– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Spider Man Banner Triptych Electro Goblin RhinoThe Green Goblin, as depicted in Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, has been a polarizing element as the film prepares for its wide release in May. Many fans have scoffed at the design of the character ever since it was first revealed in the poster pictured above. You had people calling him Billy Idol, others bemoaning the lack of a mask, and many who just think he looks too ridiculous to be one of Spider-Man’s most legendary rogues.

Now we can have a nice, up close look at what the Green Goblin looks like, to help decide if we were too quick to rush to a judgement:

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Now that you’ve gotten your best look yet at the new Green Goblin, what are your thoughts? Sound off in the comments section!

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp.


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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.