Batman to battle through minds of his enemies in Arkham Dreams!


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I don't like most cross overs.  They are normally money grabs but every so often one shows that promises to do something with characters that has never been done before.  That is feeling I get with this cross over between IDW and DC.

Arkham dreams promises to have Batman face off against Maxx a character many comic fans remember for his strong run in the 90s.  Maxx is going to be used here in an interesting way.  Maxx can use the mind landscape or outback and merge them with reality.  That power is going to be used here to enter into the minds of many of Batman's most notorious villains.  With all the fun psychoanalysis of Batman's villains this is a way to take that element of Batman up it up a notch.  He will no longer just be analyzing these foes as a detective but litterally entering into the world of their derangement.

It is also cool to see Max creator Sam Kieth on this project and his work is well suited for it as well.

Press Release:

Batman/The Maxx: Arkham Dreams #1 (of 5)
John Layman & Sam Kieth (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)
Batman must face the strangest and most bizarre adventure of his career, as he meets comics’ strangest and most bizarre hero… THE MAXX! IDW and DC Comics proudly present the most surreal, quirky, and wonderful crossover of all time!
A devious new doctor at Arkham Asylum is conducting unconventional experiments into the human psyche, and he kicks off a chain reaction of disaster when he experiments on Arkham’s newest patient, The Maxx! The city of Gotham is starting to merge with The Maxx’s psychedelic mental landscape, known as the Outback, blurring the line between real and unreal. It’s up to Batman to save not just Gotham, but all of reality, and he and The Maxx are going to have to travel through some of the darkest places imaginable—the twisted minds of Batman’s greatest enemies!
Join Batman and The Maxx on an off-kilter and unforgettable romp through the diabolical consciousnesses of Batman’s greatest foes. Legendary artist Sam Kieth (SandmanWolverine) returns to his greatest creation, The Maxx, and returns to Gotham as well, assisted by multi-Eisner Award-winning writer John Layman (DetectiveChew).
FC • 32 pages • $4.99




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Scrambling to grab Venom Annual #1 Sienkiewicz cover


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Local Comic Shops are scrambling to grab Venom Annual #1 with Sienkiewicz Cover

The local comic book shops are scrambling over themselves to order more of Venom #1 with a Bill Sienkiewicz cover.  This move to me makes sense.  The Venom series has been very hot, and Venom has a new film coming out.  Also Sienkiewicz covers have also become a hot commodity.  Possibly the New Mutants movie has caused more fans to look back at his early work with that series and discover his talents.

The stats from Diamond Comic Distributors show that Local Comic Shop Day orders are seeking to order more of Venom Annual #1 than all other comics.  Which is upping the sales target for the comic in advance.

You can see the Sienkiewicz Venom cover above yes, its amazing.  It is easy to see why shops want more of a comic with that cover in their stores.



Venom Annual #1
Available on October 17, 2018
For the first time in Marvel history, the Wicked Webslinger called VENOM gets his very own Annual! This one features a few walks down memory lane from some of the best creators in comics today -- and even a few surprise guests from Venom’s past! Serving as a great jumping on point for readers new and old, this is one issue of VENOM you can’t afford to miss!

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And I thought Cosmic Ghost Rider could not get more crazy. Cosmic Ghost Rider #4


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Now the cosmos has a new Punisher......Thanos!?!  The Cosmic Ghost Rider has descided to make ammends but he has drastically altered time and Thanos.

COSMIC GHOST RIDER #4 (of 5)
DONNY CATES (W) • DYLAN BURNETT (A)
Cover by GEOFF SHAW
Variant Cover by SUPERLOG
Marvel Battle Lines Variant Cover by MAXX LIM
The Rider is determined to save the universe by ridding it of the greatest threat that ever existed…and that’s why he’s kidnapped Thanos to raise him right! How’s that gonna work out? He’s about to learn.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


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Go to town and meet a god! - Ch 7


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Companions of the Silver Apple go to town and meet a god


Chapter 7

Previously in the Companions of the Silver Apple! 

