In a desperated [sic] bid to regenerate his amputated arm, Dr. Curtis Connors injected himself with an experimental, reptile-based formula. The serum accomplished its aim, but at the expense of Connors' humanity. The scientist stood transformed into the retile-human hybrid called the Lizard. Primitive and cunning, the savage serpent awaits his chance to supplant humankind with retile-kind!
(This description is found only on the 'GRAND' and not the US release packages)