The presence of a Venom canon event in the upcoming sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse suggests that Miles Morales, the main protagonist, may become corrupted by the Venom symbiote in the future. Canon events are moments experienced by different versions of Spider-Man across the multiverse, and they play a crucial role in maintaining the stability of reality. While the focus of the Spider-Verse trilogy is on Miles facing The Spot as his ultimate adversary, the existence of Venom as a canon event implies that Miles has yet to experience it, and it could potentially occur after the death of his father, resulting in a tragic and dark future.
Spider-Verse Worsens as Venom Tease Revealed
In Across the Spider-Verse, the sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a subtle reference to Venom suggests that the tragedy Miles Morales is about to face could escalate. Although the trilogy is set to conclude with the upcoming film Beyond the Spider-Verse and a final battle with The Spot, it is likely that Miles will continue to be Spider-Man even after defeating his biggest foe and saving the Spider-Verse. However, there may still be more villains connected to key canon events ready to strike in the aftermath.
Canon events are moments that most versions of Spider-Man across the multiverse experience, and they are interconnected on the Web of Life and Destiny. The death of a police captain is referenced as the biggest canon event in Across the Spider-Verse. In most realities, this police captain is Gwen Stacy’s father. However, in Miles’ case, it is his own father who is in danger during The Spot’s attack on his universe. Miles tries to save his father’s life and clashes with Spider-Man 2099 and the Spider-Society, as canon events are believed to be necessary for the stability of reality. However, there is another canon event that could make Miles’ future even darker.
During Spider-Man 2099’s explanation of canon events and the Great Web of Life and Destiny, it is revealed that six different versions of Spider-Men struggling with the Venom symbiote can be seen. One of these versions is Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man, struggling to remove the symbiote as seen in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3. This suggests that Spider-Man bonding with Venom and the corruptive arc that follows is a canon event across realities, which could potentially include Miles at some point in his timeline.
Although the Spider-Verse trilogy has focused on The Spot as Miles’ ultimate adversary, the existence of Venom as a canon event means that Miles has yet to experience it. It is possible that this event may occur after the upcoming Beyond the Spider-Verse and the potential death of Miles’ father. This idea implies a logical and tragic future where Miles becomes corrupted by the Venom symbiote after losing his dad.
However, it is important to note that not every version of Spider-Man experiences every canon event. Just like specific details may differ depending on the reality, not all canon events may happen for every Spider-Man. This gives hope that Miles Morales’ future may not be predetermined to be corrupted by Venom. With the release date of Beyond the Spider-Verse yet to be announced, fans are eagerly awaiting the epic conclusion to the trilogy.