Real Name: Who cares?

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Professional criminal, thief

Affiliations: At least one henchman

Enemies: Spider-Man

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None known

Base of Operations: Unrevealed; possibly mobile


Appearances: In an ad for the Magic Snake ™ puzzle appearing in various Marvel comics during the month of February in the year 1983 (Example: Defenders #116).

Powers: None but has an obsessive knack for solving the challenges that puzzles (including security systems) present.

History: Magna Mind was a thief of some renown (at least to Spider-Man and some old, white guy). Given his reputation for having an irrational attraction toward conundrums (I know--I’m really reading too much into this, folks), Spider-Man placed a Magic Snake ™ puzzle beside an exhibit of King Tut’s Diamond, a tempting target for Magna. As expected, Magna Mind, along with a goon, broke into the exhibit, but both of them were apprehended by Spider-Man as they probed the enigma of "over 23 trillion possibilities!"—the Magic Snake!



Comments: A generic character that would make great target practice for somebody like the Punisher or Scourge.

This is a precursor to the Hostess characters that will be presented.

Kurt Busiek first crossed the "Advertisement Barrier" in Thunderbolts#24 with Icemaster, so they're all fair game.

Profile by KYLE SMITH

Clarifications: Magna Mind should not be confused with…

Never mind.

Last updated: 2/07/02

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