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Spider-Man: The Vengeance of Venom

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  69 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
When the web-slinger donned a sleek black costume of alien origin, he had no idea it would one day become his deadliest foe: Venom! See the misguided Eddie Brock in his earliest adventures as he tries time and again to take down the hated Spider-Man! Featuring the first appearance of Carnage! Plus: the Black Cat, Silver Sable and the Human Torch!
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 5th 2011 by Marvel
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Jul 21, 2012 Michael rated it liked it
While I was reading "The Amazing Spider-Man" when the mysterious black suit was first introduced, I concluded my regular reading of the comic books about the time Peter Parker finally severed his link with the suit, leading to the creation of Venom.

So that may be part of the reason I don't really consider Venom one of the great villains in the Spider-Man pantheon along side the likes of Doc Ock, the Green Goblin or the Scorpion (I'm still dreaming of a big-screen adventure with the Scorpion as t
Adam Bender
Apr 03, 2013 Adam Bender rated it really liked it
I've long known the basic gist of the Venom and Carnage storylines in Spider-Man, but hadn't read most of the stories myself, including the origin of Carnage. This book did the job of filling in that gap of fictional history for me! For the most part it's a well-drawn book -- Bagley's clean, super-flexible Spider-Man is the version of the character I tend to think of. The writing by David Michelinie is more than solid, but Peter David's fantastic Venom-on-trial story makes those stories seem ...more
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Apr 27, 2016 Chris Gordon rated it liked it
The collected issues in this graphic novel are okay...I felt like I reread the same comic several times over. There's a lot of action and cool Venom artwork, but the motives behind each issue remained mostly the same. Venom hates Spider-Man. They fight. Venom comes back next issue. It got a little repetitive, but I still liked it. There were some issues that weren't written very well, and that brought down the overall rating I gave this book. All in all, if you like Venom, you'll like this, but ...more
Jan 12, 2016 Eric rated it it was amazing
It's a Spider-Man comic.

I don't know what you want me to tell you. You don't know who Spider-Man is or what?
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