Glove Manipulation – The use of gloves and/or gauntlets to achieve superhuman feats due to user skill and/or properties of the gloves. Glove Manipulation is also known as Battle Gauntlet Proficiency, Cestus Proficiency, Combat Glove Proficiency, Enhanced Gauntlet Proficiency, Gauntlet Proficiency and Metal Knuckle Proficiency. A subcategory of (350) Power Bestowal (objects).
Literary Critique of Glove Manipulation
The Wizard (Marvel) uses a lot of technology but his main offensive weapons are his power gloves (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #15).
Hobgoblin’s (Marvel) Glove Blaster in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V2 #5.
Cathode Gloves – Thor V1 #135 (1966)
Dhalua Strong uses a pair of Atomic Knuckles to give Ingrid Weiss a beat down in Tom Strong #7 (ABC).
Later Tom Strong gives Tom Strange a beat down with Entropy Gauntlets in Tom Strong #11 (ABC).
Count Targa (Marvel) uses the Cathode Gloves that emit energy blasts from their claws on the tips of each finger in Thor V1 #135.
Captain Barracuda (Marvel) briefly owned the powerful Glove of Asteria in Vengeance of the Moon Knight #10.
Loki (Marvel) uses the Glove of Lamia to steal half the power of Odin in What If V1 #25.
The most powerful object in the Marvel universe is The Infinity Gauntlet in Marvel Fact Files #1 (Eaglemoss).
Iron Man’s (Marvel) gloves provide protection, a grip of superhuman strength and fire repulsor beams (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #15).
Baron Strucker (Marvel) uses the Satan Claw to battle Nick Fury in Strange Tales V1 #157.
Batman (DC) beats us Superman with Green Kryptonite gloves in World’s Finest Comics V1 #302.
Cursed gloves make a one-shot appearance in Adventures into Terror #3 (Marvel).
Trading Card Games include many gloves both magic and mundane!
Dragon Hide Gloves
Gauntlet of Power
Gloves of Archery
Gloves of Grasping
Gloves of Mercy
Gloves of Mischief
Gloves of the High Magus
Gloves of Trespass
Liar’s Tongue Gloves
Star Wars-Mandalorian Gloves
Star Wars-Microsensory Mesh Gloves
Star Wars-Sith Gloves
Star Wars-Ubese Gloves
Claw of Horus – Superman Batman #4
“Jimmy Olsen’s Magic Gloves” – Superman’s Pal #82
Nightwing-The New Order #3
Nurture the Devil #2 (Fantagraphics)
Royals #10 (Marvel)
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