THE LIZARD Is Heading To Rikers In The Latest AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Viral

THE LIZARD Is Heading To Rikers In The Latest AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Viral

Sony have name dropped numerous Spider-Man villains through their Daily Bugle Viral As campaign. This week it's not a new name popping up bit instead, the Lizard, Dr. Curt Connors. Hit the jump to find out why!

Sony are going full throttle on the viral advertising front. Using their Daily Bugle page as a front. The latest Tumblr post has hinted at yet a pretty significant prison in Spidey lore, this time the character in question is Dr. Curt Connors.

Here's what the Tumblr page had to say:

The trial of Dr. Curt Connors came to an end as the former geneticist for Oscorp Industries was found guilty on all twenty counts for which he was indicted, including the murder of NYPD Captain George Stacy.
Connors and his attorney, Anne Weying, were unable to convince the jury that he was not responsible for his deadly actions while transformed. His defense that he only injected himself with the serum that changed him into the Lizard to prevent Oscorp Industries from experimenting on innocent civilians did not sway the jury.
Next stop: Rikers. But even that is controversial. Ravencroft Institute for the Criminally Insane has said their facility is better served for housing and studying a prisoner such as Connors, but the judge has yet to rule on where Curt Connors will spend what is likely to be the rest of his life.

For anyone who doesn't know, Rikers Island is a real prison on an island in Manhattan. It has played a part in both the Spider-Man comics and animated series, but this is the first mention of it in a cinematic Spidey outing!

What do you think? Are you happy with the latest viral? Sign off your thoughts on the matter below!
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cipher - 1/6/2014, 7:07 PM
DEV- Good work today, bud. Keep it up.
Jollem - 1/6/2014, 7:08 PM
nice. hope to see connors in the movie. wonder if connors talking smack about oscorp in court is going to have any repercussions?

cbm of the year
MrCBM56 - 1/6/2014, 7:08 PM
This is some great marketing.
DEVLIN712 - 1/6/2014, 7:08 PM
I feel like a big boy! I even got complimented by Big G!
DEVLIN712 - 1/6/2014, 7:09 PM
In all honesty though, since I knew this weeks viral was about someone going to Rikers, I was really hoping it was gonna mention Cletus Kasady
MrReese - 1/6/2014, 7:15 PM
He's gonna escape.
JJJameson - 1/6/2014, 7:15 PM
People need to read between the lines when it comes to these virals. They are very informative and usually drop some hints in what the future holds for The Amazing Spider-Man, but it's mostly low key stuff so far.

I wish Devlin712 or someone made some kind of The Daily Bugle hub here in to keep us updated.
Jollem - 1/6/2014, 7:24 PM
oh, and Anne Weying

JJJameson - 1/6/2014, 7:29 PM
Bingo, Jolly.
Jollem - 1/6/2014, 7:43 PM
don't need a "bugle hub". the stuff gets brought to this site eventually

what we need back is GWENSDAYS
Jollem - 1/6/2014, 7:47 PM
superherofan21 - 1/6/2014, 7:48 PM
I bet Connors is coming back in one of the films. Most likely as a member of the Sinister Six, maybe even being the main character of the Sinister Six film. It'd make sense for the team to blackmail Connors into joining them and all throughout the movie, Connors is trying to control his Lizard persona and enlist the help of Spidey to stop them.
exirae - 1/6/2014, 9:10 PM
Rikers isn't in manhattan, manhattan is an island, rikers island is a different island, though both are a part of New York City.
MightyZeus - 1/7/2014, 2:42 AM
Riker's Island i'll be looking forward to seeing the inmates in that institution. Hopefully Dr Connor's will show up in TASM2 or he'll be referenced.
marvel72 - 1/7/2014, 3:38 AM
well that was pretty much pointless.
SuperCat - 1/7/2014, 5:26 AM
MPS2001 - 1/7/2014, 6:44 AM
@Jollem *Pimp voice* Oohhh yeah...

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