Collects the introduction (6 pages of story) to Cletus Kasady from Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #344-345 and 359-360 and collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #361-363 (in their entirety).
As if Venom wasn't bad enough...there's a new psychotic symbiotic-killing machine in town and his name is Carnage. Sadistic serial killer Cletus Kasady has bonded with the offspring of Venom and become an uncontrollable force of destruction and chaos. Not even Spider-Man can stop him alone. Can Spidey and one of his deadliest foes, Venom, put aside their differences long enough to stop one of the most terrifying villains of all?