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==Major Villains==
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{{CharDescript|Ajay Shah|A master hypnotist mentioned in "The Golden Idol"<ref name=RPA43>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 40: The Golden Idol. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2008</ref>|Status={{Dead|Presumed Dead}}|?}}
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{{CharDescript|Doctor Bumblebee|Status=Working for the Canadian Government|Doctor Darius, inventor, Scientist and ex-con. Now he works for the Canadian Government.|?}}
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{{CharDescript|Electric Eel|Simon Radford, a brilliant inventor turned supervillain with electrical powers. He had the ability to disrupt electrical devices, stun a man with a touch, and throw a limited number of lightening bolts before he had to recharge. There were two incarnations of the villain, one occurring before the start of the RPA and the other in the episode “Duality.” Originally, Radford had been held back from reaching his true power by his own fear and his reluctance to kill. The second phase of his villainy actually came after a period of innocence when he underwent hypnotic treatments with Dr. Cornelius Bygot at the Queen St. Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged. Though it appeared that Radford was cured, it is revealed that instead of fixing Radford, Dr. Bygot only succeeded in splitting Radford’s personality into an innocent half and one containing a completely evil Electric Eel. In this second incarnation, he expanded his powers by adapting the Maximillian Gemstones to allow him to shoot beams of raw energy. He was defeated and thought killed during his bid to absorb the awesome power of the Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Dam when the Flying Squirrel destroyed the controls with a boomerang. He later returned in an attempt to trap The Red Panda at the Queen Street Asylum in Trial by Terror.|Scott Moyle}}
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{{CharDescript|Jack Rabbit|Thief, murderer and speedster all rolled into one. Though the details of her past are somewhat sketchy, it is known that she was an unusually fast circus performer whose speed was further enhanced by the beneficence of the fallen socialite Peter Urskin. Her character has gained depth of late when it was revealed in "The Terrible Two" that she was in love with the Mad Monkey in a villainous mirror image of the relationship between Kit Baxter and the Red Panda. |Julie Florio}}
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{{CharDescript|Kid Chaos|Super-foe alluded to at least twice in untold adventures. Prior to episode 12, "The Deadliest Game", The Red Panda is said to have traveled back in time with a cadre of heroes to stop him from changing history. He makes his first real appearance in "The Opening Gambit" on the payroll of the sinister Syndicate. It is unknown if he has any superhuman abilities, but he has displayed a fondness for bizarre traps and over-elaborate schemes. His relationship with the Red Panda is possibly a reference to Batman and the Joker. He appeared to have died in the explosion at the end of “The Opening Gambit”, but it was noted that Kid Chaos is notoriously difficult to kill and has reappeared four times after being seemingly defeated for good.|Status={{Dead|PRESUMED DECEASED}}|Peter Nicol}}
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{{CharDescript|Mordriel the Malevolent|A Faustian user of dark magic bound to shadow. He is obsessed with the quest to retrieve the eight fragments of an ancient artifact. Its completion would free him from the ancient agreement that bound him to the shadow in the first place while keeping his powers intact. Temporarily banished to another realm by long-time enemy The Stranger, he later reappeared as Mordoc, a mysterious shopkeeper bearing cursed trinkets, in "Barton's Charm". It is eventually revealed that he is another supervillain in the employ of the shadowy Syndicate in their grand scheme of dominance. At last mention he had been taken into custody by the [[Council of Mages]]|Steven Burley}}
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{{CharDescript|Mrs. Mynack|A seemingly harmless candy-shop owner who appeared almost overnight in “The Sweet Tooth”. It is soon revealed that her candies were actually laced with addictive, will-weakening chemicals that turned her customers into willing slaves. Instead of being an innocent shopkeeper, Mynack was actually an ancient alchemist seeking eternal life. It appears that her intentions were originally altruistic, but as she approached her own death, she took desperate measures: she began to steal the life force/soul of young women around her to extend her own life. It is unknown how she accomplished this in centuries past, but in the present she used a great machine that drained the life force from her victims and transferred it to her. She was killed when the Red Panda reversed the machine to return the stolen life. Currently, her dried remains lie with Dr. Chronopolis for further study.|Status={{Dead|DECEASED}}|Lesley Livingston}}
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{{CharDescript|Nick Diablos|A master hypnotist and manipulator. He would meet promising individuals in different fields and use his powers to convince them that he was the Devil. He promised that if they would sign a contract in blood, he would use his malevolent might to give them all the power they could grab. Once they agreed, he implanted a post-hypnotic suggestion to make them believe that he was the source of their success, when in fact it was their own abilities that got them where they were. For years he sat in the shadows like a spider on a web, collecting the money, favors, and power from his "clients". There was one flaw in his plan, however. The post-hypnotic suggestions could not last forever, and after twenty-two years the effects had begun to fade. Suddenly, his "clients" realized that Diablos and his powers were fake and they stopped paying. He soon struck back at those who had betrayed him, using his hypnotic powers to lock them into a catatonic state where they were haunted by their mind's greatest fears. Despite his incredible hypnotic skill, he was no match for the mind-altering might of the Red Panda and was soon locked in a catatonic nightmare of his own. At last mention he was incarcerated at the [[Queen Street Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged]].|Status={{Jail|Hypnotized and in a catatonic nightmare}}|Gregory Z. Cooke}}
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{{CharDescript|Professor Friedrich von Schlitz|A brilliant German professor and chief scientific officer for the German Reich who may also be heavily involved with preparing new and dangerous weaponry for the growing Nazi war machine. Warnings of his future malevolence were provided to the Red Panda by Baboon McSmoothie. It is left unclear if Von Schlitz would have have actually become a villain like his counterpart Von Schlick, leaving the possibility that the theft of his invention in "The World Next Door" sent him down the path of evil. Von Schlitz was behind a plot to steal the American dirigible "Melchior", fill it with explosive gas and explode it over the city of Toronto. Von Schlitz also almost killed the Flying Squirrel in the season three finale; she survived thanks to the anti-magic shield provided by [[Doctor Chronopolis|Dr. Chronopolis]], but currently, Von Schlitz thinks she is dead. Von Schlitz stood to be the major villain in upcoming episodes of the Red Panda. However, in the opening episode of Season Four, an [[Captain Tom Sunlight|old ally]] of the Red Panda flew him into the side of a mountain, presumably in the Andes.|Status={{Dead|PRESUMED DECEASED}}|M. John Kennedy}}
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{{CharDescript|Professor Hex|A brilliant, world-traveling professor of entomology named John Erikson who first appears in "The Empty Box". He is driven to crime when the University cuts funding to his research and he strikes back with a devilish plan revolving around a small-time crook and mystical promises of vengeance.|M. John Kennedy}}
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{{CharDescript|Professor Zombie|Antonia Zombanistro, a scientist, necromancer and inventor of the chemical Necronium 234, which has the power to turn people into [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie zombies]. In the banter between Professor Zombie and the Red Panda in "Night Patrol" it is hinted that they might have had a more complicated relationship in the past.|Andrea Lyons}}
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{{CharDescript|The Genie|A supervillain who is terrorizing Toronto at the end of episode 13, "The Hand of Fate". It is later mentioned in episode 20, "Monkeyshines", that he had held Walter Potts captive. He next appeared as a secondary villain in "The Red Squirrel" when he tried to use an electrical disruptor to pull off a daring heist, only to be interrupted by the appearance of [[the Puppeteer]]'s killbot. His specialties are centered around his (supposed) great intelligence and his many fantastic devices. One of the defining characteristic of the Genie is his incredible arrogance. As the Red Panda put it, "the Genie regards everyone around him as some level of idiot."|Brian Vaughn}}
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{{CharDescript|Golden Claw|A criminal mastermind who managed to merge most of the gangs in Toronto under her control. She was expanding into the protection market when she was stopped by the Red Panda and sent to jail. Even in prison, she still had influence, as was evidenced by her scheme to discredit the Red Panda in "Red Panda: Dead or Alive".|Shannon Arnold|Status={{Banished|Transfered her soul to the 'Margret Horace' body}}}}
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{{CharDescript|Golden Claw{{!}}'Margret Horace' Golden Claw|The Golden Claw escaped from prison, only to reappear wearing a stolen body gained through dark magic. At last mention, she was one of the criminals captured in the heroic double-cross at the end of "The Hidden Door."|Monica Coté|Status={{Jail|captured in the heroic double-cross at the end of "The Hidden Door."}}}}
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{{CharDescript|The Mad Monkey|Insane simian-themed lunatic and self-proclaimed arch-nemesis of the Red Panda. He possesses the limited mental ability to communicate with [[baboons]]. His name was originally Anton Creswell. He was a representative for a trading company dealing in Africa when his plane went down, leaving him the only survivor. In the six years before he was rescued he lived with the baboons of the Savannah. Afterwards, he claimed the ability to speak to them. He was quite a hit on the lecture circuit for a while, until other "Wild Men", like the orphaned English lord who could talk to apes, drew attention away from him. He was quickly forgotten. He then disappeared for years before reappearing as the Mad Monkey. Creswell was originally a sane man, but his powers involved more than just mind-control over the baboons. He can actually ''hear'' the thoughts of baboons. He hears them all the time, all their anger, all their rage at captivity. He becomes the nexus of the hive, gives them focus and civilizes them. However, he can never escape the draw of their more...basic instincts. This relentless mental assault rendered him completely insane. Recently, it has been revealed that his powers have grown and he now has the ability to control humans by utilizing the vestiges of the primate brain structure that remains in in the recesses of the mind. His character deepens further when it is revealed in the end of "The Terrible Two" that he is in love with the villainess Jackrabbit.|Christopher Mott}}
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{{CharDescript|The Poet|The Pompous Pirate of the Pen, the Poet is a notorious supervillain who commits crimes with a literary theme. To the Poet, crime is almost an art form. All of the clues he sends to the authorities are carefully and beautifully done, be they hand-bound parchments or billboards that border on murals. He once wrote a 140-stanza ode to the contents of the vault at the main branch of the Empire Bank. He printed copies, had them hand bound, and delivered them to every library in the city two hours before he robbed the place. His poetic skill is unrivaled, and he considers himself a modern-day Shakespeare. As the Red Panda put it, "He's not far wrong. The sonnets he wrote to taunt the authorities in the Moretti kidnapping are still taught at the University as some of the most perfect examples of the form written in a hundred years." To go along with this Shakespearean theme, the Poet is lover of all things English, and even puts on a bad English accent. To quote the Flying Squirrel, "He's an Anglophile, and a complete snob to boot." Though mentioned multiple times, his only actual appearance was as a momentary disruption to the Mad Monkey's plans in "The Terrible Two." He was almost immediately recaptured by the Red Panda.|Michael Booth}}
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{{CharDescript|The Sphinx|Status={{Jail}}|Mike Murtoch, a master safe-cracker turned [[teleportation|teleporting]] cat burglar with the supernatural aid of an ancient Egyptian amulet and a pair of [[Toronto_Museum#Teleport_Sapphires|mystic sapphires]]. He also bore the powerful [[Toronto_Museum#The_Ankh_of_Sutech|Ankh of Sutech]], which has the ability to instantly mummify any living flesh it touches.|M. John Kennedy}}
   
