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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856 237
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
780 250
Darkseid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

3
679 211
Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

4
738 218
Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

5
547 220
General Zod is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

6
406 259
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

7
347 239
Metallo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

8
370 327
Lobo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

9
322 216
Parasite is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

10
325 188
Mister Mxyzptlk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Mister Mxyzptlk The Superman Madman Hullabaloo

11
288 201
Hank Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

12
293 152
Mongul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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280 227
Superman Prime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman Prime

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216 207
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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250 190
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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240 195
Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

17
232 206
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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174 180
Toyman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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166 168
Livewire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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146 90
Anti-Monitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
BlakeDonald added Anti-Monitor

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138 170
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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146 156
Eradicator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

23
128 161
Kalibak is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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126 145
Atomic Skull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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107 162
Faora is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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110 143
Maxima is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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107 168
Kryptonite Man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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102 142
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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80 145
Lionel Luthor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Lionel Luthor

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96 151
The Elite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
The Elite

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75 143
Mercy Graves is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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97 141
Imperiex is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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75 88
Composite Superman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
BlakeDonald added Composite Superman

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76 134
Gog is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Gog

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60 133
Jax-Ur is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

Your Favorite Marvel Characters: Where Are They Now?

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91 136
Manchester Black is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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68 162
Volcana is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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78 118
Atlas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Atlas

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51 62
Granny Goodness is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Moai added Granny Goodness

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60 134
Titano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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57 130
Conduit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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53 133
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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47 130
Roulette is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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39 133
Neron is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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51 136
Prankster is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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32 143
Solar Man is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Solar Man

47
36 121
Bruno Manheim is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Bruno Manheim

48
41 139
Neutron is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

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36 123
Bloodsport is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever

50
32 126
Professor Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever