Marvel Teasing Major Spider-Man/Venom Crossover

This Free Comic Book Day, Spider-Man and Venom are going to be back at it.

After a year that saw Spider-Man and Venom take over the pop culture landscape with two hit movies and a massively successful video game, it should be no surprise that the pitch Marvel has for bringing new fans into comic shops this May is symbiote-centric.

Earlier today, the publisher announced the creative teams behind FCBD Spider-Man/Venom #1, which they claim “might just become the most ordered and most sought out single issue in the entire history of FCBD!”

A high bar to clear? Perhaps — but there is obviously a lot of affection for these characters, and it sounds like the one-shot will pay off some stuff that Marvel will be teasing, rather than just serving as the traditional one-off story or start to the event.

 The issue will feature talent from across Marvel Comics’s Spider-Man family of titles, including Tom Taylor, Saladin Ahmed, and Cory Smith on Spider-Man and Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman on Venom.
You can check out the official synopsis, which name-drops some of the biggest Spider-Man stories of the black costume era, below:

Everyone knows Miles Morales, who rose to fame in Marvel’s acclaimed animated sensation Into The Spider-Verse – and with a second feature film arriving this year, Peter Parker will once again suit up to save the world with his web-slinging super powers! In a special FCBD story, creators Tom Taylor, Saladin Ahmed, and Cory Smith take these superstar heroes of the Spider-Verse in a shocking new direction, with a story that will build to one of Marvel’s most fantastic and epic tales later this year!

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