The Punisher Annual #2 [Newsstand]
([August] 1989)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Annual
Barcode
071486021919 95
Editing
Carl Potts (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Punisher Annual (Marvel, 1988 series) #2.

Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Five] (Table of Contents)

Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Reinhold (signed as W*R)
Inks
Bill Reinhold (signed as W*R)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Atlantis Attacks Chapter Five The Punisher (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Reinhold (illustration)
Inks
Bill Reinhold (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream

Indexer Notes

Contents and recap of the story so far.

Knight Fight (Table of Contents: 2)

Punisher / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron (credited)
Pencils
Bill Reinhold (credited)
Inks
Bill Reinhold (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Morton? Here are your gerbils.
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Frenchie [Jean-Paul Duchamp]; Microchip [David Lieberman]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Viper [Ophelia Sarkissian] (villain); Ralph Newton; Snake Men (villains); Sammy; Smalto
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Punisher and Moon Knight take down an operation where Viper is turning drug addicts into snake soldiers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Atlantis Attacks continued from The Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #23.
Atlantis Attacks continues in The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1979 series) #9.

Dark Seeker (Table of Contents: 3)

Microchip / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Salick (credited)
Pencils
Tod Smith (credited)
Inks
John Beatty (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Ken Bruzenak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Microchip. I build things for the Punisher.
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Microchip [David Lieberman]; Pham; Hue; Dinh; (death); The Cannibal [Tran Du Thong] (villain, introduction, death)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Microchip tries to help out his neighborhood restaurant owner and gets tangled up in Asian gangs and war criminals.
Reprints

Punisher's Fighting Techniques (Table of Contents: 4)

Punisher / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Salick (credited)
Pencils
Jim Lee (credited)
Inks
Scott Williams (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My work's dangerous, so occasionally I like to brush up...
Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Microchip [David Lieberman]; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Saz; Harvey Moy; Big Mike; James Metzger; Leroy "Tiger" Tibbs
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Punisher takes the reader through a typical vigilante workout.
Reprints

Punisher Pin-Up Gallery (Table of Contents: 5)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tod Smith (signed as TOD SMITH)
Inks
Scott Williams (signed as Scott Williams)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Punisher Pin-Up Gallery (Table of Contents: 6)

Punisher / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove (signed as Bogdanove)
Inks
Jon Bogdanove (signed as Bogdanove)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]; Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter Five: Heirs Apparent (Table of Contents: 7)

The Saga of the Serpent Crown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Keith Williams; ? [as the Dudes]
Colors
Adam Kubert ? (credited as Mister Adam)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited)
Editing
Gregory Wright (credited) (managing editor); Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I, Uatu the Watcher, saw how the Serpent Crown, talisman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Conan (flashback); Duke Villagro (villain, flashback); King Ferdrugo (flashback); Grog [The God-Slayer] (villain, flashback); Set (villain, flashback); Seth (villain, flashback); Thoth-Amon (villain, flashback); Watcher [Uatu]; Serpent Men (villains, flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Conan keeps Thoth-Amon from obtaining the Serpent Crown. Seth takes center stage in the saga.
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Indexer Notes

Continued from The Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #23.
Continues in The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1979 series) #9.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Five]
    Punisher
  2. 1. Atlantis Attacks Chapter Five The Punisher
  3. 2. Knight Fight
    Punisher
  4. 3. Dark Seeker
    Microchip
  5. 4. Punisher's Fighting Techniques
    Punisher
  6. 5. Punisher Pin-Up Gallery
    Punisher
  7. 6. Punisher Pin-Up Gallery
    Punisher
  8. 7. The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter Five: Heirs Apparent
    The Saga of the Serpent Crown
This issue was modified by
  • Alan Brown
  • Jim Stangas
  • Richard Thomson