As supervillains go, Doomsday is a bit of a big, spike-covered one-hit wonder, a 1990s throwback whose claim to fame is (temporarily) killing Superman.

But here he is, leading off your Evil 8, fresh from an upset win over the Joker, a No. 1 seed bad guy if ever there was one.

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Can he keep this Cinderella story going and defeat cosmic DC baddie Darkseid in Round 4 of The Press’ first-ever supervillain bracket? That’s up to you to decide, as are the fates of Apocalypse, Thanos, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor, Darth Vader and Doctor Doom.

Voting opens Monday and concludes Wednesday. Go to to help decide who makes our Frightful Four.

— Dan Grote

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