The Punisher Annual #1 [Direct]
(August 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1988
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Carl Potts (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color Cover
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Evolutionary War [Part Two] (Table of Contents)

Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bret Blevins [as B] (signed)
Inks
Scott Williams [as SW] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero; crime
Characters
Punisher; Eliminators
Reprints

Evolutionary Jihad (Table of Contents: 1)

Punisher / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Mark Texeira
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Janet Jackson
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher; VILLAINS: Eliminators; El Caiman (Death)
Synopsis
Punisher is in Bogata to take down a drug lord but ends up fighting with him against men in Eliminator power suits.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Evolutionary War continued from X-Factor Annual (Marvel, 1986 series) #3.
The Evolutionary War continues in Silver Surfer Annual (Marvel, 1988 series) #1.

3 Hearts (Table of Contents: 2)

Microchip / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Salick
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Mike Vosberg
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Microchip; Felicia, Rudy (Microchip's godson, appears on photo only), Jim Nugent (dies)
Synopsis
The widow of Microhip's old friend has remarried a Jim Nugent, who is revealed to be an assassin. When Felicia leaves him, Nugent tries to kill her. Microchip intervenes.
Reprints

The Punisher's Battle Van (Table of Contents: 3)

Punisher / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eliot R. Brown
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown
Inks
Eliot R. Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero; crime
Reprints

The Punisher's Warehouse (Table of Contents: 4)

Punisher / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eliot R. Brown
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown
Inks
Eliot R. Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero; crime
Synopsis
In Paterson, NJ
Reprints

The High Evolutionary Chapter Two: Pet Project (Table of Contents: 5)

High Evolutionary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Ken Lopez
Editing
Ralph Macchio

Genre
superhero
Characters
High Evolutionary [Herbert Edgar Wyndham]; GUESTS: Professor Rearden; Jonathan Drew; Mirriam Drew; Jessica Drew (as a child)
Synopsis
Wyndham joins with the Drews and scouts out a remote retreat for his genetic experiments.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from X-Factor Annual (Marvel, 1986 series) #3.
Continues in Silver Surfer Annual (Marvel, 1989 series) #1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Evolutionary War [Part Two]
    Punisher
  2. 1. Evolutionary Jihad
    Punisher
  3. 2. 3 Hearts
    Microchip
  4. 3. The Punisher's Battle Van
    Punisher
  5. 4. The Punisher's Warehouse
    Punisher
  6. 5. The High Evolutionary Chapter Two: Pet Project
    High Evolutionary
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