Venom #162

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Edgar Salazar Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 21, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 12
5.9Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

•  The first-ever Venom/X-Men crossover continues, as Venom and his new mutated friends hunt down an intergalactic symbiote trafficker!
•  But the X-Men may have bitten off more than they can chew. After all, the trafficker isn't the ONLY one interested in symbiotes...and Venom knows that better than anyone!
•  Plus: A seemingly small revelation that will have lasting ramifications in VENOM in the months to come! Just you wait, True Believers!
Rated T+

  • 8.0
    On Comics Ground - Paul Smerdon Mar 5, 2018

    A rescue in outer space with Venom what could possibly go wrong for the displaced X-men? Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Jamie Lovett Feb 21, 2018

    The "Poison X" crossover between X-Men Blue and Venom continues in Venom #162, and the story may be suffering from symbiote overload. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - Chris Hassan Feb 21, 2018

    Venom #162 is the kind of '90s throwback that makes a long-time comics fan question whether he's outgrown comics. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Blair Marnell Feb 22, 2018

    Aside from the artwork, there's really not much to recommend here. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Feb 25, 2018

    Venom #162 is just another issue of X-Men Blue, and X-Men Blue is in a disappointing state right now. While the artists do their best to salvage this book, the dialogue and plot-pacing weight this enterprise down too much. Give this one a pass. Read Full Review

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