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Frank Castle's back in the game, but how does a cop describe his brush with him?

TIME TO GET BACK TO WORK. For Frank Castle death comes is where things gets complicated. Fully loaded with the Eisner winning writer Greg Rucka (Batwoman, Queen and Country, WOLVERINE) and neo-superstar artist Marco Checchetto (Amazing Spider-Man, Daredevil), the BIGGEST GUN of all returns with blood on his hands and vengeance in his eyes. As New York City's body counts continue to rise, the city's streets are teeming with more methodical criminals than ever and a police force doing it's best to keep its head above water. The Punisher has returned to serve his own brand of justice with everything's he's got... but can he survive the darkness stored in his own arsenal? Plus bonus pages exploring some of the new personalities in Frank's life...and how closely intertwined living is with dying.



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Just Punisher. That's All I Really Wanted. 0

Greg Rucka makes his big return to the Marvel Universe, bringing his very grounded and intelligent storytelling to a character it meshes perfectly with. Marco Checchetto joins him on art and really does a lot of heavy lifting as the issue is light on words yet remains heavy on story.  Frank Castle tends to be a problematic character, and I think the reason is that writers tend to overthink him as a lead character. The Punisher is probably the most driven and focused character in comics, making B...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

If this goes well we could get a Marvel version of Gotham Central 0

Review for Punisher #1 by Greg MOTHER*&%@#$! Rucka.  The Story: A gang called TheExchange shoots up a wedding and two detectives are put on the case but Punisher finds them and kills a majority of them. The side story is Walter Bolt talking about a case where is partner was killed and says he killed the gang members but in reality Frank did the job.  The Good: Rucka was able to tell a great story and barely used Frank in this. He sets up who the villain will be for this arc, who will be the ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Great Storytelling. 0

Cover:   Not the strongest aspect of the issue, but maybe it's the logo I'm not a big fan of.  That and the giant #1 there on the side; it just looks like crap.  The Good:   The ambiance and storytelling of this issue is splendid.  It's extremely well done, and I am a very big fan of how they manage to really show us a Frank Castle that is utterly mysterious.  The art was solid and it really sets the mood for great stuff.  I also liked the way that it carried several pages and how the art was ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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