The Liz Allan-turns-symbiote storyline has started, and (the late) Harry plays quite a big role! I want to do a “Where did we leave Liz?” summary before I get started but honestly… I have no idea where we did leave Liz because her characterization both post and pre Harry’s second death has been all over… Read More Harry Osborn in “Cult of Carnage: Misery” #1
Harry Osborn’s widow (well, in every way that matters, the comics never really established if they got remarried) is getting her own superpowered identity this year. Here’s the news from the official Marvel website: Written by Sabir Pirzada with art from Francesco Mortarino, Cult of Carnage: Misery arrives in May alongside the start of the… Read More Liz Allan is Misery
Ah, Normie Osborn. Son of Harry, grandson of Norman, child of Goblins and victim of an inexplicable comic-book aging process. And now he’s got his own comic! Red Goblin by Alex Paknadel and Jan Bazaldua. Let’s see how the ghost of Harry factors in to Normie’s story. The intro answers one of the many many… Read More Red Goblin #1
I’m still enjoying Gold Goblin a lot, much more than I thought I would be. The ghost of Harry continues to play a large role, especially in this issue, so let’s take a look at him! Norman, fresh off his fight with Queen Goblin (aka an Ashley Kafka poisoned with his own sins) is having… Read More Gold Goblin #3
I hope you all had a good 2022! I know a lot of Spidey fans have not enjoyed this year in Spider-Man and I also have not, but I think I may enjoy 2023 a little more considering we’re getting a fair amount of (hopefully) good Harry content! Let’s see what’s coming up. Marvel’s Spider-Man… Read More 2023 will hopefully be a good year for Harry fans!
So over the past few weeks I’ve written many angry tweets and posts about how Peter and Harry and even Liz have been sacrificed on the altar of making a murdering war criminal child abuser Nice, and I still think that, but Gold Goblin is actually annoyingly good. Mostly because unlike the current ASM run… Read More Gold Goblin #2
Well, here we are, the first story in over a year to feature Harry in any capacity whatsoever! This is the first issue of Gold Goblin by Christopher Cantwell and Lan Medina. As Norman tries to adjust to life as a “good guy” (mark my words, it won’t last) he finds the ghost of his… Read More Gold Goblin #1
Are you ready to see Norman Osborn as a superhero in Gold Goblin? I’m… not, I’ll admit it. But this CBR interview with the series writer Christopher Cantwell is giving me hope. CBR: Starting off, let’s get this out of the way — seeing Norman Osborn as a hero is an inherently odd concept. Christopher… Read More The upcoming Gold Goblin series & interview with Christopher Cantwell
As part of the upcoming “Dark Web”, we get to meet Harry’s oldest son as Red Goblin. You’ve seen a little preview of this before, well, here’s the main event! Looking much older than a teenager there, Normie. How old are you meant to be again? Thirteen…? Ten…? You’ll remember that “Red Goblin” was an… Read More Normie gets his own series!
Norman is back sooner than I (or possibly anyone?) expected. Zeb Wells and John Romita Jr have him now. He features pretty prominently in the preview for Amazing Spider-Man #2 and…thanks, I hate it. Let’s take a look: You’re probably sick of my negativity by now but this makes no sense whatsoever. Yes, Norman has… Read More ASM#2 preview: The Norman conquest