Steve Ditko’s greatest creation, truly, but perfected in Nextwave, the greatest Marvel comic of all time.
The Mindless Ones first appeared in Strange Tales #127, which went on sale on September 8, 1964. I wish I had that comic. They have laser faces. They work for Dormammu. That’s all you need to know.
And the best thing about them is they’re not overused–it’s always special when they pop up.
Here’s a great version by Enrique Alcatena: