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Questions tagged [venom]

Venom is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. It is one of Spider-Man's archenemies. Use with the [marvel] tag. Use only for questions about Venom, and not merely places where it appears.

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Why did Venom keep spider thread after separating from Peter Parker?

In the 90's Spider-Man animated series Venom bonds with Peter Parker/Spider-Man. After their separation and after bonding with Eddie Brock Venom still creates spider webbing. Since Venom is an alien ...
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Is the similarity between Bane and Venom a coincidence?

It always appeared to me that the DC Comics character Bane and Marvel's Venom show many similarities: both are arch-nemeses for main costumed heroes in their respective comic books, both gain their ...
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From where do the original Symbiotes from Klyntar get their names?

There are several Symbiotes in the Marvel universe (or multi-verse if you'd prefer) including Venom, Carnage, Toxin, Anti-Venom, Scream, Riot and many many others. The Symbiotes that were ...
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Has Venom ever used the phrase “I am Venom” in the comics?

Venom’s phrase “We are Venom” is something unforgettable, especially after the new Venom movie. In the Venom (2018) movie, when Eddie has his first conversation with the symbiote, Eddie: Who are ...
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Why does the Symbiote need a host?

I'm not aware of a time limit to how long the Symbiote can live without bonding with a human, what does it gain from doing so?
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What does the Venom symbiote subsist on?

The comics always seemed handwavey about this in my memory, saying that the symbiote was absorbing the life energy of its host or some such twaddle. Fine. But when Spider-Man (and then eventually ...
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Why did Venom fight Jack O'Lantern?

The following question is related to my previous question: What was the fight between Venom and Jack O'Lantern really about? My previous question asked whether or not a comic-book character Jack O'...
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Why didn't the Venom Symbiote turn Peter Parker into a monster like it did with Eddy and Cassady?

I been wondering this since I started watching the Spider-Man cartoons in the '90s. When the symbiote took over Peter, all it did was mold itself over the Spider-Man suit, thus turning it black while ...
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Why does the Symbiote no longer set off Spider-Man's spider-sense?

One of the most dangerous aspects of Venom is that he doesn't set off Spider-Man's spider-sense. The explanation for this was always that it had once been his costume and being in proximity to him, ...
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Where/What are Venom's eyes?

Disclaimer: I have zero Spider-Man comic lore experience. When I think of Venom from the Spider-Man universe, I picture this: I always thought of the big white areas on his face as his eyes. Not ...
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Do the Marvel symbiotes canonically drain the life force from the user?

In Marvel's What If #4, ‘What if the alien costume had possessed Spider-Man?’ (published in 1989), the end result was that the Venom symbiote drained Spidey's life force and left him for dead because ...
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Is the only way a Symbiote can truly die, by choice?

I found this image on Facebook recently. Did Venom ever say this, and if he did, is it true? I've included the MCU tag because I know he's in Spider-Man 3, but it's been a few years since I watched ...
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Did the Venom symbiote inhabit the Hulk?

In the Marvel Comic universe, the Venom symbiote used Peter Parker as a host, thus learning Spider-Mans abilities. So when Venom later was hosted by Eddy Brock, they were able to do whatever a spider ...
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How can the Venom symbiote live off Electro?

In the video game Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, the Venom symbiote spreads all over New York City, infecting some of Spider-Man's villains; one of these is Electro. His boss battle requires you fight ...
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Why does Venom's webbing come from above his wrists?

I am watching the 1994 Animated Spider-man series, It seems that in this version, Venom's webbing comes from the white areas on the top of his wrists, why is that? Shouldn't the webbing come from ...