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"So first things first, we have someone joining us for today's Companions of the Silver Apple we welcome Tharg, the drunk Orc of WaagWuWak."  

"No its WU WAK WU...Get it right little human."

"Right, what you said.  Tharg is going to help give us perspective from an Orc, a very drunk, insane Orc."

"Yahr"

"This is where I like to tell the folks about what happened last time. " 

"Glurg glurg Waa? You say something? Did you get to part where the puny humans die?"

"No."

"Meh glurg glurg"


Tharg the Drunk Orc, psoing for the camera



LAST TIME
The Companions rescued a Griffin Knight from the bowels of a goblin cave.  However,  they were unable to locate the kidnapped Gundren Rockseeker who was taken to a new location.  The Companions now enter the town of Phandalin in the hopes of regrouping and gaining intel.


The Companions currently Include L'lyssa the Halfing Thief, Anorak the Elf Wizard, Percy the Human Fighter, Kalisia a mysterious bard, and Kat a human fighter with adeptness in archery.  They are about to be put to the ultimate battle for their lives.  They are now Level 2 and will face a great challenge when nothing goes to plan.


The companions emerged from the Triboar trail into the  small town of Phandallin.

"We must find Gunderen", Sildar said, "I will help you however I can.  I do have some sources in town that might be useful."   As they entered the town Sildar departed said he would run ahead toward the Stonehill Inn to gather information.

"Do they have mead there" Percy asked.  Everyone turned and shook their head as they headed into what appeared to be a rough and tumble mining town.  While the party wanted to fully rest of their adventure in the goblin cavern they could not help but feel something was very wrong in Phandalin and each kept their hands close to their weapons.  Something was not right.

Most of the buildings small and squat.  A low mostly ruined wall went around the town.  The wall went far beyond the buildings there indicating it was once home to a much larger town.  On a crest looming above the town was a large manor.



The town was fully of furtive people, snatching glances behind doors and windows.  Darting between buildings.  One the outskirts of town the Companions came across a burnt building and a weary elf was digging what appeared to be a grave for a wrapped up body.  "We should talk to him" Percy opined.  The group talked to the silver haired Elf introduced himself as Daran Edermath.  He was burying his friend, Fizbang, formerly the local wizard of the town.  He told the party that the local town had been corrupted by a group of brigands called the Red Brands, and an Anti Magic cult called the Nine Eyes had been roaming the countryside attacking magic users.

Daran Edermath

"Yesterday, the Nine Eyes became more brazen, they came into town and burned our wizard in his own shop.  No one stopped them."  Daran looked sadly upon the body before resuming digging.  "Not sure who you folks are, you look like adventurers.  If you are brave enough the head of the cult is in a place called Old Owl Well.  They say they are digging there, into ruins.  I don't know what they are looking for, but it can not be good."

"We may do that" Anorak said,noncommittally.  The companions continued their walk passing the burnt of the magic store on their way to the Stone Hill Inn.


"Crazy Cultists I like this place" Percy said grinning murderousily.  The large warrior often grinned Murdereousily.

The party went to the Stone Hill Inn.  Along the way they saw villagers uneasily peaking out from behind shutters in small homes.  The streets were mostly empty except for a few warriors drunkenly, laughing in front of a different bar called the Sleeping Giant.  Anorak noticed all of these men wore a crude red cloak.  Likely a symbol.  Anorak realized these men were likely part of the brigands that Daran had called the Red Brands.  The party managed to get the Inn without any further encounters but the streets felt tense.

Sildar was not happy

In the Inn, they met back up with Sildar whose face looked grave.  "I am afraid my friend that I planned to meet up with Iarno has gone missing.  No one knows where he is.  What's worse this town seems to be controlled by a corrupt townmaster who has allowed brigands and cult to run it."  Anorak informed Sildar on their encounter with Daran and the death of the local wizard.  "Hideous. friends you must continue your quest to find Gundren but I am going to set up shop here.  There may be still be some good villagers in this town that we can use to bring a semblance of order to it.  Leave that to me.  For now lets get some sleep."

