The Hellfiend Hobgoblin Plagues the Symbiote Spider-Man in ‘Alien Reality’!

For those who read the Symbiote Spider-Man mini, teased at the very end of it was a promise of more 80s flashback hijinks of Spider-Man with the symbiote suit on this time with his 80s nemesis, the Hobgoblin. Writer Peter David and tracer artist Greg Land will be returning for the new five-issue mini called Symbiote Spider-Man: Alien Reality which begins in December.

But wait, there’s more! The first issue will apparently be oversized, because a single regular comic cannot handle the rivalry between the two foes. Here’s the official synosis for the mini at

n the oversized, 40-page first issue, Peter Parker finds himself entrenched in battle with one of his greatest-ever foes—the Hobgoblin! But where did the Super Villain also known as Roderick Kingsley get his new powers…?
The original creative team from SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN (2019) return to provide the questions and answers in the next installment of classic tales from the Alien Costume Saga!
Pre-order a copy at your local comic shop now!

Wait, the Hobgoblin got his powers from the Stromm formula which he obtained in his origin story from Amazing Spider-Man #238, tested it in Amazing Spider-Man #244-245, and then took it in Spectacular Spider-Man #85 unless there’s some new power the Hobgoblin will attain in the mini? I guess we’ll find out in December.

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