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31st Jul '16 8:50:26 PM ExSlacker
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** ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'' had the "And Then There Were-" two-parters, which featured Vilgax teaming up with Eon, and then forming a team of evil alternate Bens from various parallel universes in order to conquer a reality where Ben never received the Omnitrix.
15th Jul '16 9:00:49 AM DesertDragon
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* Media adaptations of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} have an annoying habit of grouping most X-Villains as members of the Brotherhood of (Evil) Mutants with ComicBook/{{Magneto}} as the leader, regardless of whether or not said villain ever had anything to do with the group in the comics (Sabretooth, Emma Frost, and the Juggernaut, who's not even a mutant), or if they'd ''ever'' play second fiddle to ''anyone'' (Mystique, who led her own version of the team and has never worked with Magneto in the comics).

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* Media adaptations of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} have an annoying habit of grouping most X-Villains as members of the Brotherhood of (Evil) Mutants with ComicBook/{{Magneto}} as the leader, regardless of whether or not said villain ever had anything to do with the group in the comics (Sabretooth, (such as Sabretooth, Emma Frost, and the Juggernaut, who's not even a mutant), or if they'd ''ever'' ever play second fiddle string to ''anyone'' (Mystique, who led her own version of the team and has never worked with Magneto Magneto). Bonus points if Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are still with the Brotherhood, even though they had a HeelFaceTurn rather early in the comics).regular comics and are more closely associated with the Avengers than the X-Men these days.


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19th Jun '16 8:25:30 PM nombretomado
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** The Masters of Evil are the most successful, with one incarnation taking over the Avengers' base (and beating the living crap out of Hercules and Jarvis). Much of this incarnation later went on to form the {{Thunderbolts}}. (Hercules, amongst others, was ''not'' happy to find out about this...)

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** The Masters of Evil are the most successful, with one incarnation taking over the Avengers' base (and beating the living crap out of Hercules and Jarvis). Much of this incarnation later went on to form the {{Thunderbolts}}.ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}. (Hercules, amongst others, was ''not'' happy to find out about this...)
10th Jun '16 1:15:48 PM Doug86
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* ''ComicBook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' had two, which were formed by France and Germany in the early 20th century to combat Britain's original League. The French had "Les Hommes Mysterieux" ("The Mysterious Men"), which included Literature/ArseneLupin, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robur_the_Conqueror Jean Robur]], Literature/{{Fantomas}}, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyctalope the Nyctalope]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsieur_Zenith Monsieur Zenith]]. The Germans had "Die Zwielichthelden" ("The Twilight Heroes"), which included [[Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari Dr. Caligari and his assassin Cesare]], [[Film/{{Metropolis}} Dr. Rotwang and his robotic servant Maria]], and Literature/DoctorMabuse. Both groups had a hand in starting the ''League'' universe's version of WorldWarI.

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* ''ComicBook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' had two, which were formed by France and Germany in the early 20th century to combat Britain's original League. The French had "Les Hommes Mysterieux" ("The Mysterious Men"), which included Literature/ArseneLupin, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robur_the_Conqueror Jean Robur]], Literature/{{Fantomas}}, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyctalope the Nyctalope]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsieur_Zenith Monsieur Zenith]]. The Germans had "Die Zwielichthelden" ("The Twilight Heroes"), which included [[Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari Dr. Caligari and his assassin Cesare]], [[Film/{{Metropolis}} Dr. Rotwang and his robotic servant Maria]], and Literature/DoctorMabuse. Both groups had a hand in starting the ''League'' universe's version of WorldWarI.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
31st May '16 7:26:55 AM DesertDragon
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* Media adaptations of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} have an annoying habit of grouping most X-Villains as members of the Brotherhood of (Evil) Mutants with ComicBook/{{Magneto}} as the leader, regardless of whether or not said villain ever had anything to do with the group in the comics (Sabretooth, Emma Frost, and the Juggernaut, who's not even a mutant), or if they'd ''ever'' play second fiddle to ''anyone'' (Mystique, who led her own version of the team).

