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The Egoist
The Venture Bros. character
Egoist
First appearance

Home is Where the Hate is
Voiced by

Jackson Publick
Information
Species Human
Gender Male
Occupation Villain
Notable
characteristics

Psychic abilities, including the ability to induce sleep
Current
Alliances

Brimstone Assembly
The Guild of Calamitous Intent
Sergeant Hatred (friend)

The Egoist is a minor recurring background character in the Venture Bros. series. He resides in Malice and is a friend of Sgt. Hatred.

In addition to the Egoist's name, the audio commentary for Home is Where the Hate is reveals he has psychic powers. In the original script, there was supposed to be a scene with he, Hatred, and the Mentalist Villain With Purple Cape riding around in Hatred's jeep together. As originally conceived, Hatred had a limited precognitive ability, and he hung out mostly with mentalists. However, this aspect of Hatred's character was discarded.

The Egoist is a member of both The Guild of Calamitous Intent and the Brimstone Assembly. He has been seen supervising hypnosis training at Guild Strategic Operations. When the Monarch and Henchman 21 called hypnosis a sham, he put both of them to sleep.

Description Edit

The Egoist was designed to look like The Amazing Criswell, a flamboyant and dramatic American psychic known for his wildly inaccurate predictions. Criswell is best remembered for his role as Narrator in the 1959 Ed Wood movie Plan 9 From Outer Space, commonly considered the "worst film ever made".[1]

AppearancesEdit

References Edit

  1. Jackson Publick,  Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of The Venture Bros. (2018), p. 133
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