The Punisher Annual #4 [Direct]
(June 1991)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD; 0.90 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1991-04-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Don Daley (editor); Kevin Kobasic (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

The Von Strucker Gambit Part Two (Table of Contents)

Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Golden (breakdowns)
Inks
Klaus Janson (finisher)
Colors
Joe Rosas
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Although their annuals are part of the storyline, Captain America and Daredevil do not appear in this issue.

Genesis of a Vigilante (Table of Contents: 1)

Punisher / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Tom Morgan
Inks
Tom Morgan
Colors
Paul Mounts
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle] (origin retold)
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The Cutting Edge (Table of Contents: 2)

Punisher / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Gregory Wright; Dan Chichester
Pencils
John Hebert
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti; Don Hudson; Jim Reddington
Colors
Gregory Wright; Ed Lazellari; Sarra Mossoff
Letters
Jade Moede

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Takimoto (death); Dakini; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Guillotine (villain); Nori Okun (villain, death); Baron Strucker (villain)
Synopsis
Punisher teams up with a rogue Hydra agent to take down a deadly member of the organization who is taking over drug running operations for Strucker.
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Indexer Notes

The Von Strucker Gambit storyline continues from Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #7.
The Von Strucker Gambit storyline concludes in Captain America Annual (Marvel, 1971 series) #10.

Fat Farm (Table of Contents: 3)

Microchip / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Tom Morgan
Inks
Tom Morgan
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle] (cameo); Microchip; Rudy Thurston (villain, introduction); Eddie Lewis (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Microchip checks into a fat farm that sells drugs to its clients.
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A Public Service Message (Table of Contents: 4)

Punisher / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Caragonne
Pencils
Mike Harris
Inks
Stan Drake
Colors
Joe Rosas
Letters
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]; The Mob (villains)
Synopsis
Punisher teaches a lesson in seatbelt safety to one of Kingpin's goons.
Reprints

Blaze of Glory (Table of Contents: 5)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neil Hansen (signed as Spyder)
Inks
Neil Hansen (signed as Spyder)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints

Shattered (Table of Contents: 6)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; crime
Characters
Punisher
Reprints

You Can't Fool Me (Table of Contents: 7)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints

Straight Shooter (Table of Contents: 8)

Punisher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tod Smith (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
crime; superhero
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Von Strucker Gambit Part Two
    Punisher
  2. 1. Genesis of a Vigilante
    Punisher
  3. 2. The Cutting Edge
    Punisher
  4. 3. Fat Farm
    Microchip
  5. 4. A Public Service Message
    Punisher
  6. 5. Blaze of Glory
    Punisher
  7. 6. Shattered
    Punisher
  8. 7. You Can't Fool Me
    Punisher
  9. 8. Straight Shooter
    Punisher
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