As a wee Monstrobot, I learned a very important lesson from the movie Son Of Dracula.
When Count Alucard showed up, and was revealed to be Dracula who disguised himself by reversing his name, well, it was a revelation. Every time a new neighbor or classmate showed up, I would quickly figure out what their name spelled backwards was. Nope, I wasn't going to get fooled by an Mr. Namflow, that's for sure.
[Editor's note--snell still does this. It's very annoying]
Anyway, it seems as if there are some galactic empires that need to learn this lesson:
At least we now know that Mr. McGuire was right all those years ago:
From Space War #17 (1962)