The party was exausted and all went to sleep in one of the Inn's rooms.  They all happily looked forward to coozy beds.  However, that sleep at least for one of the party members was about to be interupted.


"Ahhh Is this the one where goblins come and kill the Humans"

"No Tharg but this is a very exciting part, one of them is going to meet a god. " 

"Meh human gods are boring, no smashing, no crushing, no drinking, no farting"

"You are hopeless Tharg" 

"NO Humans hopeless, and....... tasty."


Anorak being a high elf did not need sleep in the sense that his other companions did.  Instead he rested in a meditative state.  His meditation was interupted by a bizarre, pulsing sound.  That sounded like a mixture of a thunder and a heart beat.  Startled he saw lines of blue energy sprawl out, and flash with the primordial rythme of the sound.  The energy lines seemed to outline the world, and one line that ended at Anorak's feet began to flash with white light.  It led out of his room.  The High Elf was not given a chance to choose whether he followed it or not, instead he felt summoned, and pulled out of his room by the pulsing white energy.

He walked out of his room, out of the Inn, and into the dirt street of Phandallin until he comes to the burned out ruin of the towns former Wizard.  There a wizard with a large staff stands resplendent in a gold cloak. His siluette glowing in coils of  magical power.  The golden wizard, seemed to be poking the ashes of the store in solemn contemplation.



The Wizard turned toward Anorak, revealing his face a mask of golden metal and eyes that were filled with infinite blackness of the void.  A powerful, clear, and disarmlying handsome voice cut through the night, seemingly entirely unhindered by the mask.

"You are late, Anorak." He did not wait for a response from the baffled high elf. "I am Azuth, god of wizards, former servant of Mystra.  After recent events I am now in service to your god, Ooghma.  Events have occured on the divine planes that even I do not understand.  Some how, in ways that are still not clear the god of Maddness Cyric managed to slay Mystra goddess of Magic.  This caused the Spell Weave to begin to unravel, but with his power Ooghma has managed to hold it together.  While Ooghma has held the weave together it has come at great cost to himself and the god of Maddness has been left to spread the disease of insanity all across Faerun.  Things have looked grimm but then a sudden spark lit up the darkness.  You happened.  Your party somehow sparked an outpouring of faith toward Mystra and she recreated herself.  Her presence still seems weak, and is tied to your marked companion.    That friend of yours I do not trust but, she is now the most important person standing between our world an utter maddness.  Do not think this has gone unnoticed.  Cyrric felt the rebirth of Mystra as well.  In response he has marked his own champion who now hunts you."

"Who is this Champion?  Can we beat them?"

The eyes of the Wizard god looked upon Anorak with special coldness.  "Other heroes, may stand a chance, but your group. So young.  No.  You can not beat the Champion.  The Champion is a Minotaur gladiator named Apex, he is maniacial psychopath unbeaten in a thousand battles.  Cyrric has given an ability to him of undeath.  You need to run from him, protect your friend for as long as possible.  For now focus your energy on rebuilding Mystra.  I have some suggestions, rebuild this shop into a shrine of Mystra, defeath the local leaders of the Nine Eyes Cult at the Old Owl Well.  Whatever he is up to will benefit Cyrric, stop him."  The golden wizard turned and began walking away, with each step he began to fade.

Anorak rushed forward with one last question.  "Is there anything you have that might help us."

The Wizard god snorted.  "Dig beneath the X."  With that the god of Wizards was gone.

Anorak began thinking about the "Dig beneath the X" as if it was a riddle but suddenly realized there was an X drawn into the ashes of the shop.  He began diggling, 3 ft down into the ruin he found a box.  The box appeared to be made of pure copper, entirely smooth on everyside without any symbols   He did not recognize it from any of his arcane training.

"What in the world am I supposed to do this?"......




