17 Tough Dog Names Inspired By Superheroes And Villains

In modern popular fiction, a superhero is a type of costumed heroic character who possesses supernatural or superhuman powers and who is dedicated to fighting crime, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains. A female superhero is sometimes called a superheroine. Some long-running superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Captain America, and Iron Man have a rogues gallery of many villains. Of course superheroes are tough, and they make good names for your tough dogs. Check out our selection of 17 tough dog names inspired by those superheroes and villains.

Bane: Bane is an escaped convict from an island prison in South America and a super-villain. Bane has abnormal physical strength as a result of having undergone experiments involving a derivative of the drug Venom. He became known as "The Man Who Broke the Bat" when he broke Batman's back, forcing Bruce Wayne to give up the Batman persona while he recuperated.


Beast: The Beast is the main antagonist of the 2014 Cartoon Network mini series, Over the Garden Wall. He is the monster of the place known as "The Unknown". His goal is to take the souls of the people who come to his woods. The Beast is a deceitful, mysterious, calculating, and manipulative being.
Bruce: Batman is the superhero protector of Gotham City, a man dressed like a bat who fights against evil and strikes terror into the hearts of criminals everywhere. In his secret identity he is Bruce Wayne, billionaire industrialist and notorious playboy. Although he has no superhuman powers, he is one of the world's smartest men and greatest fighters. His physical prowess and technical ingenuity make him an incredibly dangerous opponent.
Carnage: Carnage is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man.
Drax: Drax the Destroyer is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Drax's powers included enhanced strength and resilience, flight, and the ability to project energy blasts from his hands.
Fang: Fin Fang Foom is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character has been depicted as an extraterrestrial creature resembling a dragon.
Hellboy: Hellboy is a fictional superhero created by writer-artist Mike Mignola. A well-meaning demon whose true name is Anung Un Rama. In time Hellboy grew to be a large, red-skinned man with a tail, horns, cloven hooves for feet, and an oversized right hand made of stone. He has been described as smelling of dry-roasted peanuts. Although a bit gruff, he shows none of the malevolence thought to be intrinsic to demons, and has a strong sense of humor.
Kal: Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Superman was born Kal-El on the alien planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father Jor-El, moments before Krypton's destruction. Very early on he started to display various superhuman abilities, which, upon reaching maturity, he resolved to use for the benefit of humanity through a secret "Superman" identity.
Klaw: Klaw is a fictional character, a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is depicted as a human physicist who has been transformed into solid sound, and who wears a sonic emitter on his right wrist as a prosthetic device.
Lobo: Lobo is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Lobo is an alien born on the utopian planet of Czarnia, and works as an interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter.
Luthor: Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character is a power-mad American billionaire, business magnate, inventor, scientist, philanthropist to the city of Metropolis, and one of the most intelligent people in the world. Lex Luthor has traditionally lacked superpowers or a dual identity and typically appears with a bald head. He periodically wears his Warsuit, a high-tech battle suit giving him enhanced strength, flight, and advanced weaponry, among other capabilities.
Magnus: Doctor Will Magnus is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. One of the most impressive geniuses of the DC Universe with doctorates in theoretical mathematics, mechanical engineering, and particle physics, Magnus often offers scientific advice to other characters. His greatest achievement is the one for which he first received renown: the creation of the Metal Men.


Raven: Raven is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The daughter of a demon father and human mother, Raven is an empath who can teleport and control her "soul-self", which can fight physically, as well as act as Raven's eyes and ears away from her physical body. She is a prominent member of the superhero team Teen Titans.
Razor: Razor Fist is a Marvel Comics supervillain. There have actually been 3 characters, all virtually identical in appearance and ability, to go by this title. The original Razor Fist was killed off in the comic books many years ago. The next two characters to take the title were brothers. The current Razor Fist is the only surviving brother.
Steel: Steel, also known as the Man of Iron, is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Universe. Aspects of the character are clearly inspired by the African American folk hero John Henry, as well as Superman.
Thor: Thor is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse mythological deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder and possesses the enchanted hammer Mjolnir, which grants him the ability of flight and weather manipulation amongst his other superhuman attributes.
Zod: General Zod is a fictional supervillain who appears in comic books published by DC Comics and is the secondary archenemy of Superman. Zod is a warlord from Superman's home planet of Krypton. As a Kryptonian, he exhibits the same powers and abilities as Superman and is consequently viewed as one of his greatest enemies.

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