Torquasm-Vo

#1 Edited by SilverGalford (3260 posts) - - Show Bio

 


would you like to explain to me what is this? 
#2 Posted by ssejllenrad (12847 posts) - - Show Bio
@SilverGalford:
Torquasm Vo is a Kryptonian "martial art" of a sort. A mental martial art to be exact. It's a bit hard to explain but think Buddhist monks who are allegedly communicating through a parallel plane to ours. Some writers use it as the reason for Superman's high level of telepathic resistance.
 
The physical counterpart is the Torquasm Rao.
#3 Posted by The_Warlord (1777 posts) - - Show Bio

Torquasm Vo sounds like a exual act :P

#4 Posted by Marauding Savage (2 posts) - - Show Bio

When's the last time Tor-Vo was even implemented by Superman? This technique's power seems to be matched only by it's user's unreliability.

#5 Posted by Mainline (1129 posts) - - Show Bio

Ages and ages. 
 
Although, one thing I liked about it was that Clark was able to teach Lois it and that she was actually able to use it.  That mirrors our conventional understanding of martial arts and Krypton where- at the time- they would have been mere mortals trying to focus their (ki, chi, psychic energies, or what not) such that anyone trained to could do it... not just sun-dipped Kryptonians.

#6 Posted by ssejllenrad (12847 posts) - - Show Bio
@Marauding Savage said:
" When's the last time Tor-Vo was even implemented by Superman? This technique's power seems to be matched only by it's user's unreliability. "
I think it's being retconned-out... I'm not sure though.
#7 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

Why does he forget how to fight?

#8 Posted by Marauding Savage (2 posts) - - Show Bio

IIRC, wasn't Max Lord the last person to have this technique used on him?

#9 Posted by Mainline (1129 posts) - - Show Bio

I was running through my comics in preparation for NYCC and came across an issue with Klurkor... another Kryptonian / Kandorian martial art that is physical but a "soft" style like some tai chi chuan.

#10 Posted by napoleon (824 posts) - - Show Bio

it's a mental martial art using chi or something. When superman uses it he can increase his resistance, see people's chi, know people's phisical weaknesses, increase his own durability and resistance to his weaknesses, absorb the opents strength and use it against them, creat phycic armour, create a phyic avatar, mess with peoples perseptions, read the minds of certain people and transport his enimies to a battle groud of his mental chosing. it's a like a crazy mind power technic that everybody can learn, but superman is pretty good with it
#11 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mainline: Faora?
#12 Posted by Valtot (4502 posts) - - Show Bio

couldnt he use the other persons powers to
#13 Posted by 4donkeyjohnson (1649 posts) - - Show Bio

Ah-Ha!!! Klurkor! That's it

#14 Posted by G_Money_Christmas (882 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Warlord: That's what I thought haha Kryptonian Kama Sutra

#15 Posted by DeathHero61 (5889 posts) - - Show Bio

Bump.

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