Official Press Release
Well, maybe not the entire Marvel Universe, but he could break its backbone
beginning in October’s PUNISHER #33 when Marvel’s big-guns Spider-Man,
Daredevil and Wolverine get together to share their personal Punisher horror
stories and decide to form a posse to bring Frank Castle’s killing spree to
an end once and for all.
Later featuring an appearance by the HULK (but whose side is he on??), what
follows is the 5-part story arc, “CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES”, Garth Ennis’ final
tour de force, Marvel Universe-blowout story arc before the writer launches
the Mature Readers, PUNISHER MAX ongoing series in January 2004.
PUNISHER #33 [AUG03154], a 32-page issue written by Ennis, penciled by John
McCrea and featuring a cover by Tim Bradstreet goes on sale October 10th
with a cover price of $2.99. Retailers are reminded its Final Order Cut-off
(FOC) date is Thursday, 9/18.
PUNISHER #34 [AUG031547], part 2 of “CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES” goes on sale
10/22 and its Final Order Cut-off is 10/02. Readers, ask your local comic
book retailer to reserve you copies.