|The Venture Bros. Group|
|First Appearance(s):||Shadowman 9: In the Cradle of Destiny|
|Purpose:||Henchpersons for Phantom Limb|
|Former Members:||Henchman 24, the Monarch (as Shadowman 9)|
The Monarch met future Dr. Girlfriend while he was henching for Phantom Limb. They defected and ran away together, pinning their defection on Manotaur. Later, the Monarch and Dr. Mrs. The Monarch were able to argue for the Monarch's innocence in arching Dr. Thaddeus "Rusty" Venture without license due to the fact that Phantom Limb looking the other way. After all, would Phantom Limb really believe that the Monarch was Manotaur?
(In the post-credit epilogue, it turns out Phantom Limb actually did.)