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Venom - Character Profile

 
 
Name:Venom
Publisher:Marvel Comics
Real Name:Edward
Height:Variable
Weight:Variable
Race:Symbiotes
Sex:Male
Origin:Space
Base of Operations:Variable
Created By:David Michelinie, Mike Zeck, Todd McFarlane
1st Appearance:Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1, #300
Universe:Marvel
Affiliations:Sinister Six
Powers:Superhuman strength, durability, reflexes, and agility,Wall-Crawling ,Organic Webbing: unlike Spidermans,Shape-shifting,Accelerated Healing factor,Immunity to Spider-Man's
Storyline

Venom was born to a race of symbiotes, creatures that bonded with other living animals to feed upon their adrenaline. However Venom was dubbed a insane for its desire to form a lasting bond with a host and imprisoned upon Battleworld to rot away without a host.

A chance occurrence however saved its life. Spider-Man, his costume in taters after a grueling battle with an army of Supervillains along side many other of Earth's heroes stumbled upon a machine that he thought would restore his suit. The symbiote was released and bonded with its savior.

After returning from Battleworld at the end of the Secret Wars, Spider-Man learned that the black costume was in fact a symbiote that was attempting to bond with him, he ripped the symbiote off in a church by utilizing its natural weakness to sonic's. Unfortunately, Spider-Man collapsed in pain, unable to withstand the bone rattling sound of the church bell.

The symbiote, having developed a perverse sense of affection toward its host, dragged Spider-Man away from the bell before he could suffer permanent brain damage, or worse. The symbiote thusly consigned itself to death and vanished down into the depths of the church.

However, a chance meeting with Edward Brock would change everything. Brock was mentally unstable man who blamed his own failure in life on Spider-Man and attempted suicide but could not bring himself to do it. Brock went to church to ask God for forgiveness for his attempted suicide. It was at that exact same time that Spider-Man had rejected the symbiote.

