All the Absolute Carnage 'Everyone's A Target ' Back Pages So Far...

All the Absolute Carnage ‘Everyone’s A Target ‘ Back Pages So Far…

You can tell them by their variant Carnage-splattered logos. Some of them. Marvel has been putting one-page teasers in a variety of comic books to set up the events of Absolute Carnage. And we have all the pages so far… All written by Clay McLeod so far – aside from the Immortal Hulk #20 page written […]

Marvel Slips a Secret Variant Cover Into Next Week’s Comics

While Marvel Comics are reducing their retailer exclusive variant covers, while also upping their event launch comics covers, they are also doing variant covers and not telling anyone. So we’ve had an issue of Venom… …with a secret Venom tongue variant. We’ve had an issue of Avengers… …with a secret costume change. I am told […]

Frankensteining Marvel Comics May 2019 Solicitations

We’ve stitched together what we could find of Marvel Comics’ plans for May 2019, titles ahead of this week’s solicitations… Take a look at what’s coming.   AVENGERS #19 Written by JASON AARON Art and Cover by ED MCGUINNESS On Sale 5/22/19 Avengers Mountain reigns as the last stronghold for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – but […]

Eddie Brock Gets New Powers From Baby Symbiote – Venom: First Host #3

I’m not going to think through the total creepiness of this. But yes, the Venom symbiote has left Eddie Brock for its abusive ex. And so Eddie Brock has rebounded with… the Venom symbiote’s child. I mean, that’s one way to get revenge. But damn. No one is going to be happy when this is […]

What it Looks Like When Venom Cries

Today sees the second chapter of Venom: First Host, with the Venom symbiote finding its new history, as originally the symbiote for Kree warrior Tel-Kar. And, for the first time since it has been on Earth, remembering… and then doing this. Sometimes crying has been described euphemistically as ‘leaking from the eyes’. But when Venom […]

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 2nd September 2018 – A One, Two For Venom

This is the Top 10 Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait till the weekend to get this week’s comics. We salute you, and the keenness you bring to your […]

Alan Moore and Donny Cates Settle the Venom vs. Watchmen Debate

Bleeding Cool has documented the ongoing very serious feud between Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s Venom and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen. I don’t want to sound too cocky but this venom comic we are making is way better than Watchmen — ryan "venom boy" stegman (@RyanStegman) April 9, 2018 The feud, mostly via […]

Generic Rather Than Gritty – Web of Venom: Ve’Nam #1 Review

This one-shot serves essentially as a basic origin story for Rex Strickland — one of writer Donny Cates‘s new supporting characters in the regular Venom book – expanding on his Vietnam origin, which was only briefly touched on previously. Basically Strickland and four other soldiers were bonded to symbiotes for an operation during the Vietnam […]

A Surprising Member of the Fantastic Four Appears in Venom: First Host #1 (Spoilers)

Fantastic Four members are popping up all over the place. And not just in today’s Marvel Two-In-One. And there could be consequences. Remember how in Fantastic Four #1, Ben Grimm popped the question to Alicia Masters? This is someone who, after the original Secret Wars series, Johnny Storm was living with, and later married. Until […]

A Super-Villain Party in Amazing Spider-Man #6 Preview – as Venom #7 Goes Into the Abyss

Coming from Marvel Comics next month is Amazing Spider-Man #6… AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #6 (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Humberto Ramos • Wondering when Boomerang’s status as Spider-Man’s roommate would blow up? •  Yeah, it’s this issue. Uh-oh. Rated T In Shops: Sep 26, 2018 SRP: $3.99 So how will that go down? With Peter Parker sharing his apartment with […]

Venom: First Host #1 cover by Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, and Dono Sanchez-Almara

Venom: First Host #1 Advance Review – Fleshing Out Venom’s History

We travel back to when the Venom symbiote was first discovered and taken from its planet. Later, we find its first host caught in a war between two alien species (not spoiling who here). Finally, we return to the present, where Venom as Eddie Brock is stopping a robbery. He then returns to Alchemax to […]