Comic book hero Stan Lee has heightened anticipation for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - which everyone knows is going to be superior to the first one - by introducing a new teaser trailer.

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Lee, the co-creator of Spider-Man, said he was "so excited" for the upcoming movie, saying, "'I am so exited about this and won't waste anymore of your time. I want you to get to the real deal right now."

The teaser sees Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man battling Jamie Foxx's fearsome villain Electro in Times Square.

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"39 million people visit Times Square each year. but this summer its most famous visitor begins his greatest battle," the trailer announces, as Electro is seen gripping onto highly charged cables amongst the hustle and bustle of the famous square, "Sir, take your hands away from the cables!" yells a police officer, before all hell breaks loose. 

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The latest clip also treats fans to a brief glimpse at Paul Giamatti's Rhino - the Adidas tracksuited villain who will also be battling Spidey.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, directed by Marc Webb, also stars Emma Stone, Sally Field, Dane DeHaan and Chris Cooper. It is scheduled for release on May 2, 2014. It sees Peter Parker running the gauntlet as the shadowy company Oscorp send a slew of super-villains against him.

The first movie grossed $750 million worldwide, easily tripling its hefty budget.

Watch the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2: