Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human, conventional weapons-user

Occupation: Amateur would-be super hero;
    presumably he had some other occupation prior to (and perhaps after if he survived) this presumably brief career

Group Membership: "Who Wants to be a Thunderbolt?" contestants and semi-finalists, at least.

Affiliations: Stan Lee announced/introduced him

Enemies: Doomstomp, Stabbity Jones, others unindentified

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed;
    at least briefly "Insurgency Town," an apparently fake town on the
"Who Wants to be a Thunderbolt?" set, presumably in the USA

First Appearance: Thunderbolts II#112 (May, 2007)

Powers/Abilities: Hellfang wears a flame-thrower mask. He also carried an apparent flame-thrower in his hands with a cable presumably connecting to a tank of flammable gas somethere on his person. The flame-throwers' range/distance, average and peak temperature, and duration of function are unrevealed.

    He was sufficiently skilled to win a contest involving other amateur would-be heroes.

Height: Unrevealed (there is no frame of reference, but he appears to be a little shorter than Stabbity Jones and Doomstomp, so perhaps 5'6" to 5'10")
Weight: Unrevealed (appeared to be fairly muscular; perhaps 160 - 200 lbs.)
Eyes: Unrevealed (shadowed by helmet)
Hair: Unrevealed (obscured by helmet; apparent black goatee)

Thunderbolts II#112 (fb) - BTS) - On SF network, as the Osborn-directed Thunderbolts opened a training program for a second back-up team, contestants were given a day to devise their super hero identity and power gear before participating in "Who Wants to be a Thunderbolt?"

    The contestants were sent in to "Insurgency Town," where they were to take down rogue superhumans such as Captain America and the Falcon (presumably actors/stuntmen posing as the heroes)."

    Hellfang participated in and won one such contest, advancing to the semi-finals.

(Thunderbolts II#112 - BTS) - In preparation for the next contest, Stan Lee introduced who the winner might join in the semi-finals, including Stabbity Jones and his knife-suit, Hellfang and his flamethrower mask, and Doomstomp and his gasoline-powered death boots.

(Thunderbolts II#112) - Stan asked the viewers if they wanted to be out on the streets of America, cleaning up evil...he concluded "Excelsior!"   

Comments: Warren Ellis and Mike Deodato, Jr.

Profile by Snood.

Hellfang should be distinguished from:

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Thunderbolts II#112, pg. 9, panel 6

Thunderbolts II#112 (May, 2007) - Warren Ellis (writer), Mike Deodato, Jr. (artist), Molly Lazer (editor)

First posted: 05/30/2021
Last updated: 06/05/2021

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