interesting story. Never had the chance to read it.

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    avatar Ian replied on January 10th, 2011 at 11:00 pm:

    I enjoyed it. I think I should try and give it a review soon. Either way, we will eventually ;)

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  2. avatar Body62 wrote on at January 10, 2011 8:15 pm:

    Count me in!

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  3. avatar mrgrieves wrote on at January 10, 2011 9:10 pm:

    oooooh. want.

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  4. avatar Marc wrote on at January 10, 2011 9:40 pm:

    I don’t think I’ve heard of this one before, but it sounds interesting. Sign me up!

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  5. avatar lonefeather wrote on at January 10, 2011 10:22 pm:

    Sweet pick! I’ve been wanting to read that one for forever!

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  6. avatar Dirt55 wrote on at January 10, 2011 10:58 pm:

    Funny, I just read all about DC’s structuring of Luthor in the universe yesterday. The whole who’s better, the classic “Mad Scientist” Luthor or the 1980’s “Business Man” Luthor. I’m all about the Mad Scientist one because as it was pointed out, some have concern that the Business Luthor is too close to Kingpin from Marvel. Then again the Mad Scientist Luthor from the Superman Returns movie did NOT do it for me.

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    avatar Ian replied on January 10th, 2011 at 11:00 pm:

    I grew up on the post Man Of Steel – Death & Return superman, so the businessman will always be the type I think about when I think Luthor. For a while, it was more familiar to me to see him with long red hair than thin and bald.

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    avatar Dirt55 replied on January 11th, 2011 at 1:58 am:

    Yeah that’s where I started as well, but I think the random cartoons and Richard Donner films just had it ingrained that the man must be bald. He must! :-)

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  7. avatar smithdg5 wrote on at January 11, 2011 1:23 am:

    haha, i’ve never heard of this. it sounds awesome.

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  8. avatar JellyMuffins wrote on at January 11, 2011 7:52 am:

    I’ve always been curious as to how he became president. How does one stand on the platform of ‘I know I tried to kill Superman and take over the world countless times but… Vote 1 for me anyway!’

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    avatar Ian replied on January 11th, 2011 at 12:41 pm:

    hahah, I don’t think this book will shed much light on that particular development, but it will fill in a little backstory.

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  9. avatar jonah_X wrote on at January 11, 2011 8:04 am:

    Lex Luthor? Awesome. Never read something about him (except a few “LexCorp” references in various other comics), and I think this particular book would be really interesting to read. I mean, look at the cover … somehow he reminds me of Oswald Cobblepot :D

    So count me in!

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  10. avatar jdemacek wrote on at January 11, 2011 11:00 am:

    Very cool! Count me in as well.

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  11. avatar hellboy wrote on at January 11, 2011 3:28 pm:

    lol, I agree with Dirt55, the front cover really reminds me of Kingpin!

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  12. avatar henraldo wrote on at January 12, 2011 2:34 pm:

    ah the number one main character in the entire DC universe. he has been in just about every comic series since for ever. he isnt just a superman villain, he is just a villain.

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  13. avatar Irishpanther wrote on at January 12, 2011 8:21 pm:

    Sweet, LEX is a brilliant man!

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  14. avatar zoomfactor32 wrote on at January 12, 2011 10:33 pm:

    Sounds like a cool book and a great idea for a giveaway! Thanks again for doing this and for the great site!

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  15. avatar S4VY wrote on at January 14, 2011 1:15 am:

    Didn’t even know this book existed. Luthor is a sick villian – brilliant and ruthless – you can’t really ask for more; I’m pumped to check it out.

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  16. avatar Rellimsam wrote on at January 14, 2011 6:27 pm:

    I always love some background on Lex Luthor.

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  17. avatar -B. wrote on at January 14, 2011 8:20 pm:

    Is it me, or is the Lex on the cover of this book a tad more heavy set than usual? Either way is fine with me, but I got so used to the Lex Luthor from the Justice League cartoons that this depiction seems a bit off. This would certainly be an interesting read. Good luck, everyone!

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    avatar Ian replied on January 15th, 2011 at 12:39 am:

    This is how he looked post Man Of Steel era reboot. This book is 100% in continuity and reflects him just as he was in the titles of the time. He eventually ended up thin again, after a brief stint with long red hair and a beard.

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