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Eddie Brock Admits He's Only the 2nd-Best Venom in Next Week's Venom #8

At least, that's what Eddie Brock reveals while ruminating over the somewhat-recently-deceased (see Amazing Spider-Man #800) Flash Thompson in a graveyard simulation in next week's Venom #8.It's kind of like when people click on a Bleeding Cool article hoping for the wit and wisdom of your pal Jude Terror, only to find it's written by[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #800 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #800 Review: A Hard Comic to Recommend?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] All Spider-Man's allies are down thanks to the Red Goblin… or at least they both think. Now Osborn is going after those close to Peter Parker, starting with Aunt May and Mary Jane Watson. Thankfully, Venom and Doctor Octopus have stakes in this fight, and Mary Jane and May are far from helpless. […]

Amazing Spider-Man #799 cover by Alex Ross

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

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] 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 […]

Amazing Spider-Man #797 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #797 Review: No Red Goblin Yet, but a Solid Comic Lies Inside

Elsewhere, Liz Allen is still calling in favors from Flash Thompson on behalf of Alchemax.[caption id="attachment_807257" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Amazing Spider-Man #797 cover by Alex Ross[/caption]Okay, this one actually wasn’t bad The pseudo-framing device of Norman interrogating the unknown hostage is well-constructed and even tense at times The Spider-Man parts aren’t all that interesting, and it[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #796 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #796 Review: Better, but Still Not Good

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Agent Anti-Venom is becoming a beloved hero across New York City, and Liz Allen of Alchemax hires/vaguely threatens Flash Thompson into working security at a demonstration for the company Meanwhile, Peter Parker convinces the Daily Bugle to report on the demonstration after receiving an invite from Liz Allen as well Mary Jane Watson also[...]

Venom Inc. Omega Cover by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber

Venom Inc. Omega Review: Symbiotezilla Attacks New York

There is an instance of Spider-Man trying to give Flash Thompson a pep talk, which is ruined by a bad attempt at self-referential humor Granted, the pep talk was bad regardless It’s just that the joke at its expense wasn’t funny, either.The giant Maniac design could have been more creative It just looks like Venom[...]

Venom #160 cover by Gerardo Sandoval and David Curiel

Venom #160 Review: Dumb but Fun Symbiote Extravaganza

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Venom, Anti-Venom, Mania, Black Cat, and the Amazing Spider-Man are gearing up for an assault on the meeting place of the Five Families, which has just been taken over by Lee Price, aka Maniac, and his symbiote-infested hordes. It's up to these five to free the victims and bring Maniac down. You know […]

Amazing Spider-Man #793 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #793 Review: Abysmal Dialogue and Humorless Jokes

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Spider-Man has been infected by Maniac's symbiote and is on a crime spree across New York. This has all been designed to draw out the Black Cat, whom has gone to ground. Agent Anti-Venom is the only one who can save Spider-Man from the symbiote. Elsewhere, Black Cat has surfaced alongside Eddie Brock, […]

Venom #159 cover by Gerardo Sandoval and David Curiel

Venom #159 Review: Best Issue of Venom Inc. So Far

CrossoverSpider-Man (Peter Parker) and the new Anti-Venom (Flash Thompson) are pitted against the symbiote hordes of Maniac, aka former-Venom Lee Price.Elsewhere, Eddie Brock begins his search for his other half through the streets of New York.[caption id="attachment_766883" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #159 cover by Gerardo Sandoval and David Curiel[/caption]This is undoubtedly the best issue of the[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #792 cover by Alex Ross

Amazing Spider-Man #792 Review: Spider-Man is the Real Monster

crossoverWith Flash Thompson now Anti-Venom’d up, he and Spider-Man are able to subdue and remove the Venom symbiote from Eddie Brock.Spider-Man leaves Eddie tied up at Alchemax, and Webhead and the new Anti-Venom leave to track down the off-shoot of Venom that was stolen from Mania in the last issue They also need to decide[...]

Marvel Comics Venom Inc. Alpha #1 cover by Ryan Stegman

Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Inc. Alpha #1 Review: A Venom Trifecta

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Flash Thompson hasn’t given up on retrieving the Venom symbiote and returning to his life as Agent Venom, Avenger, Space Knight, and Guardian of the Galaxy To do this, he asks Peter Parker to get his “pal” Spider-Man to help him discover who stole the symbiote from him months back.Meanwhile, Eddie Brock, who has[...]

Venom #154 Review: Life Through Flat Eyes

Would you look at thaaaaaaat.Anyway, Venom #154.This issue takes place from the perspective of Eddie Brock’s symbiote, as we explore its sleepless world of crap television, pondering its relationships with Eddie as well as Gargan, Lee Price, and Flash Thompson, and even pushing Eddie to tackle problems he knows about and Eddie doesn’t.And it’s awesome[...]

See Brand New Tradd Moore Venom #150 Interior Art, Revealed For The First Time At C2E2

What were we talking about again? Oh yeah.We also got a promise of more Flash Thompson, at some point.https://twitter.com/TattoodComicGuy/status/855893976100069384And the story of how Flash loses the suit in Venom #150, along with some more of that sweet art:https://twitter.com/TattoodComicGuy/status/855894282850508800Venom #150 hits stores in May.Marvel held their Next Big Thing panel at C2E2 yesterday, and perhaps[...]

The Gay Flash Thompson That Never Was (UPDATE)

He reports to Bleeding Cool that during a conversation about working with certain writers, Ultimate Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley revealed that there had been a plan to make the Ultimate Spider-Man version of Flash Thompson a gay man at one point, in a similar fashion as to how they ended up recreating Ultimate Colossus But[...]