2002 Flash Thompson
Flash Thompson
Real name: Eugene Thompson
Aliases: Flash
Alignment: Neutral
Age: 20 (Spider-Man)
25 (Spider-Man 3)
(Born 1982)
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Relatives/friends: Mary Jane Watson (ex-girlfriend)
Characteristics: Brown Eyes
Brown Hair
Portrayed by: Joe Manganiello
Appearances: Spider-Man
Spider-Man 3

Eugene "Flash" Thompson (of Earth-96283) is a fictional character appearing Sam Raimi's Spider-Man and Spider-Man 3. He is portrayed by Joe Manganiello


In Spider-Man, Flash is a school jock who bullies Peter. He is first seen in the beginning of the film, sitting next to his girlfriend Mary Jane. When Peter approached and entered the school bus, Flash nods to his crony who humiliates Peter by tripping him. He also attends the high school trip to a lab facility were he and his cronies knock Peter every time he attempts to take a photo.

Later at school, Peter's new superhuman strength and powers enhanced by a genetic spider gets out of control in the cafeteria, where he accidentally uses a lunch tray to unintentionally throw at Flash, who is behind him. Flash takes this as a humiliation on purpose and confronts Peter in the school hallway, engaging a fight. However, Peter avoids Flash's blows and Flash is defeated from a punch by Peter.

Later after Mary Jane gets into a fight with her parents she talks to Peter Parker as he takes out the trash but, Flash arrives in his new car which distracts her and she runs away from Peter and gets into Flash's car and they drive away leaving Peter alone.

Flash is later seen at the graduation, encountering Mary Jane in the moment after the graduation and Mary Jane breaks up with Flash.