Oooh. Haven't read any Swamp Thing. This is great. (Did he always think with ellipses?)
Somewhere, I think on the old scans_daily, I heard that Lex Luthor once figured out how to escape from jail with nothing but a pen and a pad of paper, but wouldn't do it, just because then the next time he got caught, they wouldn't give him any pen and paper to make a new plan with. I like CEO Luthor, but pre-Crisis Luthor clearly has his own brand of awesome.