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Here you can find short biographies of the various characters in Phantom 2040 and which media they appear in.

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Phantom2.jpg Kit.jpg Kit Walker/ The Phantom

Voiced by: Scott Valentine

Appears in: Series, Game

The 24th Phantom, Kit was not trained for the role like his ancestors were. His father died under mysterious circumstances when he was only a baby, and he grew up not knowing about his heritage. When Guran tells him about the Phantom on his eighteenth birthday, he is initially disbelieving but takes on the role with increasing conviction.

His equipment includes optical camouflage for invisibility, a wristband that contains a powerful computer ("Analytical"), and another that contains a smart inductance rope. He has several vehicles, including a nimble airborne Hypercycle, a cloaking multi-passenger cruiser, and an upgraded 1999 Mustang named "Hero", after the 21st Phantom's horse.

After defeating Maximum Inc, he looks towards a long vacation, until the day the Phantom is needed again.

Guran.jpg Guran

Voiced by: J. D. Hall.

Appears in: Series, Game

Kit's mentor, whose family have been aiding the Phantom for generations.

Together with Jack Archer, Guran instructs the Phantom in combat, morality, and life itself, and is frequently seen reciting insightful "old jungle sayings" to Kit and others.

After the 23rd Phantom's death, Guran blamed himself, and consumed in his sadness and self-hatred he became the legendary Shadow Panther until he was freed from his mourning forever by Kit Walker Jr.

Jackarcher.jpeg Dr. Jack Archer

Voiced by: Alan Oppenheimer

Appears in: Series, Game

A scientist and professor in biology at Kit's university. After Kit dons the identity of the Phantom, Archer takes only a short time to deduce that they are one and the same and becomes one of the few who know the Phantom's true identity.

Together with Guran, Archer takes on the role of Kit's mentor, particularly in scientific and contemporary parts of his education.

Later on, (due to his wishes to work for the greater good like Kit), opens a small Detective agency like his family before him.

Sparks.jpg Daniel Aguilar AKA "Sparks"

Voiced by: Pamela Adlon

Appears in: Series, Game

A young, orphaned cyber-surfer who is rescued by Kit after Maximum mistakes Sparks as the Phantom.

Sparks is unofficially adopted into the Phantom's lair, and assists in the technological parts of their endeavours.

When he was three, Sparks’ parents, Esteban and María, were kidnapped by Maximum and cruelly used as the mental tissue for the biomechanical "living building" Project Gauntlet, Cyberville's security system.

Sagan.jpg Sagan Cruz

Voiced by: Leah Remini

Appears in: Series, Game

A Metropian policewoman, or "Enforcer", who is attracted to Kit but was initially unaware of his dual identity, and was skeptical about the Phantom's motives.

She later figures out his secret and eventually becomes Kit's love interest and partner. She has a genetically engineering police dog named D.V.L. (a reference to the 21st Phantom's wolf, Devil) and in combat dons a well-armoured Enforcer suit.

Heloise.png Heloise Walker

Voiced by: Carrie Snodgress

Appears in: Series only

Kit's only living relative, Heloise is the daughter of the 21st Phantom, the sister of the 22nd Phantom, the aunt of the 23rd Phantom, and the great-aunt of Kit Walker, Jr. – The 24th Phantom.

She kept the truth from Kit, hoping he could lead a normal life, but accepts Kit's choice to become the 24th Phantom and assists him in his plans to stop Maximum Inc.

Rebecca.jpg Rebecca Madison

Voiced by: Margot Kidder

Appears in: Series, Game

Chairperson of Maximum Inc. and widow of Maxwell Madison Sr., the 23rd Phantom's killer.

Rebecca plans to construct Cyberville, a technological and impenetrable fortress where the select wealthy and elite may seek refuge when the Earth begins to deteriorate (something Rebecca's underground biot army will ensure takes place relatively soon), but her plans of domination are frequently being foiled by the Phantom.

Despite her evil ways, she does have some redeeming qualities, such as wishing to know that her son is safe before evacuating from an attack, as well as Kit suggesting she is a very lonely woman.

