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The Week in Spandex – Batman v Superman, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Four, Deadpool, Gambit, Spider-Man, The Punisher, Thunderbolts, Superman Lives, The Killing Joke and more

1 August 2015 4:28 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Superman Lives, Gotham, Arrow, The Flash, Vixen, Supergirl, Batman: The Killing Joke, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four 2, Deadpool, X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine 3, Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, The Punisher, Jessica Jones, Thunderbolts, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, Guardians of the Galaxy, Gods and Secrets and more…

We got another peek at Warner Bros.Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice this week with the release of some new stills featuring the likes of Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg), Lois Lane (Amy Adams), Perry White (Laurence Fishburne), Alfred Pennyworth (Jeremy Irons) and Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) [see here, here and here], while some new rumours emerged regarding the possibility identities »

- Gary Collinson

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Comics to Read Before You Die #29: The Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank

31 July 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In the latest edition of Comics to Read Before You Die, Jessie Robertson looks at The Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank…

Collected in The Punisher Vol. 4 #1-12 (Apr 2000- March 2001)

Writer Garth Ennis

Penciller Steve Dillon

Inker Jimmy Palmiotti

Letterer(s) Comicraft, Wes Abbott, Richard Starkings

Colorist Chris Sotomayor

Editor(s) Jimmy Palmiotti, Joe Quesada

For people who are fans of the Punisher (Ooh, Me, Me!), whether he’s depicted in comics, television, film, there’s always a fine balance to strike between how violent and ruthless can he be. For me, he’s the Punisher; he punishes the guilty; now how he does that, I leave up to him. I think when you have a broader audience you’re trying to introduce to the character, as in film or television, there’s a need to hold back on the violence he extracts, to rein it in as to not »

- Jessie Robertson

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"The Punisher" Solo TV Series

28 July 2015 11:23 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, Marvel TV and Netflix will spin off  a "Punisher" solo TV series, following actor Jon Bernthal's turn as the Marvel Comics' vigilante, in the currently shooting Second Season of "Daredevil":

The character was created by writer Gerry Conway and illustrators John Romita, Sr., and Ross Andru, debuting in Marvel Comics' "The Amazing Spider-Man" #129 (Feb. 1974).

"...'The Punisher' is a vigilante who employs murder, kidnapping, extortion, coercion, threats of violence and torture in his war on crime.

"Driven by the deaths of his wife and two children, who were killed by the mob during a shootout in New York City's Central Park, the Punisher wages a one-man war on the underworld and all criminals in general by using all manner of conventional war weaponry.

"A war veteran of the Us military, Frank Castle is a master of martial arts, stealth tactics, guerrilla warfare, »

- Michael Stevens

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The Week in Spandex – Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, Justice League Dark, Hellboy 3, X-Men/Fantastic Four, Gambit and more

25 July 2015 3:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men: Apocalypse, Gambit, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Green Lantern Corps, Justice League Dark, Hellboy 3, Gotham, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem, Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: The Killing Joke, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl and more…

After topping the worldwide box office last weekend with $114 million – including £4 million here in the UK, where it dethroned Minions – Marvel’s Ant-Man is set to face new competition from Pixels in the States this weekend, but with $133 million in the bank by close of play on Thursday the miniature superhero is performing on par with Captain America: The First Avenger and will be looking to crack the »

- Gary Collinson

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The Week in Spandex – Ant-Man, X-Men: Apocalypse, Batman v Superman, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Jessica Jones, Superman Lives, Deadpool, Constantine and more

18 July 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Ant-Man, Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, Fantastic Four, X-Men: Apocalypse, Deadpool, X-Force, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, The Flash, Superman Lives, Justice League Mortal, Gotham, Arrow, Constantine, Supergirl, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, Batman: Bad Blood, The Lego Batman Movie and more…

Marvel Studios unleashed the second superhero movie of 2015 – and the twelfth instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – on Thursday evening as Ant-Man began its roll out around the globe. In the States, the film kicked off its run with $6.4 million in Thursday previews and is tracking a domestic opening weekend in the region of $60 million, with around $125 million expected worldwide. Here’s an excerpt from Scott Davis’ ★★★★ spoiler free review of the film:

