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The '''Redemption Squad''' is a group of "reformed/reforming villains" in the ''Gargoyles'' Universe, {{CIT|set up and controlled by the [[Director]]}}. They were the protagonists of the planned ''Gargoyles'' spin-off, ''[[Bad Guys]]'', which was released as a comic book.
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[[Image:Redemption_Squad.JPG|thumb|400px|The Redemption Squad, drawn by [[Karine Charlebois]] in honor of [[Gary Sperling]].]]
  
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The '''Redemption Squad''' is a group of individuals who have betrayed or threatened peace and justice in the [[Earth|world]] and now seek to redeem themselves by fighting on the side of the angels. They were set up and controlled by the [[Director]] and travel the world fighting foes and working towards law and order.
 
==Characteristics==
 
==Characteristics==
Its leader is [[Robyn Canmore]], and its other members consist of [[Dingo]], [[Matrix]], [[Yama]], and [[Fang]]. {{CIT|The Redemption Squad's purpose is to battle various figures which the Director views as a threat; its members were chosen since, as "bad guys", they were considered expendable by him. Its headquarters are in [[Paris]].}}
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The Redemption Squad's field leader is [[Robyn Canmore|Hunter]], and its other members consist of [[Dingo]], [[Matrix]], [[Yama]], and [[Fang]].
  
==Trivia==
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The Squad's purpose is to battle various figures which the Director views as a threat, including minions of the [[Illuminati]].  {{CIT|It is also believed that their creation is a response of sorts by the [[United States of America|United States]] government after learning about the existence of Gargoyles.}} [http://www.s8.org/gargoyles/askgreg/search.php?qid=5371][http://www.s8.org/gargoyles/askgreg/search.php?qid=5384]  Its members were chosen since, as "bad guys," they were considered expendable by him. When joining the Squad all were offered a chance at redemption as a "carrot" and a threat as a "stick". For Hunter, Dingo and Fang, this threat is imprisonment, for Matrix it is permanent E.M. dissolution, and for Yama it is the revelation of the [[Ishimura Clan]] to the world.
The concept of the Redemption Squad was inspired by the movie [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dirty_Dozen The Dirty Dozen].
 
  
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The Squad's headquarters is in [[Paris]], directly beneath the [[Eiffel Tower]]. For a time, they traveled about in a large helicopter named ''[[Redemption]]'', but it was destroyed in early [[Timeline#1997|1997]]. They wear black clothing of various styles and are armed with a wide variety of weapons.
  
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==Members==
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* [[Robyn Canmore|Hunter]] - Field Leader - [[Scotland|Scottish]] [[human]] female - True name: [[Robyn Canmore]]
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* [[Matrix]] - Artificial Intelligence - No gender - True name: none
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* [[Dingo]] - [[Australia]]n [[human]] male - True name: [[Dingo|Harry Monmouth]]
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* [[Yama]] - [[Japan]]ese [[gargoyle]] male - True name: Yama, "the mountain"
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* [[Fang]] - American [[Mutates|mutate]] male - True name: [[Fang|Fred Sykes]]
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==Production Background==
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The ''[[Gargoyles: Bad Guys]]'' comic book mini-series follows the formation and continuing adventures of the Redemption Squad. All members are reformed/reforming villains from the [[Gargoyles Universe]].
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The concept of the Redemption Squad was inspired by the movie ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dirty_Dozen The Dirty Dozen]''. [http://www.s8.org/gargoyles/askgreg/search.php?qid=155]  
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Latest revision as of 23:51, 29 November 2020

The Redemption Squad, drawn by Karine Charlebois in honor of Gary Sperling.

The Redemption Squad is a group of individuals who have betrayed or threatened peace and justice in the world and now seek to redeem themselves by fighting on the side of the angels. They were set up and controlled by the Director and travel the world fighting foes and working towards law and order.

Characteristics

The Redemption Squad's field leader is Hunter, and its other members consist of Dingo, Matrix, Yama, and Fang.

The Squad's purpose is to battle various figures which the Director views as a threat, including minions of the Illuminati. It is also believed that their creation is a response of sorts by the United States government after learning about the existence of Gargoyles. [1][2] Its members were chosen since, as "bad guys," they were considered expendable by him. When joining the Squad all were offered a chance at redemption as a "carrot" and a threat as a "stick". For Hunter, Dingo and Fang, this threat is imprisonment, for Matrix it is permanent E.M. dissolution, and for Yama it is the revelation of the Ishimura Clan to the world.

The Squad's headquarters is in Paris, directly beneath the Eiffel Tower. For a time, they traveled about in a large helicopter named Redemption, but it was destroyed in early 1997. They wear black clothing of various styles and are armed with a wide variety of weapons.

Members

Production Background

The Gargoyles: Bad Guys comic book mini-series follows the formation and continuing adventures of the Redemption Squad. All members are reformed/reforming villains from the Gargoyles Universe.

The concept of the Redemption Squad was inspired by the movie The Dirty Dozen. [3]