* The Sphinx: Mike Murtoch, a master safe-cracker turned teleporting cat burglar with the supernatural aid of an ancient Egyptian amulet and a pair of mystic sapphires. He also bore the powerful Ankh of Sutek, which has the ability to instantly mummify any living flesh it touches. Voiced by M. John Kennedy.
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==Gangs and Cults==
* Professor Zombie: Antonia Zombanistro, a scientist, necromancer and inventor of the chemical Necronium 234, which has the power to turn people into zombies. In the banter between Professor Zombie and the Red Panda in "Night Patrol" it is hinted that they might have had a more complicated relationship in the past. Voiced by Andrea Lyons.
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{{Group|The Scorelli Crime Family|Description=The biggest crime boss in the city, Tony Scorelli is the head of the Scorelli gang. Provided the Red Panda with a signed confession in exchange for help against [[Nick Diablos]].<ref name=RPA5>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 5: The Devil's Due. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref>|Member(s)='''Boss:''' [[Tony Scorelli|Tony Scorelli]]{{Jail|In Jail}}<br/>'''"Mugsy"''' - Member of the Scorelli Crime Family, missing a few teeth thanks to [[The Flying Squirrel]]<ref name=RPA5></ref>.}}
* Jackrabbit: Thief, murderer and speedster all rolled into one. Though the details of her past are somewhat sketchy, it is known that she was an unusually fast circus performer whose speed was further enhanced by the beneficence of the fallen socialite Peter Urskin. Her character has gained depth of late when it was revealed in "The Terrible Two" that she was in love with the Mad Monkey in a villainous mirror image of the relationship between Kit Baxter and the Red Panda. Voiced by Julie Florio.
 
