Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Director: Alex Kurtzman
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Ed Solomon
Copyright Holder: N/A
First appearing in the comic book series as an alien costume worn by Spider-Man in "The Amazing Spider-Man" #252 in 1984, it was several years before the creature left Peter Parker and merged with photographer Eddie Brock, forming the antihero known as Venom. Since then, the character has appeared in a variety of different forms and bonded with several different hosts.