Total Nerd The Best Superman Villains Ever  

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List of the most notorious villains from Superman's rogues gallery, as ranked by the fans. Superman has as wide array of adversaries as he does powers. Bad guys like Doomsday, Ultraman, and Lex Luthor have been wreaking havoc on the Supes since 1938. Want to know all of Superman's villains and not just the greatest? Then check out this complete list of all Superman villains and foes.

Which is the greatest Superman villain? Is it the beast who actually killed Supes, Doomsday? Or his most consistent foe, Lex Luthor?

Make sure to vote up all your favorite Superman villains, and vote down the ones you despise. Don't see the villain you love to hate on this list? Be sure to add them!
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1,036 269
Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman: War of the Worlds, Superman: Birthright

2
935 285
Darkseid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

3
823 241
Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

4
875 246
Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

5
651 247
General Zod is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

6
474 308
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

7
422 270
Metallo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

8
440 370
Lobo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

9
375 251
Parasite is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

10
387 214
Mister Mxyzptlk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
The Superman Madman Hullabaloo

11
346 228
Hank Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

12
358 170
Mongul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

13
334 251
Superman Prime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman Prime

14
258 236
Vandal Savage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

15
289 221
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

16
288 215
Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

17
269 249
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

18
218 203
Toyman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

19
202 193
Livewire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

20
176 187
Silver Banshee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

21
188 110
Anti-Monitor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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177 176
Eradicator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

23
160 178
Kalibak is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

24
152 167
Atomic Skull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

25
132 158
Ultra-Humanite is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever