mike costa Archives

Venom: First Host #1 cover by Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, and Dono Sanchez-Almara
Between that and the focus on the symbiote's offspring, it comes off like the story Mike Costa would have written as the continuation to his run on the Venom series. As such, it's a solid story competently told We go back to stories about Eddie terrorizing smalltime lowlifes Costa was a consistently solid Venom writer, and[...]
Venom #165 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell
Thankfully, Spider Woman is here to save the day, and she and Venom are intent on keeping the likes of the Scorpion away from the symbiote and its impending child. Venom #165 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell Mike Costa wraps up his run on Venom with a showdown between Brock and Gargan for the fate[...]
Venom #164 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell
The dreams are bizarre and unnerving, and the confrontation with the Shocker is both funny and heavy on action. Mike Costa's focus on the relationship between Eddie and the symbiote remains one of the strongest aspects of the comic There's plenty to enjoy about this strange, tenuous, yet affectionate relationship between man and alien parasite. Venom #164[...]
Venom Inc. Omega Cover by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber
In Venom Inc. Omega, it's the final battle: Spider-Man, Venom, Anti-Venom, Black Cat, and Mania versus a giant Maniac, aka Lee Price. He has resorbed the symbiotes he attached to his followers, and it's up to these five heroes to stop him. Is it a good read?
Venom #158 art by Mark Bagley, John Dell, and John Rauch
Eddie has become one of the more interesting protagonists in a Marvel comic under Mike Costa's authorship He understands this character and his dynamic with the symbiote quite well. Venom #158 art by Mark Bagley, John Dell, Andrew Hennessy, and Dono Sanchez-Almara Mark Bagley's artwork remains excellent and helps make up for the shortcomings of this issue[...]
Venom #157 cover by Mark Bagley, John Dell, and John Rauch
The entire art team is incredible. Venom is rising quickly to become one of my favorite of Marvel's offerings, and I hope Mike Costa, Mark Bagley, Scott Hanna, John Dell, and Dono Sanchez-Almara continue their fantastic work with this comic Keep up the good work, guys I highly recommend this series Give it a read. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form[...]
Venom #156 Review: Venom Versus Kraven The Hunter; Fight!
It's an all-around great-looking issue. Venom is on track with Mike Costa, Bagley, and Almara #156 was a fun and absorbing issue through and through, and it earns its recommendation with aplomb Read this one It's a great ride. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Kraven the Hunter is back in town, and the underground dinosaur colony that's heralded[...]
Venom #154 Review: Life Through Flat Eyes
One thing I've greatly enjoyed about Mike Costa's time with Venom is how he has fleshed out the symbiote as a character independent of Eddie Brock This issue pushes to explore that character even further We see how it spends its time while Eddie Brock sleeps, how it feels about Eddie and the decisions he[...]