Frank Castle was a decorated Marine Corps ofﬁcer who served his country above and beyond the call of duty in time of war. He returned from battle to the arms of his wife and children, only to have them stolen away in a brutal act of random, savage violence.Now, all Frank Castle has is his desire for vengeance, and his need to punish the wicked.That is his mission.That is his purpose.That is all that matters.
Frank Castle died with his family.Now, simply, he is
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Sal Buscema withFrank D’Armata & Neal Adamswith Justin Ponsor
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THE PUNISHER No. 1, October 2011.
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