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The Punisher 1987 is the first ongoing comic book series starring the fictional Marvel Comics vigilante The Punisher, following The Punisher limited series published the previous year. The series ran 104 issues from July 1987 to July 1995.

The Punisher
Cover to The Punisher (1987 series), #1.
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
ScheduleMonthly
FormatOngoing series
Publication dateJuly 1987 – July 1995
No. of issues104, 7 annuals
Main character(s)Punisher
Creative team
Written byVarious
Artist(s)Various

Publication historyEdit

It became the flagship of a popular franchise that would grow to include such titles as The Punisher War Journal and The Punisher War Zone, as well as several miniseries. This series also spawned seven annuals from 1988–1994, as well as the annuals The Punisher Summer Special #1-4 (1991–1994), The Punisher: Back to School Special #1-3 (1992–1994), and The Punisher Holiday Special #1-3 (1993–1995).

PrintsEdit

IssuesEdit

  1. Marching Powder
  2. Bolivia
  3. The Devil Came from Kansas!
  4. The Rev
  5. Ministry of Death
  6. Garbage
  7. Wild Rose
  8. The Ghost of Wall Street
  9. Insider Trading
  10. The Creep
  11. Second Sight
  12. Castle Technique
  13. Sacrifice Play
  14. Social Studies
  15. To Topple the Kingpin
  16. Escalation
  17. Computer War
  18. Face Off
  19. The Spider
  20. Bad Tip
  21. The Boxer
  22. Ninja Training Camp
  23. Capture the Flag!
  24. Land of the Eternal Sun
  25. Sunset in Kansas
  26. The Whistle Blower
  27. Your Tax Dollars at Work
  28. AoV - Change Partners & Dance
  29. AoV - Too many Dooms
  30. Confession
  31. Crankin'
  32. Speedy Solution
  33. Reaver Fever
  34. Exo-Skeleton
  35. Jigsaw Puzzle 01
  36. Jigsaw Puzzle 02
  37. Jigsaw Puzzle 03
  38. Jigsaw Puzzle 04
  39. Jigsaw Puzzle 05
  40. Jigsaw Puzzle 06
  41. Should a Gentleman offer a Tiparillo to a Lady
  42. St. Paradine's
  43. Border Run
  44. Flag Burner
  45. One Way Fare
  46. Cold Cache
  47. The Brattle Gun 01
  48. The Brattle Gun 02
  49. Death below Zero
  50. Yo Yo
  51. Golden Buddha
  52. Lupe
  53. The Final Days 01
  54. The Final Days 02
  55. The Final Days 03
  56. The Final Days 04
  57. The Final Days 05
  58. The Final Days 06
  59. The Final Days 07
  60. Escape from New York
  61. Crackdown
  62. Fade... to white
  63. The Big Check-Out
  64. Eurohit 01
  65. Eurohit 02
  66. Eurohit 03
  67. Eurohit 04
  68. Eurohit 05
  69. Eurohit 06
  70. Eurohit 07
  71. Loose Ends
  72. Life during Wartime
  73. Police Action 01
  74. Police Action 02
  75. Police Action 03
  76. Lava
  77. Survival 01
  78. Survival 02
  79. Survival 03
  80. Last Confession
  81. Bodies of Evidence
  82. Firefight 01
  83. Firefight 02
  84. Firefight 03
  85. Suicide Run 00
  86. Suicide Run 03
  87. Suicide Run 06
  88. Suicide Run 09
  89. Fortress Miami 01
  90. Fortress Miami 02
  91. Fortress Miami 03
  92. Fortress Miami 04
  93. Killing Streets
  94. No Rules 01
  95. No Rules 02
  96. Raving Beauty
  97. The Devil's Secret Name
  98. Armies of the Night
  99. Bury me Deep
  100. The Cage
  101. Dead Tomorrows
  102. Under the Gun
  103. Countdown 04
  104. Countdown 01

AnnualsEdit

  1. 1988 - Evolutionary War (02 of 11)
  2. 1989 - Atlantis Attacks (05 of 14)
  3. 1990 - Lifeform (1 of 4)
  4. 1991 - Von Strucker Gambit (2 of 3)
  5. 1992 - The System Bytes (1 of 4)
  6. 1993 - Eradikation
  7. 1994 - Eurohit '94

BibliographyEdit

  • Punisher #1-104 (July 1987 – July 1995)
  • Punisher Annual #1-7 (1988–1994)
  • The Punisher Summer Special #1-4 (1991–1994)
  • The Punisher: Back to School Special #1-3 (1992–1994)
  • The Punisher Holiday Special #1-3 (1993–1995)

Collected editionsEdit

  • Essential Punisher, Vol. 2 (collects The Punisher vol. 2, #1-20, Annual #1), 2007, ISBN 978-0-7851-2734-5
  • Essential Punisher, Vol. 3 (collects The Punisher vol. 2, #21-40, Annual #2-3), 2009, ISBN 978-0-7851-3073-4
  • Essential Punisher, Vol. 4 (collects The Punisher vol. 2, #41-59, Annual #4-5), 2012, ISBN 978-07851-6351-0

See alsoEdit

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