While its troubled production history »

- Gary Collinson

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"Daredevil" - 'The Punisher' Set Images

11 July 2015 9:28 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images of Jon Bernthal ("The Walking Dead") as Marvel Comics' psychologically troubled antihero vigilante 'Frank Castle' aka 'The Punisher', on the New York City set of the currently shooting Second Season of the critically-acclaimed Marvel TV/Netflix TV series "Daredevil":

The character was created by writer Gerry Conway and illustrators John Romita, Sr., and Ross Andru, debuting in Marvel Comics' "The Amazing Spider-Man" #129 (Feb. 1974).

"...'The Punisher' is a vigilante who employs murder, kidnapping, extortion, coercion, threats of violence and torture in his war on crime.

"Driven by the deaths of his wife and two children, who were killed by the mob during a shootout in New York City's Central Park, the Punisher wages a one-man war on the underworld and all criminals in general by using all manner of conventional war weaponry.

"A war veteran of the Us military, »

- Michael Stevens

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Comic-Con 2015: Syfy Announces Panels for Z Nation, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, 12 Monkeys

17 June 2015 11:50 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The hungry living dead, shark-infested twisters, time travel—Syfy's bringing all of these and more to this year's San Diego Comic-Con, as the network has announced panels for Z Nation, 12 Monkeys, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! and more.

Press Release: "Friday, July 10

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

Panel (7:15pm – 8:15pm | Room 6A):  Join stars Ian Ziering (Fin Shepard), Tara Reid (April Wexler), Cassie Scerbo (Nova Clarke) and David Hasselhoff (Gil Shepard), director Anthony C. Ferrante and writer Thunder Levin for a fin-tastic behind-the-scenes journey into the global pop culture sensation followed by a Q&A session. Moderated by Damian Holbrook of TV Guide Magazine.

Saturday, July 11:

Childhood’S End

Panel (11:00am – 12:00pm | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel):  Based on the Arthur C. Clarke classic novel, the upcoming six-hour miniseries stars Mike Vogel (Bates Motel), Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), Daisy Betts (Last Resort »

- Derek Anderson

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Why the Punisher works better as a supporting character

14 June 2015 2:38 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras on why the Punisher works better as a supporting character…

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited. The first season of Daredevil was a gift. The best thing Marvel Studios has put out to date. An almost perfect interpretation of the character in a world where he feels outgunned, under-powered, and fighting a perpetual uphill battle. I’m also excited for all the rumors and announcements for season 2. Jason Statham taking a villainous role? Turkish as Bullseye? Sign me up.

Then this week we heard that the Punisher will be rearing his ugly mug back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will be played by John Bernthal. It just keeps getting better. I’m excited about the casting, but I’m more excited about how the character is being re-introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Punisher is a character that has been adapted about »

- Anghus Houvouras

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Marc Alan Fishman: Three Thoughts Laying Around

13 June 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Sorry, kiddos. I ain’t got no snark to hone into laser focus this week. With a day job literally sapping my inner strength as we prepare a massive brand overhaul alongside our massive summer conference, all I have the energy to do when I make my way home is the bare minimum. Which of course amounts to drawing pages for the upcoming new Samurnauts book, planning a major crowdfunding campaign around said book, organizing video shoots and marketing lists for said campaign, completing sundry freelance gigs for way less money than I ought to be collecting, and of course… writing for you, my adoring public. So, as is the custom when my well seems to be tapped of a singular topic, I present to you a smattering of my simmering speculations from my cerebellum.

