33 episodes

Twice a week, join the Weisers (creators of "Myths and Legends" and "Fictional") as they take a look at all the wonderful, ridiculous characters from comic book history.

Why should Joker, Thanos, Catwoman, and Magneto get all the love? Why not Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, Uglyman, Kiteman, Asbestos Lady, and Condiment King? And yes, those are real characters.

Originally a segment on chart-topping podcast Fictional, Best of the Worst is making household names out of the worlds worst heroes and villains...just not for the reasons they'd want.

Best of the Worst Nextpod

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Twice a week, join the Weisers (creators of "Myths and Legends" and "Fictional") as they take a look at all the wonderful, ridiculous characters from comic book history.

Why should Joker, Thanos, Catwoman, and Magneto get all the love? Why not Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, Uglyman, Kiteman, Asbestos Lady, and Condiment King? And yes, those are real characters.

Originally a segment on chart-topping podcast Fictional, Best of the Worst is making household names out of the worlds worst heroes and villains...just not for the reasons they'd want.

    Praying Mantis Man

    Praying Mantis Man

    Hunter Mann turned green and made a world-altering discovery. Did he make a billion dollars and pick up his Nobel Prize? Nope. He decided to dress up as a praying mantis and take over Baja California.
    Praying Mantis Man first appeared in Blue Beetle #4.
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    • 7 min
    The Jingler

    The Jingler

    The Jingler would kill to get his poems published. And he did. And they were still terrible.
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    • 6 min
    King Cobra

    King Cobra

    King Cobra is a research assistant living the life of his dreams: slithering along walls in a skintight bodysuit with "cobra strength"
    ...whatever that is.
    NOTE: This is the last episode before we take two weeks off. We'll be back on June 21, 2022!

    • 6 min
    The Clown

    The Clown

    When your threats start as "first the public library, then the world!" and your grand plans involve provoking children into fistfights, the name "the Clown" might be too serious for you.
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    The Clown first appeared in Super-Mystery comics #5

    • 8 min
    The Top

    The Top

    The Top is a surprisingly competent villain for someone directly themed after a children's toy.
    The Top first appeared in The Flash #122

    • 6 min
    Icicle

    Icicle

    An icicle is an extremely fragile thing that falls...so of course it's something to model your whole career in super-villainy after.
    Icicle first appeared in All-American Comics Issue #90
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    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
129 Ratings

129 Ratings

Edesius ,

Funny

Really enjoy the amusing perspective about little known comic book characters. Anything from Jason and Carissa is high quality and funny. I'm bummed they stopped making them!! What happened?

Sherlock87! ,

Fun!

Can’t wait to see what wackiness I will hear about c-lost villains getting in their own way each week

Renarin123 ,

Awsome

Where did the adds go!!!!!🥺🫣

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