Spidey Roundup: 3 Things About 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Hobgoblin, Shocker, Marvel Comics
Hobgoblin - Shocker - Marvel Comics
It's time once again to collect a few stories from around the internetz that deal with Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (the cinematic version, that is).

Spidey's Co-Creator - Stan Lee - Turns 91

Lee created the angst-ridden Wall-Crawler in 1962, along with artist Steve Ditko, and changed the comic book world forever. On Saturday, Dec. 28, Stan The Man celebrated birthday 91 by garnering his one millionth Twitter follower.

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Drops Hints About Two More Villains 

The viral site - The Daily Bugle - posted an article by (fictitious) reporter Ned Leeds - who becomes the villain Hobgoblin in the comics. The article mentions a crime committed by one Herman Schultz AKA Shocker. Does this mean Hobgoblin and Shocker will be in 'TASM2'? No, but it does mean Sony and director Marc Webb are planting seeds for future Spidey films. I reblogged the article on my Tumblr.

Sony Pictures - http://thedailybugle.tumblr.com/
Spidey Swings Into Times Square On New Year's Eve

Sony has a special treat for all of us waiting for 'TASM2' to open on May 2, 2014. On New Year's Eve director Marc Webb and Spidey himself will reveal a new clip from the movie. The only problem is - I'm unable to find out which network is carrying this Spidey promotion. If you know, drop me a line. Check out the deets below, via http://www.timessquarenyc.org/index.aspx.

the amazing spider-man 2
Sony Pictures

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