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 cage, sort of like the children of immigrants rounded up and separated from their parents by the Trump administration. The story comes via Kasady's origin story, as told by a group of Carnage worshippers hoping to resurrect the bloodthirsty villain, who was killed off in the Venomized crossover event.
Which Marvel preview will be next to make a political statement? We've got at least one more lined up, so stay tuned! And if nothing else, this does put is in the mood to rock out to some Pat Benatar…
Web of Venom: Carnage Born #1, from the mind of global entertainment superstar Donny Cates and artist Danilo Beyruth, hits stores next Wednesday.
Web of Venom: Carnage Born #1
(W) Donny Cates (A) Danilo Beyruth (CA) Kyle Hotz
• Join DONNY CATES as he continues to snake his tendrils through the VENOM mythos – this time visiting the sickening sociopath called CARNAGE!
• A cruel cannibal obsessed with death and murder, few mourned Cletus Kasady after he seemingly died in VENOMIZED.
• But now a cult devoted to the madman has gathered, hoping to resurrect their fallen idol and return his madness to the Marvel Universe…
In Shops: Nov 21, 2018