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Carnage #9

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The Carnage symbiote painfully and viciously extracted what it wanted out of Malekith the Accursed – but godhood remains just out of its reach.

Wracked with an insatiable lust and longing for power since its communion with Knull, the symbiote is missing only one thing to level untold destruction across the universe: a weapon.

Publication Date
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Print Lenght
23 pages
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3 Critic Ratings & Reviews from:
  • 84

    Comic Watch

    Carnage #9 establishes the next stage of the titular symbiote's mythical journey, and introduces a mysterious new character who could prove vital to bringing this quest for god-like power to an end.
  • 70

    The Comicbook Dispatch

    Carnage #9 continues where the story left off in the previous issue with Carnage and Kenneth Neely arriving on Nidavellir for someone in particular. The comic finally reveals just what the Canrage symbiote has in store for its piece of the Venom symbiote codex. Before that reveal, the comic feels a little slow and lacking momentum in the action and dialogue interactions. Hopefully the next issue turns the excitement back up.
  • 70

    Following a detour in issue #8, the latest installment of Carnage picks up in a more logical spot that's after the events of issue #7. Carnage itself is still in the process of trying to essentially become an unstoppable force through the newfound power of Norse tech and abilities. Outside of this broad aim, though, Carnage #9 doesn't do much else to push the story forward other than reveal the titular character's next big goal. At this point, I'm more curious to see what Carnage intends to do with its more grand plan, but I'm still enjoying the journey along the way.

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About the Author: Ram V

Ram V is an award winning author and creator of comics & graphic novels such as

Grafity’s Wall, These Savage Shores, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr & the Eisner-winning Blue In Green.

Since publishing his first book in 2016, Ram’s work has gone on to garner critical and popular success, winning multiple awards. Apart from creating original work, Ram has also written for iconic characters & titles such as The Swamp Thing, Justice League Dark, Catwoman and Venom at DC Comics and Marvel.

Ram lives in London– dog person, doodles, argumentative melancholic.

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