Re: DC's New 52: Reviews and Discussion (Spoilers welcolme and likely)
Actually, in the sex and violence vein, I sorta thought she should've manslaughtered one of the mecha guys. That would've been ballsy as hell, by which I mean it's not necessarily a very good idea, but I could give credit for taking risks. And there's not enough quasi-accidental killings in comics. There should be a lot more.
The writers' target audience for the book were teenagers. No doubt that played a significant part in toning down the violence.
Lex Luthor is a true American hero.