Real Name

Frank N. Stein

First Appearance

The 30 Characters Challenge Facebook Page (June 25, 2013)

Created by

Carter-Ethan Rankin


Kidnapped and operated on by a mad scientist attempting to recreate his favorite monster from his childhood he could control to complete his every evil task, the former criminal aptly-named Frank N. Stein seemed to fit the bill perfectly... until the scientist mistakenly gave him the brain of a smarter, more gentle man! Now a hero through and through, the Dumbfounder travels the globe attempting to right the wrongs done by mad scientists everywhere!


  • The Dumbfounder is an open source character created specifically for use by anyone. Feel free to use it any way you wish; author citations are not necessary.
  • In 2013, Carter-Ethan Rankin chose to create 30 new characters that he would voluntarily release into the public domain. The Dumbfounder was #24.

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