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This is really about a coat, but the coat is only necessary for
wielding such sleeves as the ones eventually to be described. First
of all it should be mentioned that these sleeves are everything that
can be imagined of sleeves.
However, Power Sleeves unlike other sleeves are spring loaded
tunnels for launching fists. These sleeves are composed of tight
accordion or bellows folds. This is not apparent because fine cloth
disguises the outward appearance. These folds are necessary
because they keep the sleeves from undergoing compression, but
allow for bending. The wearer appears to be in a thick and warm
The operation of Power Sleeves is quite simple. The coat is worn
like an ordinary coat, but when it is time the wearer, whose hands
are inside the integral gloves, grasps an opposing sleeve and pulls.
Pulling draws the hand back inside the sleeve under ratcheting
elastic tension. Once completed the sleeve will appear rigid and
hollow. By aiming the sleeve and turning one's gloved fist to
disengage the ratchet, all the power of Power Sleeve is unsleeved.