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Total Nerd The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters  

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List Rules Ranked from lazy blatant unoriginal cheap rip-off to decent homage or variation.

He flies. He has super strength. He was rocketed to Earth as a child from another world. He gets his powers from the sun. He's got the boots, cape, and a big emblem on his chest.

Those are just some of the basics that make up the Superman icon. Variations of those conventions and more have turned up in many comicbook characters. That said, while some of these creations seem like authentic Superman homages to certain readers, others consider them to be complete rip-offs.

This is the worst Superman rip-off characters. Vote up the ones you think are the biggest rip-offs, and downvote the ones you think not so much. There's only one true Superman.

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145 85
Sentry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Sentry Marvel Universe

The Best Comic Book Superheroes of All Time The Best Members of the Justice League and JLA

2
114 63
Supreme is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

3
116 70
Hyperion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

4
85 60
Mister Majestic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

5
81 62
Omni-Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

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114 101
Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Captain Marvel Justice League, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection

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68 57
Marvelman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
redlocque added Marvelman

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73 63
Icon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Icon DC Universe

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86 79
Superboy (Kon-El) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
t.sparkman93 added Superboy (Kon-El) Young Justice, DC Universe

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64 56
Plutonian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
redlocque added Plutonian

11
95 91
Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

12
78 73
Blue Marvel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Blue Marvel Marvel Universe

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64 62
Samaritan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Samaritan

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59 66
Apollo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

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2 4
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sjboucher98 added Super Sam

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56 76
Count Nefaria is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

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90 163
Goku is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters

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51 139
Martian Manhunter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Superman Rip-Off Characters
Martian Manhunter Justice League Unlimited, Young Justice, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths