Edge of Venomverse #5
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Edge of Venomverse #5

Writer: Clay Mcleod Chapman Artist: James Stokoe Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 23, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 8
6.1Critic Rating
5.2User Rating

•  "Deadpool's bonded with the Venom symbiote, blah, blah, blah," you're saying to yourself. Well HOLD IT RIGHT THERE, TRUE BELIEVER!
•  Bringing you a terrifying tale of VenomPool trying to save a hospital full of innocent people who've been infected with a DANGEROUS MIND-CONTROLLING PARASITE is none other than horror writer and SPIDER-VERSE veteran Clay McLeod Chapman!
•  Still not enough? WELL DON'T TURN THAT SOLICITATION PAGE, MARVELITE! Because the House of Ideas has enlisted comics legend James Stokoe to draw this - one of the most awesome, audacious and outrageous tales in all of more

  • 8.0
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Erin Schramm Aug 25, 2017

    Overall, the best thing to come out of this series was the consistent cover art by Francesco Mattina. His artwork was constantly flawless and well done. By choosing different creative teams to run each title, the overall series didn't seem to flow well from one issue to the next, but hopefully that will improve with the new Venomverse titles. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Aug 28, 2017

    Artist James Stokoe elevates an otherwise by-the-numbers actioner in Edge of Venomverse #5, which gives the Venom symbiotic to the Regenerating Degenerate himself, Deadpool. Read Full Review

  • 4.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 23, 2017

    Edge of Venomverse ends its run just a sit began, telling another tale of a Marvel hero merging with the symbiote and changing very little as a result. This issue does little to take advantage of this fusion. And ignoring the Venom trappings, the characterization of Deadpool is more obnoxious than amusing. James Stokoe's art is something to behold, but that alone can't make up for the many mistakes this comic makes. Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Jaleh Najafali Aug 29, 2017

    Clay McLeod Chapman and James Stokoe team up here to complete Edge of Venomverse #5, but this final chapter of this series is a weak depiction of Venom where Deadpool isn't even at his peak performance. Read Full Review

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