supervillain

(redirected from Supervillainy)

su·per·vil·lain

 (so͞o′pər-vĭl′ən)
n.
A villain in a work of fiction, as a movie or comic book, having superhuman powers or greatly enhanced abilities, usually portrayed as the antagonist to a superhero.
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Some have speculated that an upside of terrorist trials in New York City is that the accused will lose their aura of supervillainy amid the drudgery of the American judicial system.
My point is that these dastardly villains, no less than the most righteous hero, ought to take to heart Herzog's worries about shameless opportunism because it would render unavailable to them the goods internal to supervillainy no less than it renders unavailable to us the goods of a life well led.
They team up to create a superhero, the Escapist, through whose stories Kavalier dreams of bringing freedom to his family and crushing the supervillainy of Hitler.