Other than Graft and her son, Maxwell Madison Jr., no other humans are employed by Maximum, which has its own biots perform all labour.

In the end, with all of her crimes revealed to the world, she is quickly arrested and sent to prison.

MaxJr.jpg Maxwell Madison Jr.

Voiced by: Jeff Bennett

Appears in: Series, Game

Rebecca's psychopathic son whose intelligence is belied by his laziness and outward disinterest in almost everything. When he does have an opinion on something, he presents it as coming from his cat who is named after philosopher Charles Baudelaire.

He is psychologically disturbed with the disorders being rooted in the loss of his father at such an early age. His cat, perhaps the last remaining symbol of his father's love for him, is his only and most trusted friend.

In the end, after Rebecca is arrested, both he and his cat are sent to a mental asylum, or as Cruz puts it, a "padded prison".

Graft2.jpg Hubert Graft

Voiced by: Ron Perlman (season one)/ Richard Lynch (season two)

Appears in: Series, Game

Rebecca Madison's Chief of Security and main enforcer, a cyborg. He was formerly an environmentalist who fought against Maximum to protect the Amazon rainforest, before losing his whole body below the shoulders in combat. Maximum rebuilt Graft's body using BIOT parts, giving Rebecca Madison complete control over Graft's life.

Graft's BIOT torso can be disconnected (a painful process) at the hip and integrated into other robotic systems over which Graft has complete control, most commonly the Urban Combat BIOT Walker, a ten-foot steel exoskeleton armed with lasers and claws.

Despite this, he still has a desire to protect nature. Several times the Phantom asks Graft if he wants help to escape Maximum's clutches, but he always turns this offer down.

He also is against harming children, even if that child trespassed and destroyed invaluable company technology. In the end, after Maximum Inc is defeated, he is mentioned to have been sent to a halfway house.

Jax.jpg Doctor Jak

Voiced by: Mark Hamill

Appears in: Series, Game

A cynical sensationalist TV yellow journalist who reports the Phantom's activities with a negative spin. His arrogance and vanity bring him to believe that rather than being merely a reporter of news, he "is the news", and therefore anything he does not see (such as purposely covering his eye when it is revealed the Phantom was being framed) is not the news.

In the episode *Matter Over Mind*, it is discovered that after Jak's wife perished in the Grand Central Station crash, he attempted an illegal operation to integrate an analytical computer into his mind, but the operation was interrupted and the analytical program thought lost.

Dr. Jak was left part-BIOT, with sensory implants on his head and a multi-purpose eyepiece which he uses to film his news program, *The Dr. Jak Show*.

His character and how he criminalizes the Phantom are comparable to that of J. Jonah Jameson.

Cairo.jpg Mr. Cairo

Voiced by: Paul Williams

Appears in: Series, Game

A mysterious information broker who only appears in holographic transmissions and who deals with both the Phantom and Maximum Inc.

Early on, he discovers the Phantom's true identity but chooses to withhold the information from Rebecca Madison despite the enormous reward being offered. He is later revealed to actually be the sentient analytical program separated from Dr. Jak's consciousness, but he decides not to rejoin Dr. Jak's mind and instead stays on to loyally assist the Phantom, though meets his end when Max Jr. shuts down the power with him still in it, deleting him.

Seanone.jpg Sean One

Voiced by: Rob Paulsen

Appears in: Series, Game

The first human born in outer space and founder and leader of the Free Orbital Movement, Sean One seeks independence for his Orbital colonies.

An arrogant and abnormally tall man, he resorts to espionage and terrorist attacks to achieve his ends and is unable to walk by himself while in the presence of gravity. He is revered among the Orbitals' inhabitants in an almost god-like way and is extremely apathetic towards whom he calls the "gravity-slaves" of Earth.

He is defeated when he publicly announced his plan to rig the votes to make the Orbital Colonies independent, as well as attempting to kill Vaingloria.

Gorda.jpg Gorda

Voiced by: Paddi Edwards

Appears in: Series only.

