Top Ten Superman Villains

Superman might not have the best villains, but these ones are some of the best.
The Top Ten
1 Lex Luthor Alexander "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

He is extremely intelligent. He is basically DC's version of Norman Osborn. He is the perfect example of Brains BEATS Brawn. He, along with Batman, is the only human that is able to go toe-to-toe against the Man of Steel.

He is ruthless, cunning and can even keep the entire Legion of Doom in check. He was able to conquer the entire world (but of course gets defeated by Superman) and has caused the most pain towards Superman than all his other villains like Metallo, Darkseid, Brainiac, etc.

Lex Luthor is without a doubt the greatest Superman villain, one of the best DC villains overall and definitely OWNS the title as Superman's archenemy.

2 Darkseid Darkseid is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer-artist Jack Kirby, the character made a cameo appearance in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 before making his full first appearance in Forever People #1. He is the father of Orion, Kalibak,... read more

I prefer him as a Justice League villain but yeah, he has gotten the most personal with Superman out of the entire Justice League. Heck! Superman even believed that KILLING Darkseid was the only answer to stop him!

Overrated villain. He's cruel and evil, but in the last years he has been more a villain of Justice League than a Superman's villain. Superman has several villains better than him.

Darkseid is utter personification of both pure evil, cruel intelligence and power. Frankly, every other villain, especially Luthor who always seems petty to me, can't really compare,

3 Doomsday Doomsday is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, usually depicted as an adversary of Superman.

Doomsday is far my favorite super villain of all time. Not only he was the only villain that killed superman but he also withstand Darkseids omega beam and defeated him toe to toe. Most importantly he shockingly defeated the Justice League with one arm behind his back. The secret for Doomsday is that very time he gets killed, he regenerates back to life and becoming immune to whatever it killed him before. This signifies why Doomsday is a force to be recon with.

I loathe doomsday, you know why. He was literally created by the comic company only to raise sales by having something kill superman. He is uninspired and the result of a boardroom meeting. And I hate characters like that.

4 General Zod

General Zod was a ass because he killed a lot of people snd wanted to take over kripton and is the most powerful human villain in DC universe. He is very smart, secretive, and is very loud when he yells at people

Zod kicked Superman's ass in Man of Steel. Never thought so highly of him until I saw the new movie.

Superman's dark reflection. He is a worthy enemy towards the Man of Steel.

5 Braniac

By far my favorite superman villain and would be my number one. His various incarnations are all good but his best is the "true" Braniac from the Superman: Braniac arc. Caused Pa Kent's death purely out of petty spite. Superman fantasizes about beating Braniac to death in one of the most badass sequences of dialog-free panels you'll ever see.

I vote for Brainiac because he shrinks worlds, he is one of the most intelligent beings in the universe, he has all the tech you would need, he can control minds and he is the best! He definitely deserves top 5 not 8!
(P.S- I voted for this Brainiac instead of the other Brainiac because this is higher! I do not know why they put him on here twice.)

6 Bizarro

Not the most evil. Not the most dangerous. Not the most iconic. Why is Bizarro an awesome villain? Because he is all a villain shouldn't be. Bizarro represents the fun, the madness and the action that the comics are!

Bizarro,oh man, I love him because he can be very dangerous without really want to, 'cause his innocence and opposite way to think, wich make him funny and even more dangerous because can be fooled easily. Also he loves Les Luthor, and that's not really a good thing 'cause he will follow any order from him

7 Metallo Metallo is a comic book supervillain and cyborg who appears in Superman stories published by DC Comics.

He is one of my favourite Superman villains. His heart is powered by Kryptonite and he is loyal towards Lex Luthor. He is also one of the few Superman villains to push Superman through his limit. That's how bad he is.

Metallo was a regular human being, which is always a good story for a villain. He's also powered by Superman's only weakness. You can't get any badder than that.

Metallo is indeed a very popular villain, he is super strength and can easily destroy buildings and fight superman at anytime and is also very smart and crule

8 Parasite The Parasite is the name of several fictional supervillains that appear in Superman comic book stories published by DC Comics.

He just needs to grab you and you die. He is definitely one of Superman's most deadliest enemies.

As a kid I watch adventures of batman and superman. In the cartoon parasite was my favorite of all the villains

Parasite is powerful, distructive, and creepy he is the mostly villain that has nothing to do with superman but he isn't very clever

9 Mr. Mxyptlk

A DC villain that many who have not heard of him think of him as a joke, but in reality is one of the most powerful DC villains to ever exist. He can alter reality itself!

this guy was from another dimention and had the edge over superman, when I saw his premier in the superman television cartoon show I thought the show would never end superman and him were just going back and forth.

Long live Gilbert Gottfried for his voice work!

10 Lobo Lobo is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by DC Comics. The Lobo character was created by Roger Slifer and Keith Giffen, and first appeared in Omega Men #3. Lobo is an alien born on the utopian planet of Czarnia, and works as an interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter.

I loved him in Injustice. Also, I believe he is Stan Lee's favorite DC character.

I know lobo should not be number one but should be in the top ten.

The Contenders
11 Toyman Toyman, a recurring antagonist in the Superman series, has appeared in various incarnations since his debut. The character is typically portrayed as a brilliant but disturbed inventor specializing in toys that he uses as weapons. Toyman's vendettas against Superman and the people of Metropolis often... read more

Toyman has no goal or anything he is just some creepy character that hates superman and sometimes doesn't always act smart

12 Hank Henshaw Hank Henshaw is a fictional supervillain featured in the DC Comics universe. While originally featured primarily as an enemy of Superman, recent years have repositioned him as one of the main enemies of the Green Lantern Corps.
13 Ultraman
14 Silver Banshee

Superman's big-mouth, screaming villain, but most of all she's also the enemy of Supergirl!

Silver Banshee is great because she turns one of Superman's strengths into a weakness.

15 Superman Prime
16 Nigel St. John
17 Cyborg Superman Cyborg Superman is a persona that has been used by two fictional characters in the DC Universe, both of which are supervillains that appear in comic books published by DC Comics.
18 Batman Batman aka Bruce Wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27. In film, he has been portrayed by Lewis Wilson, Robert Lowery, Adam West, Michael... read more
19 Atomic Skull
20 Joker The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design,... read more
21 Black Adam Black Adam is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, and is a primary adversary of the superhero Shazam, formerly known as Captain Marvel.

Magic is what Black Adam is all about and Superman is practically vulnerable when it comes to Magic

22 Conduit

DC version of Whiplash powered by kryptonite.

23 Manchester Black
24 Eradicator
25 Maxima
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