Is Ned going to become Hobgoblin?

After the New York underworld learns that Ned is the Hobgoblin, he is murdered by the Foreigner in Berlin at Jason Macendale’s request, and some time later, the real Hobgoblin returns to kill Macendale.

Was Ned Leeds actually the Hobgoblin?

Leeds is the first character to take on the Hobgoblin mantle as a supervillain; ten years following his assassination, he is retroactively established to have been willingly brainwashed to serve as a stand-in for Roderick Kingsley and his brother Daniel Kingsley, the true first Hobgoblins and masterminds, and killed …