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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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Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman: War of the Worlds, Superman: Birthright
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Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Darkseid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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General Zod is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Metallo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Parasite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Lobo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Hank Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Mister Mxyzptlk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Mister Mxyzptlk The Superman Madman Hullabaloo
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Mongul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Superman Prime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Superman Prime
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Vandal Savage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Toyman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Livewire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
Livewire
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Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Silver Banshee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Anti-Monitor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Eradicator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Kalibak is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Atomic Skull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever
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Ultra-Humanite is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superman Villains Ever