030) Appendages (arms)

Appendages (arms) – The character has extra arms. Having multiple arms is just on the border of being more freakish than a superpower.

Barbarus (Marvel) has four arms.

Appendages (arms)-Barbarus (Marvel)

Elaborate Lad (Image) is an homage to the Silver Age Jimmy Olsen transformations. In Supreme V2 #45, Elaborate Lad is proof that appendages often cross the line from superpower to just being freakish.

Appendages (arms)–Elaborate Lad-Supreme V2 #45

A race of four armed aliens appears in Marvel Tales 134 #2.

Appendages (arms)–Marvel Tales 134 #2

Spider-Man has multiple arms temporarily (Amazing Spider-Man, v1, 100-102, The Six Arms Saga) and has trouble handling both the appearance and coordination aspects of his new “superpower”.

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Spiral (Marvel) has six arms!

Appendages (arms)–Spiral

Mystique #5 (Marvel), Mystique (Marvel) takes on a multi armed form.

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A one-shot multi-armed mutant in Mystique #17 (Marvel).

Appendages (arms)-Mystique #17 (Marvel)

Mystique creates an extra arm in a fight with Fantomex in Mystique #20 (Marvel).

Appendages (arms)-Mystique #20 (Marvel)

Kray-Tor (Marvel) has four arms and first appears in Strange Tales V1 #180.

In Mystic V2 #35 (Atlas), the cure for itching is more arms!

Appendages (arms)-Mystic V2 #35

Armstrong is a character with six arms in the Savage Dragon Universe.

Appendages (arms)-Armstrong-Savage Dragon

Why should humans have all the extra arm fun? The Octi-Ape (DC) appears in Blackhawk V1 #152.

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Sheev uses his extra arms to play a deadly form of dodgeball in Strange Sports Stories #1 (Vertigo).

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Ben 10 has several multi-armed aliens including Four Arms, Spidermonkey and Tini.

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Space Ghost fights a four armed alien named Cutter in Space Ghost GN (DC).

Why the villain Tarantula has four arms is never explained in T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #9 (Tower).

Rip Roar (DC) is a demi god with four arms in Spyboy & Young Justice #1.

Ner-Nee-Nah has a lot of arms and appears in S is for Spanko: A Frightening and Realistic Giant Monster Alphabet Book (Slave Labor Graphics).

The Simbi (Marvel) are a four armed race that first appears in Black Panther V6 #13.

Meico is a four armed alien in Alien Legion: On the Edge (Titan).

Dungeons and Dragons has many multi-armed character types including Blood Fiend (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1), Chitine (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 3), Girallon (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 3), and Weaver (D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 3).

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Gora (Mortal Kombat 9, 2011, Prima Guide), Kintaro and Sheeva (Mortal Kombat 9, 2011, Prima Guide) are members of the Shokan race that has four arms.

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The Shi’ar Imperial Guard has the four armed Monstra (Marvel).

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The Wildstorm universe has two multi-armed characters including Karillion (WildCATs Adventures Sourcebook) and Stryker (Cyberforce-Sourcebook #2).

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Arex – Who’s Who in Star Trek #1 (1987)


Athach – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual I


Baboon – Black Panther V4 #8 (2005)


Blood Reaper – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie


Chitine – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1


Geriviar – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III


Gnor – Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands

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Gorilla – Tales to Astonish V1 #41


Marilith – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual


Mari – TSR 2158 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 2


Mephisto – Silver Surfer #7 (2016)


Odopi – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III


Pacifiers – Creature Collection III. Savage Bestiary


Shrieking Terror – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III


Squealer – TSR 2158 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 2


The Spider – Plastic Man V2 #2 (1967)


Superman (DC) versus Briareus in Action Comics V1 #320.


Aliens with six arms want our water in Space Adventures #46 (Charlton).


Mecha Shiva appears in the Venture Bros episode Booby Traps.


Paw Pooch (DC) shows of his multiple paws in Superboy V1 #131.

The Squid does a one-shot appearance in Astounding Villain House (Dark Horse).

Some sort of six-armed monster in The Books of Magic V1 (Vertigo).

Canon Fodder II (IPC Media) – 2000 AD #987

Chitine – WTC11832 – Monsters of Faerun

Jimmy Olsen (DC) – Superman’s Pal #41

Jimmy Olsen (DC) – Superman’s Pal #107

Jimmy Olsen (DC) – Superman’s Pal #137

Judge Dredd – Darkside – 2000 AD #1023

Nikolai Dante – 2000 AD #1040

Ormyrr – TSR 2145 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 1

Overtaken #4 (2017)

Power Girl V2 #20 (2011)

Quoquarto (DC) – Tales of the Unexpected #89

Slaine – The Treasures of Britain – 2000 AD #1006

Tantrika – Nemesis and Deadlock – The Enigmass Variations – 2000 AD #723

Weird Fantasy #2 (EC)

Dread Gods #3

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