* The Golden Claw: A criminal mastermind who managed to merge most of the gangs in Toronto under her control. She was expanding into the protection market when she was stopped by the Red Panda and sent to jail. Even in prison, she still had influence, as was evidenced by her scheme to discredit the Red Panda in "Red Panda: Dead or Alive". She later escaped from prison, only to reappear wearing a stolen body gained through dark magic. At last mention, she was one of the criminals captured in the heroic double-cross at the end of "The Hidden Door." Voiced by Shannon Arnold (original body) and Monica Coté ('Margret Horace' body).
 
* Commander Varkin: European "Ghost Ship" Captain with ties to a mysterious organization with a "great cause" and desire to "bring justice to the whole world". It is suggested in the end of "Barton's Charm" that this mysterious organization was in fact the malevolent Syndicate in a different guise. Voiced by Gregory Z. Cooke.
 
* Nick Diablos: A master hypnotist and manipulator. He would meet promising individuals in different fields and use his powers to convince them that he was the Devil. He promised that if they would sign a contract in blood, he would use his malevolent might to give them all the power they could grab. Once they agreed, he implanted a post-hypnotic suggestion to make them believe that he was the source of their success, when in fact it was their own abilities that got them where they were. For years he sat in the shadows like a spider on a web, collecting the money, favors, and power from his "clients". There was one flaw in his plan, however. The post-hypnotic suggestions could not last forever, and after twenty-two years the effects had begun to fade. Suddenly, his "clients" realized that Diablos and his powers were fake and they stopped paying. He soon struck back at those who had betrayed him, using his hypnotic powers to lock them into a catatonic state where they were haunted by their mind's greatest fears. Despite his incredible hypnotic skill, he was no match for the mind-altering might of the Red Panda and was soon locked in a catatonic nightmare of his own. At last mention he was incarcerated at the Queen Street Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged. Voiced by Gregory Z. Cooke.
 
* Mordriel the Malevolent: A Faustian user of dark magic bound to shadow. He is obsessed with the quest to retrieve the eight fragments of an ancient artifact. Its completion would free him from the ancient agreement that bound him to the shadow in the first place while keeping his powers intact. Temporarily banished to another realm by long-time enemy The Stranger, he later reappeared as Mordoc, a mysterious shopkeeper bearing cursed trinkets, in "Barton's Charm". It is eventually revealed that he is another supervillain in the employ of the shadowy Syndicate in their grand scheme of dominance. At last mention he had been taken into custody by the Council of Mages. Voiced by Steven Burley.
 
* The Mad Monkey: Insane simian-themed lunatic and self-proclaimed arch-nemesis of the Red Panda. He possesses the limited mental ability to communicate with baboons. His name was originally Anton Creswell. He was a representative for a trading company dealing in Africa when his plane went down, leaving him the only survivor. In the six years before he was rescued he lived with the baboons of the Savannah. Afterwards, he claimed the ability to speak to them. He was quite a hit on the lecture circuit for a while, until other "Wild Men", like the orphaned English lord who could talk to apes, drew attention away from him. He was quickly forgotten. He then disappeared for years before reappearing as the Mad Monkey. Creswell was originally a sane man, but his powers involved more than just mind-control over the baboons. He can actually hear the thoughts of baboons. He hears them all the time, all their anger, all their rage at captivity. He becomes the nexus of the hive, gives them focus and civilizes them. However, he can never escape the draw of their more...basic instincts. This relentless mental assault rendered him completely insane. Recently, it has been revealed that his powers have grown and he now has the ability to control humans by utilizing the vestiges of the primate brain structure that remains in in the recesses of the mind. His character deepens further when it is revealed in the end of "The Terrible Two" that he is in love with the villainess Jackrabbit. Voiced by Christopher Mott.
 
* The Genie: A supervillain who is terrorizing Toronto at the end of episode 13, "The Hand of Fate". It is later mentioned in episode 20, "Monkeyshines", that he had held Walter Potts captive. He next appeared as a secondary villain in "The Red Squirrel" when he tried to use an electrical disruptor to pull off a daring heist, only to be interrupted by the appearance of the Puppeteer's killbot. His specialties are centered around his (supposed) great intelligence and his many fantastic devices. One of the defining characteristic of the Genie is his incredible arrogance. As the Red Panda put it, "the Genie regards everyone around him as some level of idiot." Voiced by Brian Vaughan.
 
