Video – “Superman: The Animated Series” – Lex Luthor Builds a Cyborg!

The DC Kids YouTube channel has posted a video from “Superman: The Animated Series”.

Lex Luthor recruits a dangerous criminal named John Corben to be transformed into Metallo, a skin-covered cyborg with a Kryptonite heart, and Superman must do all he can to stop the villain.

This is taken from the episode titled “The Way of All Flesh,” the sixth episode of the first season of “Superman: The Animated Series,” which first aired on September 21, 1996.

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MOS
MOS(@mos)
November 30, 2021 5:40 pm

TAS is better than any WB show on today.

lk83
lk83(@lk83)
November 30, 2021 11:47 pm

I remember this episode. Great episode.

Superman2878
Superman2878(@spidey2878)
December 1, 2021 1:25 am

Looking back at this episode,I realize that even though Metallo was a villain, he was also a victim of Luthor. So there’s a certain level of sympathy for the charature. He’s had his humanity taken away from him. True that he has done terrible things to Superman and Metropolis, but terrible things have been done to him as well. He can’t help what’s been done to him. So he lashes out at everyone,including Superman. In a way he ends up being like the Frakenstine monster. And much like the monster from Frakenstine,he even tries to go after his own creator… Read more »

Last edited 1 month ago by Superman2878