The Red Goblin was the combined powers of Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin and the Carnage symbiote, created for Dan Slott's big Amazing Spider-Man finale a couple of years ago. So naturally he's somehow returning for Absolute Carnage from Marvel Comics.
Announced at the Diamond Retailer Lunch today at San Diego Comic-Con, Red Goblin: Red Death by Pat Gleason, Rob Fee, Sean Ryan, Pete Woods will be out in October along with the rest of the Absolute Carnage titles.
We also got a look at a variant cover for Absolute Carnage #2 by Ron Lim as well as the cover for the newly announced Absolute Carnage #5 final issue of that event series,…
UPDATE: On their website, Marvel revealed more details and the full-res cover:
Publishing announcements are coming fast and furious out of San Diego Comic-Con 2019, and the retailer panel introduced several sensational stories that are coming to Marvel Comics! Just one of these stories is a look back at the reign of one of Spider-Man's most terrifying foes — the Red Goblin AKA Norman Osborn, in possession of the Carnage Symbiote and the Goblin formula! The rowdy, raging Red Goblin will be revisited in RED GOBLIN: RED DEATH #1 by writers Pat Gleason, Rob Fee, and Sean Ryan with art by Pete Woods, coming in October!
Norman Osborn first became the Red Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798 — in RED GOBLIN: RED DEATH #1, fans will find out just how much mayhem and madness the Red Goblin caused in a special one-shot coming to comic shops in October! Who else did Norman Osborn harm while inhabiting this deadly double disaster? Gleason, Fee, Ryan, and Woods promise to reveal all!