“Venom 2”: Naomie Harris Tapped to Play Shriek

Sony’s up the ante on Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) will contend with Shriek as she joins Carnage for the Venom sequel. Naomie Harris is in talks to play the Marvel villain, according to Variety. The post-credit scene of 2018’s Venom focuses on incarcerated serial killer and redhead Cletus Kasaday (Woody Harrelson), who ends up evoking […]

A New Origin For Cletus Kasaday in Today's Absolute Carnage #3 (Spoilers)

A New Origin Twist For Cletus Kasady in Today’s Absolute Carnage #3 (Spoilers)

Cletus Kasady, created by David Michelinie and Erik Larsen, first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #344 and became the first and most well-known host of the Carnage symbiote, spawn of Venom. Portrayed by Woody Harrelson in the Venom movie, Kasady’s origin story has been getting some updates of late, and today’s Absolute Carnage #3 takes that […]

Absolute Carnage #2

The End of the World as We Know it in Absolute Carnage #2 [Preview]

Absolute Carnage #2 is in stores next week, from the creative team of global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates and superstar artist Ryan Stegman, and in the first time you’ll be happy to spend five bucks on a comic, this one is three dollars cheaper than last issue. We’ve also got a preview […]

Cullen Bunn Gets Symbiotic Again with Web of Venom: Funeral Pyre

Cullen Bunn Gets Symbiotic Again with Web of Venom: Funeral Pyre

Cullen Bunn just can’t seem to quit symbiotes. Or maybe it’s that symbiotes can’t quit Cullen Bunn. It would certainly explain how he writes so many comics at one time if his body were augmented by a super-powered alien. In any case, Bunn is returning to the world of Venom once more in the leadup […]

Who Does Misty Knight Meet in the Parking Lot in Frank Tieri's Web of Venom: Cult of Carnage #1?

Who Does Misty Knight Meet in the Parking Lot in Web of Venom: Cult of Carnage #1?

Web of Venom: Cult of Carnage #1 hits stores this week as Marvel builds to the upcoming Absolute Carnage super-mega-crossover event this Summer. And in this preview of that issue, we see Misty Knight searching for John Jameson in the town of Doverton… When she gets there, however, it looks like she’s too late. Everyone’s […]

Our Favorite Villains Wondercon Panel: Waid and Cates in One Room

Our Favorite Villains Wondercon Panel: Waid and Cates in One Room

When it comes to panels at comic conventions I think my favorite moderator is Mark Evanier, but coming in a close second is the man who moderated the Our Favorite Villains panel at Wondercon, Mark Waid. Now I think there is a possibility that Bleeding Cool may make Waid’s list of villains, but I have […]

Marvel to “Carnage-ize” Heroes on 25 Absolute Carnage Variants in July

Philosophers have long asked the question: if a tree falls in the forest but no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? But Marvel comics has taken this thought experiment into the modern age of comics, asking: if Marvel publishes an super-mega-crossover event comic but it doesn’t inspire 25 variant covers […]

Let’s Take a Look at the Marvel Legends Kingpin BAF Spider-Man Wave

Hasbro’s third Marvel Legends release of the year already after a new Black Panther wave and the Captain Marvel wave is a Spider-Man related wave. Like most, when I saw the line-up of this one I kinda scratched my head wondering why some of the characters chosen are here, until I saw Night Thrasher and […]

In Next Week’s Web of Venom: Carnage Born #1, Hell is Children in Cages

Marvel’s previews are just chock full of political metaphors for hell this week, aren’t they? Earlier, we saw hell compared to the American healthcare system in next week’s issue of Weapon X. Now, it’s Web of Venom: Carnage Born which explains what hell is, at least for a young Cletus Kasady: being trapped in a […]

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Gentle Giant Has an Awesome Carnage Bust Up For Order

Gentle Giant has a pretty awesome Carnage bust available for preorder now. The 1/6 scale bust is limited to only 450 pieces and costs $120. The red symbiote serial killer has a detailed and textured body posed on a stone base with tendrils crawling down it. This is one of the better busts of Cletus […]

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Mondo Unleashes New Venom Posters and Pins Friday

Venom opens tonight in theaters everywhere (check out our review here), and to help celebrate tomorrow, Mondo will be releasing two new posters by artists Matt Ryan Tobin. The regular edition will cost $50 and is limited to 300 pieces, while the variant will run you $75 and is limited to just 150. Also available […]

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Funko NYCC Reveals Wave 2: Marvel, Music, Gaming, and Star Wars!

Funko has begun revealing their exclusives for NYCC 2018. While not as many as SDCC, this is the second-biggest show of the year for them as far as exclusives go, and they will be spending the week showing off what fans and collectors can get at the show. Remember: you have to enter the Funko […]

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Let’s Take a Look at the Marvel Legends Venom Wave

Marvel Legends collectors have been looking forward tho now all year, as we have a full wave of symbiotes to take a look at today! The Venom wave of figures features five of them in total, including a build a figure of Venom all hulked-out and massive. This wave has something for everyone, and we […]

Carnage Set for Return in Web of Venom: Carnage Born

At San Diego Comic-Con, superstar writer Donny Cates teased a huge event with major implications for the future of Venom and Carnage, spinning out of the Web of Venom one-shots, and referencing something called Carnage Born, but details remained sparse. Today, Cates spoke with comic book themed comic book website to provide those. Calling […]

Marvel Legends Take Over SDCC with Tons of Reveals!

Marvel Legends fans gathered in room 25 ABC on Saturday afternoon to see all of the new figures that will be coming in the second half of the year/early next year. One of the highlights every year, the Hasbro Marvel Legends team had reason to celebrate in 2018. It has been one of the most […]

Marvel Legends Venom Wave Collage

Marvel Legends Venom Wave Coming This Fall

Marvel Legends is being invaded by the symbiotes. A full wave of Venom figures will hit stores this fall, featuring four of the symbiotes in all of their glory. A couple of long-requested figures will join them too. Collect them all and you can build a hulked-out monster version of Venom! Of the four symbiotes, […]

Amazing Spider-Man #799 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #799 Review: The Amazing Friends VS the Red Goblin

The Amazing Spider-Man is out of commission and gone to ground, but he has his superhero allies looking after those whom the Red Goblin may yet target. Human Torch, Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Silk, Agent Ant-Venom, and Clash are recruited to be on watch for Norman Osborn. The Goblin shows up before long, and it’s up […]

Spider-Man is Back in Black in Spider-Man #800

The infamous Black Suit returns starting in Amazing Spider-Man #800. The once alien symbiote was one of the most dramatic costume changes of all time and spawned one of the greatest villains/anti-heroes of Marvel Comics: Venom. It stuck with the Webhead some time before attaching itself to Eddie Brock — about five years. Later, Black Cat would give […]