181) Fire Manipulation

Fire Manipulation – The ability to control the kinetic energy of atoms to generate, control or absorb fire and create fire constructs. Fire Manipulation is also known as Agnikinesis, Fire Control, Fire Element Control, Fire Release/Katon 火遁, Firebending, Flame Control, Flame Manipulation, Ignikinesis, Phlegokinesis and Pyrokinesis.

Literary Critique of Fire Manipulation 

Fire (DC) is a superheroine that can manipulate green flame and men’s imaginations (Formerly Known as the Justice League #1).

Fire Manipulation–Fire (DC)-Formerly Known as the Justice League #1

Firebird (DC) can surround herself with a bird aura made of flame (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #4).

Fire Manipulation-Firebird-Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #4

Firebrand (DC) can shoot fire from her hands (DC Who’s Who #8).

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The Human Torch (Marvel) can manipulate both fire and less obviously heat and is probably the most famous character with this power (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #5).

Fire Manipulation-Human Torch-Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #5

Pyro (Marvel) is a supervillain that can control fire but cannot create flame.

Fire manipulation-Pyro (Marvel)

Solara (Marvel) can generate and control fire (Marvel Nemesis – Rise of The Imperfects Official Game Guide).

Fire Manipulation-Solara-Marvel Nemesis - Rise of The Imperfects Official Game Guide

Holocaust (DC) can conjure and manipulate fire (Milestone Media Universe Card Set).

Fire Manipulation-Holocaust-Milestone Media Universe Card Set

En Flame has the ability to control flame in the Ultraverse (1993 SkyBox Ultraverse).

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Blue Flame was one of the first superheroes that could manipulate fire (Official Golden-Age Hero and Heroine Directory #1).

Fire Manipulation-Blue Flame-Official Golden-Age Hero and Heroine Directory #1

The second Blue Flame is probably an homage of the first Blue Flame and is a character in the Savage Dragon Universe.

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The Savage Dragon universe has five other fire manipulators including Climax, Deathmask, Human-Sparkler, Inferno and Inferno Girl.

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A man who can draw flames into his body appears in Tales of the Unexpected V1 #9.

Fire Manipulation-Tales of the Unexpected V1 #9

Space Ranger must deal with a flaming alien in Tales of the Unexpected V1 #50.

Fire Manipulation-Tales of the Unexpected V1 #50

Azer – D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 1


The Ben 10 universe has several fire manipulators including Heatblast, Swampfire and Ultimate Swampfire.

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Doctor Flame fights Captain Sprocket in Archie’s Madhouse #43.


Firetail – TSR 2166 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 3


Fireworm – Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands

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Flamewaker – World of Warcraft Monster Guide


Phoera – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual III


Phoera – D&D 4th Edition – Monster Manual 2


Pyre – Creature Collection I


PyreRising Stars #3 (Top Cow)


Shi’ar Imperial Guard – Starbolt (Marvel)


Street Fighter has several manipulators including Dhalsim, Ken Masters and Ryu.

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Wickerman – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie


Wildfyre – Cyberforce-Sourcebook #2


The ability to manipulate fire is very popular in Trading Card Games.

Amoudasi’s Fire

Avenging Fire

Blistering Fire

By Fire be Purged

Challenge Guardian Fire Elemental

Chosen of Fire

Discerning Fire

Elemental Fire

Elithys Firestorm

Eonymal-Fire Prism

Feeding the Fires

Fel Fire

Fight Fire with Fire

Fire Acolytes

Fire Agent

Fire Assassin

Fire Ball

Fire Blast

Fire Boar

Fire Bomb

Fire Constructs

Fire Dance

Fire Elemental Totem

Fire in the Blood

Fire in the Hidden City

Fire in the Lake Standard

Fire in the Sky

Fire Kraken

Fire Martyr

Fire Mephit

Fire Mystic

Fire Nation Elite Troops

Fire Nova Totem

Fire of God

Fire on the Mountain

Fire on the Sea

Fire Orchid

Fire Pagoda

Fire Power

Fire Princess

Fire Rain

Fire Shield

Fire Sled

Fire Sorcerer

Fire Sweeper Burning Hellion

Fire Trap

Fire Wall

Fire Warriors

Fire Woman




Fires of Battle

Fires of Purity

Fires of Retribution

Fires of the Phoenix

Firestorm Legion



Fuel for the Fire

Fury of the Firelord

Gathering the Fire

Holy Fire

Inner Fire

King of the Fire Pagoda

Magic Fireball

Mouth of the Fire Righteous

Path of the Fire Righteous

Phantom Dragons Flame

Phoenix Fire Band

Piccolo of the Flaming Fire

Rain of Fire

Shattering Fire

Summer Fire Palace

The Inner Fire

Star Trek Thought Fire

Firefist (DC) – Who’s Who Update ’87 #2

Flame #1 (Fox)

Havok: Karn Darkest Suns2000 AD #1023

Judge Dredd – “Dead Reckoning” – 2000 AD #1003

Satan Brothers – Outcasts #5

Strontium Dog – “Hate and War” – 2000 AD #998

Arson (Image) – Regulators #3

Burn (Image) – Doom’s IV ½ #0

Burnout (Image) – Wildstorm Universe Sourcebook #1

Byrn (Image) – Intimidators #1

El Diablo (Image) – Freedom Force #1

Firebirds #1 (Image)

Flare (Image) – Meltdown #1

Hottie (Image) – Hero Camp #2

Rayne Santiago (Image) – Descendant #1

Red Star #1 (Image)

The Red Werefox and Kaen are from the Werefox Universe (Cosmic Super-Duper Werefox Team).

The Human Flame is reintroduced after a long hiatus in Action Comics #1037 (2022).  The Human Flame is an enemy of the Martian Manhunter.

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