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[...]
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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[...]
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The second issue does nothing to improve, and the bland leads weigh down the comic all the more. Venom #164 cover by Ryan Stegman and Morry Hollowell Win: Venom #164 Reminds Me Why I Love this Series (Two Issues from the Relaunch) Yes, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman's Venom is dancing appealingly on the horizon, but Mike Costa and Mark Bagley are still here to give[...]
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 is trying to celebrate being cured when Spider Woman ambushes him to bring him to justice for past crimes. Does this conflict make for a good read?
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?
In Venom #160, Venom, Anti-Venom, Black Cat, Mania, and Spider-Man are preparing for their assault against Maniac and his legions at the meeting of the Five Families. Does this make for a good read?
In Spider-Man #793, Spider-Man has been infected by Maniac, who is on a crime spree across New York designed to draw out Black Cat. It's up to Agent Anti-Venom to stop him.
Let's kick off our top Marvel Comics of 2017 list with its resident Lethal Protector: Venom. Specifically, we're talking Venom #156 by Mike Costa and Mark Bagley.
Spider-Man and the all-new Anti-Venom are facing down the symbiote-possessed hords of Lee Price. Elsewhere, Eddie Brock searches for his Venom symbiote. Is it a good read?
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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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[...]