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International Criminals

    Vanchat 

T. Vanchat

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"It's what I do... Find alien scrap that no one else can, then offer to people who fully appreciate my efforts."

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Aiden Turner

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (appears in Episode 11: "The Magical Place")

A notorious international criminal who now smuggles alien tech and metals and sells it to the highest bidder.


  • Arms Dealer: He has become a black market dealer in alien technology and materials to whoever pays him enough.
  • Bait-and-Switch Boss: He's mentioned in two early episodes, implying he's as a notorious criminal S.H.I.E.L.D. is trying to capture and may even be an Arc Villain, only to be captured in his first onscreen appearance.
  • Canon Foreigner: There's no Vanchat in the mainstream comics.
  • The Ghost: During the early episodes, in which he's one of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s targets.

United States

Vermont

    Todd Neiman 

Todd Neiman

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Will Stout

Appearances: Daredevil (2015)

Karen Page's ex-boyfriend and a drug dealer.


  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Seemingly the reason intelligent, beautiful Karen ended up with homely, trailer-dwelling drug dealer Todd.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: He lays one on Kevin for burning down his trailer.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: He tends to drag Karen down with him.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He doesn't show any hints of being an abuser until Kevin burns down his trailer, after which he strikes Karen when she tries to stop him from beating up Kevin.

New Orleans

    Duane Porter 

Duane Porter

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Michael Vincent Donovan

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

A friend of Cloak's elder brother, Billy Johnson. Runs a home repair business which serves as a cover for his drug dealing activities, in which he's involved with Connors.


  • Angry Black Man: Beneath his friendly demeanor he's one.
  • Character Death: Gets shot by O'Reilly while trying to reluctantly shoot her himself under Connors' orders.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: He claims that survival justifies his selling drugs and collaborating with the man who shot Billy Johnson.

    Rick Cotton 

Rick Cotton

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Michael Vincent Donovan

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

A rich bachelor that tries to rape Tandy Bowen in revenge for being robbed by her.


  • Asshole Victim: His actions are intended so he won't get sympathy when something bad happens to him. Prior to getting robbed by Tandy and Liam, he was getting pushy and entitled when Tandy refused to have sex with him. Later on, he tries moves on to violent Attempted Rape in revenge, only to get stabbed with one of Tandy's light daggers. He survives, though.
  • Attempted Rape: In revenge for getting drugged and robbed by Tandy, he tries to rape her in an alley. Prior to that, he was getting pushy with Tandy and ignoring her refusal to have sex with him.
  • Entitled to Have You: He feels this way towards Tandy after she agrees to go to his house for a drink.
  • Karma Houdini: Thanks to Connors, he gets away with attacking Tandy.
  • Rich Bitch: The male example of the trope: rich entitled guy who uses his connections to get away with Attempted Rape.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: He has connections with at least one member of the New Orleans Police, which he uses to plant supposed evidence corroborating the story he pulls to justify his injuries.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: He's joined by two of his dudebros when he goes after Tandy.
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    Eric 

Eric

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Ilan Muallem

Appearances: Cloak & Dagger (2018)

The ex-boyfriend of Lia Dewan and a marihuana dealer.


  • Would Hit a Girl: At some point he was abusive towards Lia, which pushed her under Andre Deschaine's clutches. He also attacks Tandy.

San Quentin State Prison

    Peachy 

Peachy

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Robert Crayton

Appearances: Ant-Man - Scott Lang: Small Time | Ant-Man

An inmate at San Quentin who befriended Luis and Scott Lang.


  • Known Only by Their Nickname: He's just referred to as "Peachy"
  • Scary Black Man: Subverted. He's physically imposing, but is actually friendly towards Scott Lang and Luis. Beating Scott was simply a goodbye ritual.

Seagate Penitentiary

    Shades 
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    Comanche 
See the Stokes-Dillard Ring page
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    White Power Dave 

White Power Dave

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"I want to give the world exactly what it's been crying out for: Your dead body laid out on a goddamn slab."

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Matt Gerald

Appearances: All Hail the King

A white supremacist imprisoned at Seagate alongside Trevor Slattery.




    Herman 

Herman

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Species: Human

Portrayed By: Lester Speight

Appearances: All Hail the King

An African-American imprisoned at Seagate alongside Trevor Slattery.


  • Battle Butler: Herman acts both as Slattery's personal assistant, picking his lunch tray and organizing his interviews, and bodyguard, defending him when Jackson Norriss attempts to kidnap him.
  • Co-Dragons: He's one of Trevor Slattery's two main followers and protectors in Seagate, alongside Fletcher Heggs.
  • Scary Black Man: A physically imposing, African-American criminal.

    Fletcher Heggs 

Fletcher Heggs

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Species: Human

Portrayed By: Allen Maldonado

Appearances: All Hail the King

"Mr. Slattery, me and the boys were just wondering if you could do... do the voice..."

An African-American gangbanger imprisoned at Seagate alongside Trevor Slattery.


  • All There in the Manual: His name is not mentioned in the short film itself, but it is revealed in the credits.
  • Co-Dragons: He's one of Trevor Slattery's two main followers and protectors in Seagate, alongside Herman.
  • No Name Given: He isn't named in the short film, but his name appears in the credits.

Outer Space

Kyln Prison

    In General 
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the movie it's a mundane prison, albeit one in space. In the comics its an ancient cosmic prison of unknown origins, designed to house dangerous biological entities and cosmic Elder Gods, and is next to the Crunch, a giant tear at one edge of the universe.

    Moloka Dar 

Moloka Dar

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"Gamora, consider this a death sentence for your crimes against the galaxy."

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Alexis Rodney

Voiced By: José Escobosa (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy

Drax: I like your knife, I'm keeping it.
Moloka Dar: ... That was my favorite knife.

A criminal imprisoned in the interstellar prison facility of the Nova Corps, the Kyln, who wants to slice Gamora's neck.


  • Bald of Evil: Dar is a smooth-headed criminal.
  • Dirty Coward: He cowers before Drax and says anything just to placate him.
  • Killed Offscreen: He's presumably killed along with all the other inmates of the Kyln on Ronan's orders.
  • Knife Nut: Unfortunately for him, Drax steals his favorite knife.

    Monstrous Inmate 

Monstrous Inmate

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"Check out the new meat!"

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Nathan Fillion

Voiced By: Leonardo García (Latin-American Spanish dub), Txema Moscoso (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy

A criminal imprisoned in the interstellar prison facility of the Nova Corps, the Kyln, who has some implied nasty intentions towards Peter Quill.


  • Asshole Victim: He gets what's coming to him, from Groot, and for intimating Quill.
  • The Cameo: For James Gunn regular Nathan Fillion.
  • Inelegant Blubbering: He's reduced to this by Groot via a Nose Shove.
  • Killed Offscreen: He's presumably killed along with all the other inmates of the Kyln on Ronan's orders.
  • Prison Rape: He implies this pretty strongly as his intentions for Peter - though being an alien, it's entirely possible he was being literal about eating him.
  • Nose Shove: Courtesy of Groot; it looks extremely painful.
  • The Worf Effect: He's absolutely massive and very threatening, so Groot's power is established by easily defeating him.

Alternative Title(s): MCU Criminals

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