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Frank Castle's peak popularity was 20 years ago when he had 65 different solo titles on shelves every month, but even then we never really got a whole lot of Punisher action figures. This was despite him arguably being as big a comic book star back in the '90s as Deadpool is today. Yet the Punisher just never caught on in action figure form. He's been sprinkled throughout the various toy lines Marvel's had a hand in over the years, but only his recent resurgence has him back on the articulated radar.
Last year, Sideshow unveiled its sixth-scale Punisher figure, and Hasbro has a new Walgreen's exclusive, Jim Lee-era Punisher on the way for Marvel Legends. As nice as they are, Mezco just might have everyone beat with the latest addition to the One:12 Collective.
Thanks to Netflix’s Daredevil series, The Punisher is more popular than ever, which makes this the perfect time to launch a brand new Punisher ongoing series. Written by Becky Cloonan with art by Punisher veteran Steve Dillon, the first issue of Frank Castle's new series is packed with all the creative violence you expect as the Punisher sets his sights on a new drug cartel and crosses paths with the DEA.
It didn’t take for the hype of Jon Bernthal’s Punisher to generate talk of his own Daredevil spinoff, though Marvel and Netflix were quick to keep expectations down, even as Season 2 clearly set the character up for his own adventure. Now, Frank Castle’s war journal is officially open, as Marvel confirms a spinoff, showrunner and all.
Marvel’s Daredevil returns his horned brand of vigilante justice to Hell’s Kitchen as early as this Friday, introducing MCU takes on The Punisher and Elektra Natchios for Season 2. We’ve already touted Marvel’s most explosive season yet, but before your own binge, get answers to some of Daredevil Season 2's most burning questions with our spoilery FAQ review of the first seven episodes!
We're less than a week away from the return of Netflix's Daredevil series, and this time, The Punisher and Elektra are coming along for the ride. To celebrate this, Comixology has a fortnight long sale on some of the best Daredevil, Punisher and Elektra stories in recent memory so you can catch up on the comics before the new series begins.
The sale includes the first volumes of classic Daredevil runs, including Frank Miller and Klaus Janson's legendary character defining work with the character from the eighties. Also by Miller and David Mazzucchelli is the seminal Daredevil: Born Again which was a major influence on the first season of the television series.
All of the Marvel Cinematic Universe may be erupting into Civil War, but why can’t two heavy-hitters have a friendly talk? Daredevil Season 2 may answer that question, as new footage sees Matt Murdock and The Punisher using their words, rather than their fists.
Noted gun-haver and jet-ski enthusiast The Punisher is about to receive a fourth new lease on live-action life as he makes his debut in the second season of Netflix’s Daredevil, so this seems like a perfect time to take a gander at a small selection of the bullet-riddled art that Frank’s fans have blasted across the internet.
Late last night (and early this morning) saw Daredevil Season 2 sensing out a surprise look at Jon Bernthal’s Punisher and Elodie Yung’s Elektra fully outfitted in their final getup, over a week before the premiere. Now, a new teaser offers and even closer look at all three gearing up to take on a mysterious “ancient evil.”
Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ returns for 2016 with a punishing and confident Season 2, full of darkly rich new characters and an even more heightened sense of action. Our early review, before all episodes suit up for streaming on March 18!