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"You're going to make my head hurt again, aren't you?"
"Up to you."
― Brainiac 5 and Saturn Girl (Legionnaires 47#)

The ability to overload another's mind, causing various effects. Variation of Overloading.

Also Called

  • Brain Blast
  • Mental Overload
  • Mind Blast
  • Psionic Blast
  • Telepathic Torture
  • Psychic Attack


The user can project harmful psionic volleys, which may result in brain damage, memory loss, unconsciousness, vegetative state and/or death. The victim is not physically harmed, but damages the internal mentality of a target.





Known Users

  • Gorilla Grodd (DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Emperor Calus (Destiny)
  • Akhlut the Orca (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Pandaemonium (Chrono Crusade)
  • April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2012 series)
  • Professor Charles Xavier (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Nate Grey/X-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics)
  • Franklin Richards (Marvel Comics)
  • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Onslaught (Marvel Comics)
  • The Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics)
    • Celeste
    • Esme
    • Mindee
    • Phoebe
    • Sophie
  • Saturn Girl (DC Comics)
  • Quentin Quire (Marvel Comics)
  • Burning Martians (DC Comics)
  • White Martians (DC Comics)
  • Matt and Maury Parkman (Heroes)
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Saturn Girl (Legion of Superheroes)
  • Esper (Legion of Superheroes)
  • DoppleGanger Dark Rashi (Ninjutsu series)
  • Mesogog (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
  • Psycwave (The Incredibles)
  • Maxima (DC Comics)
  • Eric Draven (The Crow)
  • John Lynch (Image/WildStorm/DC Comics)
  • Venom (Ultimate Marvel)

Known Objects

  • Mind Gem (Marvel Comics)