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.
Fire Lad (DC) has this power.
The DC Silver Age had a couple of one shot fire breathers.
Adventure Comics V1 #308
House of Mystery V1 #65
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).
Lord Pumpkin is a powerful fire breather (1993 SkyBox Ultraverse).
The Living Gargoyle breathes fire in the Savage Dragon Universe.
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
Journal of Luke Kirby – “Sympathy for the Devil” – 2000 AD #885
Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal #72 (Charlton)
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