Real Name: Sam Yurimoto

Identity/Class: Unknown, possible human technology user

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: New Enforcers (Blitz, Eel (Edward Lavell), Tangle)

Affiliations: Dragon Man, Dreadnought, Foreigner, Life Foundation, "Super-Adaptoid"

Enemies: Blood Rose (Richard Fisk), Moon Knight (Marc Spector), Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Venom (Dylan Brock)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: Web of Spider-Man I#100 (May, 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Thermite can generate fire and heat from one hand and ice and cold from the other. The extent of these powers is unknown.

History: Thermite's origins are unrevealed. At some point he joined the criminal New Enforcers.

(Web of Spider-Man I#99 - BTS, 100) - When Bloodrose tracked the New Enforcers down to their headquarters, Thermite and his teammates attacked the vigilante, and Thermite used his heat powers to disarm Blood Rose. However, Spider-Man arrived in his new armor. Spider-Man defeated all of the New Enforcers until only Thermite remained. Thermite managed to destroy Spider-Man's armor, but Spider-Man then put Thermite down for the count with a single punch. Thermite and the New Enforcers were arrested by the police.


(Moon Knight IX#23) - The Life Foundation hired the New Enforcers (Blitz, Thermite, Tangle, Eel) to kidnap Venom (Dylan Brock), who ran to the Midnight Mission and Moon Knight for help. The Enforcers rushed into the Mission, which turned out to be the haunted House of Shadows, and Moon Knight and Venom systematically defeated them.

Comments: Created by Terry Kavanagh, Alex Saviuk, and Joe Rubinstein

The New Enforcers are working for HYDRA in the Sega 32X game Spider-Man: Web Of Fire. I wouldn't bother mentioning established characters' appearances in video games, but I thought it was an interesting place for a second Thermite-616, Blitz and Tangle appearance.
It's a pretty awful game, though.
--Graham Weaver

Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z Hardcover#4. Real name revealed in Enforcers profile.

Thanks to Prime Eternal for the original image! New main by Markus Raymond!

Profile by Stunner. Update by Chadman.

Thermite should not be confused with:

But has no known connections to:

Moon Knight IX#23, p3, pan3 (main)
Web of Spider-Man I#100, p15, pan2 (original)

Web of Spider-Man I#100 (May, 1993) - Terry Kavanagh (writer), Alex Saviuk (pecnils), Joe Rubinstein (inks), Rob Tokar (editor)
Moon Knight IX#23 (July, 2023) - Jed MacKay (writer), Alessandro Cappucchio (artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)

First Posted: 09/22/2004
Last updated 08/05/2023

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