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Prep for Absolute Carnage with new True Believers issues


One of Marvel Comics’ most anticipated events of 2019 is definitely Absolute Carnage. But you might need a history lesson before you dig in this August.

A history of Carnage

Carnage, Venom’s even eviler spawn, has been around for a long time at this point. Most likely though, most readers know the crimson-hued villain from a handful of big arcs in the 90s.

There’s been a revival though, and Carnage might be about to become a bigger baddie than he’s ever been. That’s thanks to writer Donny Cates, and his Absolute Carnage event series, landing at retail this August.

And just in case you need a refresher as to who and what Carnage is and is capable of, Marvel will have you covered. Landing on store shelves this July is a selection of the villain’s biggest and most important tales. Basically all the stuff that you should probably know before digging into Absolute Carnage.

As usual too, all of the True Believers issues coming up will be just $1 USD. That’s a star value considering how great some of these are. And if you’re a 90s Marvel or Spidey fan, well they just might be worth it even if you’re not going to buy into August’s epic.

Here’s what’s on the way:

  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – SHE-VENOM #1: Reprinting material from Venom: Sinner Takes All (1995) #3
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – CARNAGE, U.S.A. #1: Reprinting Carnage, U.S.A. (2011) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – CARNAGE #1: Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #361
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – VENOM VS. CARNAGE #1: Reprinting Venom vs Carnage (2004) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – SAVAGE REBIRTH #1: Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #430
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – MAXIMUM CARNAGE #1: Reprinting Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – MANIA #1: Reprinting Venom (2003) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – SEPARATION ANXIETY #1:  Reprinting Venom: Separation Anxiety (1994) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – MIND BOMB #1: Reprinting Carnage: Mind Bomb (1996) #1
  • TRUE BELIEVERS: ABSOLUTE CARNAGE – PLANET OF THE SYMBIOTES #1: Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man Super Special #1

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