Reynard Slinker is a famous and respected art thief who has stolen artworks of DaVinci, Picasso and Michelangelo. He was a master planner and feared thief before Spider-Man
and the Human Torch
sent him to prison at the top of his criminal career. Upon his release from prison he was unable to compete in the stolen art market due to improved security and new technologies and holds a grudge for this. He swore revenge but eventually his plans were foiled and he was sent back to prison.