Thursday, August 14, 2003

The Punisher | Comics

Frank Castle was born in New York and was married to his wife Maria, with whom he had two children. Frank was a member of former member of the US Marine Corps and was later trained as a Navy SEAL. As a veteran of Vietnam War, Frank has served a few tour of duty and had quite a history there.

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The Punisher | Comics

It was during his time in Vietnam when he engaged with a Viet Cong sniper called “The Monkey”, he started wearing the white skull as his sign to the enemies and even painted one on his chest. When on a vacation, Frank and his wife Maria, along with his two children went to New York’s central park for a picnic, they accidentally witnessed a mafia execution by the Costa Crime Family.

The mob shot Frank and his entire family to eliminate witnesses of their crime. However, Frank was able to survive the massacre but his wife and kids died. Having no cooperation from the law enforcement, he decides to punish those who are guilty and starts hunting down the criminals by calling himself “The Punisher”.

In his vigilantism career, he crossed paths with Daredevil, Spider-Man, Elektra, Captain America and many other heroes who do not share his vision for justice at all. Although, he prefers to work alone, he also worked with many teams like Thunderbolts, Heroes For Hire, Secret Avengers, Legion of Monsters, Code Red and Secret Defenders for a time.

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Scourge of The Underworld

For more information on The Punisher comics series, you can check out these links below.

The Punisher (Comics) Wikipedia


The Punisher (Comics) Marvel Wikia




Here is your links to buy "The Punisher" comics from Marvel Comics on Amazon.

Punisher Invades The ‘Nam

Punisher – Born (Softcover)

Punisher – Born (Hardcover)

Punisher – Year One

Amazing Spider-Man – The Punisher Strikes Back

Daredevil/Punisher – Child’s Play

Essential Punisher Vol 01

Punisher – Circle of Blood (Softcover)

Punisher – Circle of Blood (Hardcover)

Punisher – Assassin’s Guild

Punisher – Return to Big Nothing (Softcover)

Punisher – Return to Big Nothing (Hardcover)

Punisher – Eye for An Eye

Essential Punisher Vol 02

Punisher/Wolverine – African Saga

Punisher War Journal Classic Vol 01

Acts of Vengeance Omnibus

Punisher – Kingdom Gone

Essential Punisher Vol 03

Ghost Rider/Wolverine/Punisher – Hearts of Darkness

Punisher – War Zone

Black Widow/Punisher – Spinning Doomsday’s Web

Punisher – Die Hard In the Big Easy

Spider-Man/Punisher/Sabretooth – Designer Genes

Batman/Punisher – Lake of Fire

Punisher – Barbarian with a Gun

Punisher/Batman – Deadly Knights

Ghost Rider/Wolverine/Punisher – The Dark Design

Punisher – River of Blood

Punisher Kills The Marvel Universe

Punisher Vol 01 – Welcome Back, Frank (Softcover)

Punisher Vol 01 – Welcome Back, Frank (Hardcover)

Punisher Vol 02 – Army of One

Nuff Said

Punisher Vol 03 – Business as Usual

Punisher Vol 04 – Full Auto

Punisher Vol 05 – Streets of Laredo

Punisher by Garth Ennis Omnibus

Punisher Vol 06 – Confederacy of Dunces

Punisher MAX Vol 01 – In The Beginning

Punisher MAX Vol 02 – Kitchen Irish

Bullseye – Greatest Hits

Punisher MAX Vol 03 – Mother Russia

Punisher MAX Vol 04 – Up Is Down and Black Is White

Punisher – From First to Last (Softcover)

Punisher – From First to Last (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX Vol 05 – The Slavers

Punisher Vs. Bullseye

Punisher MAX Vol 06 – Barracuda

Punisher MAX Vol 07 – Man of Stone

Civil War – Punisher War Journal Vol 01 (Softcover)

Civil War – Punisher War Journal Vol 01 (Hardcover)

Punisher Presents – Barracuda MAX

Punisher MAX Vol 08 – Widowmaker

Punisher War Journal Vol 02 – Goin' Out West (Softcover)

Punisher War Journal Vol 02 – Goin' Out West (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX Vol 09 – Long Cold Dark

Punisher War Journal Vol 03 – Hunter/Hunted

Punisher MAX Vol 10 – Valley Forge, Valley Forge

Punisher War Journal Vol 04 – Jigsaw

Spider-Man – Crime and Punisher (Softcover)

Spider-Man – Crime and Punisher (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX Vol 11 – Girls In White Dresses

Punisher War Journal Vol 05 – Secret Invasion (Softcover)

Punisher War Journal Vol 05 – Secret Invasion (Hardcover)

Punisher War Zone – The Resurrection of Ma Gnucci (Softcover)

Punisher War Zone – The Resurrection of Ma Gnucci (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX Vol 12 – Six Hours To Kill

Punisher Vol 01 – Dark Reign (Softcover)

Punisher Vol 01 – Dark Reign (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX – Welcome To The Bayou

Punisher Vol 02 – Dead End (Softcover)

Punisher Vol 02 – Dead End (Hardcover)

Punisher Noir

Dark Reign – The List (Softcover)

Dark Reign – The List (Hardcover)

Punisher MAX – Naked Kills

Punisher Max – Kingpin

Punisher Vol 03 – Franken-Castle (Softcover)

Punisher Vol 03 – Franken-Castle (Hardcover)

Marvel Universe Vs. The Punisher (Softcover)

Marvel Universe Vs. The Punisher (Hardcover)

5 Ronin

Punisher Max – Bullseye

Punisher – In The Blood

Being considered as one of the most popular fictional character of Marvel Comics, The Punisher was created by writer Gerry Conway and artists John Romita, Sr., and Ross Andru. He made his first appearance in Amazing Spider-Man issue #129 as a villain.

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Along With Marvel Knights

He later gained the protagonist role and appeared in many of his own comic series as well as many other titles. Over the years, many superstar writers and artists had pitched their creative ideas for the character and developed it as a phenomenon.
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