Mind Control (hypnotism) – The ability to use hypnotism to control other people. Hypnotism is done primarily via eye contact in fiction. The big drawback to this form of mind power is that eye contact is needed. Mind Control (hypnotism) is also known as Hypnosis, Hypnotizing, Mesmerizing and Mesmerization.
Literary Critique of Mind Control (hypnotism)
In Fantastic Four V1 #3, Miracle Man (Marvel) appears to do miracles until he is blinded by the Human Torch.
Doctor Missbrauch aka Dr. M is a hypnotist that is part of The Chimera Brigade (Titan).
Captain Sprocket – Archie’s MadHouse #58
Fah Lo Suee (Marvel) – Master of Kung Fu #26
Ultroloth – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III
Harlequin (DC) has special glasses that let her hypnotize others in DC Who’s Who Update ’88 #1.
Aliens have hypnotized Batman and made him torture Superman more than once.
Batman is first hypnotized in World’s Finest Comics V1 #145.
Batman is again hypnotized by a villain named Jemphis (DC) in World’s Finest Comics V1 #163.
Fendahl – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook
Hypnotic Screwdriver Attachment – Third Doctor Sourcebook
Superman has super-hypnotism in Jimmy Olsen #99. This appears to be a one-shot superpower for Superman.
Judge Dredd – “The Man Who Broke the Law” – 2000 AD #969
Mad Hatter (DC) – Hypno Hat – DC Heroes-DC Technical Manual
Shadow Hunter (Marvel) – Bizarre Adventures V1 #28
Silver Dagger (Marvel) – Dr. Strange-Master of the Mystic Arts #1
Tempto the Intuiter (Vertigo) – The Dreaming #2
The Mekon has a hypnotism machine in Dan Dare #1 (Titan).
The Shadow – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook
Hypnos-The Omega Men-The End is Here (DC)