Punisher MAX: Get Castle #1

Punisher MAX: Get Castle #1

Writer: Rob Williams Artist: Laurence Campbell Publisher: Marvel Max Release Date: January 6, 2010 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Barracuda murdered Frank Castles old friend Yorkie, but deaths not going to stop him calling in one last favor. Across the Atlantic on a bleak Welsh mountain range, Yorkies old S.A.S. squadron have come home from Afghanistan with a little something extra, and Yorkies son is taking his life into his hands by spying on the deadliest soldiers in the world. This is where the S.A.S. put their new recruits through hell -- the perfect place for Franks unique brand of vengeance. But is he the hunter or the hunted? Explicit Content $4.99

  • 8.5
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jan 6, 2010

    If you put aside Aaron and Dillon's current run as its own entity, this is the best Punisher MAX comic I've read in a long time. Williams and Campbell don't reinvent the wheel or even offer anything remarkably fresh, but they didn't need to. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Charles Webb Jan 5, 2010

    While Williams has the voice and tone of the lead down, he doesn't seem to know what to do with him in this ultimately thin revenge story in Brit-crime drag. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Jan 9, 2010

    As a Punisher story it's not that bad. It has great art and the Punisher goes on a killing spree abroad. As a comparison to Get Carter it fails on a number of levels. As a $5 comic book Marvel should be ashamed of the blatant money grab. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Jan 5, 2010

    "Punisher MAX: Get Castle" is lacking just about everything that's needed for a good Punisher story. There's no wit, no cleverness, no real understanding about the character. All we end up with is violence, but that's something that needs to be a result of the other missing elements, not a substitution. Especially now that Jason Aaron and Steve Dillon are doing a sharp job with "Punishermax," there really was no need for this Read Full Review

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