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Dylan Brock Gets New Powers – And A Familiar Look For Venom in Venom #24 (Spoilers)

Dylan Brock's power set jumps significantly in today's Venom #24, summoning portals to take him to Venom Island to find his dad, Krakoan style. Maybe there's some sympathetic technology between Krakoa and the creatures of Knull? But right now Venom has no host, so it's a very different relationship between Dylan and Venom. The power […]

Absolute Carnage TPB Adds Free Comic Book Day Issue - But Adds $5 Onto Price

Absolute Carnage TPB Adds Free Comic Book Day Issue – and $5 Onto the Price

The Absolute Carnage trade paperback by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman was solicited as collecting Absolute Carnage #1-5 and at 176 pages, would cost $24.99.However, retailers have just been told by Marvel that it will now collect Absolute Carnage #1-5 and the Free Comic Book Day Venom/Spider-Man comic that set it up back in May[...]

What's Ryan Stegman Up to In 2020 After Absolute Carnage?

Ryan Stegman is insanely hot property right now, after his work on Venom and Absolute Carnage has impressed everyone who has looked at it Even Andrew Rev But Stegman loves what he loves So I am told to expect him to return to Venom after the Venom Island storyline.But man cannot live by drawing Venom[...]

Catesmania: Hundreds Swarm Midtown Comics For Absolute Carnage Signing

Catesmania: Hundreds Swarm Midtown Comics For Absolute Carnage Signing

Global entertainment superstar Donny Cates is the hottest writer in comic, but is he bigger than the Beatles? Based on the turnout for a signing featuring Cates and artist Ryan Stegman for the release of Absolute Carnage at Midtown Comics in Manhattan, the emphatic answer is: yes!In a scene reminiscent of when the Fab Four[...]

New Youngblood Publisher Offers to Develop Ryan Stegman If He Can Draw Sequentials

New Youngblood Publisher Offers to Develop Ryan Stegman If He Can Draw Sequentials

Ryan Stegman, who you might have heard of if you're really knowledgeable about obscure comics like Venom and Absolute Carnage, is being actively courted by Terrific, which wants to develop Stegman into a superstar artist the same way they claim to have done with "Tony Daniels."It started when Stegman posted some pencils from Absolute Carnage[...]

Marvel Adds an Extra Issue to Absolute Carnage

Absolute Carnage Expands to 5 Issues

In a refreshing change of pace for the House of Ideas, rather than waiting for a super-mega-crossover event's final issue to be repeatedly delayed before finally adding an additional issue to the end of the event, Marvel has announced an extra issue for Absolute Carnage before the first issue  by global entertainment superstar Donny Cates[...]

Marvel Comics August 2019 Solicitations

Absolute Carnage #1 Will Cost $7.99, #2 Will Be $4.99

The dust from War of the Realms will have barely settled by this August, but Marvel is wasting no time in launching the next super-mega-crossover event: Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman's Absolute Carnage We've already heard all about the tie-ins that will be emptying your wallet this Summer, but it turns out you may need[...]

Alan Moore and Donny Cates Settle the Venom vs. Watchmen Debate

Bleeding Cool has documented the ongoing very serious feud between Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman's Venom and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen.https://twitter.com/RyanStegman/status/983393880426139649The feud, mostly via one-sided attacks by the Venom creative team, has been going on for months, relentlessly, with attacks as recently as yesterday from Stegman.https://twitter.com/RyanStegman/status/1035162572394295296And even as recently as this morning by[...]

Venom #5 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin

Venom #5 Review: Venom Has Wings Now!

The symbiote reveals how it gained this new ability, and the two pay another visit to Rex.[caption id="attachment_907948" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #5 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin[/caption]Venom #5 has the least going on out of all of Donny Cates’s issues so far It sets up a new status quo for Venom’s[...]

