Ranking Our Favorite Cartoon Character Villains for Your Evil-Loving Side

So bad they're good.

Matt Branhamby Matt Branham
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A cartoon is only as good as its villain, and whether you were watching Batman: The Animated Series or DuckTales, you knew very well who your favorite villain was. When it comes to ranking our favorite cartoons character villains, we’re willing to go as light as Flintheart Glomgold and Angelica Pickles to as dark as Skeletor and The Sandman.

If you were a fan of The Real Ghostbusters and lost sleep over The Boogieman or Samhain, or if were simply a fan of The Simpsons sideshow types, we’ve got a little bit of all the best cartoon character villains for your viewing pleasure, ranked just perfectly enough to drive you absolutely nuts.

As kids of the ’80s who grew up on ’90s cartoons and still can’t stop today, we know you’ll appreciate this slideshow of Sideshow Bobs, two-faced foes and women you simply cannot trust. Who will be our number-one pick? Oh, like you don’t already know. Or wait, do you? Sit tight as we rank our 15 favorite superhero villains from cartoon history, all the way up to…oh, what’s his name?

Ranking Our Favorite Cartoon Character Villains for Your Evil-Loving Side

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