"Ooooo Tharg likes boxes, always surprising.  Sometimes gold, sometimes magic, sometimes Chickens"

"Tune in next time, to see the Companions take on the Nine Eyes Cult, and perhaps learn the mystery of the Copper Box.  And whether it holds a Chicken!  I really hope it holds something better than a chicken." 

"Nothing is better than chicken."

"You know, its normally not a good idea to hurt chickens in fantasy worlds, there always seems to be outrageous consquences"

"Hurt a chicken?!?! What kind of vicious human are you? Thrak no hurt chickens, Tharg and Chickens are friends...."







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Companions of the Silver Apple VR art:
With each quest we are going to create a piece of VRintelligentart that has been forged from VRuot.  
We are integrating these pieces of art into our quest as another way represent our quests through art and also to educate people on VR art and Blockchain technology.  You can learn more about this art from our sister site Dark Street at https://www.darkstreet.org/2018/09/darkstreet-explores-vrintlligent-art-on.html

All the characters have their own VR Tags and we also create one for each Adventure:

Here is the piece called "Go To Town meet a god"


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Darkhorse to release Unknown 9 Archives


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Darkhorse to release Unknown 9 Archives comics

I like the look of this series which is not a conincidence as it  features the art of Jae Lee who is absolutely amazing.  I am also a sucker for the occult conspiracy style of story so Unknown 9 is now officially on my radar!


Press Release 

Following the announcement of Reflector Entertainment’s first ambitious transmedia property Unknown 9, Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce a partnership with Reflector to publish a line of Unknown 9 comics starting this fall.

In Unknown 9 Archives, writer John Ney Rieber (The Books of Magic, Captain America, G.I. Joe) and acclaimed artist Jae Lee (Inhumans, Before Watchmen, The Dark Tower) explore history to shed light on events that changed the course of humanity forever. Follow Kieran, a reckless young merchant whose encounter with a mysterious woman opens his eyes to his family’s centuries-old involvement with a secret network of traders and explorers dedicated to the discovery of ancient hidden knowledge.

A free preview for Unknown 9 Archives will be released next week, on October 3, 2018, on Dark Horse Digital, Comixology, iTunes, and Google Books. Fans attending New York Comic Con will have the chance to pick up the preview at the Dark Horse Comics booth (#1636). Artist Jae Lee is also signing in the Dark Horse Comics booth on Saturday, October 6 from 5:30-6:30 PM. The first complete issue is expected to hit in Spring 2019.

Unknown 9 is an occult conspiracy thriller focused on the Leap Year Society, a secretive organization aiming to uncover the keys to mankind’s greatest mysteries. As the world of Unknown 9 expands, fans will be able to experience stories told across a variety of platforms and points of entry, and the interwoven narratives will be shaped by their participation. It is the ambitious first universe launched by Reflector Entertainment, a venture led by Alex Amancio (Assassin’s Creed) in partnership with Guy Lalibert√© (Cirque du Soleil).

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Who is Eldrac the Door?


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Who is Eldrac the Door?

Eldrac is an ancient Inhuman who became a giant architectural door when exposed to the Terrigen mist.  He is generally shown serving the Inhuman Royal Family.
 
First Appearance: Fantastic Four #577

Eldrac the Door News:
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What is hiding in the Gonzalez's SHIELD carrier?

Bio: 

Eldrac is an Inhuman that for many years was a fixture of the Inhuman city of Attilan.  When Eldrac underwent the process of Terrigenisis he became a sentient building whose mouth can teleport people who entered it anywhere.  Eldrac is said to teleport people not where they want, but where they are needed.  He is sometimes thought of as more of a thing, than a person but has been shown to have consciousness, and sometimes even personality.   Eldrac can choose whether to teleport someone or not, which can often leave people begging the ancient door for help.

Black Bolt used Eldrac to evacuate Attilan before igniting the Terrigen bomb that created a huge number of Inhumans.  Eldrac brought the residents of Attilan to a safe location.  Eldrac was found and brought to new Attilan.  Medusa asked Eldrac to transport her to her husband, Blackbolt but instead he brought her to a place where the New Inhuman Dante was being confronted by the Inhuman Lash leader of the Lor tribe.  Through this event she becomes aware of the needs of the new Inhumans and offers them her support.

Eldrac is coerced into helping the Numan villain Lineage that eventually results in Lineage's death.  Lineage was attempting a coup and offered Eldrac the ability to move around.  Eventually, Lineage is killed by Karnak who bursts forth from his body.

Power:
Eldrac can transport people who walk into his mouth anywhere.  It is unclear if this power can cross dimensions and time.
Eldrac is also extremely long lived and durable having been transformed into a sentient building.



MCU:
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There was a theory that Oblisk that appeared in Agents of SHIELD could actually be Eldrac the Door.  This was not the case but the theory was popular enough that we have left it alone.  Below is the original theory.


Is the Oblisk really Eldrac the Door?

 This post has become so popular that we have created another post to answer your questions.  Thank you for your support!

Answering more Eldrac the Door and AOS questions 

 
Eldrac could be the Kree artifact that appears in the 2nd season of Agents of SHIELD.  While the artifact is referred to as Kree in origin it is possible that Eldrac is so ancient that to most Inhumans there is not a difference.  This could also help explain why the Royal Family of the Inhumans are not mentioned in the show.  Perhaps, they separated from the rest of the Inhumans so long ago that their existence is completely unknown to the other Inhumans.

The Inhumans in Agents of SHIELD mention how the stone is something that can kill or harm them. Eldrac would be dangerous to these rogue groups of Inhumans as he could teleport them to the Royal Family, or potentially bring the Royal Family down upon them.  There are few groups more powerful and deadly than the Inhuman Royal family and their strict rules could mean death to a rogue group of Inhumans.

The Stone has a group of holes in it, that kind of a appear to be a crude face.  With two offset eyes and a dotted line for a mouth.  This is similar to the Architectural like face of Eldrac.

The cool thing about this theory is that it would be the first link to the Inhuman Royal Family.  If the artifact is Eldrac then he could have simply swallowed Simmons to bring her to a place where it felt she needed to be.


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Eldrac evacuating Attilan

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Eldrac found in rubble after the fall of Attilan


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Lineage walking past Eldrac in New Attilan


Eldrac with a body from Lineage


Related:
Answering more Eldrac the Door and AOS questions 
What is an Inhuman? 
Marvels Agent of Shield speculation HUB
What is hiding in the Gonzalez's SHIELD carrier?
Meet the new characters from the series Inhuman



Inhuman Glossary:
List of Items, Inhuman factions, places and characters:

What is an Inhuman?

 Inhuman News:
Marvel's Inhuman Push explained 
Inhuman #8 why did Marvel double orders? 
Who are Skye's parents?
Will Vin Diesel be Blackbolt?

Important Items
Terrigen Crystals

Ennilux Corporation:
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What is the Ennilux Corporation? 
Who is Ennilux Capo? 

Lor Tribe:  
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What is the Lor Tribe? 
What is Orollan? 
Lash 
  
Inhuman Royal Family:
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Who is the Inhuman Royal Family? 

 What is Attilan? 
What is the Temple of Randac?  


Members:
Who is Blackbolt how is he so powerful? 
Who is Karnak?
Who is Medusa? 
Who is Crystal?
Who is Triton? 
Who is Gorgon?
Who is Maximus the Mad? 
Who is King Randac?


Numans: 
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Who is Iso?
Dante / Inferno   
Nur / Frank McGee
Naja
Flint 

Lineage


Inhuman Mercenaries:
Who is Reader?


Related Alien Races: 
Who are the Kree?
Who are Celestials?
 

