Venom teases the Maker Ultimate Marvel Universe Invasion
While the Marvel Universe could barely stand the King in Black, Venom has already seen the next threat from Ultimate Reed Richards.
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While Knull was defeated in the crossover event, defeat King in black and Eddie Brock rose to deity to command symbiotic armies across the cosmos, some of the villains who’ve got Venom in trouble lately remain undefeated. Most notably, the creator, the evil Reed Richards from the Ultimate Universe, remains at large and continues to evade justice even after Eddie gains cosmic consciousness.
And as the Marvel Universe begins, the pieces of King in black, the creator is ready to launch the next great invasion while building his own forces.
The Reed Richards of Earth-1610, the ultimate universe, was introduced as a younger character as his counterpart in the main universe, who also became superhero Mister Fantastic and led the Fantastic Four of his world. After the disastrous events of the 2009 crossover event ultimatum, who saw the Ultimate Universe devastated and many of its heroes killed, suggested Reed Sue Storm, who instead broke up with him. Crazy about the trauma of ultimatum and his split from Sue, Reed killed his mother and created Maker’s villain cloak to shape the world in his own image. After the 2015 crossover event Secret wars, Maker was stranded in the main Marvel Universe when the Multiverse was reformed.
Maker formed the sinister organization WHISPER and initially targeted characters originally from different realities before arriving in the main Marvel Universe before later crossing the paths of the Future Foundation in space. Back on Earth, Maker became particularly interested in the Venom symbiote and Eddie’s young son, Dylan, and found that the symbiote of this universe was very different from the one he knew on his own world. Maker was last seen sent back to the reborn Ultimate Universe, revealing that his homeworld was completely messed up with the apparent disappearance of the planet’s leading super team, the Ultimates.
Although Eddie Maker apparently cannot follow into the ultimate universe, his newfound cosmic consciousness deduces that the supervillain is actually planning a massive invasion of the main universe. Eddie brings these concerns to the Avengers and calls on Captain America and the most powerful heroes on earth to prepare for the impending attack. In addition to being a maker, Eddie suspects the twisted villain is discussing a new version of the Council of Reeds, a meeting of Reed Richards from parallel worlds across the multiverse with largely immoral motives that made them a threat rather than an ally have the most important Marvel universe in the past.
The Creator nearly conquered his own planet, which was narrowly defeated by the joint efforts of the Heroes of the Ultimate Universe before becoming a threat to the entire Multiverse. With his research in hand from his time in the main Marvel Universe and back in his own world without the ultimates hindering his plans, there’s nothing stopping Maker from coming back more powerful than ever as a rematch against the main heroes of the Marvel Universe is practically guaranteed. Eddie Brock may be a god now, but even he is blind to Ultimate Reed Richards’ further machinations.
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