* The Poet: The Pompous Pirate of the Pen, the Poet is a notorious supervillain who commits crimes with a literary theme. To the Poet, crime is almost an art form. All of the clues he sends to the authorities are carefully and beautifully done, be they hand-bound parchments or billboards that border on murals. He once wrote a 140-stanza ode to the contents of the vault at the main branch of the Empire Bank. He printed copies, had them hand bound, and delivered them to every library in the city two hours before he robbed the place. His poetic skill is unrivaled, and he considers himself a modern-day Shakespeare. As the Red Panda put it, "He's not far wrong. The sonnets he wrote to taunt the authorities in the Moretti kidnapping are still taught at the University as some of the most perfect examples of the form written in a hundred years." To go along with this Shakespearean theme, the Poet is lover of all things English, and even puts on a bad English accent. To quote the Flying Squirrel, "He's an Anglophile, and a complete snob to boot." Though mentioned multiple times, his only actual appearance was as a momentary disruption to the Mad Monkey's plans in "The Terrible Two." He was almost immediately recaptured by the Red Panda. Voiced by Michael Booth.
 
* Kid Chaos : Super-foe alluded to at least twice in untold adventures. Prior to episode 12, "The Deadliest Game", The Red Panda is said to have traveled back in time with a cadre of heroes to stop him from changing history. He makes his first real appearance in "The Opening Gambit" on the payroll of the sinister Syndicate. It is unknown if he has any superhuman abilities, but he has displayed a fondness for bizarre traps and over-elaborate schemes. His relationship with the Red Panda is possibly a reference to Batman and the Joker. He appeared to have died in the explosion at the end of “The Opening Gambit”, but it was noted that Kid Chaos is notoriously difficult to kill and has reappeared four times after being seemingly defeated for good. He returned again in "Operation Cold Feet" attempting to restart his reign of terror by crashing August Fenwick's wedding, only to be foiled by the Red Squirrel. Voiced by Peter Nicol.
 
* Professor Friedrich von Schlitz: A brilliant German professor and chief scientific officer for the German Reich who may also be heavily involved with preparing new and dangerous weaponry for the growing Nazi war machine. Warnings of his future malevolence were provided to the Red Panda by Baboon McSmoothie. It is left unclear if Von Schlitz would have actually become a villain like his counterpart Von Schlick, leaving the possibility that the theft of his invention in "The World Next Door" sent him down the path of evil. Von Schlitz was behind a plot to steal the American dirigible "Melchior", fill it with explosive gas and explode it over the city of Toronto. Von Schlitz also almost killed the Flying Squirrel in the season three finale; she survived thanks to the anti-magic shield provided by Dr. Chronopolis, but at the time, Von Schlitz thought she was dead. In the opening episode of Season Four, an old ally of the Red Panda flew him into the side of a mountain, which appeared to kill him, only for him to be rediscovered by the Red Panda, the Flying Squirrel, and Tom Sunlight in a mysterious other dimension. The Red Panda stranded him there, but it has recently been revealed that he somehow escaped and is once again in Germany. Voiced by M. John Kennedy.
 
* Professor Hex: A brilliant, world-traveling professor of entomology named John Erikson who first appears in "The Empty Box". He is driven to crime when the University cuts funding to his research and he strikes back with a devilish plan revolving around a small-time crook and mystical promises of vengeance. Voiced by M. John Kennedy.
 
* The Rat Lord: A shadowy figure that played upon the fears of children to blackmail them into committing a multitude of small crimes that added up to a huge fortune. He was stopped by the actions of the Red Panda and the newly empowered Harry Kelly, under his new guise as the Black Cap. Voiced by M. John Kennedy.
 
* The Syndicate: A criminal enterprise dedicated to bringing about a new world order. Their first appearance came in Episode 10, in the form of the paramilitary organization pirating the Great Lakes and led by the foreign Commander Varkin. Along with traditional methods, they have no problem with employing supervillains such as Kid Chaos ("The Opening Gambit") and Mordriel the Malevolent ("Barton's Charm") to further their schemes. Their most recent appearance has been in Season Four in which they attempted to turn the people of Toronto against each other. (Ep. 37 - "The Third Wave".) The full nature of the Syndicate has not yet been revealed, but it is clear that they are very powerful, as evidenced by their ability to find the weakened Mordriel in his exile between dimensions. In more recent episodes, a fascist trend has begun to work into their rhetoric, leading many fans to suspect a Nazi involvement.
 
   
Former Foes
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{{Group|The Syndicate|Description=A criminal enterprise dedicated to bringing about a new world order. <!-- Their first appearance came in Episode 10, in the form of the paramilitary organization pirating the Great Lakes and led by the foreign Commander Varkin. --> Along with traditional methods, they have no problem with employing supervillains such as [[Kid Chaos]]<ref name=RPA28>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 28: The Opening Gambit. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref> and [[Mordriel the Malevolent]]<ref name=RPA33>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 33: Barton's Charm. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref> to further their schemes. <!-- Their most recent appearance has been in Season Four in which they attempted to turn the people of Toronto against each other.<ref name=RPA37>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 37: The Third Wave. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref>. The full nature of the Syndicate has not yet been revealed, but it is clear that they are very powerful, as evidenced by their ability to find the weakened Mordriel in his exile between dimensions. In more recent episodes, a fascist trend has begun to work into their rhetoric, leading many fans to suspect a Nazi involvement. -->|Member(s)='''[[Commander Varkin]]''' - European "Ghost Ship" Captain with ties to a mysterious organization with a "great cause" and desire to "bring justice to the whole world".<!-- It is suggested in the end of "Barton's Charm" that this mysterious organization was in fact the malevolent Syndicate in a different guise. --> Voiced by [[Gregory Z. Cooke]]}}
   
