Garth Ennis will be back to write the Punisher.

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#1 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

Great news for all the fans of the character! Garth Ennis will be back to write the Punisher next year for a new mini-series.

Check the interview on mark 9:16

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#3 Posted by QueenCorp15 (1058 posts) - - Show Bio

Rather see him write a punisher solo ongoing book with steve dillon or maybe alex maleev

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#4 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

I would like to see Parlov or Fernandez.

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#5 Posted by Billy Batson (60897 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn it, I was going to make this thread.

Welcome Back, Garth.

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#6 Edited by FadeToBlackBolt (23389 posts) - - Show Bio

Hopefully it's more Welcome Back, Frank than MAX.

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#7 Posted by TDK_1997 (18758 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty cool.

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#8 Posted by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone get him off of Thunderbolts

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#9 Posted by Veshark (10499 posts) - - Show Bio

YESH! Ennis' is still my favorite take on the character.

Hopefully it's more Welcome Back, Frank than MAX.

You're not a fan of MAX? I haven't given Welcome Back Frank a read, though.

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#11 Posted by SonOfHellstorm (230 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone get him off of Thunderbolts

Actually on paper the Thunderbolts are a great cast, it just poor writing. I'd to see what Garth could do with that team. Unfortunately, the Punisher doesn't sell enough anymore, to carry an ongoing solo title.

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#12 Posted by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134 said:

Someone get him off of Thunderbolts

Actually on paper the Thunderbolts are a great cast, it just poor writing. I'd to see what Garth could do with that team. Unfortunately, the Punisher doesn't sell enough anymore, to carry an ongoing solo title.

How well was he selling under Garth Ennis?

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#13 Posted by Hel (492 posts) - - Show Bio

Well Im pretty happy. Over and out

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#14 Edited by SonOfHellstorm (230 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134

I don't know. But it's obvious, that Marvel doesn't want the Punisher, as a full time title. It's a real shame too, he used to carry three monthly ongoings. But that was in the "Dark Age", when the Punisher was one of Marvel's Big Four. Garth Ennis is one of my favorite writers. He's perfect for the Punisher. As for the Thunderbolts, i'd hate to see such a great lineup go down due to poor writing. Punisher, Deadpool, Venom, and Electra; none of which are heroes. They are ruthless vigilante anti-heroes, they all have that in common. The title just needs good writing. I've always felt that Marvel never treated, their darker character the right way. I know they had MAX, but isn't that outside the 616 universe? Characters like the Punisher, Deadpool, Blade, Hellstorm, Ghost Rider, and Venom; have great potential, if they were written right.

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#15 Edited by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

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I don't know. But it's obvious, that Marvel doesn't want the Punisher, as a full time title. It's a real shame too, he used to carry three monthly ongoings. But that was in the "Dark Age", when the Punisher was one of Marvel's Big Four. Garth Ennis is one of my favorite writers. He's perfect for the Punisher. As for the Thunderbolts, i'd hate to see such a great lineup go down due to poor writing. Punisher, Deadpool, Venom, and Electra; none of which are heroes. They are ruthless vigilante anti-heroes, they all have that in common. The title just needs good writing. I've always felt that Marvel never treated, their darker character the right way. I know they had MAX, but isn't that outside the 616 universe? Characters like the Punisher, Deadpool, Blade, Hellstorm, Ghost Rider, and Venom; have great potential, if they were written right.

A-MEN BROTHER!!.I think they all have great potential especially Blade

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#16 Posted by warlock360 (28189 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh LOL!

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#17 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29886 posts) - - Show Bio

Hopefully it's more Welcome Back, Frank than MAX.

If it is MAX, it needs to be Slavers/Born Again-tier.

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#18 Posted by kriminal (678 posts) - - Show Bio

just a mini =(. I want another ongoing, the last one was great

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#19 Posted by Billy Batson (60897 posts) - - Show Bio

@sonofhellstorm said:

@daredevil21134 said:

Someone get him off of Thunderbolts

Actually on paper the Thunderbolts are a great cast, it just poor writing. I'd to see what Garth could do with that team. Unfortunately, the Punisher doesn't sell enough anymore, to carry an ongoing solo title.

How well was he selling under Garth Ennis?

Around 30k at lowest but it was pretty high at times.

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#20 Edited by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134 said:

@sonofhellstorm said:

@daredevil21134 said:

Someone get him off of Thunderbolts

Actually on paper the Thunderbolts are a great cast, it just poor writing. I'd to see what Garth could do with that team. Unfortunately, the Punisher doesn't sell enough anymore, to carry an ongoing solo title.

How well was he selling under Garth Ennis?

Around 30k at lowest but it was pretty high at times.

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Isn't that considered good?How much was he selling under Jason Aaron?

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#21 Posted by SonOfHellstorm (230 posts) - - Show Bio

If it was selling at 30k, that is considered good. Too good to be cancelled. When a title gets down below 22k, it faces possible cancellation. Was there a drop off with Jason Aaron?

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#22 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't believe that an issue of the Punisher right now could reach 30k, unfortunately...

But if gets between 25k~30k it would be ok, to handle itself.

Punisher MAX 22 (last book) from Aaron, reached 17.738k. The previous books were around this number too.

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#23 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

@sonofhellstorm said:

@daredevil21134

I don't know. But it's obvious, that Marvel doesn't want the Punisher, as a full time title. It's a real shame too, he used to carry three monthly ongoings. But that was in the "Dark Age", when the Punisher was one of Marvel's Big Four. Garth Ennis is one of my favorite writers. He's perfect for the Punisher. As for the Thunderbolts, i'd hate to see such a great lineup go down due to poor writing. Punisher, Deadpool, Venom, and Electra; none of which are heroes. They are ruthless vigilante anti-heroes, they all have that in common. The title just needs good writing. I've always felt that Marvel never treated, their darker character the right way. I know they had MAX, but isn't that outside the 616 universe? Characters like the Punisher, Deadpool, Blade, Hellstorm, Ghost Rider, and Venom; have great potential, if they were written right.

A-MEN BROTHER!!.I think they all have great potential especially Blade

You realise that Tunderbolts is under a new writer and artist now?

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#24 Posted by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonny_anonymous: Yup, but as long as he's making the Punisher bang Elektra I won't be digging it

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#25 Posted by ShadowPro (2973 posts) - - Show Bio

it's been almost a year where is the comic?

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#26 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio
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#28 Posted by Keenko (5187 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't like Ennis' Punisher. It's filled with poor attempts at satirical comedy and over-the-top gore filled violence at the sacrifice of Frank's character.

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#29 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

@shadowpro: I wouldn't say "lie" because there are schedules and sometimes he doesn't depend on the writer... We will have this so called miniseries.

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#30 Edited by deactivated-5a04a566e9ae3 (12864 posts) - - Show Bio

@keenko: I didn't find the humor to be satirical, just black. It's interesting that you think his character suffered in that series; I think Ennis is one of few writers who gave him depth.

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#31 Posted by deactivated-5988def3424a7 (5386 posts) - - Show Bio

Garth Ennis should come back to write more Punisher stories.

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#32 Posted by King_Nomarch (2115 posts) - - Show Bio
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#33 Posted by deactivated-5a04a566e9ae3 (12864 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I'm pretty sure whatever he was working on has been abandoned. Oh well.

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#35 Posted by bionder (330 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel didn't called it "off" because Parlov already posted some images of the comic. It will be released probably this year.

Punisher MAX, is set in an alternate universe, it doesn't have nothing to do with current Marvel Universe Punisher who is a afghanistan veteran.

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