Punisher #8

Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Tan Eng Huat Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 19, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
6.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

DEAD END PART 3 Frank Castle finds himself the target of a band of Avengers and must survive the fury of Earth's Mightiest Heroes long enough to unravel the mystery of their arrival. In order to save his friend -- The Avengers must die.

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Charles Webb Aug 18, 2009

    Not actually a poor showing this issue just bent a little from the weight of a nearly endless massive crossover. Read Full Review

  • 6.1
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Aug 19, 2009

    I consider this arc more of a speed bump than an actual worrying sign, since Remender has shown himself to have a strong grasp of the character previously, but I wouldn't hold it against you if you decided to sit the rest of this arc out. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Aug 19, 2009

    Ultimately, this issue of "The Punisher" highlights why Frank Castle doesn't really work in the Marvel universe as much anymore: the only villains he gets to kill are losers, which makes killing them meaningless and the Punisher a bit of a joke. We're supposed to think that the Punisher is a force to be reckoned with and these nobodies are the cream of the crop when it comes to his superpowered victims? Call me when he kills someone whose name I'll remember in two weeks. Read Full Review

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