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The 10 Greatest Primates from Fiction

By Steven Romano Nov 20, 2013

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5. Gorilla Grodd (The Flash)

Batman has the Joker, Superman has Lex Luthor, and the Flash has Gorilla Grodd. The product of a time when the appearance of gorillas in comics equated to positive sales, Grodd is like Hannibal Lector: A villain whose intellect and eloquence belies his savagery. Working alone or with the Secret Society of Super Villains, Grodd’s ambitions are always centered around conquest.

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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