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Voltar

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Voiced by: Scott McNeil
The leader of the titular League, a short red man, always seen wearing a helmet. He is very determined, yet most of the times his persistent plots for domination are foiled either due to poor planning, bad luck, short-sightedness/pettiness or the ineptness of his minions. But most of the time, its all of the above.
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  • Ambiguously Human: Even without his helmet or suit, he's shown to have extremely pale skin and entirely black eyes with glowing yellow pupils. He could be an alien invader of some kind, which would explain a few things.
  • Big Bad: Subverted as A. he only thinks he's bad, and B. he's not that big.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Believes himself to be a great villain, though his schemes rarely do more than annoy the neighbours. And that's when they work. Always upstaged by every other villain, especially Skullossus.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Voltar is normally detached from reality, to say the least.
  • Evil Is Petty: Though pettiness is all that really makes him evil. In fact, most of the time he is completely driven by his pettiness even when world domination is given to him on a silver platter. Such as when he actually manages to steal Skullossus' spaceship and has the capability to destroy entire armies and he thinks the absolute most evil deed possible is using it to pester his neighbor Steve.
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  • Expressive Mask: "Voltar Squared" revealed that his face is actually a helmet. Thus, it is probably one of the most expressive masks ever created.
  • Expy: You could say that he's Zim in a supervillain get up.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Perhaps the reason he is the leader of the League.
  • Jerkass
  • Large Ham: Sure, his plans usually do little more than annoy the neighbours, but he's so enthusiastic about how evil they are.
  • The Napoleon: He's no bigger than the neighbourhood kids, but acts like the greatest villain of all time.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: In-Universe example, Season 2 onwards reveal that his petty little schemes are indeed viewed as the great offenses he claims they are, the problem is their small scale they are commited in.
  • Pointy-Haired Boss: For being the leader of a supervillain team, his schemes never seem to accomplish much. He also tends to disregard suggestions by Dr. Frogg, who is quite capable.
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  • Poke the Poodle: What most of his acts of 'villainy' involve, such as selling shampoo that would make everyone's hair sticky.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Frogg's blue.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He's mostly ignored as a villain, but convinced he's a global threat.
  • Super Zeroes: A villainous example. Most superheroes don't even bother to fight him and the League, since they're such Harmless Villains.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Where to begin? First off he is so stupid he thinks the woolly mammoth invented the printing press.
  • Tragic Villain: The Whole Episode Flashback reveals he was at one point the Hall Monitor of Metrotown's Hero School, and would have been the next big hero if Glory Guy hadn't bribed his way up.

Doktor Frogg

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Voiced by: Lee Tockar
The brains of the League, a scrawny man with goggles, a metal chin, and metallic pincers in place of his hands. He is always the first of Voltar's minions to object to his harebrained schemes, but rarely gets taken seriously - a problem further exemplified by how he's usually on the receiving end of almost any physical abuse.
  • Affably Evil: Not nearly as much as Red Menace, but he's still fairly polite for an Ax-Crazy psychopath bent on world domination.
  • Butt-Monkey: Most of the abuse and physical humour tends to happen to him.
  • Childhood Friends: In "Once Upon a Lose" it is revealed that Red Menace and Doktor Frogg have been best friends since school and have known and followed Voltar for just as long.
  • The Chew Toy: Often literally, as Doomageddon loves chewing on his mechanical hands.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Being a supergenius, is often annoyed by Voltar's idiocy and lack of ambition beyond annoyance.
  • The Dragon: Seems to be the second-in-command, and often called upon to design the devices to enact Voltar's schemes.
  • Depending on the Writer: He sometimes play his part in Voltar's petty little schemes cheerfully and without complain
  • Evil Genius: The only guy on the team that actually deserves this title.
  • Face Palm: Or rather Face-Claw,, and often when Voltar does or suggests something really stupid.
  • Good Hurts Evil: Is shown to hate good things like rainbows and happiness. He considered the Sugar Bowl dimension that Doomageddon teleports to a hellish torture.
  • Likes Older Women: He has a crush on The Cougar.
  • Only Sane Man: If one of Voltar's plans are stupid, nonthreatening, and childish even more than usual (and that's saying something!) Frogg will point it out.
  • Mad Scientist: You know there's something wrong with the villains when their Mad Scientist is the Only Sane Man.
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: His voice is an imitation of Peter Lorre.
  • Noodle People
  • Not So Above It All
  • Power Pincers: While he was in school during his first encounters with the rest of the league, he had his right hand crushed by Red Menace and his left hand bitten by Doomageddon. Being the mad scientist he is, he invented custom pincer hands of the "cybernetic" category to compensate for his misfortune.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Voltar's red.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: "Oh, I suppose I could if you hadn't SPENT ALL OUR MONEY ON FOAM DINOSAURS!!!"
  • Token Evil Teammate: He's the only member of the League who is actually evil as opposed to just annoying. Even then, it’s mostly just by comparison.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He's allergic to hair so much to be terrified of it.

Red Menace

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Voiced by: Colin Murdoch
The muscle of the League, a large redheaded man in green. He's a very kindhearted soul, if childish at times, and he enjoys baking, gardening, helping little old ladies cross the street, and suggesting reasonable solutions to problems. In fact, he's not very evil at all, much to the chagrin of his teammates.
  • Affably Evil: Exaggerated to ridiculous levels, to the point that he has no evil or even jerkish qualities whatsoever but still calls himself evil.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: When he gets really angry, he can be really dangerous
  • The Brute: In Name Only.
  • Childhood Friends: In "Once Upon a Lose" it is revealed that Red Menace and Doktor Frogg have been best friends since school and have known and followed Voltar for just as long
  • Dumb Muscle: Usually somewhat childish, and sometimes fails to get things for a joke. Just as often, though, he's shown as bright and resourceful. One episode showed Red scoring higher on a computerized intelligence test than Voltar.
  • Evil Redhead: Though, not so much evil.
  • Gentle Giant: Helps little old ladies cross the street.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Likes baking cupcakes, and suggests reasonable ("good") solutions to problems. The only reason he became a supervillain was because he was disgusted at how corrupt and obnoxious the superheroes at his school were.
  • Token Good Teammate: He's a generally nice guy, really.

Doomageddon

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The League's pet, a reptilian-canine creature called a Pan-Dimensional Doomhound (Hellhound in "Table for Four"). He possesses the ability to teleport between realities in a flash of flame. He also has a pretty big appetite, which often causes trouble for the League, especially Doktor Frogg, who can never seem to get on his good side.


Other Characters

Lightning Liz

Justice Gene

Action Guy

Skullossus


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