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9 of the Best Villains in Literature

Every story needs a good villain. Here are at some of the best villains in literature published recently for readers of all ages.

Quiz: Which Jane Austen Villain Are You?

Take the Jane Austen Villain Quiz to find out if you are more like Mr. Wickham, Mr. Elton, or the haughty Lady Catherine de Bourgh.

Comics A-Z: Villains Ugetsu to Waller

What fun would the heroes be if they didn’t have anyone to challenge them? This A-Z challenge is all about comics villains.

Comics A-Z: Villains from Octavius to Taishakuten

Continuing our journey through comic villains, this time diving into the letters O-T (or Octavius to Taishakuten).

Early Daredevil Villains Are Just the Worst

Prepare for an abundance of purple and frogs: today we're looking at Daredevil villains from the 1960s! Yes, all of them.

Comics A-Z: Villains from Kallus to Nagasawa

Continuing our journey through comic villains, this time diving into the letters K-N (or Kallus to Nagasawa).

Comics A-Z: Villains All for One to Elektra

Our next Comics A-Z deep dive is venturing to the dark side. Villains keep thing interesting, don't they?

8 Books Where Villains Turn Into Heroes

A villain today may be a hero tomorrow. Consider, for example, the characters in these books about villains who become heroes.

10 Compelling Books About Villains

Whether their shadowy status is textbook or complicated, the characters and their circumstances in these books about villains are shudder-worthy.

The Long and Villainous Life of Starro

The long and bizarre history of the Justice League's first villain, conquerer of Flashes, and arch-nemesis of Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew: Starro.