Venom Dunking on Spider-Man: ‘The Meme’

Venom Dunking on Spider-Man is an exploitative image that appeared in the 200th edition of Venom #35. Moreover, the picture got recognition through memes such as ‘This Pic Goes Hard’ and ‘Feel Free To Screenshot.’ The trend ranked later in 2021.

The illustration depicts “Venom dunking on the Marvel hero Spider-Man with a basketball.” However, fans loved the meme and in June 2022 the image went viral on TikTok and every social media site. 

Venom Dunking on Spider-Man: ‘The Meme’
Venom Dunking on Spider-Man Illustration

Beginning of Venom Dunking on Spider-Man Meme

The very first picture of Venom Dunking on Spider-Man that can be found on social media sites appeared on March 4th, 2021, by a Twitter user named @Kaelngu. Moreover, he posted a picture of Venom dunking on Spider-Man. However, the picture received 4400 likes and 1180 reposted tweets in one year. 

The picture was created for a reason but people started using it for memes. However, the illustration was designed for the 200th edition of Venom 35. Moreover, it belonged to Kael Ngu’s “Spider-Man Basketball Slam Dunk Variant.” 

‘The Meme’ Venom Dunking on Spider-Man on TikTok

The meme went viral on social media sites and people started loving it. In a short period, the illustration was depicted in various images and videos on TikTok and other such apps. The illustration began to use for humorous as well as humiliating reasons. 

However, people started comparing the Venom Dunking on Spider-Man meme to Deez Nuts. It is an expression used for diverting a conversation. 

On July 1st, 2022, a user named @dxrkvsthewrld posted the image of Venom and Spider-Man facing each other in a Basketball match. Moreover, he used the audio from Misery’s “Goodwill Pants Section.” Later, everybody used the same audio on the internet for memes and videos.

Venom Dunking on Spider-Man: ‘The Meme’
Venom Dunking on Spider-Man 

Fan’s Reaction to ‘The Meme’

One user on Twitter wrote:

“Idc what context it’s used in but the pic of Venom dunking on Spider-Man will always make me laugh,”


Another user said:

“the picture of venom dunking on spider man is my favourite thing ever,”


On TikTok a user said:

“The picture of venom dunking on Spider-Man absolutely kills me every time I see it,”


The Artist Behind Venom Dunking on Spider-Man

Kael Nagu the famous illustration artist belongs to Malaysia. Moreover, the brilliant artist has worked for Marvel Comics, Image Comics, DC Comics, and Boom. However, before working for big companies he worked as a card game illustrator and created art for local studios of gaming. 

The Spread of Meme

The sound and meme created for the Venom dunking came into the limelight due to TikTok. However, this masterpiece of art was started comparing to the Deez Nut joke. People used the same punch line and tags for the memes. 

Unfortunately, every other person started using the sound and meme and it became cringe to some people. In July 2022 the trend became so annoying due to so much use of the meme. Even some TikTok users such as @ItsKibs made some videos on Venom Dunking but later he received so much hatred and backlash. However, still the meme gained 102,000 likes within five days of posting.  

Venom Dunking Spider-Man on Instagram

An artist named @Venomhology shared a beautiful illustration of the basketball game between Venom and Spider-Man. Moreover, the picture depicts that ‘a huge alien is sitting on his opponent’s shoulder the Spider-Man to support his dunk.’ 

Further, we can see his huge smile of Venom with his sharp teeth showing his victory. The artist who created the illustration received loved immensely for creating an idea into reality. 

Venom Dunking on Spider-Man: ‘The Meme’
Venom Dunking on Spider-Man On Instagram 

Is this Picture of Venom and Spider-Man Hint at a New Movie?

The superhero Spider-Man and the villain Venom do hold some past on-screen history for playing roles in Spider-Man 3. Moreover, in June the writer Hardy came out with a script for the much-awaited movie ‘Venom 3.’ 

However, people started thinking that the illustration that came out of Spider-Man and Venom is hinting towards a new movie of them together. Later, they found out that the illustration is used for the cover photo of Frankie’s Comics & Golden Apple Comics’ Venom #35. 


Although people used the Venom Dunking Spider-Man picture for humorous purposes the beloved fans of the character thought of a new action-packed and thrilling movie of them together. Though after the ending scene of No Way Home where Venom gets to know about Spider-Man came to see him in the MCU timeline. 

People thought that it would continue the story in another season. Later, it was clarified that there is no such thing because it was just an illustration for Marvel Comics.

But you never know if there is something big awaiting Marvel fans and in coming years they are cast together to create a blockbuster movie. 


Who made venom dunk on Spiderman?

A comic artist named Kael Ngu created this piece of artwork of Venom and Spider-Man facing each other at a basketball match. Moreover, this piece of artwork was utilized as the cover photo of Frankie’s Comics & Golden Apple Comics’ Venom #35. 

Who is Venom in Spider-Man?

Edward Brock Jr. played the last antagonist of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. Moreover, he played one of the antagonists alongside New Goblin of Spider-Man 3. The character was portrayed by Topher Grace.  

Is Venom an alien?

An American comic book published by Marvel comics was first seen starring Venom. Moreover, the character had an amorphous, liquid-like form and survived by having a bond with a host, which is usually human. 

Is Venom from Spider-Man DNA?

Venom was created by Doctor Octopus for Norman Osborn and Oscorp. This character can attach himself to humans to create an unstoppable villain. 

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