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* Media adaptations of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} have an annoying habit of grouping most X-Villains as members of the Brotherhood of (Evil) Mutants with ComicBook/{{Magneto}} as the leader, regardless of whether or not said villain ever had anything to do with the group in the comics (Sabretooth, Emma Frost, and the Juggernaut, who's not even a mutant), or if they'd ''ever'' play second fiddle to ''anyone'' (Mystique, who led her own version of the team).team and has never worked with Magneto in the comics).
22nd May '16 8:55:03 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/AnnoDracula'', by Kim Newman features a Victorion Legion of Doom comprising Franchise/FuManchu, [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Professor Moriarty, Colonel Moran]], Literature/{{Raffles}}, Literature/TheInvisibleMan, [[Theatre/TheBeggarsOpera Macheath]] and [[Literature/OliverTwist Bill Sikes]]. In a twist, they [[EnemyMine join forces with the heroes]] to stop [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper the Silver Knife]], because EvenEvilHasStandards...or at least, good business practices.
* In ''Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles'', also by Kim Newman, we get a multinational one that includes Professor Moriarty, Colonel Moran, [[Literature/{{Raffles}} A.J. Raffles]], and The Hoxton Creeper from Britain, Irene Adler and Jack Quartz from America, Literature/ArseneLupin and Film/LesVampires from France, [[Literature/ThePrisonerOfZenda Rupert of Hentzau]], [[Literature/TheJewelOfSevenStars Queen Tera]] of Egypt, Franchise/FuManchu and Doctor Nikola from China, and [[Film/DrMabuseTheGambler Doctor Mabuse]] from Germany.

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* ''Literature/AnnoDracula'', ''Literature/AnnoDracula'' by Kim Newman Creator/KimNewman features a Victorion Victorian Legion of Doom comprising Franchise/FuManchu, [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Professor Moriarty, Colonel Moran]], Literature/{{Raffles}}, Literature/TheInvisibleMan, [[Theatre/TheBeggarsOpera Macheath]] and [[Literature/OliverTwist Bill Sikes]]. In a twist, they [[EnemyMine join forces with the heroes]] to stop [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper the Silver Knife]], because EvenEvilHasStandards...or at least, good business practices.
* In ''Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles'', ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheDUrbervilles'', also by Kim Newman, we get a multinational one that includes Professor Moriarty, Colonel Moran, [[Literature/{{Raffles}} A.J. Raffles]], and The Hoxton Creeper from Britain, Irene Adler and Jack Quartz from America, Literature/ArseneLupin and Film/LesVampires from France, [[Literature/ThePrisonerOfZenda Rupert of Hentzau]], [[Literature/TheJewelOfSevenStars Queen Tera]] of Egypt, Franchise/FuManchu and Doctor Nikola from China, and [[Film/DrMabuseTheGambler Doctor Mabuse]] from Germany.
19th May '16 12:21:50 PM Quackeytrope
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* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' has the Phantom Troupe, a band of the worlds deadliest killers and thieves. Hisoka joins during the York Shin arc just for a chance to fight the leader, Chrollo Lucifer, but [[SixthRangerTraitor: has no loyalty to the group outside of his own agenda]] and [[spoiler: quits once he realizes Chrollo can't use nen anymore]]. One of [[spoiler: Killua's siblings, Kalluto,]] joins later in the series.

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* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' has the Phantom Troupe, a band of the worlds deadliest killers and thieves. Hisoka joins during the York Shin arc just for a chance to fight the leader, Chrollo Lucifer, but [[SixthRangerTraitor: [[SixthRangerTraitor has no loyalty to the group outside of his own agenda]] and [[spoiler: quits once he realizes Chrollo can't use nen anymore]]. One of [[spoiler: Killua's siblings, Kalluto,]] joins later in the series.
19th May '16 12:21:14 PM Quackeytrope
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* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' has the Phantom Troupe, a band of the worlds deadliest killers and thieves.

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* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' has the Phantom Troupe, a band of the worlds deadliest killers and thieves. Hisoka joins during the York Shin arc just for a chance to fight the leader, Chrollo Lucifer, but [[SixthRangerTraitor: has no loyalty to the group outside of his own agenda]] and [[spoiler: quits once he realizes Chrollo can't use nen anymore]]. One of [[spoiler: Killua's siblings, Kalluto,]] joins later in the series.
11th May '16 6:48:49 AM MattP5557
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** A more Direct parody later appeared in the form of The Doom Factory a group of supervillains DoingItForTheArt. Their leader was a CompositeCharacter of Lex Luthor and (of all people Creator/AndyWarhol. [[spoiler:They were all killed when their base was [[BadAssUnintentional accidentally]] blown up by the Blue Morpho (the monarch)]]
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