On the unlikely day when an embittered, washed-up journalist met a spurned symbiotic organism from an alien planet, a force of evil and vengeance like no other in the Marvel Universe was born: Venom! But was his origin as simple as that? From the saga of the Sin-Eater to the super-hero Secret Wars, discover the events that brought Eddie Brock together with his symbiotic “other” — and the twin corruptions doomed to bring together this wreck of a man and jealous monster to form Spider-Man’s deadliest foe! Learn the never-before-seen truth about Venom’s past and the symbiote’s home planet! And witness the moment when the entity blackens Brock’s heart, tars his soul and sets him on the fateful path of brutal revenge against his hated enemy! Collecting VENOM: DARK ORIGIN #1-5.