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Major Glory
MajorGlory
Character Information
Gender Male
Species Metahuman
Family Uncle Sam (Uncle)
Abilities Countless superhuman abilities
Occupation Superhero
Interests Justice, USA, Patriotism, Cleanliness, Justice Fruit Pies
Production Information
First Appearance Dial M for Monkey: Rasslor
Voiced by Rob Paulsen

Major Glory is a superhero in the universes of Dexter's Laboratory and The Powerpuff Girls. As well as being Dexter's favorite superhero, he is the leader of The Justice Friends.

Appearance

Major Glory is a tall light-skinned man whose true face is never seen due to it always being concealed by his iconic golden mask. His only visible facial features are his large chin and pearly white teeth. His attire is very patriotic and has several references to American symbolism, especially the US flag. His helmet is golden and is made in the image of a bald eagle. His suit is mainly white but comes with a red belt and the top has a blue color-scheme with white stars like the US flag, making it truly star-spangled. His cape is long and flowing with red and white stripes like the flag. He also wears blue boots and gloves. In the Powerpuff Girls episode "Members Only", Major Glory's outfit was quite different, with his top being completely blue and only having one star while also wearing red underwear-like tights like most generic superheroes. His belt also had a gold buckle. In "Dexter's Wacky Races", Major Glory's appearance is mostly unchanged from his original look, however the neck portion of Major Glory's helmet is red rather than gold.

Personality

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An example of Major Glory's obsession with good manners ("extend the pinky").

Major Glory is a proud and patriotic superhero who is courageous in battle and loves his country above all else, and because of this, he is viewed as an upstanding figure in the superhero community who is quite popular with the Press. However, in his private life, Major Glory is quite a neat freak with a number of fears and obsessive habits. He appears to be a bit of a germaphobe who prefers that things be neat and clean, and he also has a deep fear of bees and dentists, and will degenerate into a paranoid coward willing to go to great lengths to avoid confronting his fears. This obsessive compulsive behavior is likely due to his harsh and strict upbringing under his Uncle Sam. Major Glory is also very sentimental and occasionally over-dramatic when it comes to his friends and or emotional moments. He is also very strict about copyright infringement.

Abilities

Major Glory is a powerful superhero with numerous superpowers which aid in his battle against evil and he might be one of the strongest heroes in the series alongside Monkey, Valhallen and Krunk. Major Glory possesses the standard abilities of super strength and flight possessed by most members of the Justice Friends, as well as super speed and stamina which he has had since he was a child. Major Glory is also nigh-invulnerable to fatal damage and can even survive in space, however he can still feel pain even if it does no permanent damage to him, which makes his invulnerability somewhat ineffective in that regard as he can even pass out from too much pain. Aside from these physical attributes, Major Glory also has several eye-related superpowers and his toy line also implies that he has many other unseen superpowers.

Superpowers

  • Super Strength: Major Glory has displayed great strength and is strong enough to take out Doctor Diablos' minions easily with his bare fists, however his strength pales in comparison to that of the Krunk's herculean might and Monkey's powerful blows.
  • Super Speed: Major Glory has had super speed since childhood and can clean up messes and wash the dishes in less than a second. Even as a child he could run 500 laps around the world in a matter of seconds while showing very little fatigue. Showing that he also possesses super stamina. It is unknown if he is still this fast even as an adult.
  • Flight: Major Glory has shown the ability to fly in almost any environment, including space, at great speeds.
  • Star-Spangled Laser Vision: Major Glory can shoot powerful lasers out of his eyes that have shining stars on them like the American flag. The power of this vision varies, occasionally burning things, breaking things without burning them, instantly disintegrating messes and leaving behind clean areas, and melting a whole car (last one used by his action figure).
  • X-Ray Vision: Major Glory is capable of seeing through certain objects such as Valhallen's messy locks.
  • Super Arctic Wind Breath: His freezing breath can instantly turn any object into frozen ice. Major Glory has never technically used this one during the series and was only seen being used by his action figure, however he was officially shown to use it in Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion.
  • Freedom Armor: Major Glory has never technically used this one and was only seen being used by his action figure, which implies that he can use it as well. This golden armor instantly equips itself onto Major Glory's body and gives him powerful eagle claw gauntlets.
  • All-American Cloaking Device: Major Glory has never technically used this one and was only seen being used by his action figure, which implies that he can use it as well. This American device when activated surrounds Major Glory with red, white and blue diamonds which then allow him to become invisible.
  • Justice Frenzy: A powerful technique in which Major Glory joins up with Krunk and Valhallen to create a powerful super tornado that can take out any foe in their way, except bees.
  • Master Chef: Along with his many superpowers, Major Glory is also a skilled chef capable of making delicious meals, such as his special "All-American Buffet Breakfast Bonanza".

