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Carnage is arguably one the best villains in all of Spider-Man rogue's gallery, and that is saying quite a bit considering how impressive that roster is. There are many different variations of the character and dozens of formats the character has been used in. Be it video games, films, animated series, or alternate versions in comic books, the Carnage symbiote is in virtually every form of pop culture in one way or another. But which version of Carnage is the best?

We've decided to compile some of our favorite interpretations, renditions, and versions of Carnage here. Do you like playing against him in Maximum Carnage? Or do you prefer him in The Ultimate Spider-Man Game? Do you enjoy seeing him in animated form on Spider-Man Unlimited, or prefer him in the '90s animated series? Is Cletus Kasady the only true Carnage, or do you like Ben Reilly in the suit?

Here's the chance to see where it all lines up. What are the greatest interpretations of Carnage ever? Make sure to vote up all your favorites and vote down the versions of chaos incarnate that weren't interpreted well.

(And yes, we've included two of his spawn here that are basically Marvel's new interpretation of the character, but beyond two felt silly as there are so many symbiotes now.)
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Maximum Carnage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Maximum Carnage Comic Book Series

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Carnage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character Carnage is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. The character first appeared as Cletus Kasady in The Amazing ...more

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Deadpool vs. Carnage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Deadpool vs. Carnage Comic Book Series

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150 28
Venom vs. Carnage #1-4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Venom vs. Carnage #1-4 Comic Book Series

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111 28
Carnage (2010) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Carnage (2010)

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Breakout is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Breakout

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70 18
Spider-Man And Batman #1 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Spider-Man And Batman #1 Comic Book

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Amazing Spider-Man #361 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Amazing Spider-Man #361 Comic Book

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Peter Parker: Spider-Man, Vol.... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Peter Parker: Spider-Man, Vol. 2 #13 Comic Book

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73 24
Marvel: Avengers Alliance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Marvel: Avengers Alliance

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67 24
Superior Carnage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Superior Carnage Fictional Character

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Carnage U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Carnage U.S.A.

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57 24
Web of Carnage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Web of Carnage Comic Book Series

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62 28
Toxin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character Toxin or the Toxin symbiote is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. He is the third major symbiote of the Spider-Man series, the ninth known to have appeared in the comics ...more

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Minimum Carnage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Minimum Carnage

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Venom Carnage Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Venom Carnage Unleashed

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39 12
Carnage Planet of Symbiotes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Carnage Planet of Symbiotes

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MC2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
MC2 Fictional Character

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40 15
Carnage: It's A Wonderful ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Carnage: It's A Wonderful Life Book

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36 14
Astonishing Avengers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Astonishing Avengers Comic Book Series

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Ultimate Carnage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Ultimate Carnage Fictional Character

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Silver Surfer (Cosmic Carnage) is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Silver Surfer (Cosmic Carnage) Fictional Character

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39 21
Carnage: Mind Bomb is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Carnage: Mind Bomb Comic Book Series

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28 15
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1992... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1992) Video Game

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Cletus Kasady is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Cletus Kasady

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20 13
The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes

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25 18
Dr. Tanis Nieves is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Dr. Tanis Nieves Fictional Character

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Scorn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Scorn Fictional Character

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Video Game

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Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game for the Super NES and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, developed by Software Creations and published by LJN in 1994. The game, ...more

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John Jameson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character John Jameson is a fictional character in publications from Marvel Comics.

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Ranker Video
Spider-Carnage TV Episode Spider-Man is sent through several dimensions trying to fix time and seal away Spider-Carnage. Peter meets his would be girlfriend Gwen Stacey and Stan Lee.

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Ben Reilly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character Benjamin 'Ben' Reilly, also known as the Scarlet Spider, Spider-Man, and Spider-Carnage, is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in publications by Marvel Comics. He is a clone and ally of ...more

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Spider-Man and the X-Men in Ar... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge is a video game first released for the Super Nintendo in 1992 by LJN. It was later released for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Game Gear as well as ...more

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Venom/Spider-Man: Separation A... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety is a side-scrolling beat 'em up video game and sequel to Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage, released for Sega Mega Drive and Super NES and then ported to ...more

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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Ultimate Spider-Man is a video game based on the comic book of the same name by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley. The game was released on most sixth generation consoles, including Nintendo ...more

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensio... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a video game featuring Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions blends together four universes from the Marvel Comics multiverse, ...more

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action-adventure video game developed by TT Games and published by Disney Interactive Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in 2013 for the ...more

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Spider-Man: Friend or Foe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Spider-Man: Friend or Foe is a Spider-Man video game based on the comic book series and Spider-Man movies. The game was released on October 2, 2007. Spider-Man: Friend or Foe was originally ...more

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, a sequel to the 2006 action role-playing video game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, was released September 15, 2009. The game was jointly developed by Vicarious Visions, ...more

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Video Game Spider-Man is an action-adventure beat 'em up video game based on Marvel's Spider-Man Universe. It was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision for the PlayStation in 2000. The game ...more

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Spider-Man: Carnage in New Yor... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Spider-Man: Carnage in New York Book

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
TV Program Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, ...more

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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
TV Program Ultimate Spider-Man is an American animated television series based on the Spider-Man comics published by Marvel Comics, including some elements of Marvel's Ultimate line of books. The series is ...more

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Exiles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character The Exiles are a group of fictional characters commonly associated with The X-Men, created by Judd Winick (writer) and Mike McKone (artist). The Exiles consists of characters from different ...more

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Spider-Man Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
TV Program Spider-Man Unlimited is a short-lived American animated series featuring the Marvel comic book superhero Spider-Man. Unlimited premiered in 1999, but, although it had fair ratings, was ...more

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and released by Columbia Pictures. It It is the fifth ...more

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Bizarnage is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Bizarnage Fictional Character

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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Stage Musical

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The Spectacular Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Carnage Versions Of All Time
The Spectacular Spider-Man TV Program