The series premiered in 1958. Stopped in
1963 after 9 issues. The numbering sequence was highly unusual;
the published issues were 1-4, 8-10, 14, 18.
The title character is Benjamin Bang, a youngster
who spends most of his time pondering on new ideas and inventing
surprising gadgets. Some are useless, some are imaginative, and
some are brilliant, but Benjamin keeps on working much to his
The front cover title for 5 of the
issues was The Brain! (with an added exclamation mark).