082) Breath (fire)

Breath (fire) – Fire breathing is a subset of fire manipulation but is so visceral and prominent that this power deserves its own entry.  Breath (fire) is also known as Fire Breath, Fire Breathing, Flame Breath, Flaming Breath, Incendia Respiro, Pyric Exhalation, and Pyrokinetic Breath.

Literary Critique of Breath (fire)

Examples of characters with this power include all fire breathing dragons.

Superman (DC) has freezing therefore his imperfect duplicate Bizarro (DC) must have flame breath but actually doesn’t show this power until Superman V1 #306.


Superman temporarily has flame breath in Superman V1 #346.

Bizarro Girl (DC) demonstrates flame breath for the first time in Supergirl V5 #54 (2010).

Bizarro (Supergirl) is the TV version of Bizarro Girl and a lot more famous and also has fire breath.

Etrigan the Demon (DC) has a magical version of fire breath called hell fire.

Breath (fire)-Etrigan the Demon (DC)

Fire Lad (DC) has this power.

Breath (fire)-Fire Lad (DC)

The DC Silver Age had a couple of one shot fire breathers.

Adventure Comics V1 #308

Breath (fire)-OS-Adventure Comics V1 #308

House of Mystery V1 #65

Breath (fire)-OS-House of Mystery V1 #65

Jimmy Olsen V1 #33

Breath (fire)-OS-Jimmy Olsen V1 #33

Despero (DC) shows one-shot fire breathing in Death of Hawkman #6.

Steinbeck (Marvel) demonstrates his ability to breathe fire in Mystique #1 (Marvel).

Breath (fire)-Steinbeck-Mystique #1 (2003)

Lord Pumpkin is a powerful fire breather (1993 SkyBox Ultraverse).

Breath (fire)-1993 SkyBox Ultraverse-64Bk Lord Pumpkin Breath (fire)-1993 SkyBox Ultraverse-64Fr Lord Pumpkin

The Living Gargoyle breathes fire in the Savage Dragon Universe.

Breath (fire)-Living Gargoyle-Savage Dragon

Captain Sprocket –Archie’s Madhouse #52 (1967)


Fire Eater – Choice Comics (Great Publications)


Glassilik – Creature Collection III. Savage Bestiary


Guardian Yugoloth – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual


Zezir – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III


Fire breathing is a common power in trading card games.

Breath of Fire

Breath of the Dragon

Deep Breath

Dragon’s Breath

Dragons Gunfire

Fire Breath

Fire Breathing

Flame Breath

Journal of Luke Kirby – “Sympathy for the Devil” – 2000 AD #885

Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal #72 (Charlton)

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