First Look at Superior Octopus #1


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First Look at Superior Octopus #1

Coming in October as part of SpiderGeddon will be a series that promises to follow back up on Superior Spider-Man.  Superior Spider-Man was a series in which Doctor Octopus managed to finally take down Spider-Man by switching his mind into that of Peter Parker.  However, one unintended side effect of being put in Parker's body was a desire to be a hero.  Using his own methods, Octavious became the Superior Spider-Man.  Eventually, though he encountered a problem that his methods could not solve and Parker was returned back into his body.  Superior Spider-Man was popular and lasted for years though. 

Now Christos Gage is going to tack on what happened to Octavius.  Apparently he is not dead but still ticking and has maintained his desire to be a hero.  However, this time he is going to do it under his own mantle that of Superior Octopus!


SUPERIOR OCTOPUS #1
CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • MIKE HAWTHORNE(A)
Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST
VARIANT COVER BY GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
MARVEL BATTLE LINES VARIANT COVER BY YOON LEE
DOC OCK-TOBER STARTS HERE IN THIS SPIDER-GEDDON TIE IN!
• Doc Ock has set up shop as San Francisco’s protector, but you won’t believe his methods.
• Some of Otto Octavius’s new super hero strategies may make Spider-Man regret letting him free, but the good doctor swears that he’s the SUPERIOR OCTOPUS!
• Chistos Gage (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Mike Hawthorne (Deadpool) will change the way you look at super hero comics.
48 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99

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Who is Supremor?


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Who is Supremor?

Supremor is a cosmic Marvel character.  Supremor is actually an android that is controlled by the Kree entity known as the Supreme Intelligence.  Supremor has not appeared in the MCU but it is possible he could appear or be referenced in the film Captain Marvel.

First Appearance: Captain Marvel #46

Affiliation: Starforce


Bio:
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The Kree Supreme Intelligence has been shown able to create three different powerful android at a times.  These Androids contain a great deal of knowledge of the Kree Supreme Intelligence but act independently.  Despite their independence they entirely loyal to the Supreme Intelligence.  They are deferentially called Supremor by the Kree.

Supremor resembles the Super Intelligence but has a full body with arms and legs.

 A Supremor served on the Kree super team known as Starforce during the Kree/Shi'ar War.  Supremor was appointed to lead the group.  The group attempted to assassinate Liliandra but was defeated and captured by the Shi'ar royal guard.

Later, Supremor acted as an agent to gather intelligence on the Shi'ar after the Kree Empire was conquered.

Powers:
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  • Super Strength
  • Super Speed
  • Super Agility
  • Extreme Intelligence from connection to the Supreme Intelligence
  • High martial skills with multiple generations of military and fighting experience
  • Can create concussive bolts from his hands
  • Can use tendrils to absorb intelligence of others


Related Characters:

Who is Carol Danvers? Ms Marvel/Captain Marvel
Who is the Kree Supreme Intelligence? 
 Who is Mar Vel?
 Who is Ms Marvel aka Kamala Khan? 
 Who is Korath the Pursuer?
Who is Ronan the Accuser?

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Join the Venom Army and prepare yourself! With Venom gear


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Venom fans have always been a special bunch and after being disgusted with how their favorite character was portrayed in Spider-Man 3 they now get a chance with the film Venom.  As a member of the Amazon Affiliate Program we scoured Amazon for the coolest and most awesome Venom Gear to prepare Venom fans for film.

Venom's release date in the US is October 5th.  You still have some time to get ready.

Here are some of the items we have spotlighted just for you!

Venom T-Shirts and Hoodies:
What to wear what to wear.  Here were some options that caught our eye!  These will look rad in the theater.


I think this shirt may be the ultimate in Venom Army Shirts. We Are Venom...yeah that is bad ass.





This is a another cool shirt that caught our eye.  This shirt uses the cover of the Lethal Protector series as its main image. This is the iconic series that much of the film will use for inspiration.  If you want to read Lethal Protector before you wear the shirt, look below.  We have included Lethal Protector amongst the Trades you can pick up prior to going to the film.


