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    John Romita Jr. and Frank Giacoia The Amazing Spider-Man #239 Hobgoblin Page 4 Original Art (Marvel, 1983). The Hobgoblin was created by writer Roger Stern in the early eighties. Like the other ASM scribes, Stern found himself under pressure to have Spider-Man fight the Green Goblin again -- but he decided not to bring Norman Osborn or Bart Hamilton back from the dead, or have Harry Osborn become the Green Goblin again, or create yet another Green Goblin. Instead he created a new character, as heir to the Goblin's legacy, and developed the Hobgoblin. The character's alter ego was long kept secret, generating one of the longest running mysteries in the Spider-Man titles. This suspenseful opening page from "Now Strikes the Hobgoblin," the second appearance of Hobby, has an image area of 10" x 15". Aside from clipped margin corners, light overall paper aging, and yellowed Zipatone, the art is in Very Good condition.

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