24 May 2024

Venom and the Spiderman Symbiote

From Sci Fi / Sci Fact, 5:00 am on 24 May 2024

In the Spiderman movie franchises, our hero came across an alien symbiote that took over his personality and caused him to act out of character. He shook off the parasite only to find it attached itself to journalist Eddie Brock and became a lethal enemy known as Venom.

Headshot of Dr. Paul Hume

Dr. Paul Hume Photo: MacDiarmid Institute

Subsequently, Venom got his own franchise as a sort of anti-hero.

Dr Paul Hume, MacDiarmid Institute affiliated postdoctoral fellow working at Victoria University of Wellington sits down with Bryan Crump to discuss symbiotes.

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