Marvel announced another tie-in to "Spider-Island" on Wednesday, this time the ongoing Venom series.The "Spider-Island" story stars with August's Venom #6, from regular series writer Rick Remender and artist Tom Fowler, who comes on board the series with this month's issue #3. In Marvel's official statement, Remender teases a conflict between Venom and Anti-Venom — the current identity of the original Venom, Eddie Brock This joines previously announced "Spider-Island" tie-ins Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl and Spider-Island: Cloak & Dagger. Both are three-issue miniseries scheduled to debut in August. Marvel's full press release follows: When Spider-Island overruns New York, America only has one man to put an end to its madness – Venom! This August, red hot writer Rick Remender and artist Tom Fowler drop Flash Thompson right into a city full of Spider-powered residents in Venom #6! With this crisis ripping through the Big Apple, Venom must keep his emotions in check to ensure the city remains safe!
“Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott and editor Stephen Wacker went to great lengths to ensure that Venom had a few very important roles in Spider-Island,” said Remender. “I can't give away who we'll be seeing Venom go up against, but they are all huge characters and fights that Spider-fans have been itching to see. Tom Fowler’s pages so far are jaw-dropping and there are some legendary bouts >cough< Anti-Venom >cough< awaiting readers.”
With a whole of city of Spider-Men & Women to fight through, can Flash maintain control of a suit that wants nothing less than to put an end to any and all wall-crawlers? Or will the kill switch finally be thrown on America’s ultimate man in black? Find out when Venom takes Manhattan this August, only in Venom #6!
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TOM FOWLER
Cover by TONY MOORE
Rated T+ …$2.99
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