Goliath is a powerful and ferocious warrior, often short on temper, but he is also intelligent, highly literate and has a strong moral center. It was at Goliath's urging that his clan chose to dedicate themselves to protecting Manhattan Island and its human inhabitants, and he has also dedicated his own life to bringing about peaceful coexistence between humans and gargoyles.
Because of his importance to the Gargoyles Universe, many stories heavily involve his relationships with other characters. In particular, his romantic relationship with the human Elisa Maza, with its Beauty and the Beast overtones, remains one of the most popular aspects of the series. (more...)