Ned Leeds
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Ned Leeds

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Ned Leeds with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Spider-Man

Edward "Ned" Leeds is a supporting character in the Spider-Man series whom made his comic book debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #18 in November of 1964. Ned Leeds is known as reporter for the Daily Bugle who was initially known as the man who married Daily Bugle Secretary Betty Brant (though how their marriage went differs on which story we are talking about but it generally ended very badly). One other incident Ned is known for that he was brainwashed then framed into being the alter ego for the Hobgoblin (a trick used by Roderick Kingsley to hide the fact that he is the real Hobgoblin). But before the Hobgoblin incident Ned is a highly intuitive investigative reporter who had a keen mind for deductive reasoning.
Created by Pokejedservo on Jun 7 2012
Spider-Man (1994) (1994)
Ned LeedsBob Bergen
Bob Bergen
The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008)
Ned LeeAndrew Kishino
Andrew Kishino


Today on the Spider Man VC section we take a look at this reporter for the Daily Bugle... NED LEEDS! Let us begin...

Bob Bergen- Bob's voice is pretty good for the role (even though it does kind of seem like a higher version of his Lupin the 3rd voice). Bob's performance for the role does suit Ned's depiction in the show as an opportunistic (though somewhat callous) reporter well enough and is a pretty good example of his work.

Andrew Kishino- Andrew's voice and performance worked pretty well with the role as it does suit on how Ned is a fairly opportunistic investigative reporter. Anyways Andrew's work as Ned is a pretty good example of his work and of the voice work in the show.

Overall both of these guys are pretty good in their own way so I am not sure who to go with here...



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8000 Saiyans
said at 7:47 AM on Mon Dec 25 2017
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I prefer Bergen over Kishino.
said at 7:27 AM on Mon Dec 25 2017
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U know it was a shame they never adapted a framing ned leeds as hobgoblin story in the 94 series, i mean yeh hobgoblin got revealed before his intro but given who hobgoblin`s va was and that bergen voice doubles him on a certain movie icon it would have made for a great ep don`t u think
8000 Saiyans
said at 8:34 AM on Mon Dec 25 2017
@Abdullab Now that would have been awesome.
said at 1:24 PM on Mon May 29 2017
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It's a tie.
said at 2:19 PM on Sun Dec 11 2016
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I'm going with Bob Bergen.
EPA Deane
said at 10:23 AM on Thu Nov 10 2016
Bergen's take sound too similar to Christopher Daniel Barnes.

Andrew Kishino's version is more distinctive.
said at 9:03 PM on Wed Aug 26 2015
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Not sure if this character really needs a race change but for actual voice I prefer Bob
said at 10:56 AM on Wed Jun 24 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
1) Bob Bergen
2) Andrew Kishino
said at 6:43 AM on Wed Mar 4 2015
 1 Shout Out!
1) Andrew Kishino
2) Bob Bergen
said at 2:40 AM on Sun Nov 30 2014
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Although I don't like how Spectacular changed the race/colour of Liz Allan and Ned Leeds, I prefer Andrew Kishino as Ned.
said at 7:51 AM on Tue Jan 21 2014
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I wonder if Wally Kurth would make a good Ned Leeds?
said at 7:21 AM on Sat Nov 9 2013
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Andrew makes a way better Ned than Bob.
said at 11:57 PM on Fri Jan 11 2013
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I'm going with Andrew Kishino. Bob Bergen is annoying.
said at 5:28 PM on Mon Aug 26 2013
@coolgeek176 That's a bunch of his clips bunched together. Not his fault.
said at 12:58 AM on Mon Jul 9 2012
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Kishino sounds closer to the mark on how Ned should sound. Though I personally think Jeff Bennet would be the perfect Ned Leeds if he ever played him.
said at 12:06 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
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Both are good, but I'm gonna go with Andrew Kishino for Ned Leeds.
said at 1:07 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@Anicomicgeek Well technically Bergen played Ned Leeds, Kishino played Ned LEE
said at 1:13 AM on Fri Jun 8 2012
@GothamRed It's still the same character, just with a different race and slightly different last name.
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Bob Bergen
Andrew Kishino