* Mrs. Mynack (DECEASED): A seemingly harmless candy-shop owner who appeared almost overnight in “The Sweet Tooth”. It is soon revealed that her candies were actually laced with addictive, will-weakening chemicals that turned her customers into willing slaves. Instead of being an innocent shopkeeper, Mynack was actually an ancient alchemist seeking eternal life. It appears that her intentions were originally altruistic, but as she approached her own death, she took desperate measures: she began to steal the life force/soul of young women around her to extend her own life. It is unknown how she accomplished this in centuries past, but in the present she used a great machine that drained the life force from her victims and transferred it to her. She was killed when the Red Panda reversed the machine to return the stolen life. Currently, her dried remains lie with Dr. Chronopolis for further study. Voiced by Lesley Livingston.
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{{Group|Legion of the Black Hand|Description=The Legion of the Black Hand was an apocalyptic cult.<ref name=RPA22>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 22: The Black Hand. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref> The cult summoned, and was taken over by, [[The Destroyer]] who then forced the cult to try to destroy [[Toronto, Ontario|Toronto]].{{Dead|DESTROYED}}<ref name=RPA22>Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 22: The Black Hand. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007</ref>|Member(s)={{CharDescriptShort|Marcus Boyce|When the Red Panda broke the [[Destroyer]]'s mental control over Boyce, he helped banish the Destroyer back to his home plane and was burned from the inside-out, allong with all the surviving members of the Legion, in the process.{{Dead|Killed when the Destroyer was banished.}}|?}}{{CharDescriptShort|Gordon Sinclair|Reluctant member who summons ''The Destroyer''.{{Dead|Blew up the power plant he worked at, killing himself}}|?}}{{CharDescriptShort|Legion of the Black Hand{{!}}Unnamed Cultist|Found dead at the gasworks by the Red Panda and the Flying Squirrel.{{Dead|DECEASED}}|?}}{{CharDescriptShort|Legion of the Black Hand{{!}}Unnamed Cultist|Bled to death while standing up at the gasworks, while under the control of the Destroyer.{{Dead|DECEASED}}|?}}{{CharDescriptShort|Legion of the Black Hand{{!}}Eight Unnamed Cultists|Knocked out by gas grenades at the gasworks. They all died, by being burned from the inside-out, when the Destroyer was banished.{{Dead|Killed when the Destroyer was banished.}}|?}}{{CharDescriptShort|The Destroyer|The thirteenth member of the legion, summoned by the Legion of the Black Hand, this class-six demonic entity was - with some magical assistance - banished from the mortal realm by the Flying Squirrel.{{Banished|BANISHED}}|?}}}}
* Electric Eel: Simon Radford, a brilliant inventor turned supervillain with electrical powers. He had the ability to disrupt electrical devices, stun a man with a touch, and throw a limited number of lightening bolts before he had to recharge. There were two incarnations of the villain, one occurring before the start of the RPA and the other in the episode “Duality.” Originally, Radford had been held back from reaching his true power by his own fear and his reluctance to kill. The second phase of his villainy actually came after a period of innocence when he underwent hypnotic treatments with Dr. Cornelius Bygot at the Queen St. Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged. Though it appeared that Radford was cured, it is revealed that instead of fixing Radford, Dr. Bygot only succeeded in splitting Radford’s personality into an innocent half and one containing a completely evil Electric Eel. In this second incarnation, he expanded his powers by adapting the Maximillian Gemstones to allow him to shoot beams of raw energy. He was defeated and thought killed during his bid to absorb the awesome power of the Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Dam when the Flying Squirrel destroyed the controls with a boomerang. He later returned in an attempt to trap The Red Panda at the Queen Street Asylum in Trial by Terror. Voiced by Scott Moyle.
 
* Legion of the Black Hand (DECEASED): Apocalyptic cult. "12 men of great learning, of great esteem" who sought to subjugate the power of a demon ("The Destroyer") and paid for it with their lives.
 
* The Destroyer (BANISHED): Summoned by the Legion of the Black Hand, this class-six demonic entity was—with some magical assistance—banished from the mortal realm by the Flying Squirrel.
 
* Deadly Nightshade: Got away in episode #49 "Nightshade".
 
   
Foes Mentioned But Never Seen
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==Minor Criminals and Flunkies==
* Crime Doctor
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{{CharDescript|"Fingers" McCoy|Informant and betrayer of the Flying Squirrel<ref>Red Panda Adventures (12) - The Deadliest Game</ref>|?}}
* Dr. Darkness
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{{CharDescript|"Peepers" Scranton|"Well connected underworld weasel."<ref>The Flying Squirrel in Red Panda Adventures (07) - Red Panda: Dead Or Alive!</ref>|?}}
* Captain Clockwork
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{{CharDescript|"Lefty" Maxwell|Beaten up by [[the Red Panda]] while following [[The Golden Claw|Margret Horace]].<ref>Red Panda Adventures (14) - The Sunday Supplement</ref> Then interrogated by the Flying Squirrel.|?}}
* Lava Lady: Currently serving eight years in Saskatchewan. Unsurprisingly, it has been revealed that she possesses heat powers of some kind.
 
