Sword Manipulation – The ability to use a sword to achieve superhuman feats whether due to the skill of the sword user and/or special characteristics of the sword. Sword Manipulations is also known as Blade Control, Blade Dominion, Blade Manipulation, Blade Mastery, Spathíkinesis, Sword Control, Sword Dominion and Sword Mastery. A subcategory of (490) Weapon Manipulation. Other weapons include (049) Arrow Manipulation, (060) Axe Manipulation, (079) Bow Manipulation, (176) Everyday Object Weaponization, (205) Hammer Manipulation, (259) Mace Manipulation, (407) Spear Manipulation, 448) Thrown Weapon and (494) Whip Manipulation. (490) Weapon Manipulation is a subcategory of (350) Power Bestowal (objects).
Literary Critique of Sword Manipulation
Merlin (Marvel) created the Ebony Sword (Marvel Super-Heroes V1 #17).
Valkyrie (Marvel) fights with Dragonfang which was made from the tusk of an extradimensional dragon in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #15.
Captain Britain (Marvel) wielded Excalibur (Marvel) at one point.
In Camelot 3000, King Arthur (DC) shows up in the years 3000 AD with Excalibur (DC) to fight aliens.
The Ystina (DC) version of the Shining Knight is one of the Seven Soldiers of Victory created by Grant Morrison. This version of the Shining Knight stole Excalibur!
Dragonsword was a backup story in Warlord (DC) and the warrior Thron gained powers when he used the Dragonsword.
He-Man (Masters of the Universe) fights with a Power Sword and there are any number of toy swords out there!
Lion-O (Thundercats) uses the Sword of Omens and Claw Shield and you can even buy a toy one!
The “Sword of Omens vs Excalibur” in ThunderCats V1 #20.
Nightmaster (DC) has the magical sword named Sword of Night which has various powers in DC Who’s Who V1 #16.
Deathstroke (DC) receives the God-Killer from Hephaestus in Deathstroke V3 #7.
Star Wars has a plethora of lightsabers.
Drakon the Destrier – 2000 AD #873
Durendal Sword – Mystik U #2 (DC)
Excalibur -Slaine – “The Treasures of Britain” – 2000 AD #1004
Maestros #4 (Image)
Muramasa Blade (Marvel) – All-New Wolverine #26
Surtur’s Twilight Sword – Thanos #15 (Marvel)
Tharg’s Future Shocks – “Hot Iron” – 2000 AD #797
VampBlade (Action Lab) – Danger Doll Squad #3 (2017)
Trading Card Games have many swords.
Dragon’s Claw Katana
Greatsword of Horrid Dreams
One Thousand Swords
Sidrissian Soul Blade
Sword of the Dragon King
Sword Smith Hanso
Swords of Heaven
Swords of Revealing Light
Swordsman in Training
Swordsman of Landstar
The Swords Unite
Tiger Hook Swords
Twin Samurai Swords
Water Sword Standard
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