Power to transform into or have a physical body made up of asphalt. Technique of Asphalt Manipulation. Variation of Earth Mimicry, Artificial Element Mimicry and Organic Mimicry.

Also Called

  • Asphalt Body/Physiology
  • Tar Mimicry/Physiology


User is made up of or can transform their body completely into asphalt. User can be anatomically identical to their normal form, aside of being made of asphalt, in which case, it contains all to organs and is somewhat vulnerable to attacks. Alternately, the user can transform into homogeneous matter, without any part of their form being more important than the other.




  • Asphalt is flammable.
  • May need practice to change back.
  • May not be able to return to their original body/form.

Known Users

  • Absorbing Man (Marvel's: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.); via property absorption.
  • Danny the Street (DC Comics)
  • Joseph Monteleone/Tar Pit (DC Comics)
  • Tar Monster (Scooby-Doo 2: Monster Unleashed)
  • Living Tar (Storm Hawks)