   
[edit] Other Groups and Persons of Interest
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==Foes Mentioned But Never Seen==
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{{CharDescript|Captain Clockwork||?}}
* The Justice Union: An American team of superheroes working primarily out of New York. They operate out of the belief that the mystery men community needs regulations and order, otherwise they are nothing but dangerous vigilantes. Such a belief lends credence to the possibility that they are a government-sponsored, or at least government-sanctioned, team. Despite their focus on teamwork and cooperation, they have a somewhat contentious relationship with the rest of the superhero community. Not all of the reasons for this have been explained, but it is partly due to actions such as the Kirkhouse Resolution against Alternate Superteams. This led to an embarrassing confrontation in which the Society of Gentlemen Adventurers came out of retirement and, as the Red Panda put it, "handed you your big silly hats."
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{{CharDescript|Crime Doctor||?}}
o List of Known Members
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{{CharDescript|Dr. Darkness||?}}
+ Molecule Max
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{{CharDescript|Lava Lady|Status={{Jail|Currently serving eight years in Saskatchewan}}|Currently serving eight years in Saskatchewan. Unsurprisingly, it has been revealed that she possesses heat powers of some kind.|?}}
# He was one of the cadre of heroes who went back in time to prevent Kid Chaos from changing history. Voice by Steven Burley.
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{{Reflist}}
+ Lady Luck
 
+ The Ogre
 
+ Danger Dame Voice by Julie Cogger.
 
+ Hope
 
+ Glory
 
+ The Huntsman
 
+ Captain Blaster
 
+ Tom Tomorrow (BANISHED)
 
* The Society of Gentlemen Adventurers: One of the original groups of Mystery Men.[1] Though most are currently in retirement, the Red Panda tracked them down in order to have them teach him whatever crime fighting skills they possessed.
 
o List of Known Members
 
+ The Stranger
 
# The secret identity of Maxwell Falcone, world famous stage magician and illusionist. He set out to learn how to use real magic and, against the wishes of the Council of Mages, used his powers to "interfere in the corporeal world"-- otherwise known as "fighting crime."[3]
 
* The Council of Mages: A group of powerful mages. They police magical and otherwise supernatural events.
 
o List of Known Members
 
+ Lady Prian Harcourn
 
# An operative of the council who liaises with the Red Panda and the Flying Squirrel.
 
* The Chronicle: A popular Toronto newspaper owned by the Red Panda's alter ego. In competition with The Sentinel for readership.
 
o List of Known Reporters
 
+ Lulu LaLonde
 
# A gossip columnist for the Chronicle that made some provocative claims about the relationship between a wealthy young gad-about and his lady driver.[5] The Flying Squirrel wanted to throw her off a bank tower, but cooler heads prevailed. The Red Panda got his revenge on her when he bought the Chronicle and transferred her to another newspaper in Winnipeg. "It's how rich boys fight."
 
+ Jack "Petey" Peters
 
# A crime reporter of twenty years experience, Petey is also an agent of the Red Panda.[6][DECEASED]
 
* The Sentinel: A popular Toronto newspaper in competition with the Chronicle for readership.
 
o List of Known Reporters
 
+ Don Garnett
 
# Garnett made a name for himself writing about the "Midnight Murderer," but fell out of popularity after the execution. He became desperate to regain his space on the front page.[7]
 
+ Bailey
 
# An agent of the Red Panda.
 
+ Peters
 
# An agent of the Red Panda. It is unknown whether this is the same Peters as Jack "Petey" Peters, who is a reporter for the Chronicle.
 
* The Club Macaw: The upper class gentlemen's club that the Red Panda's alter ego is a member of. Under direction of the mayor, most of the important city officials are members so that he can have meetings without having to leave the club's opulent surroundings.
 
o List of Known Members
 
+ August Fenwick.
 
+ Issac Feron [DECEASED]
 
+ Police Chief O'Malley
 
+ Gordon Sinclair [DECEASED]
 
+ Marcus Boyce [DECEASED]
 
* The City Father's Benevolent Society: Officially a charitable foundation, but its main function seems to be an excuse for the rich and powerful of Toronto to throw lavish parties without seeming wasteful.[14]
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Wikapedia.com)
 
 
[[Category:Red Panda Villains]]
 
[[Category:Red Panda Villains]]

Revision as of 18:44, June 9, 2010

Major Villains

Ajay Shah
Status: Dead
A master hypnotist mentioned in "The Golden Idol"[1]
Voice Actor: ? is Ajay Shah.


Doctor Bumblebee
Status: Working for the Canadian Government
Doctor Darius, inventor, Scientist and ex-con. Now he works for the Canadian Government.
Voice Actor: ? is Doctor Bumblebee.


Electric Eel
Status: Unknown
Simon Radford, a brilliant inventor turned supervillain with electrical powers. He had the ability to disrupt electrical devices, stun a man with a touch, and throw a limited number of lightening bolts before he had to recharge. There were two incarnations of the villain, one occurring before the start of the RPA and the other in the episode “Duality.” Originally, Radford had been held back from reaching his true power by his own fear and his reluctance to kill. The second phase of his villainy actually came after a period of innocence when he underwent hypnotic treatments with Dr. Cornelius Bygot at the Queen St. Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged. Though it appeared that Radford was cured, it is revealed that instead of fixing Radford, Dr. Bygot only succeeded in splitting Radford’s personality into an innocent half and one containing a completely evil Electric Eel. In this second incarnation, he expanded his powers by adapting the Maximillian Gemstones to allow him to shoot beams of raw energy. He was defeated and thought killed during his bid to absorb the awesome power of the Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Dam when the Flying Squirrel destroyed the controls with a boomerang. He later returned in an attempt to trap The Red Panda at the Queen Street Asylum in Trial by Terror.
Voice Actor: Scott Moyle is Electric Eel.


Jack Rabbit
Status: Unknown
Thief, murderer and speedster all rolled into one. Though the details of her past are somewhat sketchy, it is known that she was an unusually fast circus performer whose speed was further enhanced by the beneficence of the fallen socialite Peter Urskin. Her character has gained depth of late when it was revealed in "The Terrible Two" that she was in love with the Mad Monkey in a villainous mirror image of the relationship between Kit Baxter and the Red Panda.
Voice Actor: Julie Florio is Jack Rabbit.


