Real Name: Gina Palumbo

Identity/Class: Human, mutate

Occupation: Enforcer

Group Membership: New Enforcers

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Blood Rose (Richard Fisk), Spider-Man

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mansion of Mr. Greycrest, New York City

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

Powers/Abilities: Tangle has the ability to generate high-tensile organic filaments from her fingertips to ensnare targets. If the filaments are severed, it causes her enough pain to blackout.

History: (Web of Spider-Man#100 (fb) - BTS) - Tangle received her powers from the New Enforcers' power-enhancement treatments so that she could serve on their team.

(Web of Spider-Man#100) - When the Blood Rose broke on to the grounds of the New Enforcers' base, the Vanisher teleported Tangle, Thermite, Plantman, Eel and Blitz to confront him. Tangle snared Blood Rose with her filaments, but before the other Enforcers could deal with him, Spider-Man arrived on the scene, wearing special armor designed for the battle. Thermite and Tangle boasted that he was unprepared to deal with them because they were new adversaries, but Spider-Man simply observed they were both amateurs, and hit Tangle in the face with a web-club.

When she revived, Tangle wound her filaments around Spider-Man, but he grabbed the filaments and snapped them from her fingertips, causing her to fall unconscious. Spider-Man later turned her over to the police.

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.

by Prime Eternal

Tangle should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Web of Spider-Man#100, page 15, panel 2 (not counting ads)

Web of Spider-Man#100 (May, 1993) - Terry Kavanagh (writer), Alex Saviuk (penciler), Joe Rubinstein (inker), Rob Tokar (editor)

First Posted: 06/26/2006
Last updated: 06/24/2006

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