Aside from Punisher #1, What If... Peter Parker became The Punisher #1 was the second most expected title from a comic book this year for me. Especially with Carl Potts, former Punisher editor, and writer back after more than 20 years. He's most known for writing The Punisher: War Journal Vol. 1. This "What if" did answer… Continue reading Review: What If… Peter Parker became The Punisher #1
After a month of waiting, we finally got our Punisher fix. Matthew Rosenberg continues to deliver a respectable portrayal of our favorite anti-hero. As a long time Punisher fan, I couldn't expect a better start. So, grab a copy now or just sit back and enjoy our review. Following the debut issue, The Punisher continues to… Continue reading Review: The Punisher #2 (2018) by Matthew Rosenberg
To celebrate Jon Bernthal's September 20th birthday, Taran Tactical Innovations, a Simi Valley, CA based gun manufacturer/gunsmith/dealer, released a short clip of Jon gun-training for Marvel's The Punisher Season 2. Taran Tactical Innovations has been involved in firearms training for actors/actresses like Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Garner in gun-heavy tactical films such as John Wick and the… Continue reading Jon Bernthal Goes Gun Training For Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2
Taking The Punisher and bestowing on him the powers of the Ghost Rider and the "Herald of Galactus" in a colorful, cosmic future full of flying sharks, aliens, gods and time-traveling superheroes, Donny Cates's Cosmic Ghost Rider is a book that takes Frank Castle multiple notches further on a wacky scale we haven't seen yet. With recent confirmation by Cates… Continue reading Review: Cosmic Ghost Rider #3 (2018) by Donny Cates
One of the great perks of being a member of a restrictive group of hardcore Punisher fans is that you can sometimes learn a lot of things you wouldn't otherwise know about the character, his appearances and other Marvel trivia. A fellow member of this Punisher group, Michael Whalen, recently unearthed and shared with us the following… Continue reading Comic History: Did Dan G. Chichester predict The Punisher’s role in Secret Empire 26 years ago?
To put it extremely mildly, the past year and a half has been eventful for The Punisher. Frank Castle got entangled in the mess that was Secret Empire batting for team Hydra, took advantage of the War Machine armor on a redemptive quest to dish out justice on Chernayan war criminals & Hydra admin and was… Continue reading Review: Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 & 2 by Donny Cates
For nearly a decade, Garth Ennis worked to build, define and grow the world of Frank Castle largely apart and away from the superheroes of the 616 Marvel Comic Universe. It was a struggle that not even canonical accuracy could maintain (see Civil War Files #1 (2006) for the 616 Universe referencing events from the… Continue reading Review: The Punisher (2018) #1 by Matthew Rosenberg
Coinciding with the 20th Anniversary of the Marvel Knights imprint, it was revealed last July at San Diego Comic Con that a new miniseries revolving around the "knights" would be unleashed later this Fall. Marvel.com released a new piece of art (above by Joe Quesada) and exclusive details regarding the series and its 20th Anniversary… Continue reading New Art And Details Released For Marvel Knights’s Upcoming Miniseries And 20th Anniversary Celebration
According to a tweet by writer Ryan Cady, a new Punisher title will come out in September entitled The Punisher: Wasteland Journal. What I can say is we've got a back up story in the OLD MAN LOGAN ANNUAL #1 - @Cleanlined is on art. For now, it's a short story that features Frank taking… Continue reading A Mysterious New Punisher Title Coming Up!
A week ago after some Instagram investigation, I theorized that actor Robbie DeRaffele, simply cast as "Vor" on the IMDB page for Netflix's The Punisher Season 2, would be playing a certain special comic role due to his formidable physical build. A few hours ago, Robbie seemed to confirm just that, with an Instagram video showing his… Continue reading Speculation: Does this video confirm Robbie DeRaffele’s casting as the Russian in Netflix’s The Punisher?