If anybody ever doubted that Tom Jane could play the character again take a close look at this. This video was shot by the actor and his pals and it manages to be better than the two existing Punisher movies in just 10 minutes.
The Punisher & Deadpool // artwork by Victor Drujiniu (2012)
The Punisher: The Untold Story // artwork by Mike Del Mundo (2012)
The Punisher Was Here… // artwork by David La Gioia (2012)
The Punisher // artwork by Felipe Massafera (2003)
The Punisher: Hydra Safari // artwork by Phillip Tan (2011)
what the Punisher though before uttering these words: "Likes killing people, completely insane… About to take my life in my hands, then again… I do that every day"
So I Read Today… The Punisher #5 (Marvel Knights, 2007)
Somebody wants the Punisher dead and that has him very pissed off. A huge black ops organization set in Grand Nixons Island has fixed his old enemy The Russian and lets him loose in New York to kill him. When Frank traces back the movements that authorized this hit, he goes straight back at the root to deal with it once and for all. In authentic Garth Ennis fashion, Frank has to endure a 23 hour flight with a talkative pilot who has the worst repertoire of jokes ever, a guy who he is willing to kill more than once, but somehow fails to do so (setting up some of the funniest moments in this storyline). At the end of the ride Frank ends up in a island in the middle of nowhere with 2000 terrorist and mercenaries, and a French mission bent on making a nuclear test.
What does The Punisher do to this huge operation, armed only with a .45, three clips and a knife? he takes them all out of course!. One by one, and he enjoys every single minute of it, not even the Russian poses a threat anymore, since he doesn’t have to worry about civilians getting hurt and every single living being is a target, Frank learns from the mouth of his would be pursuer who is the true mastermind behind the hits on his life, right on time to drop a nuke on his ass and kill every terrorist on the island, the real twist comes at the prologue of this story when someone who shouldn’t get scared at all, gets a simple warning from Frank to cool it down …or else.
Marvel Knights Punisher picks up right after the awesome “Welcome Back Frank” storyline, Marvel handed Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon their very own ongoing after the maxi series, since both creators had a blast working on the character, and it shows!. This issue is just a taste and the culmination of the very first storyline, but if you are in your right mind, you’ll read the whole 37 issues because they are damn good, and that’s all you need to know!.