What If...? Dark: Venom #1

Writer: Stephanie Williams Artist: Jethro Morales Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 2, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
7.3Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

WHAT IF...BEN GRIMM BECAME VENOM? When BEN GRIMM returns to Earth after his exploration of space post-SECRET WARS, he finds that the FANTASTIC FOUR has trapped a helpless Klyntar symbiote in Reed's lab! But is that symbiote really helpless? Or is it truly one of the most dangerous symbiotes in the galaxy? Witness the birth of a brand-new VENOM!

  • 8.4
    Comic Watch - Tyler Davis Aug 3, 2023

    While it only has 36 pages to explore its ideas, there is something engaging about the ideas on display in What If...? Dark: Venom #1,even if they are mired in an over the top edginess that fails to deliver on the poignancy of themes that could have otherwise been really strong. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Aug 6, 2023

    Sadly, the third act turns this interesting relationship into pure edginess, but there's 2/3 of an interesting and badass at times comic in What If Dark Venom #1. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Connor Casey Aug 2, 2023

    It's yet another skippable installment in this new What If? line. Read Full Review

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