Hey, I may be running close to empty, but I’ll be damned if I »

- Marc Alan Fishman

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Hero Blend #63: Welcoming Punisher To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

11 June 2015 9:03 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

When Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 that Marvel Studios had reacquired the rights to the character Frank Castle a.k.a. The Punisher, a whole new world of options was opened. Included as a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character could leave his previous live-action movies behind and start a new life as an anti-hero contrasting with the likes of Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor. Obviously it.s been about five years since that announcement, but the House of Ideas is finally coming through with their new incarnation of the fan-favorite character. It was on Tuesday that Marvel officially announced not only that The Walking Dead.s Jon Bernthal had been cast as the Marvel Cinematic Universe.s version of The Punisher, but also that the character would be making his McU debut in the second season of the Netflix series Daredevil. »

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Everything you need to know about Daredevil's new vigilante Punisher

10 June 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are getting the hero they've been clamouring for as The Punisher makes his return to screens in season two of Daredevil.

Frank Castle will be out to clean up Hell's Kitchen when The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal takes on the coveted role as the ruthless and brutal street vigilante.

However, this is far from the first time that The Punisher has appeared in live action – and it might not even be his first appearance in Marvel's shared film universe.

To get you excited for the return of Marvel's Daredevil, we look back on The Punisher's comic book origins and his previous big screen adventures.

1. His origin story was truly explosive

The story of Frank Castle began to unfold in the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man in February 1974, as a creation of iconic Marvel writer Gerry Conway, art director John Romita Sr and artist Ross Andru. »

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‘Daredevil’ Season 2 casts Jon Bernthal as The Punisher

10 June 2015 12:05 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil has been a butt-whupping success, and producers aren’t slowing the momentum for the upcoming second season.

Major character The Punisher/Frank Castle is to join the urban mayhem, with Jon Bernthal just announced as the Diy death machine. Bernthal became familiar to small screen audiences via his roles in The Walking Dead and Mob City.

Bringing vigilante Castle to life has been a slow process to date, with a handful of feature films to his name starring the likes of Dolph Lundgren and Thomas Jane. Showrunners Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez are hoping a team up/face off with Charlie Cox‘s Matt Murdock will rock fans’ boats, leading presumably to a Punisher series somewhere down the line.

In the meantime the comic book streaming empire has its hands full putting together the Defenders superteam of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. »

- Steve Palace

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Daredevil: Jon Bernthal Joins Second Season As The Punisher

9 June 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

The second season of Daredevil on Netflix just got a mighty heft of firepower. News broke not long ago that Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead and Fury) is joining the cast for the second season as The PunisherThe Punisher has had his share of representation in the world of moving pictures. The Dolph, Thomas Jane and Ray Stephenson have all had a go at it. Tom Hardy says he wants to play the character in any upcoming Marvel film. I like this choice of casting because Bernthal bears a striking resemblance to the Frank Castle from the pencil work that John Romita Jr. did in the Punisher War Zone comic book (of which many issues sit somewhere in my parents' house)"Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched...

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The Punisher to make the jump to the small screen in Season Two of ‘Daredevil’

9 June 2015 2:35 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Over the past decade, Marvel has taken big steps towards bringing their superheroes to the big screen, with 2012 bringing about a teamup of individual heroes in one movie in the form of The Avengers, a hitherto unseen cinematic event. With 2015 seeing Avengers: Age of Ultron continuing to bring the studio commercial success and Ant-Man on the way, Marvel shows no signs of slowing down.

This has expanded, over the past few years, onto the small screen as well, culminating in the first series from Marvel dedicated to a superhero in the form of Netflix’s Daredevil. With the first season having been released in its entirety two months ago, work is already underway on the show’s second season, and now news has been released that Frank Castle, also known as The Punisher, will be making an appearance on the series.

The character will be played by Jon Bernthal, whose »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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Daredevil: Jon Bernthal cast as The Punisher

9 June 2015 2:31 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The Punisher is joining Marvel’s Daredevil series for its second season, he'll be played by The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal

Here’s some big news for Marvel fans – The Punisher is set to join the live action Marvel universe. Specifically, he will be appearing in Daredevil season 2, on Netflix.

The character was tantalisingly teased during the All Hail The King One Shot (some of his rogue's gallery could be seen in a fleeting shot), but now he will appear as a regular recurring character in Hell’s Kitchen.