It can be hard to find a Geek T-Shirt for girls and especially a Venom shirt designed for females. Apparently, t-shirt makers think that Venom has no female fans.  I know this is not true. Yes, Venom fans exist.  Luckily though there are some female Venom shirts. We liked this one the best. Its pretty sleek and still maintains the bad assery of Venom. Plus we love the back with the We Are Venom.  I think its the perfect female Venom shirt for the Venom Army.



For those in cold weather who want to Rock the Venom look this hoody is very cool.  I love Hoodies and I love Venom Hoodies even More!  Its a simple, clean design that just wreaks of the bad assery that is Venom.


Bio World always makes cool things and this hat is really amazing.  It has Venom teeth on the lid that is just crazy.  Its kind of psychadelic piece of art. How does one elegantly add teeth to a hat? Apparently like this.
  


I keep coming back to this shirt.  It is very simple in design.  I've decided its just the quintessial Venom face. Its sleek, its cool, you will definetly be rocking part of the Venom Army while wearing this. I also think it is has that metal feeling going for it which Venom and Metal just really go together.





The Toylab bloggers know comics and also know specifically a lot about Spider-Man and Venom comics.   We have some recommended reads for those who want to read up before they see the film.


Venom Lethal Protector Paper Back

The film is heavily based off of Lethal Protector.  Prepare for the film by reading the great series for yourself.


Venom - alien symbiote! Deadly foe of Spider-Man! Defender of the innocent?! Eddie Brock and his symbiotic "other" have decided to turn over a new leaf and become a hero! But when Venom heads west, there's no shortage of enemies waiting to test his new resolve - including the Jury! Plus: Spider-Man meets Venom's father! And the Lethal Protector gives birth to a whole new horde of sinister symbiotes! But will any of them follow in daddy dearest's "heroic" footsteps? Doubtful! Get ready to experience the original Venom in his first -and deadliest - solo series!

COLLECTING: VENOM: LETHAL PROTECTOR 1-6


Venom Planet of the Symbiotes

The Planet of the Symbiotes story really fleshed out the mythos around what the Symbiote is and how they work.  It was also a very awesome story.  If you want to go beyond the story of Lethal Protector this is a great place look.  Some of the Symbiotes introduced in the Lethal Protector series also get a follow up in this story.


Fearing the growing influence of his "other," Eddie Brock takes the drastic step of splitting himself from the Venom symbiote! But the unwitting result is a full-scale invasion of Earth by its alien race! As more and more humans are taken as hosts, Eddie must team with Spider-Man and the Scarlet Spider to save Earth from being overrun. And to do so, they must journey to the Planet of the Symbiotes! But whose side will the Venom symbiote be on? And amid all the chaos, Carnage awakens from his coma - and plans to absorb as many symbiotes as he can! Can our heroes deal with a 50-foot-tall psychopath? It's a symbiotic sci-fi super hero spectacular!

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The New Venom-2018 -Donny Cates Series

Many have you likely heard how awesome and metal this series is.  Arguably the best Venom series ever is the one that going on now.  Get caught up with it become a Knullite fan like me and this is the perfect place to start.  This series does not tie into much in the film but if you love Venom you need out this series.

In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York. And with it, something equally evil has been awakened in that most wicked of web-slingers: Venom! The symbiote may still be a Lethal Protector of innocents in New York, but this never-before-seen threat could possibly force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear - including its human host, Eddie Brock! Two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, join forces to deliver a Venom adventure a thousand years in the making!

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More Venom News:

Explanation of Venom's symbiote villains!



Who is Venom?



The Venom Movie is almost here get excited Venom Fans and prepare yourself for the movie!  Venom is being released on October 5th!



One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

DIRECTED BY Ruben Fleischer
SCREENPLAY BY Jeff Pinkner & Scott Rosenberg and Kelly Marcel
Based on the Marvel Comics
SCREEN STORY BYJeff Pinkner & Scott Rosenberg
PRODUCED BYAvi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERSDavid Householter, Stan Lee, Kelly Marcel, Tom Hardy
CAST Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott

Venom Film - News, Trailer and Art




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