Amphibian Mimicry

Amphibian Mimicry – The ability to take on the form and/or characteristics of an amphibian. Amphibians include frogs, toads and salamanders.

As an amphibian, Marrina (Marvel) can exist on land or water indefinitely (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #7).

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Amphibius (Marvel) in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V2 #11.

The Green Man (DC) is an amphibian former Green Lantern (DC Who’s Who #9).

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In Strange Adventures V1 #130, giant frogs attack humans and were so popular that they made a return appearance in Strange Adventures V1 #155, which was unusual for this sort of Silver Age sci-fi anthology.

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Tomahawk (DC) looks like he is fighting a giant salamander in Tomahawk V1 #91.

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Captain Frog (Aw Yeah) is cartoon frog hero (Captain Frog and the Star Babe #1).

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Titan is the amphibian from Atlantis in Tales of Suspense V1 #28.


The Lovecraft universe has three amphibian monsters.

The Haemophore (Lovecraft) resembles a giant frog (Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands).

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The Lamp-eft (Lovecraft) looks like a salamander (Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands).

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Voonith (Lovecraft) is a human sized salamander (Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands).

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The D&D universe has a plethora of amphibians.

Aboleths can turn humanoids into servitors (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1).

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Bullywug are humanoid frogs (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 2).

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A Giant Frog is one of the earliest D&D monsters (AD&D 1st-Monster Manual).

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The Salamander Lancer is a foot soldier (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1).

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Salamander Noble is the leader of Salamander Lancers (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1).

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Salamanders were an early D&D monster (AD&D 1st-Monster Manual).

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The Sporeback Frog is a lurker (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 3).


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Froghemoth (TSR 2158 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 2)


Giant Toad (TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual)


Muckdweller (TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual)


Savant Aboleth (TSR 2158 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 2)


Slime Reaver (Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie)


Stench Toad (Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie)


Grippli – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual


Slaad – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual


Trading card games have amphibians.

033-Death Frog

Dried Frog

Frog the Jam

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