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EXCLUSIVE: Revisit Frank Castle's Origin in Punisher Primer Pages

Frank Castle may be poised to become the new War Machine when he enters the Marvel Legacy era, but we all know he'll always be The Punisher.

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Ahead of November's release of The Punisher #218, which will see Marvel's violent anti-hero vigilante take control of one of Tony Stark's most weapon-laden inventions, CBR has the exclusive debut of The Punisher Primer Pages. Writer Robbie Thompson and artist Matt Horvak have teamed up to present Castle's tragic origin story, to bring newcomers up to speed and to remind longtime fans exactly what caused a loving father and war hero to turn to a life of bloody vengeance against criminals.

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THE PUNISHER #218

  • MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W) • GUIU VILANOVA (A)
  • Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
  • Lenticular Homage (LH) Variant Cover by TIM BRADSTREET
  • Legacy Headshot Variant Cover by MIKE MCKONE
  • Variant Cover by GREG SMALLWOOD
  • FRANK CASTLE: WAR MACHINE Part 1
  • For years, Frank Castle has been fighting a one-man war against criminals who endanger the innocent, but when a certain one-eyed operative offers him the tools to take his fight global…how could he say no? Find out how Frank found his way into the WAR MACHINE Armor! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!
  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
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