The coming of Carnage! When Venom's offspring transforms psychopath Cletus Kasady into a symbiotic serial killer, Peter Parker makes the hardest decision of his life - and turns to Venom for help! But will Eddie Brock join the fight, or will he continue his single-minded mission to squash Spider-Man? Plus: Spider-Man enters the Lizard's lair - and faces a powerful enemy alongside the New Warriors! And when Spidey is haunted by Kraven the Hunter, can the web-slinger save the soul of his fiercest foe? Then, when familiar faces make a startling return, Spidey must investigate a painful piece of his past - assuming he can get through Taskmaster and the Red Skull! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #361-367; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) #26; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: SOUL OF THE HUNTER; and material from SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #12, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #8 and NEW WARRIORS ANNUAL #2.