Christopher Clark”s “Pick Your Poison” depicts Spider-man at his best. Facing impossible odds, Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-man, fights off his two staunchest foes, Venom and Carnage. Set against the skyscrapers at dusk and Cast in Christopher Clark”s distinctive impressionistic style, Spider-man has never looked better.
Created by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby in 1963, Spider-man is Marvel Comics most popular character and star of five Hollywood movie adaptations. Deriving his powers from a bite from a radioactive spider, Peter Parker acquired the agility and proportional strength of a spider and the ability to cling to any surface. Using his scientific acumen, Parker creates web-shooters that allows him to swing through the New York skyline. Avenging the death of his beloved Uncle Ben, Spider-man fights crime and lives by the adage With great power, comes great responsibility.”
Since their inception in The Amazing Spider-man comic series, both Venom and Carnage have represented the greatest threat to your local, neighborhood web-slinger. With powers that originate from a symbiote Spider-man obtained during the massive Marvel Crossover event, “Secret Wars, Venom and Carnage have quickly gained notoriety in Spider-man”s rogue gallery.
Christopher Clark depicts these two characters in all their menacing glory with ferocious fangs and threatening tendrils. His style lends itself to a more dramatic, painterly version of this super-hero icon.