I’ve stated my concerns about Marvel Television’s The Punisher recently in reference to the teaser trailer released just a day or so ago and my feelings haven’t at all changed with the release of the full trailer. In other words Jon Bernthal is a great Punisher though I get the feeling this series is not […]
If you haven’t heard, Netflix last week announced that a spinoff from Marvel’s Daredevil, featuring The Punisher, starring Jon Bernthal, is going straight to series. This is interesting, especially considering the denials from Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb early on. I enjoyed Frank Castle but I am left with a few questions.
“Daredevil must die.” –Nabu In the final episode of Marvel’s Daredevil’s Second Season, Nobu’s (Peter Shinkoda) endgame is revealed. Every since the first he’s sought the Black Sky. Now we know that the Black Sky is to the Hand a perfect weapon, that will enable them to conquer whomever they choose. So it stands to […]
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is going up later this month, though before that we have the Second season of Marvel’s Daredevil, premiering tomorrow on Netflix. This time Daredevil faces not only The assassins known in the comics as The Hand (we saw hints of them in the first season) but the lethal vigilante known as the […]
I was speculating a few weeks ago about about how happy I would be if in the upcoming second season of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix–coming in ten days, but who’s counting!–the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) wore his iconic skull like in the comics. Though I foresaw a problem, namely that the reality-based nature of the Marvel Television/Netflix […]
Marvel Television, in the shows that they have made for Netflix–so far we’ve seen Jessica Jones and Daredevil, soon to be followed by Luke Cage and Iron Fist and culminating in The Defenders–have created some of the most addictive television in recent memory. It’s worth mentioning that since you’re getting an entire season all at once, most viewers are […]
For some reason Marvel Comics’ Punisher has been a difficult nut to crack–despite the fact that the character is essentially Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) from 1974’s Death Wish, a movie that went on to do pretty well at the box office. His first appearance was in New World Pictures 1984 movie The Punisher, and despite the criticism that surrounds that movie, […]