The Punisher Annual #5 [Direct]
(1992)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.25 USD; 2.70 CAD; 1.50 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1992-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Don Daley (credited) (editor); Tim Tuohy (credited) (managing editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

The System Bytes Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Pacella (signed as PACELLA)
Inks
Dan Panosian (signed as PANOSIAN)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steven Butler
Inks
Dan Panosian
Colors
Kevin Tinsley
Letters
typeset

Characters
Punisher

The System Bytes Part 1: Byte by Byte (Table of Contents: 2)

Punisher / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David (credited)
Pencils
Steven Butler (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Dan Panosian (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Kevin Tinsley (credited)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher; Microchip; Max E. Mumm; Ray Fortuna (villain); Waters (villain); Mazzilli (villain); Smith (villain)
Synopsis
Punisher and Microchip discover that one of the latter's old hacking buddies has developed a monster computer virus that has to be contained before it spreads out of all control.
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Indexer Notes

The System Bytes continues in Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #8.

The Vengeance Routine (Table of Contents: 3)

Microchip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Tokar (credited)
Pencils
Vin Evans (credited as Vince Evans)
Inks
Al Williamson (credited)
Colors
Linda Lessmann (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Microchip; Punisher; Mario (video game cameo)
Synopsis
Microchip goes undercover to flush out a low level dealer's drug supplier.
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Icecapade (Table of Contents: 4)

Punisher / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Salick (credited)
Pencils
Val Mayerik (credited)
Inks
Val Mayerik (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Phil Felix (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher
Synopsis
Punisher tries to keep a band of hoods from destroying the ice sculptures slated for the city's ice festival.

The Punisher's Top Ten Villains! (Table of Contents: 5)

Punisher / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (credited)
Pencils
Art Nichols (credited)
Inks
Art Nichols (credited)
Colors
Paul Becton (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited)

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher; Jigsaw (cameo); Gregario (cameo); Sgt. Cleve Gorman (cameo); The Rev (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (cameo); The Reavers (cameo); Saracen (cameo); Kingpin (cameo); Bruno (cameo); Costa (cameo); Skinner (cameo); Kolsky (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Scripter verified on the Marvel Database Fandom

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 6)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jae Lee (signed as Jae Lee)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed as B. Wiacek)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 7)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kevin Hopgood (signed as Kevin Hopgood)
Inks
Ken Branch (signed as Ken Branch)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 8)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sean Chen (signed as Sean Chen)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed as MCLEOD)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher
Reprints

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 9)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Roderick Delgado (signed as Roderick Delgado)
Inks
Ken Branch (signed as Ken Branch)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The System Bytes Part 1
    Punisher
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
  3. 2. The System Bytes Part 1: Byte by Byte
    Punisher
  4. 3. The Vengeance Routine
    Microchip
  5. 4. Icecapade
    Punisher
  6. 5. The Punisher's Top Ten Villains!
    Punisher
  7. 6. [Pin-Up]
    Punisher
  8. 7. [Pin-Up]
    Punisher
  9. 8. [Pin-Up]
    Punisher
  10. 9. [Pin-Up]
    Punisher
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Henry Andrews
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Peter Croome
  • David Haglund
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Stephane Poitras
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Eric Rom
  • Andrew S. Troth