Fan Theory: Following “King In Black”, Maker Might Conquer Eddie And Dylan Brock To Restore The Ultimate Universe

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In 'Venom' (2021) #200, Eddie Brock reveals Maker is a multiversal anomaly.
In ‘Venom’ (2021) #200, Eddie Brock reveals Maker is a multiversal anomaly. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN UNIVERSAL AND MULTIVERSAL ANOMALIES

MAKER’S ORIGIN STORY

In the “Ultimatum” event, Magneto creates cataclysmic events on Earth-1610. Previously, Hawkeye‘s assassination attempt on Magneto was thwarted at the cost of Quicksilver’s life. Indeed, in retaliation for the deaths of his children, Wanda and Pietro. Using Thor’s Mjolnir, Magneto shifted the planet’s magnetic poles. As a result of the cataclysms, millions died including several Ultimate heroes.

In order to regain a sense of normalcy, Reed Richards proposed to Invisible Woman. However, Sue rejected his proposal. In ‘Ultimate Comics Ultimates’ (2013) #30, Reed’s descent towards Maker is evident. A week after the Ultimatum, Kang the Conqueror visited Reed from the future. Shockingly, Kang revealed herself as Sue Storm. Incredibly, she commissioned Reed to gather the Infinity Gauntlet. In short, she wanted to prevent the end of the Ultimate Universe. In the end, the path would lead to Mister Fantastic becoming the Maker.

In 'Ultimate Comics Ultimates' (2013) #29, Kang the Conqueror reveals her identity as Sue Storm from the future.
In ‘Ultimate Comics Ultimates’ (2013) #29, Kang the Conqueror reveals her identity as Sue Storm from the future. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

AFTER “KING IN BLACK,” MAKER IS A MULTIVERSAL ANOMALY

In “Venom” (2021) #200, Eddie Brock is adjusting to being the new King in Black. As the God of the Symbiotes, Eddie can control all the symbiotes. Really, all that ever existed and he can see through them. In fact, he can pilot them to multiples places at the same time. Moreover, his omniscience allows him to see Knull’s first war against the God of Light. Curiously, Eddie speculates he may be able to travel through the timestream and alter history.

Nevertheless, the only being that has ecaped his omniscience is Maker. In ‘Venom’ (2020) #26, Maker had successfully created an artificial symbiote. To this end, he had used an Earth-616 symbiote. Sinisterly, he had planned to travel to the Ultimate Universe. However, his plan was foiled by a man in an Iron Man-esque armor. Finally, Maker was transported to the Ultimate Universe through a dimensional rift. In a sense, he became a multiversal anomaly.

In 'Venom' (2021) #200, Eddie Brock reveals Maker is a multiversal anomaly.
In ‘Venom’ (2021) #200, Eddie Brock reveals Maker is a multiversal anomaly. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

 

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IN ORDER TO JOIN THE COUNCIL OF REEDS, MAKER MIGHT CONQUER EDDIE AND DYLAN BROCK

In ‘Venom’ (2021) #200, Eddie appears at multiple locations in the Marvel Universe. Seriously, he warns the different heroes of Maker’s master plan. Ultimately, Maker seeks to join the Council of Reeds. Ironically, all members of the Council come from stable universes. Decisively, they have tasked Maker to restore the Ultimate Universe. Ultimately, it is the condition before he can join.

As Eddie reveals, Maker’s plan likely involves erasing the Marvel Universe. On top, he would rebuild the Ultimate Universe. Initially, his work for the Council is under the code name “Project Oversight.” Historically, Maker was interested in symbiotes for dimensional travel. Logically, Eddie and Dylan would be his targets. Perhaps, he would raise his own army of synthetic symbiotes.

In 'Venom' (2020) #20, the Council of Reeds returns to Marvel comics.
In ‘Venom’ (2020) #20, the Council of Reeds returns to Marvel comics. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

SOURCES

Venom Vol 4 35 in Marvel Database.
Ultimatum (Event) in Marvel Database.
Ultimate Comics Ultimates Vol 1 30 in Marvel Database.
Venom Vol 4 26 in Marvel Database.
Venom Finally Reveals the Secret Organization Pulling The Maker’s Strings in CBR.com.
Marvel Brings Back Fantastic Four Favorites In Venom in Comicbook.
Venom Vol 4 20 in Marvel Database.

