Matter Ingestion – The ability to consume many sorts of matter without any ill effects on the user. Since this list focuses on superpowers as plot devices above and beyond an in-universe perspective, I also include interesting plots involving eating and characters with interesting diets in this article.
Matter-Lad (DC) has this power and this is his only superpower. Superman (DC) had better pray Matter-Lad never becomes a zombie.
Matter Lad goes insane after eating the Miracle Machine in Legion of Super-Heroes V1 #251.
In Action Comics V1 #454, Superman eats a zillion hamburgers.
In New Super-Man #5 (DC), the New Super-Man eats a lot of Chinese food. Will he be hungry an hour later?
Superman eats Kryptonite in the Sandman Saga (Superman V1 #233).
Doctor Odd ingests an enemy in Pantheon #12 (Lone Star Press).
The Aurumkvorax can eat gold in TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual.
Charfiend – Creature Collection I
Dalmosh – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual V
Demon Scum – Cyberforce – Sourcebook #2
Eatle – Ben 10
Gauntling – Creature Collection II. Dark Menagerie
Korumbu (Marvel) causes a man to be able to eat as much as he likes or in this does not like in Journey into Mystery V1 #64.
Jimmy Olsen (DC) can eat just about anything in Jimmy Olsen #38.
Flesh – “The Legend of Shamana” – 2000 AD #806
Human Anaconda – Outcasts #2
Jimmy Olsen – “The Human Metal Eater” – Superman’s Pal #68
Judge Dredd – “Christmas with Attitude” – 2000 AD #815
Judge Dredd – “Fast Food” – 2000 AD #1056
Pulp Sci-Fi – “Best Possible Taste” – 2000 AD #1121
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