First Appearance: Wonder Woman #11 (1944)
Creators: William Marston and H.G Peter
Abilities: The power to utterly butcher a terrible french accent. Quick change artist capable of swapping outfits in only a few seconds. Master of stagecraft. Eyes can project the ‘blue rays of dominance’ which allow him to
Backstory: One half of a pair of twins who never set foot outside of the United States. Hypnota was a stage magician who donned an abyssmal French accent and claimed to be an ‘oriental hypnotist’ performing various stage tricks such as hypnotizing people, doing vanishing acts, and pretending to survive being shot.
However when a stage show went wrong and Hypnota wound up being shot in the head by his own identical twin sister, Hypnota would be rushed to the hospital wherin an operation would lead to an emergency brain operation upon ‘the emotion centers of the brain’
This operation would lead to Hypnota developing ‘the blue rays of dominance’ which allows him to command any whom Hypnota gazes upon. Bitter with the betrayal at the hands of his own sister, Hypnota lost all faith in humanity and decided to think of only himself and his greed at the expense of others.
Thus Hypnota would become an agent of Saturn. Using his powers to enslave other Earthlings so that they may be sold off to slavery by the empire of that alien planet.
Later, Hypnota would join Villainy Inc. A group of Wonder Womans greatest foes led by the Saturnian villain Eviless in destroying the Amazons once and for all.
Name: Hypnotic Woman
First Appearance: Wonder Woman #180 (2002)
Creators: Phil Jiminez and Roy Allan Martinez
Abilities: Can command the minds of others. Flight. Can change how she is percieved by others. Unexplained ability to burst through walls.
Backstory: Introduced in the post crisis era, Hypnotic Woman would in the modern era, Hypnotic Woman was a villainous magician with mental powers who was active during World War 2. Serving under Queen Clea, Hypnota aided the Atlantean queens efforts in conquering first Venturia and then the world.
In the Rebirth era, Hynotic Woman was shown existing in the modern era. Possessing mental powers to control the minds of others and even alter how others perceive her. Her origins and goals are unexplained, however she professes a desire to become like Wonder Woman.