(December 1989)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.25 USD; 3.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [plain text]
Editing
Carl Potts (Editor); Don Daley (Reprint Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Sherman (painter, signed)
Inks
James Sherman (painter, signed)
Colors
James Sherman (painter, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Punisher
Keywords
Ninja

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

The Punisher / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Punisher
Reprints

False Faith Part One: The Rev (Table of Contents: 2)

The Punisher / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Punisher; GUESTS: Microchip (1st); Microchip Junior (1st); Ray White; Vickie White; VILLAIN: Reverend Sammy Smith; Byron Gresham; Keena; Lagodney
Synopsis
The Punisher has Microchip provide him with a false background so he can infiltrate the Church of the Saved, a cult headed by enigmatic and magnetic leader, Reverend Sammy Smith. When the Punisher is sent out with Smith's men to take incriminating evidence from a crazed reporter, Punisher is shot in the chest and comes close to dying. Reverend Smith uses mysterious powers to heal Frank. The Punisher obtains the video tape that Smith was after and discovers that it contains evidence that the good reverend is a cold blooded murderer.
Reprints

[Click] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Punisher / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Klaus Janson (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Punisher
Reprints

False Faith Part Two: Ministry of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

The Punisher / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Punisher; GUESTS: Ray White; Vickie White; VILLAINS: Reverend Sammy Smith; Sadie Smith; Byron Gresham; Keena
Synopsis
The Punisher accompanies Reverend Sammy Smith to his cult compound in Guiana and meets his sister who also has mysterious powers. When Frank learns that Smith is planning on having his followers drink cyanide rather than face infiltration by U.S. government agents, he takes out the paranoid reverend and his crazy sister.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Punisher
  2. 1. Contents
    The Punisher
  3. 2. False Faith Part One: The Rev
    The Punisher
  4. 3. [Click]
    The Punisher
  5. 4. False Faith Part Two: Ministry of Death
    The Punisher
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