bio-electric "chi" powers allow him to absorb ambient living energy from his surroundings to boost his personal strength, speed, agility, endurance, reflexes, and durability, accumulate knowledge, sense and interpret the bio-fields of others, psychometrically retrace the movement of living beings
Ancillary franchise member. Part-time student at the Academy from Avengers Academy #20. Later active with the Mighty Avengers in Mighty Avengers (2nd series) #3 and Avengers Idea Mechanics in New Avengers (4th series) #1.
Power Man's abilities are routinely described as both science and magic, either as the manipulation of bio-electric fields or as the attunement of his Chi with that of others.