Rick Remender and Tony Moore are going to begin a new chapter in the history of the symbiote creature known as Venom. First a villain who tried to eat Spider-Man's arms, Venom later changed host bodies and ate the arms of minor heroes as part of the Thunderbolts initiative, before pretending to be Spider-Man for a few months and hitting on Daken. Now he's going to switch bodies again, leaving Mac Gargan alone once more. Where will symbiote go next? Well, apparently the military are going to get him. In this new, surprisingly announced as an ongoing, series from Marvel; Venom is going to get hired by the army. With a new host, and a mission to go out and kill villains to America, apparently this is going to sustain enough interest to keep this an ongoing series.
Well, the talent is there at least. We're not convinced by the pitch, because it sounds frankly like a slight variation on Remender's Uncanny X-Force series. But at least the writer is the man behind Frankencastle and the artist is... the man who was also behind Frankencastle. If anyone can make the alien goo interesting, it'll be these two. The series will likely read well, and look brilliant, but the question remains... why this pitch? Watch us eat our words in a few months time when issue #1 comes out this March.