Venom Celebrates 25th-issue Anniversary with $6 Price Tag, Variant Bonanza

If you've ever been in a relationship, you know that anniversaries are a big deal. And Marvel Comics is sort of in a relationship with their readers. A co-dependent, possibly abusive relationship, sure, but a relationship nonetheless. So when one of their comics hits a big milestone anniversary issue (which, in the days of constant relaunches, qualifies for pretty much anything bigger than single digits), it's a time for celebration. And what better way to celebrate, true believers, than by bilking readers for an extra two bucks in the mighty Marvel maner and releasing a crapload of variant covers by such esteemed comics personalities as TBA, TBA, TBA, and Blank? The Blank, you ask? Yes. The Blank.

And so, in April, Marvel will publish Venom #25, by the self-proclaimed Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates and superstar artist Mark Bagley, in which Eddie Brock faces a life-altering decision. That's right, it's Eddie's Choice when the aftermath of Venom Island hits in Venom #25 this April. What will happen to Venom next? Our guess: another crossover event.

See the solicit below, and Marvel's full April solicitations here.

VENOM #25
DONNY CATES (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A) • Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
VARIANT COVER BY GERARDO ZAFFINO
VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM
VARIANT COVER A BY MARK BAGLEY
VARIANT COVER B BY MARK BROOKS
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY TBA
BLACK BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
SPECIAL OVERSIZED 25th ISSUE! VENOM ISLAND FINALE!
Caught between a Brock and a hard place! Eddie must make a life-altering decision. How does Eddie move on from the events of VENOM ISLAND?
56 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99

Venom Celebrates 25th-issue Anniversary with $6 Price Tag, Variant Bonanza

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A prophecy says that in the comic book industry's darkest days, a hero will come to lead the people through a plague of overpriced floppies, incentive variant covers, #1 issue reboots, and super-mega-crossover events.

Scourge of Rich Johnston, maker of puns, and seeker of the Snyder Cut, Jude Terror, sadly, is not the hero comics needs right now... but he's the one the industry deserves.

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