Venom Movie’s Comic Book Influences Explained

It’s safe to say Spider-Man fans have had a fairly mixed reaction to Sony’s upcoming Venom movie so far. On the one hand, it’s great to see Eddie Brock being given another chance on the big screen. On the other, lots of questions remain about a Spider-Man universe character getting a movie… without Spider-Man.

Still, the movie is definitely drawing inspiration from the source material. The film’s director, Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), has said that it’s based mainly on two different comics arcs: Lethal Protector and Planet of the Symbiotes. So let’s breakdown how this new Venom movie looks to be adapting Marvel’s comics and those stories specifically…

Eddie Brock’s Origins

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