Real Name: Unrevealed, possibly McBrain
Identity/Class: Human mutate
Occupation: Thief (by proxy)
Group Membership: None
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile
Hostess Twinkies ad "McBrain's Brain Drain" in Amazing Spider-Man I#179
1978) - and other Marvel Comics published that month.
Powers/Abilities: McBrain had developed his powers of concentration so that he could mentally dominate others with his will and force them to do his bidding. McBrain could also create an invisible force field of mental energy.
pursuing a fleeing robber, he found that the felon was actually being
controlled by McBrain. McBrain put up a mental force field in the
doorway, keeping Daredevil from getting to him. Daredevil tossed
in a package of delicious Hostess Twinkies, which broke the
Comments: Created by an unknown writer and an unknown artist.
Of all the Hostess villains, only Icemaster has shown up in an Earth-616 title. He could have crossed over to Earth-616 from "Earth-Hostess," but I say leave them on Earth-616 until proven otherwise. Nonetheless, until they do show up in regular continuity, they remain outside regular canon. Surely someone will write a story teaming them all together.---Snood.
This is not true anymore as some Hostess ad villains were mentioned in the Fantastic Four Encyclopedia as natives of Earth-616. And lets not forget about Printout Man in the New Avengers Most Wanted Files.
You can get the whole story, and some clever commentary from Seanbaby's The Hostess Page. It might not meet with the Comics Code Authority's approval, so kids, ask your parents before checking that out!---Kyle
Profile by John Kaminski
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Last updated: 04/21/14
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