The Goblin Formula usually results in a mental transformation rather than a physical one – although we’ve seen a fair few boggling eyes and Joker grins, but Dane DeHaan’s gruesome look is fairly close to Carlie Cooper’s recent transformation in Superior Spider-Man when she got a face full of Goblin juice as well as her veins.
If anyone knows any earlier examples of physical Goblinification, leave a comment!
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