The horrifying threat of the King in Black, all-powerful god of the symbiote race, has loomed large for years. And after millennia of imprisonment, Knull was finally freed thanks to a rash act by Eddie Brock! Now, the King in Black and his symbiotic army have arrived on Earth! But what is Knull’s hideous agenda? And what happens to Venom when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss? Eddie Brock is about to face the biggest challenge of his life…but he’s not alone. Who will stand by his side in Earth’s darkest hour? And do any of them have the slightest chance of success?