A morbidly obese crime lord and smuggler from Australia who is unable to move by herself and has an army of strong, red-tinted biots under her command. She refers to herself in virtual camera system and has a well-armed robotic kangaroo as her sole companion. In the end, she is arrested and transported back to Australia to await trial.

Heisenberg.jpg Heisenberg

Voiced by: Rob Paulsen

Appears in: Series only

A shape-shifting fractal BIOT built by Maxwell Madison Jr. using nanites grown in space by Sean One, named by Maxwell after the German physicist Werner Heisenberg.

Heisenberg is the first stable fractal biot created by Maximum and is controlled by Maxwell using a separate remote brain which must be carried around in a case.

Heisenberg is forced to impersonate the Phantom and succeeds in criminalizing him with the help of Dr. Jak, but after a confrontation with the Phantom, Maxwell loses the remote brain and hence control of Heisenberg.

Afterward, the fractal biot gains independence and a form of sentience, dons a wide-brimmed hat and trench coat, and seeks answers for his past, remembering nothing of his creation other than his name.

He meets a wise street saxophonist named Betty, and after deciding to take his own path, becomes a "teacher" to biots everywhere, helping them to be free from their human owners and become self-aware. Heisenberg eventually joins the Phantom and becomes a close companion to Pavlova, Dr. Jak's assistant.

Pav.jpg Pavlova

Voiced by: Liz Georges

Appears in: Series only

Dr. Jak's personal biot assistant, distinguishable by red symbols on her face. Pavlova sometimes questions the honesty and morality of Jak's news uploads, but always has her memory wiped by Jak afterward (a task he does somewhat reluctantly).

Nicknamed "Pav" by Jak, the reporter treats her as his friend and sometimes even in a joking, romantic way, because Pavlova was named after Jak's late wife.

Pavlova also befriends Heisenberg, who takes an interest in her. She ultimately tells Jak "I will program myself from now on", at which later Jak laments, "You just had to be your own person, just like her", referring to Pav's namesake.

Vaingloria.jpg Vaingloria

Voiced by: Debbie Harry

Appears in: Series only

A popular starlet singer trained by Maximum Inc. to brainwash the public. It is known that Rebecca Madison found her as a street urchin and offered her food, shelter, and fame in exchange for her services for Maximum. Rebecca had her fitted with retractable mirrors which can focus light to such a strength that looking at the mirrors can overload the mind's senses, effectively hypnotizing the public into adoring her and on Maximum's orders using them to completely brainwash certain people (it can be assumed that the mirrors are difficult to control with precision, as Vaingloria once accidentally sent a victim into a coma).

Vaingloria reluctantly takes part in several of Maximum's plots and becomes particularly close to Graft, who (somewhat) reciprocates. He ultimately hardwires her mirrors she can use them on her own.

Betty.jpg Betty

Voiced by: Iona Morris

Appears in: Game only

A wise street saxophonist who becomes Heisenberg's best friend and companion. She is seen to be aware of everything around her and frequently relating life to the blues. She carries a saxophone that was the property of former U.S. president Bill Clinton.

Maxsr.jpg Maxwell Madison Sr.

Voiced by: Jeff Bennett

Appears in: Series, Game

Rebecca's deceased husband, who was killed along with the 23rd Phantom in a toxic train wreck. Rebecca captures his brainwaves and stores them in an enormous computer, and is constantly seeking a stable way to transfer them into a biot or preferably a living body to effectively resurrect Maxwell Madison Sr.

He was regarded as a very dangerous and power-hungry man when he was alive and in control of Maximum, Inc, but it is discovered that his plans for the world were very ecologically beneficial and that his ambitious wife Rebecca sabotaged his plans in favour of greedy, selfish world domination.

image Mars

An ex-military man who now leads a band of mercenaries for hire. He has been employed by Rebecca Madison to target various parts of Metropia with the Prometheus warship, blaming the destruction on gang warfare and The Phantom.

image Tracker

As his name suggests, Tracker is one of the greatest hunters in the world. He has been hired by Rebecca Madison to find and capture the elusive Shadow Panther.