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Punisher

Punisher
Real Name: Frank Castle
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: USA
Identity: Public
Aliases: Franken-Castle
Relatives: Maria Castle (wife), Lisa Castle (daughter), Frank Castle, Jr. (son)
Group Affiliation: Secret Defenders, Marvel Knights, Heroes For Hire
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: None
First Appearance
Amazing Spider-Man #129 (v1)
Gender: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: N/A
Hair: N/A
Education: N/A
Universe: Earth-616
 
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 #129 (v1)
1826: Amazing Spider-Man #129 (v1)
   
"The Punisher Strikes Twice! "
While Peter tries his best to keep his spirits up and his life in order, news of a new vigilante hits the city. Jameson sends Peter to get photos of the Punisher but, as it turns out, the Punisher is looking for him too and he wants more than photos.
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Cover Date : February 1974
Release Date: October 1973
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #134 (v1)
2053: Amazing Spider-Man #134 (v1)
   
"Danger is a Man named...Tarantula "
After what seems like months of constant action Peter settles in for a nice afternoon with his friends. Of course, trouble is never far from old Spidey and this time around trouble goes by the name Tarantula.
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #135 (v1)
2054: Amazing Spider-Man #135 (v1)
The Green Goblin Lives Again! (1 of 3)
   
"Shoot-Out In Central Park! "
If Spider-Man thought Tarantula was tough enough just imagine how thrilled he must be to see the Punisher show up; but show up he does and it's Spider-Man who'll have to keep the peace.
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Cover Date : August 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #4
2293: Giant-Size Spider-Man #4
   
"To Sow the Seeds of Death's Day! "
Someone is kidnapping citizens of New York for a sinister purpose. Can Spider-Man and The Punisher set aside their differences long enough to solve the mystery and bring the perpetrators to justice?
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Cover Date : April 1975
Release Date: January 1975
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Giant-Size Spider-Man #2 [A Story]
2383: Marvel Preview #2 [A Story]
   
"Death Sentence "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Tony DeZuniga
Cover: Gray Morrow
Issue Has Comments
 
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Marvel Preview #1 (v1) [A Story]
2393: Marvel Super Action #1 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Accounts Settled... Accounts Due! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1976
Release Date: November 1975
Universe:
Writer: Archie Goodwin
Art: Tony DeZuniga
Cover: Bob Larkin
Issue Has Comments
 
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Marvel Super Action #161 (v1)
2721: Amazing Spider-Man #161 (v1)
   
"...And the Nightcrawler Came Prowling, Prowling "
Someone is impersonating the Punisher and heroes clash over their mutual confusion, but when the fog clears they find themselves in the crosshairs of the real Punisher!
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Cover Date : October 1976
Release Date: July 1976
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #162 (v1)
2722: Amazing Spider-Man #162 (v1)
   
"Let the Punisher Fit the Crime! "
The quest to find who is impersonating the Punisher continues.
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Cover Date : November 1976
Release Date: August 1976
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Ross Andru
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #174 (v1)
3277: Amazing Spider-Man #174 (v1)
   
"The Hitman's Back in Town! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1977
Release Date: August 1977
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Ross Andru
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #175 (v1)
3278: Amazing Spider-Man #175 (v1)
   
"Big Apple Battleground! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1977
Release Date: September 1977
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Ross Andru
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #241 (v1)
4080: Captain America #241 (v1)
   
"Fear Grows in Brooklyn! "
When Cap comes face to face with the Punisher their different approaches to justice put them at odds, but circumstance force them to work together.
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Cover Date : January 1980
Release Date: November 1979
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Barr
Art: Frank Springer
Cover: Frank Miller
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Captain America #201 (v1)
4188: Amazing Spider-Man #201 (v1)
   
"Man-Hunt! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1980
Release Date: December 1979
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Art: Keith Pollard
Cover: John Romita Jr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #202 (v1)
4189: Amazing Spider-Man #202 (v1)
   
"One For Those Long Gone! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : March 1980
Release Date: January 1980
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Art: Keith Pollard
Cover: Keith Pollard
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man  Annual #15
4819: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15
   
"Spider-Man: Threat Or Menace? "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : September 1981
Release Date: July 1981
Universe:
Writer:
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #181 (v1)
4887: Daredevil #181 (v1)
   
"Last Hand "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1982
Release Date: February 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Frank Miller
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #182 (v1)
4888: Daredevil #182 (v1)
   
"She's Alive "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1982
Release Date: March 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Frank Miller
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #183 (v1)
4893: Daredevil #183 (v1)
   
"Child's Play "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1982
Release Date: April 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #184 (v1)
4894: Daredevil #184 (v1)
   
