When they announced the "Frankencastle" series where Punisher (a.k.a. Frank Castle, ba-dump) becomes some kind of monster, I wasn't expecting the tagline "Rest In Pieces," to be quite so literal.
The Punisher has looked better.
Marvel's most recent teases for the fall have Frank Castle -- well, presumably Frank Castle's corpse, looking a bit reanimated by way of unglamorous technology. It's like
Comics fan Eminem -- whose new album, 'Relapse,' drops in two weeks -- isn't just the cover boy of the new XXL magazine on stands today, he's also the co-star of a Punisher comic book included in the mag, appropriately called 'Punisher/Eminem: Kill You.'
Created by writer Fred Van Lente (Marvel Zombies
The epic World War Hulk has come to Manhattan and this doesn't make Frank Castle, AKA The Punisher, a very happy man! In the extra-sized (jammed with even more story!) Punisher War Journal #12, from the acclaimed creative team of writer Matt Fraction and artist Ariel Olivetti, it's time for Frank to protect those left behind in the wake of Hulk's rage. But this is no ordinary man and this is no ordinary battle, so Frank will don something we can only call...the Venom Suit! Armed with
The Punisher dispenses a unique brand of justice, rampaging through the criminal world...but what happens to those who survive? Award-winning television scribe Mike Benson (Entourage) and fan favorite artist Laurence Campbell (Wolverine) team up to bring you Punisher Max Annual #1, a gripping tale of one criminal's quest to dish out his own brand of punishment on Frank Castle! After "Mad Dog" Schultz's gang is massacred by the Punisher, one man remains-Eddie Gands-and he wants to stay alive! But can any man, no matter how intricately he plans, evade the Punisher's crosshairs? Exploring the depths of the human psyche, and one man's desperate gamble to simply die another day, Punisher Max Annual shows you a different side of the Punisher's war on crime.
Perfect for mature readers new and old, Pun
It's time for the Punisher to pay the price for wearing the mask of Captain America in Punisher War Journal #11! Red hot scribe Matt Fraction and special guest artist Leandro Fernandez bring you the confrontation you demanded-Winter Soldier (formerly Cap's sidekick Bucky) versus Frank Castle, whose Cap inspired threads have not gone unnoticed! While these two heroes battle, G.W Bridge's fate is decided by Iron Man and Ian, Fake Cop Hero of Times Square, makes a fateful d