This week I review the second season of Punisher on Netflix, talk about comics being cancelled from my pull list, and acknowledge a nice improvement to the DC Universe app! [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #58: Punisher S2 Review! Comics Cancelling Conundrums, And DC Universe Listening To The Fans
As I’ve said before, the Punisher is made up of a simple formula: a soldier comes home from war to become a family man; a family man loses everything; a man who’s lost everything becomes a soldier and starts a war.
Frank Castle is just a normal man whose only superpower is murder. And yet from this simplicity comes so much depth. [Read more…] about The 3 Punisher Graphic Novels Every Fan Should Start With
The Punisher turns 45 this year and is celebrating with a second season of his Netflix show. But if you’re curious about Marvel’s favorite murderer, there’s at least four other incarnations that are every bit as awesome as Jon Bernthal, with some of them even bigger and badder than our paltry reality could ever allow. Let’s take a look at the best of the Punisher. [Read more…] about A Bullet For Every Occasion: The Best Punisher Graphic Novels
In some very unexpected ways, I’ve found myself appreciating Punisher more and more after seeing and thinking about Black Panther.
While the entries in the MCU are very different, I repeatedly found myself extending praise toward Black Panther for approaches the Punisher mirrors. Most notably, Black Panther is the rare Marvel Cinematic Universe film that can combine sheer fantasy entertainment with very real debate around relatable, complex human issues. [Read more…] about Marvel Netflix Punisher Review!
The Punisher is simultaneously one of the most popular anti-heroes in the entire Marvel Universe, and strangely difficult to follow. [Read more…] about The Complete Punisher Reading Order!