Venom #5

Venom #5

Writer: Mike Costa Artist: Gerardo Sandoval Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
5.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

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• IN THIS CORNER: The scariest symbiotic sociopath this side of the Savage Land! You know him, you love him... The one, the only VENOM!
•  IN THE OTHER CORNER: The wall-crawling, web-slinging wonder called THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  Step right up and place your bets - the bout of the century is about to begin!
Rated T+

  • 6.0
    Superior Spider-Talk - Eric Wilson Mar 19, 2017

    The action heats up and Lee seems to be on a collision course with destiny, but shifting characterization makes it hard to stay invested in his fate. Read Full Review

  • 5.1
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 15, 2017

    It's probably just as well that Venom is gearing up for a major status quo change, because this series clearly isn't working in its present state. However, those impending changes are doing nothing to help the current storyline, especially with the way this issue abruptly pivots to make room for what's coming. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Mar 15, 2017

    Gorgeous artwork and a fantastic last page salvage what is otherwise a disappointing issue. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    All-Comic - Jeremy Matcho Mar 19, 2017

    It shouldnt be a secret that this series is not a fan favorite. The cameo at the end of the issue says a lot about the direction editorial decided to take. Matt Costa isnt a bad writer, but this isnt the vehicle for him. The art has steadily improved each issue, but is ultimately not enough to make this a series to invest in. Read Full Review

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