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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843 233
Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Lex Luthor Superman: War of the Worlds, Superman: Birthright

2
769 245
Darkseid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

3
669 206
Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

4
726 215
Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

5
539 217
General Zod is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

6
401 256
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

7
341 236
Metallo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

8
367 321
Lobo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

9
316 216
Parasite is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

10
320 185
Mister Mxyzptlk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Mister Mxyzptlk The Superman Madman Hullabaloo

11
285 198
Hank Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

12
288 150
Mongul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

13
279 223
Superman Prime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman Prime

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214 202
Vandal Savage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

The Top 6 Real-Life Versions of Batman Villains

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247 186
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

16
237 193
Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

17
229 203
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

18
162 167
Livewire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

19
166 179
Toyman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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144 87
Anti-Monitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
BlakeDonald added Anti-Monitor

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137 168
Silver Banshee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

The Best Black Panther Storylines in Comics

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146 154
Eradicator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

23
127 159
Kalibak is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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124 144
Atomic Skull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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107 160
Faora is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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109 142
Maxima is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

27
106 165
Kryptonite Man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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102 140
Ultra-Humanite is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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80 143
Lionel Luthor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Lionel Luthor

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95 150
The Elite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
The Elite

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75 140
Mercy Graves is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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97 139
Imperiex is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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75 86
Composite Superman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
BlakeDonald added Composite Superman

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76 132
Gog is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Gog

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60 130
Jax-Ur is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

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91 134
Manchester Black is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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78 115
Atlas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Atlas

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67 160
Volcana is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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50 60
Granny Goodness is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Moai added Granny Goodness

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60 131
Titano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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57 127
Conduit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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52 131
Plastique is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

The Best Comic Book Superheroes of All Time

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46 128
Roulette is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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39 131
Neron is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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50 135
Prankster is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

46
32 141
Solar Man is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Solar Man

47
36 119
Bruno Manheim is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Bruno Manheim

48
41 137
Neutron is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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36 121
Bloodsport is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

50
32 124
Professor Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever