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Marvel Comics First Look: Venomverse #1 (of 5)

A group of Spider-Man characters from the Venomverse standing in front of a city.
A group of Spider-Man characters from the Venomverse standing in front of a city.

Venomverse #1 of 5 
Nick Bradshaw | Interlocking Variant Covers: Clayton Crain
Writer: Cullen Bun | Pencils: Iban Coello
Release Date: September 2017

The hunter becomes the hunted this fall as Venom and a group of venomized heroes face off against a new species called the Poisons who intend on consuming and feeding on symbiotes across the universe. If you've been out the loop with Venom as of late this handy infographic from Marvel should bring you up to speed somewhat.

My Take: As a huge Venom fan I am curious about this arc and with Brock back with the symbiote. I am curious as to how heroes in the story have symbiotes of their own and if some heroes will able to wield them as effectively as Brock wields his symbiote.

Check out some of the venomized hero designs you'll see when Venomverse kicks off.

Show Press Release

Marvel Comics Spins a Dark Web Across Dimensions this September with VENOMVERSE! 

Venom, the Lethal Protector, defends the multiverse in an all-new series this fall

New York, NY—May 31, 2017—The tendrils of the symbiote are about to ensnare the entire multiverse to combat an all-new foe that has Venom terrified for his very existence. This September, Cullen Bunn (X-Men Blue, Darth Maul) and Iban Coello (Venom, Deadpool & The Mercs for Money) craft the epic VENOMVERSE!

On a routine battle Venom finds himself transported to a far-off world and learns a terrible truth – a deadly new species has emerged from the vastness of space, and to make matters worse, they’re hunting Venoms! Trapped on the planet’s surface with a ragtag band of Venomized heroes, Eddie has no choice but to mount a counteroffensive and hope to find a way home!

What is the new apex predator species called the Poisons and what is their terrifying connection with the Venom symbiote?

The Poisons have now enacted a plan to consume and feed across universes and Venom is first on the menu. “When a Poison attacks a symbiote, they form an unstoppable one-sided union that the Venom wants no part of,” said series writer Cullen Bunn. “And in order to find as many suitable symbiotes as possible, they are making their way across the multiverse in a quest for insatiable power.”

Beginning this September VENOMVERSE ensnares the entire Marvel Universe! And be sure to pick up the essential Edge of Venomverse  – a bombastic new 6-issue series featuring your favorite characters and creators as they prepare forVENOMVERSE this September available wherever Marvel Comics are sold!