Marvel Comics will launch King in Black, a new Venom story written by Donny Cates with art by Ryan Stegman this December, the company announced.  Cates and Stegman collaborated on the original Venom series.  The new series focuses on a standoff between Eddie Brock and Knull, the God of the Symbiotes, a character created by Cates and Stegman.  Stegman promises that new designs will be unveiled throughout the series.

Cates describes the series as "the coolest, darkest, most heavy metal, Cthulhu dark horror thing I’ve ever been able to do."