The Behind the Scenes Comic Book History of Venom and Spider-Man's Black Costume
Quote: Today, we're talking about how a random comic book fan came up with the idea of Spider-Man's black costume which was introduced in the Secret Wars comic event, and how the fans hated it so much that the writers turned the suit into an evil alien symbiote just so Spidey would get rid of it. Also, learn about the true story of how Venom was originally supposed to be a woman!
Spider-Man: Birth of Venom (Amazing Spider-Man
Get the actual comic book story of the origin of Venom and the black costume.
Buy at Amazon Collects Secret Wars #8; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #252-259, #298-300 and #315-317; Fantastic Four #274; and Web Of Spider-Man (1985) #1; Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1.