Web Of Venom: Funeral Pyre #1

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Joshua Cassara Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 24, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 9
6.6Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

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For weeks, the serial killer called Carnage has been hunting former symbiote hosts and killing them. Next on his list is ANDI BENTON, formerly MANIA, who's back to living in Philadelphia and without any symbiote to save her...

The path of bodies that leads to ABSOLUTE CARNAGE continues here!
Rated T+

  • 10
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Aug 8, 2019

    Absolute Carnage is coming and I cannot wait. If Web of Venom: Funeral Pyre is even a sampling of what's in store for us, this event is going to be incredible. I will be honest in saying I haven't thought too much about Andi (or her life as Mania) in some time, yet I am enthralled by her story and her fight for her life. That's a testament to the creative team and the story they put together. This book scared the crap out of me. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Comic Watch - John Jack Aug 1, 2019

    Some big time payoff in these Web of Venom one shots, I'm very excited for Absolute Carnage now! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - wolfcypher Jul 25, 2019

    The doomsday clock ticks a little closer to the coming Carnage, and worse, there's little time left as it is. One of many former symbiote hosts, Andi Benton fights a one-sided battle against a lunatic grasping at Godhood in one of the final preludes to “Absolute Carnage”. The full extent of Andi's hell powers doesn't come even close to a sampling of Carnage's new enhancements. If everything here is just a warm-up act for the full Carnage story, I'm ready for show to begin. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Jul 25, 2019

    Embracing horror while allowing newer readers to be reminded of who Andi Benton is, "Web of Venom: Funeral Pyre" acts as a fitting prelude to the "Absolute Carnage" horror crossover. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Forrest Hollingsworth Jul 24, 2019

    An interesting, complex, and seriously scary issue that ultimately focuses too much on the past to give its best, and new, ideas the breathing room they need. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Harlan Ivester Jul 24, 2019

    Without even talking about the quality of its presentation, I can say that I do not recommend picking up Funeral Pyre just because of how little happens in this $4.99 book. Literally all you need to know from here on out is that Andi is in New York again. It would have been easier to talk up if we were given any kind of introspective character moments or more consistent art, but sadly, that’s not the case. Don’t check this one out. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 24, 2019

    Considering its tire-spinning point in a larger story and lack of entertaining execution, this is one one-shot worth skipping. Read Full Review

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