Attracted to Brock's strong emotions, the symbiote bonded with Brock and his madness became its own. The two were now united in a vengeful mission: the death of Spider-Man!
Last updated by Mr.jackal95 on September 4, 2011.
All Produced Venom Action Figures
YearNameSubseriesSeriesManufacturer
VenomMarvelReal Action HeroesMedicom
Venom as the PunisherMarvelReal Action HeroesMedicom
Venom (Flash Thompson)Exclusives - Disney StoreMarvel SelectToy Biz
1991Venom (Living Skin Slime Pores)Series 2Marvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1991VenomSupersizeMarvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1991VenomTalking HeroesMarvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1992Venom (Flicking Tongue)Series 3Marvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1993Venom (Squirts Alien Liquid)Series 4Marvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1994Carnage / VenomMaximum CarnageMarvelToy Biz
1994Spider-Man / Carnage / VenomMaximum CarnageMarvelToy Biz
1994Spider-Man / Carnage / VenomMaximum Carnage - Die-CastMarvelToy Biz
1994Venom (Black)10" FiguresSpider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1994VenomElectronic TalkingSpider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1994VenomProjectors CardedSpider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1994Venom (Jaw Chomping Action)Series 1Spider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1994Interceptor (Spider-Man vs Venom)Attack PlaysetsSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994VenomBattle TalkersSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994Spider-Man vs VenomBig Time Action HeroSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994VenomBig Time Action HeroSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994VenomMega ArmorSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994Venom (with Spider Rider)Super Bug BustersSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1994Spider-Man vs VenomWeb of SteelSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1995Venom IISeries 4Spider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1995Venom (Assault Racer)MotorizedSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1996VenomHeavy HittersMarvelToy Biz
1996Spidey / VenomHeavy Hitters - 2-PacksMarvelToy Biz
1996VenomSeries 2Marvel - Hall of FameToy Biz
1996VenomMarvel UniverseToy Biz
1996Venom (Silver)10" FiguresMarvel UniverseToy Biz
1996VenomHeroes UnmaskedMarvel UniverseToy Biz
1996Venom the VampireMarvel MutationsMarvel UniverseToy Biz
1996Venom (Stealth)Series 7Spider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1996Venom (Stealth)Series 7Spider-Man - Animated SeriesToy Biz
1996Venom (The Madness)Venom - Planet of the SymbiotesSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1996Venom (The Madness)Venom - Planet of the SymbiotesSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Marvel's Greatest SuperheroesBox SetsMarvelToy Biz
1997Venom IIUnmaskedMarvel - Hall of FameToy Biz
1997VenomMarvel - Heavy Metal HeroesToy Biz
1997Spider-Man / Venom12" Scale - 2-PacksMarvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1997VenomBattle CyclesSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Venom the SymbioteVenom - Along Came a SpiderSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Venom the SymbioteVenom - Along Came a SpiderSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Venom (Deep Sea Destroyer)Web Splasher 2000Spider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Venom (Black Sea)Web SplashersSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Venom's Water ViperWeb Splashers - Deluxe FigureSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Hydro-VenomWeb Splashers - Hydro BlastSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1997Spidey (Shark Trap) / Hydro-VenomWeb Splashers - Hydro BlastSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1998VenomSpecial Edition SeriesMarvelToy Biz
1998Venom12" ScaleMarvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1998VenomShape ShiftersSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
1999Venom vs. Captain CommandoMarvel vs Capcom (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2000VenomClassics - Series 1Spider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2001Venom vs CarnageClassics - 2-PacksSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2001Venom (Sea Snake)Classics - Water WarsSpider-Man (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2002VenomSeries 4Spider-Man (2002)Toy Biz
2003Spider-Man (Battle Damaged) / Venom (with Tongue)Wal-Mart Canada 2-PacksMarvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2003Spider-Man (Black) / VenomWave 2Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2003Spider-Man (Damaged) / VenomWave 2Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2003Ultimate VenomMarvel SelectToy Biz
2003Ultimate VenomMarvel SelectToy Biz
200410-Pack (Toys R Us)Exclusives - 2004Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2004Battle Damaged Spider-Man / VenomTarget / Wal-Mart 2-PacksMarvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2004VenomSeries 12Spider-Man (2002)Toy Biz
2005Venom (Stealth)Amazing Spider-ManToy Biz
2006Venom (Capture Web)Limited Edition - Wal-MartSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2006Venom (Symbiote Blast)Amazing Spider-ManToy Biz
2006Venom12" ScaleAmazing Spider-ManToy Biz
2006VenomSeries 1Figure FactoryToy Biz
2006VenomIcons - Series 2Marvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2006Venom (Eddie Brock Head)Icons - Series 2Marvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2006VenomBattle Booster Packs - Series 4Marvel Legends ShowdownToy Biz
2006VenomSeries 3Marvel MegaMorphsToy Biz
2007Classic Spider-Man Box Set (Previews)Exclusives - 2007Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2007Peter Parker / Venom (Transformation)Wave 17 - Spider-Man 3Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2007Spider-Man (Transformation) / VenomWave 18 - Spider-Man 3Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2007VenomSandman SeriesMarvel Legends (Hasbro)Hasbro
2007Spider-Man & VenomSpider-Man Series 1Marvel Super Hero SquadHasbro
2007Venom & PumaSpider-Man Series 4Marvel Super Hero SquadHasbro
2007Venom & SandmanSpider-Man Series 5Marvel Super Hero SquadHasbro
2007Venom (Capture Web)Spider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom (Glow in the Dark)Spider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom (Spinning Symbiote Attack)Spider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom (Mouth Gushes Venom Ooze)10” ScaleSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom10” ScaleSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Spider-Man vs. Venom SymbioteOoze AttackSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom (Jaw Trap)Ooze AttackSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Venom (Symbiote Mutation)Ooze AttackSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007VenomUnleashed 360Spider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Spider-Man vs. VenomWebworldSpider-Man 3 - MovieHasbro
2007Spider-Man vs. VenomBattle-PacksSpider-Man OriginsHasbro
2007VenomSeries 2Spider-Man OriginsHasbro
2008VenomShopKo Single PacksMarvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2008Cosmic Spider-Man / Transformation VenomToys R Us 2-Packs - Wave 1Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2008Web-Armor Spider-Man / VenomToys R Us 2-Packs - Wave 3Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2008Spider-Man (Cosmic) / Venom (Transformation)Wave 24Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2008VenomSeries 1Marvel Mighty MuggsHasbro
2008Venom & Spider-ManSeries 8Marvel Super Hero SquadHasbro
2008Venom (Claw Slash)Spectacular Spider-Man (Animated)Hasbro
2008Spider-Man vs VenomOscorp Ooze FactoriesSpectacular Spider-Man (Animated)Hasbro
2008VenomSpider ChargedSpectacular Spider-Man (Animated)Hasbro
2008Carnage (Capture Webs)Spider-Man - ClassicsHasbro
2008VenomWave 1Transformers - CrossoversHasbro
2009Dark Avengers #1 Box SetExclusives - 2009Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2009Thunderbolts Box Set (SDCC)Exclusives - 2009Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2009Venom (Scorpion Stinger)Spider-Man - ClassicsHasbro
2010Water RumbleBattle PacksSpider-Man (2010)Hasbro
2010Venom (Water Spitter)VehiclesSpider-Man (2010)Hasbro
2010Venom (Toxic Blast)Wave 1Spider-Man (2010)Hasbro
2011Heroes & AdversariesExclusives - 2011Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2012Symbiote Snap VenomComic SeriesAmazing Spider-Man (Hasbro)Hasbro
2012Snappin' Whips VenomWeb BattlersAmazing Spider-Man (Hasbro)Hasbro
 111 Action Figures Produced
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