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The 10 Greatest Henchmen From Fiction

By Steven Romano Feb 19, 2014

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Flying Monkeys

Pretty much the epitome of henchmen, the Wicked Witch of the West’s flying monkeys are a pop culture icon, instantly recognizable to everyone from the smallest child to certain star-spangled super heroes. Omitted from the film, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz novel revealed that the flying monkeys weren’t evil at all, just pressed into servitude by the Witch’s exploitation of the Golden Cap’s spell (fret not, they're freed in the end).

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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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