Belt Manipulation – The belt can be used for various superhuman effects due to user skill and/or properties of the belt. A subcategory of (350) Power Bestowal (objects).
Literary Critique of Belt Manipulation
The most famous belt in fiction is probably Batman’s utility belt.
The Golden Girdle of Gaea (DC) enhances strength and durability and is given by the Greek goddesses in Wonder Woman V2 #1.
Leo Morey (DC) has a Solatron Belt that allows him to battle Superman in Superman V1 #384.
Thor’s belt of strength, Megingjord (Marvel) is another belt that enhances strength and is introduced in Journey into Mystery V1 #91.
Sinbad Jr. derives all his superpowers from a magical belt in Sinbad Jr #1 (Dell).
Spider-Man (Marvel) has a utility belt that enables him to take pictures for his day job as a newspaper reporter.
Dynamo receives the “thunder belt” which allows him to increase the density of his body in T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1 (Tower).
Belts magical and mundane are used in Trading Card Games.
Belt of Giant Strength
Belt of Heroes
Belt of the Archmage
Black Belt Rebels
Boraks Belt of Bravery
Naaru Belt of Precision
Star Wars-Belt of the Force Sensitive
Star Wars-Jedi Utility Belt
Swiss Army Belt
Untouchable’s Intagi Belt – DC Heroes-DC Technical Manual