Donning the skull T-shirt and shooting people will be Jon Bernthal, a familiar face to fans of The Walking Dead, in which he played Shane for the first two seasons. Additionally, he’s also had roles in The Wolf Of Wall Street and Fury in recent years.

For the uninitiated: The Punisher is a violent vigilante, and his real name is Frank Castle. »

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Jon Bernthal Cast as The Punisher in Season 2 of 'Daredevil'

9 June 2015 2:20 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

While we can only speculate at the majority of the heroes and villains we are going to see in season 2 of Netflix's "Daredevil," we now can confirm one supporting character we can expect. According to Marvel, Jon Bernthal ("The Walking Dead", Fury) has been cast as The Punisher in season 2. Bernthal will portray Frank Castle, who after the tragic death of his family, takes on the identity of The Punisher and becomes a one man army against crime. Unlike Daredevil and most of the Marvel superheroes, The Punisher is known for his willingness to kill any enemy who crosses his path. Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, says, "Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences. Castle's appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same. »

- Charles Dean

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The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal to Play The Punisher in Daredevil Season 2

9 June 2015 2:02 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane, and Ray Stevenson have all portrayed one of the most gritty anti-heroes in comic book history, and now Jon Bernthal will add his name to the list, as he will play The Punisher on season two of Netflix's Daredevil series.

Marvel announced the Daredevil Season 2 casting news today. Like Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), aka Daredevil, The Punisher wants to clean up crime in New York's Hell Kitchen, but his methods are more extreme:

"He is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results."

Bernthal left an indelible mark on The Walking Dead fans with his phenomenal portrayal of Shane, a former police officer who didn't shy away from making controversial choices to keep his group alive in the zombie apocalypse.

Bernthal has also played intense roles in FurySnitch, and Mob City, »

- Derek Anderson

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'Walking Dead' veteran joins Netflix's 'Daredevil' as The Punisher

9 June 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

With production set to begin on the second season of Netflix's "Daredevil," we've had a slew of casting rumors, but now something fun has actually been officially revealed: Marvel announced on Tuesday (June 9) that "The Walking Dead" veteran Jon Bernthal is joining the "Daredevil" Season 2 cast, playing one of the most iconic characters in the publisher's arsenal.  Bernthal will play oft-filmed vigilante Frank Castle/The Punisher on "Daredevil," following in the live-action footsteps of Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson. "Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences," blurbs Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. "Castle’s appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same." "Marvel's Daredevil" returns to Netflix in 2016. In addition to his run as Shane on "The Walking Dead, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Jon Bernthal Cast as The Punisher in Marvel's Daredevil Season 2

9 June 2015 1:19 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The second season of Daredevil just got a lot more brutal as Marvel has officially announced that fan-favorite character Frank Castle, the Punisher, will be joining the show in 2016 with The Walking Dead alum cast in the role.  Come inside to learn more!

In what may very well be some of the best casting ever, Marvel has officially announced that Jon Bernthal (who most remember best from his role as Shane from The Walking Dead) has joined the cast of Daredevil for the series' second season on Netflix, as the Punisher!  Fans have been clamoring to see the Punisher in action somewhere in Marvel's live-action slate ever since the rights reverted back to them.  There's been rumbling of Punisher getting his own Netflix series, but nothing solid as of yet.  

But rejoice!  Frank Castle will be showing up in Hell's Kitchen next year according to Marvel: 

Bernthal will portray The Punisher, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Bernthal Cast As The Punisher On "Daredevil"

9 June 2015 11:23 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"The Walking Dead" and "Fury" star Jon Bernthal has joined the cast of Marvel and Netflix's "Daredevil" series in the iconic role of Frank Castle (aka The Punisher).

In the show, The Punisher is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results. The character will make his first appearance in the soon to shoot second season of the series.

Ray Stevenson, Thomas Jane and Dolph Lundgren have played previous big screen versions of the character which were produced by other studios. The rights to The Punisher reverted back to Marvel Studios several years ago.

Source: Marvel.com »

- Garth Franklin

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