Smithy (Character)


Created By:  Chris Yost

First Appearance: Scarlet Spider #3, 2012

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: The Assassin’s Guild

Legal Status: Unknown

Weight: 210 lbs          Height: 6’1

Eyes: Brown               Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and Abilities: Highly trained hand to hand combatant, skilled marksman.

Powers: None

Equipment: He owned a pair of gauntlets with which he could teleport a variety of guns to use in combat. He bragged he had one thousand at his disposal. He also has a teleportation device.


Smithy was a member of the Assassin’s guild of New Orleans under the leadership of Belladonna, ex-wife of the X-men’s Gambit [Scarlet Spider #3]. After Kain/Scarlet Spider killed two individuals in breach of guild protocols and demanded Kain join their ranks, pay them a tithe or face the consequences and Kain chose the latter. His confrontation with the Scarlet Spider found both his hands broken. They were called off when he agreed to do one job for the guild [Scarlet Spider #4].

After the Guild had Kain try and assassinate Wolverine, the duo turned on and attacked them. Smithy was later killed by a resurrected Candra [Scarlet Spider #18].


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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