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15 Mythological Beings Who Could Defeat Superman

By Becky Ferreira Jul 16, 2013

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You can bet Metropolis' insurance lawyers added "in case of Kryptonian brawls" to future contracts after the Man of Steel's climactic, city-busting fight. Superman's powers seem unrivaled in the universe, and it's no surprise that comic book fans love pitting him against other larger-than-life characters. But he is far from the first character endowed with deadly supernatural powers — human beings have a lot of practice coming up with those. We scoured world mythologies to bring you the creepiest, the smartest, and the outright weirdest deities who could best the great Superman.

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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