494) Whip Manipulation

Whip Manipulation – The ability to manipulate whips for superhuman effects.  Whip Manipulation is also known as Enhanced Whipmanship, Soubenjutsu, Whip Mastery and Whip Proficiency.  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, (411) Staff Manipulation and 448) Thrown Weapon.

Literary Critique of Whip Manipulation 


Catwoman (DC) enlists a teacher to learn how to use the whip in Catwoman V1 #1.


Syonide (DC) uses an electrified whip in DC Who’s Who V1 #22.


The Whip (DC) used a normal whip expertly in DC Who’s Who V1 #25.


Batman (DC) uses a “force-ray” on Superman in World’s Finest V1 #145 but this weapon is clearly a whip but perhaps the word “whip” is a no-no given Silver Age comic code regulations.


Whiplash (Marvel) can tear steel apart with his whip in Tales of Suspense V1 #98.


Whip Wilson in Whip Wilson V1 #9 (Atlas).

Bullwhip (Fantagraphics) likes to use a bullwhip to fight The Misogynist, Raingod and the Time Vampire. (All Time Comics: Bullwhip #1).

Lash LaRue is a cowboy with a whip in Lash LaRue Western #3 (Fawcett).

The New Mean Arena – Electrowhip – 2000 AD #856

Githany uses a lightwhip in Star Wars – Jedi vs. Sith #4 (Dark Horse).

Trading Cards

Bull Whip

Laser Whip

Monofilament Whip

Star Trek-Ferengi Whip

Whip of Despair

Whip of Many Thongs


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