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The Badger is a comic created by Mike Baron.
The Badger is one of Norbert Sykes multiple personalities, and the one most commonly out. The Badger was devoted to defending animals and the environment, but would often overreact, for example, breaking the arm of someone littering.
Norbert works as a bodyguard for Ham Thorndyke, a 5th Century Druid and weather wizard who was put into a coma by every other 5th century wizard. Also employed by Ham is Daisy Fields, a clinical psychologist, who acts as his secretary between providing therapy for Norbert.
In case you can't tell, the series is not entirely serious.
The work provides examples of
- Crossover: Thanks to time travel, he guest starred several times in Nexus, also by Mike Baron.
- Split Personality: Besides the Badger, inside Norbert's head is also Emily, a nine-year-old girl; Pierre, a French psychopath; Leroy, a dog; Max Swell, a playboy; and Gastineau Grover Depaul, an African-American.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: The Badger and Norbert can talk to animals.
- Rip Van Winkle
- Overly-Long Name: Ham's real name is Hammaglystwythkbrngxxaxolotl
- As Long as It Sounds Foreign / Aerith and Bob: Hammaglystwythkbrngxxaxolotl as a Welsh name?
- There Are No Therapists: averted, although Daisy's efforts don't do much good.