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As Venom begat Carnage, Carnage begat Toxin when he forced his symbiote “son” onto a former NYPD officer named Patrick Mulligan. Unlike his bloodthirsty alien relatives, Toxin maintained the sense of morality he possessed as a police officer. This allowed him to fight alongside Spider-Man on a number of occasions, and he was even considered for the Avengers’ Fifty State Initiative. With Carnage most likely slated to appear in Venom, it would not be hard for them to foreshadow the coming of Toxin at some point during the film.