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Top 10 DC Comics Villains

Updated on March 25, 2011

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The following is a list of the Top 10 Villains from DC Comics. Each selection is accompanied with a bio, picture, and video. LEave your feedback and share your top 10 list of DC Comics VIllains

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#10 - Solomon Grundy

 Solomon Grundy, a zombie, was formerly known as the infamous gangster Cyrus Gold. He was betrayed by his gang, cursed, and thrown into a mystical swamp. Grundyu first appeared in All-American Comics #61 (October 1944).

#9 Doomsday

Doomsday first appeared in Superman: the Man of Steele #17 (November 1992). Doomsday was created in the past on Krypton and was the only villain to kill (temporarily) Superman. It's powers was cloned from Superman.

#8 - Gorilla Grodd

 Gorilla Grodd first appeared in the Flash v.1 #106 (May 1959). Grodd is a super intelligent evil mastermind who is bent on conquering the world. He has super strength and metal control powers.

#7 - Brainiac

Brainiac first appeared in Action Comics #242 (July 1958). He is a a brain interactive construct and sets out to destroy Superman.

#6 - Sinestro

Sinestro first appeared in the Green Lantern vol.2 #7 (August 1961). Sinestro was the former mentor to Hal Jordan and became the arch nemesis to the Green Lantern Corps. Sinestro was banished to the planet Qward of the animatter universe. He took on the yellow ring and had all the powers of a Green Lantern.

#5 - Catwoman

Catwoman first appeared in Batman #1 (1940). She was first an adversary of Batman. But more recent comics have her becoming more of a heroine. She was also considered a love interest to Batman.

#4 - Ra’s ah Gul

Ra’s al Gul first appeared in Batman #232 (June 1971). His name is Arabic for "The Demon's Head". He has face several superheroes but has a unique feud with Batman.

#3 - Darkseid

 Darkseid first appears in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 (November 1970). Darkseid's ultimate goal is to eliminate "free will" throughout the universes. His biggest feud has been with Superman.

#2 - Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor first appeared in Action Comics #24 (April 1940). Luthor is an evil genius who sees SUperman as his biggest challenge to taking over the world.

#1 - The Joker

 The Joker first appeared in Batman #1 (1940). He is the archenemy of Batman. The joker is a sociopath who finds humor in carrying out his evil plans.

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      Adam 4 years ago

      Is Harley Quinn a top 10 villain?

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      Peaceout 4 years ago

      1 Joker

      2 Lex Luthor

      3 Darkseid

      4 Sinestro

      5 Brainiac

      6 Doomsday

      7 Catwoman

      8 Bane

      9 Deathstroke

      10 Poison Ivy

      Honnorable Mentions:

      Black Adam

      Ras al ghul

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      Adam 4 years ago

      Poison ivy or doomsday would be on my list instead of harley quinn

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      Adam 4 years ago

      Actually number 10 can change but don't know who to put in Harley Quinn's spot

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      Adam 4 years ago

      1 The Joker

      2 Lex Luthor

      3 Darkseid

      4 Sinestro

      5 Brainiac

      6 Bane

      7 Catwoman

      8 Black Adam

      9 Deathstroke

      10 Harley Quinn

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      The dude 98 5 years ago

      I think Black Adam should be in here somewhere... Like number 2-4

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      Mahad 5 years ago

      1. Lex luthor

      2. The joker

      3. Two-face


      5. Sinestro

      6. Ra's al ghul


      8. Brainiac

      9. Bizarro

      10. Mr. Mxyzptlk

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      darkknightrises 5 years ago

      10-Mr. Freeze 9-Catwoman 8-Lex Luthor 7-Darkseid 6-Deathstroke 5-Ras' Al Ghul 4-Two-Face 3-Scarecrow 2-The Joker 1-Bane

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      Ahmed Essam 5 years ago

      here is mine:-



      3-R'as Al Ghul




      7-Lex Luthor

      8-Gorilla Grodd


      10-Solomon Grundy

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      this guy 5 years ago

      10: mr freeze

      9: black adam

      8: parrallax

      7: sinestro

      6: two face

      5: cyborg superman

      4: zoom

      3: joker/lex luthor/ darksied/captain cold/gorilla grodd/ bane

      2: lord satanus

      1: anti monitor

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      no 5 years ago

      my top five

      1. scarecrow

      2. riddler

      3. bane

      4. two face

      5. joker

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      Two-Face 5 years ago

      Two Face

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      Taylove 6 years ago

      Cool list but you can take out Solomon Grundy & cat woman and add DeathStroke & Superman Prime

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      Sameen 6 years ago

      I don't get why people think Joker is a better villian the Lex Luthor

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      Nexis19 6 years ago

      Cool list. my list






      5.Doomsday ( would be higher but he peaked way too early)


      3.Mister Mxyzptlk ( don't ask i just like him for some reason)


      1.The Joker

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      JF_THEGAMER 6 years ago

      I agree with this list exept for grundy and ras al ghul instead it should be bane and scarecrow

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      elijah 7 years ago

      10.killer croc


      8.poison ivy



      5.harly quin




      1.mad hatter

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      Abu-Muslim 7 years ago

      these are the tow best villains

      2 mad hatter

      1 joker

      hats hatshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhats


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      abu 7 years ago

      when is someone gona do another comment anyway i put bane

      10th on my list becuse hes ssssssssssssssssssssssssssttttttttttttttttttttttttrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! he did brake batman back!

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      abu 7 years ago

      this is my last commment for july i hate doomsday

      becuse he looks kind of stupid and he killed superman.

      and i like joker becuse hes funny like hahahhahahahhahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahhahahahahahahahahhahahahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom hhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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      abu 7 years ago


      3 victor zsas

      2hugo strange

      1 doomsday but hes powerful aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah dooomsday aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

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      abu 7 years ago

      10 bane

      9 killer croc

      8 brainiac

      7 soloman grundy

      6 scarcrow

      5lex luther

      4 catwoman

      3 harley quin and riiddler and mr.freeze and 20 more

      2 mad hatter

      1 joker

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      jamie 7 years ago

      my list is killer croc joker scarcrow doomsday harley quin ridler cat woman and clayface

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      Glimmer515 7 years ago from Never Never Land

      Again given love to my girls! Catwoman all the way,plus i would kill for her outfit :P, but where is Harly Quin??

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      sabrebIade 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      I gotta agree with the Joker at number one.

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      my high 8 years ago

      my list








      3.solem grundy

      2.harly quin

      1. is mihty LEX LUTHOR!!!!!!!

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      Ultimate-Man 8 years ago

      Maybe too many Superman and Batman villains, but still perfect!

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      yazoo66 8 years ago

      Great list, nice shout-out to old school villains. Kudos