Punisher #55

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Goran Parlov Publisher: Marvel Max Release Date: March 12, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
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The final body count ran to well over seven hundred -- almost 200 hundred of them American soldiers. Standing alone amidst the carnage, a sole survivor: Captain Frank Castle, who years later would be known as The Punisher.

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy/Kevin Powers Mar 11, 2008

    This is a great start to Ennis' swan song on Punisher MAX. I really hate to see him go, especially with the quality of small press books he is putting out. However, once again he connects the dots, builds a strong supporting cast and creates yet another compelling situation of the hunter becoming the hunted. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 12, 2008

    The one area that truly disappointed me this month was the art. I've never been a huge fan of Goran Parlov's art in the series. It simply lacks the detail of other regular artists like Leandro Fernandez. While I could at least accept the need for rotating artists on each arc, Parlov has been on the book for two arcs in a row now (three if you count the Barracuda mini-series). It's unfortunate that Ennis' swan song couldn't be accompanied by a bigger name. Frank Castle deserves at least that much. Read Full Review

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