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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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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 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, ...