Kid Chaos
Status: Dead
Super-foe alluded to at least twice in untold adventures. Prior to episode 12, "The Deadliest Game", The Red Panda is said to have traveled back in time with a cadre of heroes to stop him from changing history. He makes his first real appearance in "The Opening Gambit" on the payroll of the sinister Syndicate. It is unknown if he has any superhuman abilities, but he has displayed a fondness for bizarre traps and over-elaborate schemes. His relationship with the Red Panda is possibly a reference to Batman and the Joker. He appeared to have died in the explosion at the end of “The Opening Gambit”, but it was noted that Kid Chaos is notoriously difficult to kill and has reappeared four times after being seemingly defeated for good.
Voice Actor: Peter Nicol is Kid Chaos.


Mordriel the Malevolent
Status: Unknown
A Faustian user of dark magic bound to shadow. He is obsessed with the quest to retrieve the eight fragments of an ancient artifact. Its completion would free him from the ancient agreement that bound him to the shadow in the first place while keeping his powers intact. Temporarily banished to another realm by long-time enemy The Stranger, he later reappeared as Mordoc, a mysterious shopkeeper bearing cursed trinkets, in "Barton's Charm". It is eventually revealed that he is another supervillain in the employ of the shadowy Syndicate in their grand scheme of dominance. At last mention he had been taken into custody by the Council of Mages
Voice Actor: Steven Burley is Mordriel the Malevolent.


Mrs. Mynack
Status: Dead
A seemingly harmless candy-shop owner who appeared almost overnight in “The Sweet Tooth”. It is soon revealed that her candies were actually laced with addictive, will-weakening chemicals that turned her customers into willing slaves. Instead of being an innocent shopkeeper, Mynack was actually an ancient alchemist seeking eternal life. It appears that her intentions were originally altruistic, but as she approached her own death, she took desperate measures: she began to steal the life force/soul of young women around her to extend her own life. It is unknown how she accomplished this in centuries past, but in the present she used a great machine that drained the life force from her victims and transferred it to her. She was killed when the Red Panda reversed the machine to return the stolen life. Currently, her dried remains lie with Dr. Chronopolis for further study.
Voice Actor: Lesley Livingston is Mrs. Mynack.


Nick Diablos
Status:  Jail
A master hypnotist and manipulator. He would meet promising individuals in different fields and use his powers to convince them that he was the Devil. He promised that if they would sign a contract in blood, he would use his malevolent might to give them all the power they could grab. Once they agreed, he implanted a post-hypnotic suggestion to make them believe that he was the source of their success, when in fact it was their own abilities that got them where they were. For years he sat in the shadows like a spider on a web, collecting the money, favors, and power from his "clients". There was one flaw in his plan, however. The post-hypnotic suggestions could not last forever, and after twenty-two years the effects had begun to fade. Suddenly, his "clients" realized that Diablos and his powers were fake and they stopped paying. He soon struck back at those who had betrayed him, using his hypnotic powers to lock them into a catatonic state where they were haunted by their mind's greatest fears. Despite his incredible hypnotic skill, he was no match for the mind-altering might of the Red Panda and was soon locked in a catatonic nightmare of his own. At last mention he was incarcerated at the Queen Street Lunatic Sanitarium for the Criminally Deranged.
Voice Actor: Gregory Z. Cooke is Nick Diablos.


Professor Friedrich von Schlitz
Status: Dead
A brilliant German professor and chief scientific officer for the German Reich who may also be heavily involved with preparing new and dangerous weaponry for the growing Nazi war machine. Warnings of his future malevolence were provided to the Red Panda by Baboon McSmoothie. It is left unclear if Von Schlitz would have have actually become a villain like his counterpart Von Schlick, leaving the possibility that the theft of his invention in "The World Next Door" sent him down the path of evil. Von Schlitz was behind a plot to steal the American dirigible "Melchior", fill it with explosive gas and explode it over the city of Toronto. Von Schlitz also almost killed the Flying Squirrel in the season three finale; she survived thanks to the anti-magic shield provided by Dr. Chronopolis, but currently, Von Schlitz thinks she is dead. Von Schlitz stood to be the major villain in upcoming episodes of the Red Panda. However, in the opening episode of Season Four, an old ally of the Red Panda flew him into the side of a mountain, presumably in the Andes.
Voice Actor: M. John Kennedy is Professor Friedrich von Schlitz.


Professor Hex
Status: Unknown
A brilliant, world-traveling professor of entomology named John Erikson who first appears in "The Empty Box". He is driven to crime when the University cuts funding to his research and he strikes back with a devilish plan revolving around a small-time crook and mystical promises of vengeance.
Voice Actor: M. John Kennedy is Professor Hex.


Professor Zombie
Status: Unknown
Antonia Zombanistro, a scientist, necromancer and inventor of the chemical Necronium 234, which has the power to turn people into zombies. In the banter between Professor Zombie and the Red Panda in "Night Patrol" it is hinted that they might have had a more complicated relationship in the past.
Voice Actor: Andrea Lyons is Professor Zombie.


The Genie
Status: Unknown
A supervillain who is terrorizing Toronto at the end of episode 13, "The Hand of Fate". It is later mentioned in episode 20, "Monkeyshines", that he had held Walter Potts captive. He next appeared as a secondary villain in "The Red Squirrel" when he tried to use an electrical disruptor to pull off a daring heist, only to be interrupted by the appearance of the Puppeteer's killbot. His specialties are centered around his (supposed) great intelligence and his many fantastic devices. One of the defining characteristic of the Genie is his incredible arrogance. As the Red Panda put it, "the Genie regards everyone around him as some level of idiot."
Voice Actor: Brian Vaughn is The Genie.


