Punisher #1 [Newsstand]
(March 2009)

Marvel, 2009 Series
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Price
4.99 USD; 4.99 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2009
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Parental Advisory
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing Inc.
Brand
Marvel [in horizontal box]
Barcode
074808032426 03
Editing
Axel Alonso (editor); Sebastian Girner (assistant editor)

The Sentry! (Table of Contents)

Punisher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike McKone
Inks
Mike McKone
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; crime
Characters
Punisher [Frank Castle]; The Sentry [Robert Reynolds]
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Indexer Notes

Cover sports Dark Reign trade dress. Cover is an homage to the cover of The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #129 by Kane and Romita.

Living in Darkness (Table of Contents: 1)

Punisher / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Remender
Pencils
Jerome Opeña
Inks
Jerome Opeña
Colors
Dan Brown
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero; crime
Characters
Norman Osborn; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Henry Russo (cameo); The Sentry [Robert Reynolds] (antagonist)
Synopsis
As Norman Osborn gives a public speech, the Punisher tries to put a bullet in his brain with a sniper rifle. The Sentry interferes and Frank soon finds himself running for his life from a hero with incredible power. He is given some timely help from a mysterious source.
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Keywords
New York; sniper rifle; subway

Next Issue (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Punisher / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Punisher Saga (Table of Contents: 3)

Punisher / text article / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Ronald Byrd (credited)
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset
Editing
Alex Starbuck (credited) (assistant); Jeff Youngquist (credited)

Genre
superhero; crime
Characters
Power Pack: Counterweight [Jack Power]; Destroyer [Alex Power]; Molecula [Julie Power]; Starstreak [Katie Power]
Blade [Eric Brooks]; Johnny Blaze; Blue Marvel [Thelius]; Vernon Brooks; Bullseye [Lester]; Cable [Nathan Summers]; Captain Marvel [Genis-Vell]; Dagger [Tandy Bowen]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Darkhawk [Christopher Powell]; Deathlok [Michael Collins]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Doombot; Frank Drake; Nick Fury; Ghost Rider [Daniel Ketch]; Jigsaw; Lifeform [George Prufrock]; Luke Cage; Microchip [David Lieberman]; Microchip Junior [Louis Frohike]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Namorita; Night Thrasher [Dwayne Taylor]; Nitro [Robert Hunter]; Nova [Richard Rider]; Conchita Ortiz; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Sleepwalker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tarantula [Anton Miguel Rodriguez]; Ulik; Venom; Wolverine [Logan]; Bengal [Duc No Tranh]; Garrote [Leopold Brun]; Tequila; Uri-El; The Hand; Revelation; Skrulls
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Indexer Notes

Text history of the Punisher with clip art from various comics.

Agents of Atlas Preview (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Agents of Atlas / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sentry!
    Punisher
  2. 1. Living in Darkness
    Punisher
  3. 2. Next Issue
    Punisher
  4. 3. The Punisher Saga
    Punisher
  5. 4. Agents of Atlas Preview
    Agents of Atlas
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