Venom #4 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin

Venom #4 Review: The Origins of Knull and the Symbiotes

Eddie Brock and his other are helpless but to listen as this transpires.[caption id="attachment_894682" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #4 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin[/caption]So, this issue is a big backstory issue for Knull, and, consequently, it lacks the flair and excitement of the previous installment That’s not to say that this issue[...]

Venom #3 knull

The Rather Sweary True Meaning of Knull [Venom #3 Spoilers]

As Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman introduced us to a new figure giving Venom a sneak peek into all that has been before...The god of the symbiotes named Knull......who predates all life that has come after them There might be a problem there though -- if you're Swedish, at least Because Knull may mean something[...]

Venom #3 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin

Venom #3 Review: Gold Standard for Creature Feature

He and Miles agree to a truce so that they can take on the Symbiote Dragon ravaging New York City.[caption id="attachment_872985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #3 cover by Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, and Frank Martin[/caption]Venom #3 sets a new high point for the series already, surpassing the prior two excellent issues This comic does so much[...]

Venom #2 cover by Ryan Stegman and Frank Martin

Venom #2 Review: Staring into the Inky Black Face of God

As they’re talking, the “Symbiote Dragon” attacks New York.[caption id="attachment_865871" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #2 cover by Ryan Stegman and Frank Martin[/caption]Donny Cates may just have been the perfect choice for Venom This second issue is lighter on action and fast motion than the first installment, but it is more than made up in character development[...]

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

Plus, Morph is back! And Peggy Carter is Captain America![caption id="attachment_843734" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #1 cover by Ryan Stegman[/caption]4. Venom #1Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman rocked it with their start on Venom in this brilliant and strange first issue The comic continues to focus on the relationship between Eddie and Venom, and we meet a possible symbiote "god," which seems like[...]

Venom #1 cover by Ryan Stegman

Venom #1 Review: Fresh and Familiar in All the Right Ways

There, Eddie and his symbiote meet someone who knows more about the Klyntars than even Eddie.[caption id="attachment_843734" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #1 cover by Ryan Stegman and Frank Martin[/caption]Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman put their best foot forward with this first issue to Venom’s new run Like Mike Costa’s work, it focuses on the relationship between[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice and Freddy's Dead

Plus, Grand Moff Tarkin shows up, which is always awesome. Jody Houser and Luke Ross have adapted this to comic in a compelling fashion, and I expect this to be a great issue.[caption id="attachment_843734" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom #1 cover by Ryan Stegman[/caption]Venom #1Venom begins anew under Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, and Eddie Brock and Venom attempt to protect New York from an ancient[...]

Venom Inc. Omega Cover by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber

Venom Inc. Omega Review: Symbiotezilla Attacks New York

Omega Cover by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber[/caption]Like the last issue of Venom, the Venom Inc Omega rides the wave of the more fun parts of this story just giving us a slugfest between our heroes and Lee Price It doesn’t have the same level of anarchic fun as the previous installment of the story,[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #793 cover by Alex Ross

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

However, this plot is really becoming more and more aimless.[caption id="attachment_768791" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Amazing Spider-Man #793 art by Ryan Stegman and Brian Reber[/caption]Ryan Stegman’s artwork is pretty good in this issue He makes Venom and Anti-Venom look quite cool Maniac’s motif is simple yet solid He has moments where depth and detail are shown very[...]

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

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

Alpha #1 cover by Ryan Stegman[/caption]It excites me to no end that Flash Thompson, my personal favorite incarnation of Venom, is back in a Venom comic.Oddly enough, one of the most compelling actors in this story is the symbiote itself, which loves both Eddie and Flash so much that it wants to bond with them[...]

Marvel Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars With 48 Variants in 2017

To celebrate, Marvel will be doing a total of 48 variant covers for their Star Wars publishing line starting in January and continuing through 2017.[caption id="attachment_592634" align="aligncenter" width="271"] Kevin Wada[/caption]Some big name artists will be involved, including Kevin Wada, Mike Mayhew, Stuart Immonen, Ryan Stegman, David Lopez, and many more.  They will have a new[...]