Venom #35
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Venom #35

Writer: Donny Cates, Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Ryan Stegman Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 16, 2021 Cover Price: $9.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 57
8.6Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

The Final Chapter in the Book of VENOM by Donny Cates & Ryan Stegman!
This is it, Venomaniacs! The landmark 200th issue starring the most sinister symbiote in the Marvel Universe arrives - and after this, NOTHING WILL BE THE SAME! From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, and a who's who of artists from the issues that tore Eddie Brock's life asunder and brought the KING IN BLACK to Earth, comes the first chapter of the rest of Venom's life. But in Knull's wake, what even remains of the Lethal Protector?

Rated T+

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Aaron Phillips Jun 16, 2021

    This swan song of an issue perfectly encapsulates the ending of an era that gives closure to a spectacular almost four year run. Theres so much to love here, and the transitions from creative to creative is incredibly smooth. A magnificent way to mark the 200th cover of Venom, while also creating quite a few other opportunities for other Symbiotes to now take center stage. Take a bloody big bow to everyone involved, a stupendous finale! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Jun 16, 2021

    An incredible ending to an incredible series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0 - Charlie Ridgely Jun 16, 2021

    A great final issue to a phenomenal run that will likely become synonymous with the character himself. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nerdly - Dean Fuller Jun 18, 2021

    This is not your father's Venom. Or my Venom. This is well written, character driven Venom, and long may he last. After all… Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - Mike Eakins Jun 16, 2021

    Theres nothing left to say except... thank you. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jun 16, 2021

    Venom #200 delivers a major new direction for the character that could have been another story arc entirely. Instead, Cates and Stegman get to put their final touches on the character in a comic that earns its extra price tag and page length. If you haven't been reading this run, this is not a great place to start, but it's an intriguing new twist on the character that's well worth investigating. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jun 16, 2021

    Nevertheless, if you've grown stale to Cates VENOM, you may be thinking about skipping this issue. However, I suggest reading it. Why? Its the perfect issue to summarize what you've missed and to see where Eddie and VENOM are at whether you agree with it or not. As much as I haven't been a huge fan of his run since VENOM ISLAND, I still think this issue is a must-read for the status quo of VENOM moving forward. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - wolfcypher Jun 16, 2021

    This end for Eddie is a series of new beginnings for several others, as we see Donny Cates's ongoing 35 issue (plus extras) Knull comic reach the epilogue. Eddie Brock see's himself transitioning into a brand new role, and the character of Venom will go forward in a radically different direction. While this issue left this Venom fanatic feeling melancholy, I'm sure your average Venom reader, one who has been following and loving this run since its inception, will will come out of this with quite the experience. Who knows what's in store next" Read Full Review

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