One of the most beloved lollies is the humble red frog. During an M&M game, one of the players had a bag of red frogs and shared them with the group.
Frequently, I am inspired by godawful puns, and I'm afraid this was one of those cases.
I imagined him as a 'Batroc Ze Leapair'-type with Communist sympathies able to assume a froglike, amphibian form. Thus was born Ivan LaRue, 'The Red Frog'!