Dave is the main antagonist of Penguins of Madagascar.
He is a octopus who was the star of the Central Park Zoo until the penguins arrived and stole the crowd's attention with their cuteness. Afterwards, he is shipped from zoo to zoo only to have his fame stolen by other penguins. Because of this, he becomes embittered and seeks revenge on the penguin species, becoming a mad scientist in the process.
- He disguises himself as a professor named Dr. Octavius Brine.
- He has an army of octopus cronies.
- He uses a sub to travel from place to place.
- He has a snowglobe collection with every city he was shipped to inside.
- Dave will become the enemy of Winnie the Pooh, Simba, and their friends in Pooh's Adventures of Penguins of Madagascar.
- Dave will become the enemy of Tino Tonitini, Littlefoot, Ash Ketchum, and their friends in Weekenders Adventures of Penguins of Madagascar.