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The Punisher: War Zone, Vol. 1 (Punisher)

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Abandoned by his aide-de-camp and hunted by a mysterious hired gun with ties to his past, the Punisher goes undercover -- striking an uneasy alliance with the very vermin he's sworn to eradicate.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 16th 2002 by Marvel Comics Group (first published August 1st 2002)
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Joshua Shioshita
Mar 24, 2016 Joshua Shioshita rated it really liked it
This is all the best 80s and 90s action movie cliches wrapped up in a sweaty comicbook. You can't go wrong with this initial outing as The Punisher takes care of business like only he can.
Josep Blas
Dec 27, 2015 Josep Blas rated it really liked it
Never been much of a Punisher fan, a bit of a one-sided character for my taste, but I do remember enjoying reading the individual comics of this compilation, so I bought this (a bit overpriced) graphic novel.
Yup, still enjoyed it... but this time it was clear why I enjoyed it.
Back in the early 90s (or late 80s?) the very first Punisher movie was released. Generally panned (hated?) by most everyone, I LOVED it! Loved it so much, it's one of the very few DVDs that I now own!
Now, reading this story
Mar 03, 2015 Devero rated it really liked it
Il volume raccoglie il primo ciclo della testata, quello splendidamente disegnato da Romitino e Janson, e ottimamente scritto da Chuck Dixon. Rispetto alle altre storie del Punitore di quel periodo (aveva 3 testate mensili e qualche miniserie) che erano per lo più anonime, queste spiccano non tanto per la violenza o la brutalità, quanto per la lucida determinazione del protagonista.
Aug 19, 2011 Ryan rated it it was amazing
possibly my favourite Punisher comics... the first volume is the one to read!!!
Sep 23, 2012 Travis rated it it was ok
A nice solid testosterone filled action story that gets extra points for the inclusion of the mercanairy 'Shotgun', a blaxplotation style badass with a insanely over-sized gun.

Fun, but forgetable.
Feb 16, 2012 Stanley rated it liked it
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Micheal Shea
Feb 07, 2011 Micheal Shea rated it it was amazing
This is the first comics book I ever read. It got me hooked.
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Ich liebe die Bilder von Romita Jr.. Diese machomäßige Überzeichnung der Figuren. Die Geschichte von Dixon ist auch sehr solide. Schade nur, dass kurz vor dem Finale der Serie ein neuer Zeichner mit deutlich weniger Talent übernommen hat.

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Charles "Chuck" Dixon is an American comic book writer, perhaps best-known for long runs on Batman titles in the 1990s.

His earliest comics work was writing Evangeline first for Comico Comics in 1984 (then later for First Comics, who published the on-going series), on which he worked with his then-wife, the artist Judith Hunt. His big break came one year later, when editor Larry Hama hired him to w
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