Golden Claw
Status: Banished
A criminal mastermind who managed to merge most of the gangs in Toronto under her control. She was expanding into the protection market when she was stopped by the Red Panda and sent to jail. Even in prison, she still had influence, as was evidenced by her scheme to discredit the Red Panda in "Red Panda: Dead or Alive".
Voice Actor: Shannon Arnold is Golden Claw.


'Margret Horace' Golden Claw
Status:  Jail
The Golden Claw escaped from prison, only to reappear wearing a stolen body gained through dark magic. At last mention, she was one of the criminals captured in the heroic double-cross at the end of "The Hidden Door."
Voice Actor: Monica Coté is Golden Claw|'Margret Horace' Golden Claw.


The Mad Monkey
Status: Unknown
Insane simian-themed lunatic and self-proclaimed arch-nemesis of the Red Panda. He possesses the limited mental ability to communicate with baboons. His name was originally Anton Creswell. He was a representative for a trading company dealing in Africa when his plane went down, leaving him the only survivor. In the six years before he was rescued he lived with the baboons of the Savannah. Afterwards, he claimed the ability to speak to them. He was quite a hit on the lecture circuit for a while, until other "Wild Men", like the orphaned English lord who could talk to apes, drew attention away from him. He was quickly forgotten. He then disappeared for years before reappearing as the Mad Monkey. Creswell was originally a sane man, but his powers involved more than just mind-control over the baboons. He can actually hear the thoughts of baboons. He hears them all the time, all their anger, all their rage at captivity. He becomes the nexus of the hive, gives them focus and civilizes them. However, he can never escape the draw of their more...basic instincts. This relentless mental assault rendered him completely insane. Recently, it has been revealed that his powers have grown and he now has the ability to control humans by utilizing the vestiges of the primate brain structure that remains in in the recesses of the mind. His character deepens further when it is revealed in the end of "The Terrible Two" that he is in love with the villainess Jackrabbit.
Voice Actor: Christopher Mott is The Mad Monkey.


The Poet
Status: Unknown
The Pompous Pirate of the Pen, the Poet is a notorious supervillain who commits crimes with a literary theme. To the Poet, crime is almost an art form. All of the clues he sends to the authorities are carefully and beautifully done, be they hand-bound parchments or billboards that border on murals. He once wrote a 140-stanza ode to the contents of the vault at the main branch of the Empire Bank. He printed copies, had them hand bound, and delivered them to every library in the city two hours before he robbed the place. His poetic skill is unrivaled, and he considers himself a modern-day Shakespeare. As the Red Panda put it, "He's not far wrong. The sonnets he wrote to taunt the authorities in the Moretti kidnapping are still taught at the University as some of the most perfect examples of the form written in a hundred years." To go along with this Shakespearean theme, the Poet is lover of all things English, and even puts on a bad English accent. To quote the Flying Squirrel, "He's an Anglophile, and a complete snob to boot." Though mentioned multiple times, his only actual appearance was as a momentary disruption to the Mad Monkey's plans in "The Terrible Two." He was almost immediately recaptured by the Red Panda.
Voice Actor: Michael Booth is The Poet.


The Sphinx
Status:  Jail
Mike Murtoch, a master safe-cracker turned teleporting cat burglar with the supernatural aid of an ancient Egyptian amulet and a pair of mystic sapphires. He also bore the powerful Ankh of Sutech, which has the ability to instantly mummify any living flesh it touches.
Voice Actor: M. John Kennedy is The Sphinx.


Gangs and Cults

The Scorelli Crime Family
The biggest crime boss in the city, Tony Scorelli is the head of the Scorelli gang. Provided the Red Panda with a signed confession in exchange for help against Nick Diablos.[2]
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The Syndicate
A criminal enterprise dedicated to bringing about a new world order. Along with traditional methods, they have no problem with employing supervillains such as Kid Chaos[3] and Mordriel the Malevolent[4] to further their schemes.
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Legion of the Black Hand
The Legion of the Black Hand was an apocalyptic cult.[5] The cult summoned, and was taken over by, The Destroyer who then forced the cult to try to destroy Toronto.Dead[5]
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Minor Criminals and Flunkies

"Fingers" McCoy
Status: Unknown
Informant and betrayer of the Flying Squirrel[6]
Voice Actor: ? is "Fingers" McCoy.


"Peepers" Scranton
Status: Unknown
"Well connected underworld weasel."[7]
Voice Actor: ? is "Peepers" Scranton.


"Lefty" Maxwell
Status: Unknown
Beaten up by the Red Panda while following Margret Horace.[8] Then interrogated by the Flying Squirrel.
Voice Actor: ? is "Lefty" Maxwell.


Foes Mentioned But Never Seen

Captain Clockwork
Status: Unknown
Voice Actor: ? is Captain Clockwork.


Crime Doctor
Status: Unknown
Voice Actor: ? is Crime Doctor.


Dr. Darkness
Status: Unknown
Voice Actor: ? is Dr. Darkness.


Lava Lady
Status:  Jail
Currently serving eight years in Saskatchewan. Unsurprisingly, it has been revealed that she possesses heat powers of some kind.
Voice Actor: ? is Lava Lady.

References

  1. Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 40: The Golden Idol. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2008
  2. Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 5: The Devil's Due. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007
  3. Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 28: The Opening Gambit. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007
  4. Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 33: Barton's Charm. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007
  5. 5.0 5.1 Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 22: The Black Hand. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2007
  6. Red Panda Adventures (12) - The Deadliest Game
  7. The Flying Squirrel in Red Panda Adventures (07) - Red Panda: Dead Or Alive!
  8. Red Panda Adventures (14) - The Sunday Supplement
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