"Good Guys Wear Red! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1982
Release Date: May 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Frank Miller
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #78 (v1)
5245: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #78 (v1)
   
"The Long Goodbye "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1983
Release Date: February 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #79 (v1)
5246: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #79 (v1)
   
"The Final Battle "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1983
Release Date: March 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #81 (v1)
5393: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #81 (v1)
   
"Stalkers In the Shadows "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1983
Release Date: May 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #82 (v1)
5394: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #82 (v1)
   
"Crime and Punishment "
This time around, Cloak and Dagger are after the very Kingpin of the criminal life, but they are not the only ones.
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Cover Date : September 1983
Release Date: June 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #83 (v1)
5413: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #83 (v1)
   
"Delusions "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : October 1983
Release Date: July 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Greg LaRocque
Cover: Greg LaRocque
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 (v1)
6127: The Punisher #1 (v1)
Circle of Blood (1 of 5)
   
"Circle of Blood "
The Punisher is in prison and no criminal is safe. There is a massive jail break at Ryker's island that has lasting impacts on Frank's war on crime.
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Cover Date : January 1986
Release Date: October 1985
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steven Grant
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #2 (v1)
6128: The Punisher #2 (v1)
Circle of Blood (2 of 5)
   
"Back to the War "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1986
Release Date: November 1985
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steven Grant
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #3 (v1)
6129: The Punisher #3 (v1)
Circle of Blood (3 of 5)
   
"Slaughterday "
The mob war continues and the Punisher decides it is time fore peace. Plus Angela's secret is revealed.
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Cover Date : March 1986
Release Date: December 1985
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steven Grant
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #4 (v1)
6130: The Punisher #4 (v1)
Circle of Blood (4 of 5)
   
"Final Solution, Part 1 "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1986
Release Date: January 1986
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steven Grant
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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The Punisher #5 (v1)
6131: The Punisher #5 (v1)
Circle of Blood (5 of 5)
   
"Final Solution, Part 2 "
It is the final showdown and Frank must find a way to destroy the Trust from within a private estate armed with traps and a private army of "punishers."
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Cover Date : May 1986
Release Date: February 1986
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steven Grant
Art: Mike Vosburg
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #284 (v1)
6642: Amazing Spider-Man #284 (v1)
Gang War (1 of 5)
   
"And Who Will Stand Against Them...? "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1987
Release Date: September 1986
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Art: Brett Breeding
Cover: Ron Frenz
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #285 (v1)
6643: Amazing Spider-Man #285 (v1)
Gang War (2 of 5)
   
"The Arranger Must Die! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1987
Release Date: November 1986
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Art: Alan Kupperberg
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #288 (v1)
6647: Amazing Spider-Man #288 (v1)
Gang War (5 of 5)
   
"Gang War Rages On! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1987
Release Date: February 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: James Owsley (Christopher Priest)
Art: James Owsley (Christopher Priest)
Cover: Steve Geiger
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #1 (v2)
6680: The Punisher #1 (v2)
The South American Connection (1 of 2)
   
"Marching Powder "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1987
Release Date: April 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Klaus Janson
Cover: Klaus Janson
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #2 (v2)
6681: The Punisher #2 (v2)
The South American Connection (2 of 2)
   
"Bolivia "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1987
Release Date: May 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Klaus Janson
Cover: Klaus Janson
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #3 (v2)
6749: The Punisher #3 (v2)
   
"The Devil Came From Kansas! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : October 1987
Release Date: June 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Klaus Janson
Cover: Klaus Janson
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #4 (v2)
6800: The Punisher #4 (v2)
False Faith (1 of 2)
   
"The Rev "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1987
Release Date: August 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Klaus Janson
Cover: Klaus Janson
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #5 (v2)
6801: The Punisher #5 (v2)
False Faith (2 of 2)
   
"Ministry of Death "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1988
Release Date: September 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Klaus Janson
Cover: Klaus Janson
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #6 (v2)
6824: The Punisher #6 (v2)
   
"Garbage "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1988
Release Date: October 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: David Ross
Cover: Mike Mignola
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #7 (v2)
6825: The Punisher #7 (v2)
   
"Wild Rose "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : March 1988
Release Date: November 1987
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: David Ross
Cover: David Ross
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #8 (v2)
6923: The Punisher #8 (v2)
   
"The Ghost of Wall Street "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1988
Release Date: January 1988
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Whilce Portacio
Cover: Whilce Portacio
Issue Has Comments
 
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The Punisher #9 (v2)
6924: The Punisher #9 (v2)
   
"Insider Trading "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1988
Release Date: February 1988
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mike Baron
Art: Whilce Portacio
Cover: Whilce Portacio
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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