Marvel Day Series: Created By The Dark Elder God Knull, Venom Is Born!

MARVEL DAY SERIES

In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ (1988) #300, Venom is born! AP Photo/Marvel Comics

IN SUPERVILLAINS

A HISTORY OF THE SYMBIOTE

In ‘Venom’ (2018) #4, the dark Elder god Knull tells Eddie Brock about the origin of the Venom symbiote, the Klyntar. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

In ‘Venom’ (2018) #4, the dark Elder god Knull in Knowhere tells Eddie Brock about the origin of the Venom symbiote, the Klyntar.

The story begins with the Elder god Knull “in the beginning” being invaded in his dimension by the Celestials.1 Seeing it as a war between light and darkness, Knull summons a sword out of the Abyss and decapitates a Celestial.

Then, using its remains, he forges the necrosword, the beginning of the symbiote. He sets out to attack the night and is then repelled onto a desolate, abandoned planet. Then, Knull creates the symbiote on the planet by bonding his abyss with lesser creatures. Eventually, Knull raises an army to slay gods across the galaxy until they reach Earth.

The Grendel, which is a dragon sent by Knull to slay worlds, reach Earth and are slayed by Thor’s lightning bolt. The bond between Knull and his army is broken across the galaxy and the symbiotes become infected by “venom”.1 They become the Klyntar and rise up against Knull who is consumed by the darkness.

In ‘Venom: Dark Origin #4’, the symbiote tells Eddie Brock his origin story. He remembers 60,000 light-years away and being born on the nameless desolate planet. There, Venom protects a rodentoid alien by transforming it into an apex predator.

VENOM HAS HAD TWELVE HUMAN HOSTS

Venom has had twelve human hosts. In Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars #3, Venom’s first human host was Deadpool on Battleworld. Deadpool wore the symbiote moments before Spider-Man would come to use it to repair his damaged costume. Deadpool realized the symbiote had bonded and was interfacing with his mind. Fearing that his insanity would affect the symbiote, he returned it to its prison.

Another notable host of the symbiote has been Flash Thompson. In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ (2011) #654, Flash Thompson became Venom after he was enlisted onto Project: Rebirth 2.0. Flash was bonded to the symbiote acquired after the Siege of Asgard. Once bonded, Flash was able to regenerate his legs and had powers similar to Spider-Man’s.

 

In ‘Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars’ (2015) #3, Deadpool creates his new costume with the alien symbiote on Battleworld. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

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VENOM IS BORN!

In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ (1988) #300, Daily Globe journalist Eddie Brock publishes about the Sin-Eater. Suffering from adrenal cancer with a few months to live, journalist Eddie Brock wanted to break out a story for the Daily Globe. He was contacted by Emil Gregg who claimed to be the Sin-Eater. He began publishing front-page exclusives protecting the Sin-Eater’s identity under the First Amendment until pressure from the police and his editor forced him to reveal the Sin-Eater as Emil Gregg. From that time, Eddie was filled with hate for Spider-Man.

Unfortunately for Eddie, that same day, Spider-Man and Daredevil captured the real Sin-Eater and revealed his identity to be Detective Stan Carter. He was fired from the Globe, his wife Anne left him and his father disowned him. Seeking redemption, he headed to Our Lady Of Saints Church to beg forgiveness from God and commit suicide. Once inside, he was attacked by the alien symbiote and bonded to it. The symbiote bonded to Eddie mentally and physically and revealed that he had posed as Spider-Man’s costume, but that Spider-Man had attempted to kill it using the church’s bell tower. Eddie’s despair, rage and fierce hate for Spider-Man fed the symbiote. Venom was born!

In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ (1988) #300, Venom is born! AP Photo/Marvel Comics

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SOURCES

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 300 in Marvel Database.
Venom Vol 4 4 in Marvel Database.
Venom: Dark Origin Vol 1 4 in Marvel Database.
Meet All of Venom’s Human Hosts in CBR.com.
Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars Vol 1 3 in Marvel Database.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 654 in Marvel Database.
Edward Brock (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Venom (Klyntar) (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Eugene Thompson (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Stanley Carter (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.

FOOTNOTES

  1. Venom #4.