A number of characters have been mentioned in but have never actually appeared in the Venture Bros. animated series. This page is for them.
Asbeastos is an enemy of the Super Gang. In Handsome Ransom, the team calls upon Captain Sunshine to join them in fighting Asbeastos. However, Sunshine refuses, citing the need to train Hank Venture, then-current Wonderboy.
Action Johnny's FatherEdit
Implied to be Benton Quest, the father of Action Johnny is described by his son as neither caring nor protective nor even a true father. Benton's inclusion of Johnny on his various adventures has left Johnny high-strung and paranoid young adult trying to escape drug addiction. In the seminar he runs in the Buddy System, Action Johnny mentions committing several misdeeds to spite his father, including the killing of their dog (implied to be Bandit) and the theft of Benton's serum as a lizard man. Nonetheless, the death of Benton seems to have had a terrible effect on Johnny, as in his first appearance on the Venture Bros. show he has sealed himself away in the Quest Industries bathysphere while strung out on drugs.
Alan Think Edit
Mentioned by name in Every Which Way But Zeus and indirectly in Hostile Makeover, Candyman was prior to his death a superhero and enemy to Storm Front. Storm Front's killing of his archenemy earned him the title of "Living Weapon". Storm Front's protested that Candyman had only died because he was made of living sugar, but his protestations were not listened to by Watch and Ward. In the chaos following the death of the Sovereign and the reformation of The Council of 13, Storm Front has gone for at least 6 months without a new archenemy.
Captain Spackle Edit
In Hostile Makeover after the Crusaders Action League leave the top of VenTech Tower trashed, Dr. Venture asks if they have a "Captain Spackle" to clean up the mess. Stars and Garters answers only on their gold plan.
Crime-O-Dile was a crocodile-themed villain mentioned a few times in the Venture Bros. series. He is the former enemy of Captain Sunshine and the former boss of the henchman Herman. Herman described his boss as having a rare "henchmen first" policy of generosity. According to Herman's testimony, Crime-O-Dile sacrificed himself to eject Herman out of their sinking ship. Crime-O-Dile described Sunshine's view of the situation as a cavalier, "just one more evildooer" taken out sort of attitude. In Bot Seeks Bot, Wonderboy V is seen perched atop Crime-O-Dile's grave, which reads "1952-2004". In Pomp and Circuitry, his name is listed among the villain profiles in The Guild of Calamitous Intent archives.
Franklin Mint Edit
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Laser Floyd Edit
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Manta Claus Edit
See Manta Claus
Nat King CobraEdit
See Nat King Cobra. Nat King Cobra is the leader of the Snakemen. He ordered them to find the Goliath Serum, but their plans were thwarted by Red Bannon and their plane crashed. Unfortunately, Bannon's victory came at the cost of his life. Nat King Cobra's name is listed among the archives in The Guild of Calamitous Intent in the episode Pomp and Circuitry.
Phantom Spaceman Edit
Phantom Spaceman is the nonexistent subject of a ghost story told by Bud Manstrong to Hank Venture and Dean Venture when they visited Gargantua 1. According to the tale, Phantom Spaceman was an astronaut who becme alienated and eventually hateful of his comrades. He invited them to a movie screening. However, as the guests were settling, he open up the bay doors, causing everyone's deaths aboard. Some say he still haunts Gargantua 1 to this day.
After Brock Samson is accidentally jettisoned out the bay doors by Dr. Thaddeus "Rusty" Venture, the boys paniced, thinking Phantom Spaceman was real. This fear and paranoia culminated when mistake H.E.L.P.eR. with a sheet draped over him and a bucket over his head for Phantom Spaceman. They proceed to give the robot a thrashing.
Mentioned in Red Means Stop, Professor Cadmium was an enemy of Red Death. Red Death used to despise him so much the hatred became all Red Death thought about. That was until Red Death crushed Cadmium's skull, murdered his family, and burnt down his home. The Monarch and Henchman 21 are the only ones to know this, as Red Death brought it up in conversation of the Monarch's vendetta against the participants in Wide Wale's Fiends and Family Plan. Red Death's advice to the Monarch was to "finish your work and then change your ways.
Professor Sterling SmartEdit
Henchman 21 mentions Professor Sterling Smart to the Monarch in Red Means Stop. According to 21, Smart was an enemy of the Red Death, whom killed Smart plus a personal entourage of fifty supersoldiers.
According to Action Johnny in Self-Medication, he had a fling with a woman named Velma despite Dr. Venture's assertions that she was a lesbian. Action Johnny points to his herpes as evidence of it. The Velma in question is implied to be Velma Dinkley
Wall Flower, The Edit
In Love-Bheits, The Venture Family are captured and held inside the pantry of Baron Werner Ünderbheit's fortress. A member of the Underground comes through the wall to rescue them. However, Hank Venture mistakes their rescuer for a villain named the Wall Flower. Brock corrects Hank by saying that the Wall Flower had "that thing around his head". Dr. Venture referred to the Wall Flower as the "lamest villain ever."