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Bond villains

Best: Dr. Julius No ("Dr. No") — This titular baddie may have been the first super villain foe for 007, but he's actually more of a scientist and recruiter when you think about it. An agent of the ever present terrorist group SPECTRE, Dr. No actually tries to recruit Bond into the organization before moving on to his master plan. Although his scheme —- essentially a nuclear-powered radio jamming system designed to interfere with US missile tests —- leaves a little to be desired, the whole having-metal-hands-and-a-secret-island-fortress thing make No the archetype for so many villains to follow.

The best and worst Bond villains

In his long career as a super spy, British secret agent James Bond has faced off against a lot of villains. Some were genius mad men whose plans for world domination almost worked, while others were hapless clowns whose schemes and efforts to kill 007 were doomed from the start. Here are the best and worst Bond baddies. -- by Will Perkins