Mind Transfer – The ability to transfer one’s mind from one body to another body. Mind Transfer is also known as Consciousness Projection, Consciousness Transferal and Mind Transferal.
Literary Critique of Mind Transfer
A mind displacer is used to transfer his mind to that of a Kryptonian criminal named Gor in Superman V1 #223.
Alaktor (DC) uses his Psycho-Changer in Adventure Comics #314 (1963).
Superboy (DC) and Krypto (DC) exchange minds in Action Comics #403 (1971).
Arnim Zola (Marvel) decided to transfer his consciousness into a stronger body with his head in the chest for better protection (Captain America V1 #209)! Let’s see you have zero ability to blend in much less get a gal but your brain is better protected! I guess Arnim never heard of helmets.
Miracleman can transfer his mind from a normal body to a superhuman body but has to store the human body minus a conscious in underspace pictured below in Miracleman V1 #10 V1 (Eclipse).
Noman (T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents) can move from one android body to another in T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #4 (Tower).
Doctor Silk (Valiant) has managed to live 2,000 years by transferring his mind into new bodies as needed in Valiant Universe Handbook 2016 Edition #1.
Hitler is tricked by the Red Skull (Marvel) to transfer his body into an inert cube in Super-Villain Team-Up V1 #1.
Kronin Krask (Marvel) foolishly tries to transfer his consciousness into the boy of Thor in Thor V1 #172.
Zendu may be boring but being in prison on Earth is much worse in “My Nightmare has no End, Tales to Astonish V1 #12.
An ironic tale of mind transfer in Tales to Astonish V1 #28.
Another ironic mind transfer tale in Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves #44 (Charlton).
Ultron has transferred his mind into the body of Adam Warlock (Marvel) and plans to do the same for his buddies in Annihilation Conquest #5.
Jimmy Olsen (DC) – “The Gorilla Reporter” – Superman’s Pal #116
Maniac 5 – 2000 AD #842
Rogue Trooper (Friday) – “Scavenger of Souls” – 2000 AD #873
Tharg’s Future Shocks – “Clone Wolf” – 2000 AD #866
Weird Comics #5 (Fox)
Fighting American #2 (Titan)
Hypernaut (Image) – 1963: Tales of The Uncanny
Rusty Noble – Noble Causes #25