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In keeping with my current efforts to more familiarize myself with the current state of Mainstream Marvel Superhero Comics, I've enlisted my comic collectin' daughter to help me out a bit.
With a few exceptions (such as Captain America, Punisher, and Moon Knight), I'm just not really interested in much that Marvel has been putting out for quite a while now, as far as their superheroes go.
It's not that I don't like Marvel. . .it's just that honestly I'm more of a DC guy when it comes to NEW comics. Give me some Bronze-Age Marvel, though, and I'm a happy man.- read more
So. . .The Punisher is dead. But yet there's still 11 issues and 2 crossover issues from another title in this series. How much further down the rabbit hole can this thing go? Let's find out!
ISSUE 11- read more
The Punisher is one of my favorite characters. He's seemingly pretty shallow, but has enjoyed a pretty long run in his various series. Now here's the problem with The Punisher: He really doesn't play well with superheroes. . .he works best in his own separate, dark, bloody world. Unfortunately, Marvel keeps trying to make him fit into their regular continuity. . .which leads to a somewhat schizophrenic character as they realize it doesn't work and put him back into a powered-down environment, then a few years later, they try him with superheroes again. It's a really strange cycle for a character.
ANYWAY. . .
Here's their 2009 effort at putting Punisher in the superhero sandbox again.- read more
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