News: Barracuda Enters the Mainstream Marvel Universe in “The Punisher Vs. Barracuda”

  If you can't beat 'em, join 'em! As announced by Adventures In Poor Taste, Marvel will be bringing Garth Ennis's fan-favorite Punisher MAX villain Barracuda into the mainstream Earth-616 Universe this April in The Punisher Vs. Barracuda, a five-issue miniseries written by Ed Brisson (New Mutants, Dead Man Logan) and drawn by Declan Shalvey… Continue reading News: Barracuda Enters the Mainstream Marvel Universe in “The Punisher Vs. Barracuda”

Review: Punisher: Soviet #3 (2020) by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows

Purchase Punisher: Soviet at your local comic book store or digitally on Comixology here! Happy New Year, Punisher Central readers! To kick off this decade in the right way, Marvel has moved up their comic release schedule and given us the third chapter of Punisher: Soviet TODAY merely three weeks after the last issue. After… Continue reading Review: Punisher: Soviet #3 (2020) by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows

Review: Punisher: Soviet #2 (2019) by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows

On the hunt for Russian mobster Konstantin Pronchenko, The Punisher's trail has gone cold with new mysteries continually arising. Why has the notoriously violent and brash Pronchenko suddenly turned towards the "clean" world of corporate crime and money laundering? What are Russian ex-Special Forces doing in the Russian mob? Who has been killing Russian mobsters… Continue reading Review: Punisher: Soviet #2 (2019) by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows

Review: Punisher: Kill Krew #5 by Gerry Duggan & Juan Ferreyra

Half a year ago, a civilian named Jones lost his entire family at the hands of a bastard frost giant named Kasyckla. The Punisher swore vengeance, put on a viking helmet, hooked his trusty battle van to one of Thor's goats and declared war on all the otherworldly monsters who benefited from the Earth's misery… Continue reading Review: Punisher: Kill Krew #5 by Gerry Duggan & Juan Ferreyra

Review: Punisher: Soviet #1 (2019) by Garth Ennis

While veteran Punisher writer Garth Ennis has kept in touch with Frank Castle as a man and a United States Marine in the past decade through 2012's Fury MAX: My War Gone By and 2017's Punisher: The Platoon, Punisher: Soviet marks the first time that Ennis has stepped back into the world of Frank Castle AS… Continue reading Review: Punisher: Soviet #1 (2019) by Garth Ennis

Review: Punisher: Kill Krew #4 by Gerry Duggan

Before making this review, I want to apologize to all the fans for the wait. As you all may know, I've been a little busy with organizing The Punisher Day (2019.10.30). Hopefully, next year will bring even more engagement and community support for Frank. Without further ado, let's jump back into the penultimate issue of this… Continue reading Review: Punisher: Kill Krew #4 by Gerry Duggan

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

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