234) Intangibility (self)

Intangibility (self) – The ability to turn into a phantom.  Intangibility (self) is also known as Ghosting, Ghostwalking, Insubstantiality, Permeation, Phasing, Quantum Phasing and Quantum Tunneling.

Literary Critique of Intangibility (self)

In Batman V1 #110, Batman escapes from a cell as a phantom.

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Kitty Pryde (Marvel) uses quantum phasing to become intangible.

Intangibility (self)–Kitty Pryde (Marvel)

Ghost Girl (Marvel) – Alpha Flight V2 #16

The Phantom Girl becomes a totally immaterial phantom to move through objects (DC Who’s Who V1 #18).

Intangibility (self)–Phantom Girl-DC Who's Who V1 #18

A prisoner becomes a phantom and escapes from jail in Strange Adventures V1 #48.

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The Vision (Marvel) uses density control to pass through objects but does not become truly immaterial.

Intangibility (self)-Vision (Marvel)

Kage has created a martial art that uses her intangibility to her advantage in George Perez’s Sirens #2 (Boom).

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Fade and Flux are two characters that can turn intangible in the Savage Dragon universe.

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The Space Ranger (DC) must face the Ghost Creatures of Phobos can turn intangible in Tales of the Unexpected V1 #55.


The Shi’ar Imperial Guard includes Astra (Marvel) in Mighty Thor #446 and Plutonia that can turn intangible.

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Soljer stabs Phantom Girl (DC) with a phantom bayonet in Superboy starring the Legion of Super-Heroes #2.

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The idea that phantom objects can interact with each other is repeated in The Spectre V1 #7.

Golden Fox can become intangible with a special suit in 2000 AD #723.

“He Walked Through Walls” – Fear V1 #4 (Marvel)

Kitty Pryde (Marvel) cleverly uses her powers to take out the Absorbing Man in A+X #8.

Mirage (Monkeybrain) – Edison Rex #10 (2013)


The Untouchables (DC) – Who’s Who in the DC Universe #14

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