Venom #156

Writer: Mike Costa Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 18, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 6
7.5Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

LETHAL PROTECTOR Part 2
•  Venom has found himself caught in Kraven's crosshairs!
•  With the Hunter armed to the teeth and hungry for blood, will Venom be able to hold him off long enough to protect the dinosaur community living beneath the streets of Manhattan... and himself?!
Rated T+

  • 10
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Oct 24, 2017

    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. Its a great ride. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Oct 19, 2017

    Now that the art quality matches the writing, this series is finally living up to its true potential. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Oct 18, 2017

    Even if you aren't a stickler for continuity, Venom #156 will leave you scratching your head (and not particularly entertained). Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    EDiakota Oct 18, 2017

    this book surprise more &more

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Oct 20, 2017

    Not sure why some bad reviews, I thought this book was really good. Really looking forward to the next issue. Bagley is the perfect artist for this series. The colors are great too. The story is not overly intricate, it's just been a fun read. Dinosaur people!

  • 8.0
    CrazyforRAMU May 3, 2018

    Lethal protectoring for his dino-CHUD friends puts Venom on a collision course with Kraven. If you can set aside your Venom superfan ire (OMG knives and guns hurting Mah Venom is teh bull☠☠☠☠!), this is a pretty nice story. Mark Bagley's strong fight art is a big positive, as is the way Mike Costa's script calls back to a lot of previously-established points about Venom's current status quo.

    I also have to give Mr. Costa credit for restraint: He *totally sets up* the Silver Age silly name "Tana the Pteranodon" and then manages not to use it.

  • 9.0
    Billyndo Oct 19, 2017

  • 7.5
    Br'er Lapin Apr 24, 2018

  • 6.0
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Nov 7, 2017

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