How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)

It's Knull time. Donny Cates set this up a few years ago in Venom #4… that the abandoned Celestial head known as Knowhere, turned into a space station for many, was from a Celestial beheaded by Knull in the earliest of times.

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Venom #4

Cates confirmed this, tweeting "The severed celestial head in VENOM #4 would someday erode and decay and become Knowhere!" And today's Return Of The Valkyries makes that text.

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Return Of The Valkyries #2

But this story also looks at what happened to the body of the first Celestial, as well as his head.

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Return Of The Valkyries #2

The Valkyries are rather dismissive. Well, Knull is not one of their Gods, is he? And it may be a way to take him down. Though Dani Moonstar goes for a more direct approach.

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Return Of The Valkyries #2

Berating Knull for being a poor god. Speaking truth to power? Or just being an irritant gnat?

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Return Of The Valkyries #2

Because everyone is trying to chat to Knull today. Spider-Gwen is fighting a Mary Jane Carnage – Marnage? Who has her own way of constructing an axe,

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Spider-Gwen Vs Carnage #2

It's enough to call Knull down from the heavens, such as they are.

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Spider-Gwen Vs Carnage #2

Knull must have a lot on his plate, as well as talking to Spider-Gwen and Danielle Moonstar, he has a chat with the Black Knight as well.

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King In Black: Black Knight #1

As we get more Knull history there…

How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)
King In Black: Black Knight #1

And more recent history too.

How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)
King In Black: Black Knight #1

While in Venom, Eddie Brock has a more explosive communication with Knull.

How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)
Venom #3

Many things… you know, that Jarnbjoirn axe that can cut through Celestials, wielded by the son of the Phoenix might be good around now.

How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)
Venom #3

Or a Flash bomb might do the same… of course leave it to Kitty Pryde in full Bisexual TikTok Pirate gear to say what everyone is thinking.

How Do You Kill Knull In Today's King In Black Crossovers? (Spoilers)
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Yeah, he really does.

KING IN BLACK BLACK KNIGHT #1
MARVEL COMICS
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(W) Simon Spurrier (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) Dan Mora
THE BLACK KNIGHT DUELS THE KING IN BLACK!
KNULL's ferocious assault upon earth has begun and Dane Whitman – Avenger, hero, and wielder of the mighty Ebony Blade as the BLACK KNIGHT – takes up sword and shield to defend against the unstoppable onslaught. Though the blade grants Dane incredible power so too does it consume him with a lust for violence and destruction. As the endless horde of symbiote dragons darken the skies of Shanghai, will the Black Knight overcome the growing evil within himself and join AERO and SWORD MASTER in saving the city?! And what secrets will the battle against Knull reveal about Dane's past? Rated T+In Shops: Feb 03, 2021 SRP: $4.99

KING IN BLACK GWENOM VS CARNAGE #2 (OF 3)
MARVEL COMICS
DEC200507
(W) Seanan McGurie (A) Flaviano (CA) Ken Lashley
GWEN STACY VS. MARY JANE WATSON!
They've been at each other's throats over the band for years, but not like this. THIS battle of the bands really shreds… Rated T+In Shops: Feb 03, 2021 SRP: $3.99

KING IN BLACK MARAUDERS #1
MARVEL COMICS
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(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Russell Dauterman
THE QUEEN IN RED SAILS!
Red Queen Kate Pryde and her crew of Marauders set sail against the forces of Knull! Captain Kate has pledged to fight for the needy, and a global disaster like this one gives plenty of folks in need. Rated T+In Shops: Feb 03, 2021 SRP: $4.99

VENOM #33 KIB
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DEC200486
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Iban Coello
As the King in Black spreads his suffocating darkness across the Marvel Universe, Eddie Brock looks for a light, any light, that can pierce it – and comes up empty-handed… Rated T+In Shops: Feb 03, 2021 SRP: $3.99

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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