Biography

Past

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Minor Glory being trained by Uncle Sam

Major Glory had already begun his training to become the symbol of America's spirit and the world's protector as a young child under the tutelage of his Uncle Sam.

Pain in the Mouth

After Krunk started suffering from a severe toothache, Valhallen tried telling him to go see a dentist, but was stopped by a paranoid Major Glory who was fearful of the dentist, which lead to a fight between him and Valhallen. Major Glory wanted use both the superheroes and villains to get it loose. However, Valhallen disagreed and insisted in going to the dentist to get it removed properly. He tells Major Glory that dentists have the knowledge and tools to remove the problem. He still rebuffed Valhallen's claims until Krunk decides to make a quick trip to the dentist and was proven wrong. Major Glory paid the price for his mistake when he had to get his own teeth checked by the dentist and it revealed his own neglect in his dental hygiene.

Episode Appearances

Dexter's Laboratory

Dial M For Monkey

Powerpuff Girls

Major Glory along with a few of the Justice Friends made an appearance in the Powerpuff Girls episode "Members Only" which takes place exclusively in the continuity of the Powerpuff Girls. Here, Major Glory was shown to be a quite disrespectful towards females such as the Powerpuff Girls, but eventually learned to respect them as heroes and even joined their Powerpuff team.

PPG: Members Only

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Major Glory in Members Only.

In the Powerpuff Girls universe, Major Glory is shown as the leader of the "Association of World Super Men," or A.W.S.M. (awesome) for short. He and the other members of A.W.S.M. refused to let the girls join in A.W.S.M for the simple fact they're females and it's an all male club. Major Glory's attitude was his downfall when an alien supervillain arrived and overwhelmed the mighty heroes.
Society of Associated Puffcateers

Major Glory as a Puffcateer.

At first, the Powerpuff Girls refused to help Major Glory out because of how he treated them before but were eventually convinced to help out by Professor Utonium. After defeating the supervillain whom was eventually revealed to be a spoiled brat crying for his mother, Major Glory and the members of A.W.S.M. meekly asked the girls if they could join the Powerpuffs. The girls were at first reluctant but decided to make A.W.S.M. the new "Society of Associated Puffcateers" or "S.O.A.P.".

Quotes

  • "Justice Friends, Assemble!" - Various Episodes
  • "AAAH! BEE!" - Bee Where?
  • "I, Major Glory, do officially announce that this window shall be and forever will stay, closed." - Bee Where?
  • "You guy's my uncle is going to be coming over for a visit." - Say Uncle Sam
  • "What? No! Wer'e talking about something way more important that friendship Dexter. We're talking about copyright infringment. Now, Dexter, prepare to meet someone far more powerful than I. (Dexter: Who's that?) My attorney." - Figure not Included
  • "Patience Valhallen, for the red, white and blue will never come in two." - Dexter's Wacky Races

Gallery

Trivia

  • He is a parody of Marvel Comic's Captain America and DC's Superman. Having Superman's powers, but with the patriotic persona of Captain America.
  • In Punch Time Explosion XL, Major Glory serves as an assist. He blows ice breath and flies away. The person he synergizes with is Buttercup.
  • He appeared in an episode of The Powerpuff Girls called "Members Only".

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