Everybody knows that evil is more beautiful and alluring than good — that's why it's so hard to choose good. But to prove it, check out a collection of lovely Art Nouveau posters of science fiction and fantasy's greatest villains.

Last week, we brought you a gallery of Art Nouveau heroes, so now we're bringing balance to the art force. (Also, in case you missed it, yesterday we had some great Art Nouveau Firefly prints, too.)

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dARTh NOUVEAU by sebasebi at deviantART

Gotham Sirens by Mark Brooks at deviantART

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Emma Frost by Mark Brooks via Fashion and Action

Sorciere by chill07 at deviantART

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Nouveau Labyrinth poster by janey-jane at deviantART

Aliens Poster by Samuel Ho

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Art Nouveau - Sinestro by eleganceliberty at deviantART

Phoenix Nouveau by Trish2 at deviantART

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Star Trek: First Contact by Ken Taylor at Mondo

Wrath of the Baroness by bandeau at deviantART

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Cat Woman by Lily McDonnell

Dex-Starr Du Chat Rouge by dauntingfire at dauntingfire.deviantart.com

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Loki Laufeyson by Tina Olah at kittensoft.deviantart.com

Poison Ivy by Lily McDonnell

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Mystique by Megan Lara

Phoenix by Megan Lara

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Catwoman.Colors by Michael John Katsillis at deviantART

Harley Quinn - fancy dress by shoomlah at deviantART

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Magneto by Chris Kawagiwa at cghub.com

Art Nouveau Ivy by Allison Sohn at comicartfans.com

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Art Nouveau Voldemort by Dafna Friedenriech at Elfwood

MODOK Au Nouveau by John Beatty via March MODOK Madness

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Mucha Poison Ivy by noreni at deviantART

Rise of the Purebloods by Karen Hallion at society6.com

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All Hail MODOK in Toga nouveau by Jennifer Chasteen at www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=110853&GSub=15324

Transformers 3 by Jesse Phillips at Mondo

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