When the web-slinger donned a sleek black costume of alien origin, he had no idea it would one day become his deadliest foe: Venom! See the misguided Eddie Brock in some of his earliest adventures as he tries time and again to take down the hated Spider-Man! Featuring the first appearance of Carnage! Plus: the Black Cat, Silver Sable and the Human Torch!
Collecting Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #332-333, #346-347, #361-363 and #374-375; Spider-Man: The Trial Of Venom — and material from Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #373, #388 and Annual #25-26; Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #12; and Web Of Spider-Man Annual #8, written by David Michelinie, pencilled by Erik Larsen, Mark Bagley, Tod Smith, Larry Alexander, Paris Cullins & Aaron Lopresti, with a cover by Erik Larsen.
Marvel, paperback, 304 pages, published September 2011