Power to absorb and utilize asphalt in some way. Technique of Asphalt Manipulation. Variation of Earth Absorption and Organic Absorption.

Also Called

  • Asphalt Consumption
  • Tar Absorption/Consumption
  • Tarmac Absorption/Consumption


The user can absorb asphalt, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.




  • Can't absorb self-generated asphalt.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.

Known Users

  • Absorbing Man (Marvel's: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.); via property absorption.
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