12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Venom
Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!
This week we're taking a look at Venom, the most successful pairing of an angry person and hand-me-down pajamas in comics history. Whether he's been a villain, a lethal protector, or even a space knight, Venom is a character who really seems to scratch that "Spider-Man but bigger and with more teeth" itch that fans apparently have. In this video you can learn who all has worn the symbiote suit, which spin-off symbiotes have, uh, spun off, and whether Eddie Brock ever uploaded himself to the internet (spoiler: yes), plus several other equally interesting facts.
- The earliest appearances of the alien costume and Venom himself are collected in the Birth of Venom paperback.
- Venom's revenge!
- How did Venom become a Lethal Protector and roam the streets in alien Zubaz hunting for crime? Wonder no more!
- Hey remember Maximum Carnage
- A smattering of various Venom mini-series from the 90s is collected here.
- See Eddie become Anti-Venom here.
- You can see the earliest adventures of Flash Thompson as Venom here.
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