Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #258, 300, 315-317, 332-333, 346-347, 361-363, 374 and 378-380; Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995 1st Series) #1, 95-96 and 101-103; Avengers: Death Trap, The Vault GN (1991 Marvel); Darkhawk (1991-1995) #13-14; Spider-Man Special Edition: Trial of Venom (1992) UNICEF; Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance (1992-1994) #5-6; Spider-Man (1990-1998) #35-37; Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #201-203; and material from Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #373, 375, 388 and ANNUAL #25-26; Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995 1st Series) ANNUAL #7-8; Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) ANNUAL #12; Marvel Comics Presents (1988-1995) #117-122; and Spider-Man Unlimited (1993 1st Series) #1-2
Spider-Man meets his deadliest foe, as a rivalry for the ages is born! When Spidey's symbiotic alien black costume takes a new host, Eddie Brock - who hates Spider-Man - together they become the lethal Venom! They'll stop at nothing to take their revenge on Peter Parker...and when Venom sires an even more psychopathic offspring, the result is Maximum Carnage! Plus the sinister symbiote sinks his teeth into Wolverine, Ghost Rider, Quasar, Darkhawk and the Avengers, in this complete compendium of Venom's earliest appearances!