|Name:||Brainiac, Vril Dox|
|Title/Rank:||Collector of Worlds|
|Relationships:||Brainiac 5 (descendant)|
|Fandom:||DC Comics, Superman: The Animated Series, Supergirl, Smallville, Justice League Unlimited, Legion of Super Heroes, Krypton|
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Brainiac is a DC Comics character.
Brainiac first appeared in Action Comics #242 (1958) as an adversary of to Superman and went on to become an iconic supervillain within DC Comics.
Brainiac is a super-intelligent alien being from the planet Colu who has fought Superman many times. Extremely advanced mental abilities that have allowed him to work through numerous robotic and even human proxies make him a dangerously formidable opponent. It is difficult to tell whether you're dealing with the original Brainiac, or one of his drones. His obsession with knowledge has led him to shrink down many cities to bottle size for transportation on his Skull Ship, including Kandor on Krypton.--Brainiac at DC Comics Database
After arriving on Earth in the Black Ship, Brainiac assumed human alias Dr. Milton Fine and harassed Clark Kent while unleashing a computer virus that infected every piece of technology on Earth and releasing Zod into Lex Luthor's body.
Brainiac is the main antagonist of Krypton. He travels back in time in order to avert the birth of Superman and thus give himself free reign over the universe.
Querl Dox/Brainiac-5 is introduced in the third season of the CW TV series as a time traveller from the future and part of the Legion of Super-Heroes. He is a very big admirer of Supergirl and is very awed when meeting her. Brainy decides to stay in the past and becomes part of Supergirl's Superfriends, while working as an agent at the DEO, under Director Alex Danvers.
Brainiac has appeared multiple animated series' such as Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited and Legion of Super Heroes. He also appears as the main antagonist and playable fighter in Injustice 2.
As Brainiac is a well know villain he often appears on lists created by fans ranking Superman's rogues gallery, as well as comparing his powers to other villains and heroes in order to speculate who would win in a fight.
- Lex Luthor and Brainiac by D-MAC
- Brainiac by Niggaz4life
- Brainiac by TJJones96
- Brainiac - DC Comics by CristianAC
- BRAINIAC redesign sketch by BennyKusnoto
- Darkseid Vs Brainiac by SANEFOX
Archives & Fannish Links
- Brainiac (DCU) fanworks at AO3
- Vril Dox fanworks at AO3
- Milton Fine fanworks at AO3
- Tumblr tags: Brainiac, Vril Dox
- Brainiac at Wikipedia
- Brainiac at DC Database
- Brainiac at DCAU Wiki
- Brainiac at Smallville Wiki
- Brainiac at Krypton Wiki