Review: The Punisher #16 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

The end of a cycle has arrived. A bittersweet ending to the best mainstream Punisher run since Greg Rucka's and a great series. For over two years and TWENTY SEVEN issues, Frank Castle braved the fallout of an unthinkable and absolutely horrendous decision on the part of Marvel Comics creative and editorial teams to allow The… Continue reading Review: The Punisher #16 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

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Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #3 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

In the wake of the War of the Realms, a father named Jones had his entire family crushed and immolated in a car wreck at the hands of frost giant Kasyckla. Several children were also left orphaned by the murder of their entire families. While the chaos may be a regular semi-annual and fairly mundane… Continue reading Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #3 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #2 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

In Jacobellis v. Ohio, 378 U.S. 184 (1964), a United States Supreme Court case involving Ohio's ban of the Louis Malle film The Lovers (Les Amants) for pornographic obscenity, Justice Potter Stewart was put on the spot to define the meaning of "hardcore pornography". Unable to lay down a definitive and all-encompassing answer, he famously uttered the phrase "I know… Continue reading Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #2 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

Review: The Punisher #15 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

War is on the streets! Last issue, Black Widow set up a team to help Frank consisting of Moon Knight, Night Thrasher, Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch) and surprise long-standing ally/trainee Rachel Cole Alves  (see Greg Rucka's 2011 run) in his fight against Baron Zemo and his B-list Thunderbolts. With this issue, Matthew Rosenberg unleashes all… Continue reading Review: The Punisher #15 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

News: Garth Ennis finds Frank Castle a new ally in upcoming miniseries Punisher: Soviet

Earlier today, Marvel officially released descriptions and art for Garth Ennis's upcoming Punisher: Soviet miniseries. Due for release in November, the six issue storyline will feature veteran Punisher writer Garth Ennis returning to the world of Frank Castle during his time AS THE PUNISHER for the first time since 2009's Punisher War Zone miniseries longtime Garth… Continue reading News: Garth Ennis finds Frank Castle a new ally in upcoming miniseries Punisher: Soviet

Review: The Punisher Annual (2019) by Karla Pacheco

Written in reference to Acts of Vengeance (the late 1989/1990 crossover event pitting heroes against villains outside their rogue's gallery), this year's The Punisher annual sent odd duo Frank Castle and J. Jonah Jameson to space to fight evil Russian astronauts and the Brood Queen. With a writer familiar with all manner of sci-fi/space oddities in… Continue reading Review: The Punisher Annual (2019) by Karla Pacheco

News: Garth Ennis announces two Punisher miniseries

Great news from The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, UK! During an interview therein, legendary Punisher writer Garth Ennis announced the titles and artists for Soviet and Get Fury, two upcoming Punisher miniseries initially teased in progress in Ennis's closing letter to fans at the end of January 2018's The Punisher MAX: The… Continue reading News: Garth Ennis announces two Punisher miniseries

Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #1 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

Frank Castle had an unusually prominent presence in the War of the Realms. He helped Thor, Wolverine, Blade and Lady Freyja among others stop Earth's invasion from Malekith's forces and for three issues, Gerry Duggan (Infinity Wars, Deadpool) gave him his own "fun" solo adventure where he helped a few patients and medical staff escape to safety with… Continue reading Review: The Punisher: Kill Krew #1 (of 5) (2019) by Gerry Duggan

Review: The Punisher #14 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

Despite a triumphant New York homecoming, things aren't looking particularly great for Frank Castle. Hydra figurehead Baron Zemo has now allied with Mayor Wilson Fisk a.k.a. Kingpin in an effort to get rid of their mutual punishment problem once and for all. Their tools? An army of 400 Hydra strong disguised as United Nations troops,… Continue reading Review: The Punisher #14 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

Review: The Punisher #13 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg

Bagalia is in ruins and Baron Zemo has retreated to New York to break bread with THE criminal mastermind himself, Wilson Fisk a.k.a. Kingpin, for assistance with their soon-to-be mutual Punisher problem. As the wacky criminal duo are trading verbal smoke and butting administrative heads, Frank Castle is collecting intel in the manner he knows best...killing,… Continue reading Review: The Punisher #13 (2019) by Matthew Rosenberg