Venom #22

Writer: Donny Cates Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 8, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 23
8.4Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

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"VENOM ISLAND" PART II
•  Donny Cates' VENOM epic continues in grand fashion after ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, joined by industry legend and celebrated VENOM artist Mark Bagley.
•  That's all you're getting out of us for this one, True Believers! After all, ABSOLUTE CARNAGE isn't quite over yet...
Rated T+

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Jan 8, 2020

    If you’ve been reading Donny Cates’ run on Venom there’s no doubt in my mind you’ll be heading to your local book shop at your earliest convenience to pick it up, this is one of the best things happening in comics right now. And if you’re not then you need to catch up on the rest of this run then buy this one. The writing, the art, the characters, it’s all top notch. A standout issue in an incredible run. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jan 8, 2020

    God is still coming, but things aren’t exactly looking up for Eddie in the meantime in Venom #22. But I think that’s the real niche of the Donny Cates era of Venom. There has always been this drive to the stories, along with the layered characterization, and “Venom Island” seems to be continuing that streak in spades. Not only a treat script-wise, but the addition of Mark Bagley to the title gives it a real visual street cred as a major Spider-title. Too bad Knull is going to just destroy it all when he gets to Earth. Until then, fingers crossed we keep getting fun, engaging issues like Venom #22. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jan 8, 2020

    Venom continues to be a great rollercoaster of surprises, twists, and head-turning action storytelling. Cates and company continue to prove you can stuff 20 pages with consistently intriguing material, when so many other books have so little to tell. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Charlie Ridgely Jan 8, 2020

    Venom #22 starts off a bit slow but when it finally picks up the pace, it really kicks things into high gear. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - wolfcypher Jan 8, 2020

    Donny Cates Venom title has had an absence of actual Venom (i.e. Eddie AS Venom, wearing the Venom symbiote) for a while now, but he manages to tell us fun action story nonetheless with just a powerless, resourceful Eddie going up against some crazy odds. We may be stranded on this island for a while, but if things continue to escalate like this, this story can only get wilder and wilder! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    All-Comic - Dom Berardi Jan 12, 2020

    Venom #22 is the newest addition to a long line of quality Venom issues Read Full Review

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