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‘The Punisher’ continues 30-year trail of screen carnage

(CNN)”The Punisher” returns on Netflix this week, marking a full 30 years of on-screen carnage for the Marvel Comics vigilante — leaving a trail littered with bodies, and questions about why filmmakers keep returning to an antihero whose brand of justice is so clearly rooted in the past.In the comics, the Punisher was introduced in…

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‘The Punisher’ continues 30-year trail of screen carnage

(CNN)“The Punisher” returns on Netflix this week, marking a full 30 years of on-screen carnage for the Marvel Comics vigilante — leaving a trail littered with bodies, and questions about why filmmakers keep returning to an antihero whose brand of justice is so clearly rooted in the past.

In the comics, the Punisher was introduced in 1974 as a foe for Spider-Man. The idea of a gun-toting vigilante seemed in tune with the movies of the time, which included “Dirty Harry” (along with its sequels) and “Death Wish.”
Eventually, the Punisher/Frank Castle — a former FBI agent who takes the law into his own hands, having lost his family to criminals — got his shot at the big screen, with a relatively low-budget 1989 movie starring Dolph Lundgren, released the same year as another high-profile comic-book adaptation, director Tim Burton’s “Batman” with Michael Keaton.

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