461) Transmutation (petrification)

Transmutation (petrification) – The ability to turn persons and/or objects into stone.  Transmutation (petrification) is also known as Medusa Effect, Petrification, Stone Transformation and Stone Transmogrification.  Similar to 454) Transmutation (animal), 455) Transmutation (elemental), 456) Transmutation (gold), 457) Transmutation (insect), 458) Transmutation (limited), 459) Transmutation (object) and 460) Transmutation (organic).  Also, similar to (413) Stone Mimicry.

Literary Critique of Transmutation (petrification)

The Grey Gargoyle (Marvel) can turn humans into stone (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #4).  The Grey Gargoyle also has (413) Stone Mimicry.

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The Perseus Shield due to Medusa’s imprint can turn humans into stone (The Twilight Zone #7, Gold Key).

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Blackhawk V1 #182

Space Ranger (DC) is petrified in Tales of the Unexpected V1 #74.

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Supergirl (DC) seemingly turns her ex-boyfriends into stone in Adventure Comics V1 #389.

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In Wonder Woman V2 #121, the inhabitants of Paradise Island have been petrified.

Transmutation (petrification)-Wonder Woman V2 #121

Jax-Ur (DC) turns an even worse villain into statue in Superman V1 #205.

Syreena (DC) petrifies and then un-petrifies Lana Lang in Superman V1 #375.

In the series Dr. Stone (Viz) in Weekly Shonen Jump #14, the entire human race has been turned into stone.

BasiliskField Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands

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Basilisk – World of Warcraft Monster Guide


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


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


Medusa – TSR 2140A Monstrous Manual

Tales of Suspense V1 #10

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Tales to Astonish V1 #32


Tales to Astonish V1 #34

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Superman (DC) deals with petrification in Action Comics V1 #135.


Lex Luthor (DC) – “The Lost Secrets of Krypton – Superman V1 #74

The Grey Werefox has this superpower!

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