Punisher: Body Count #110

In the very beginning of this episode, I mention a way you can support the show by going to our Ko-Fi.com page. You beautiful people have already helped Jake and I reach our first dumb goal, so now we’re going to have to think up new stuff. Don’t worry, donations will automatically go to the next goal when we set it up.

Introduction – We realize we got competition in the Punisher podcast world! I bring up the banter war with my sister and my forays into standup comedy. Jake reveals his secret saltiness over all my guest spots and gives me some tough love. Jake then closes out with a goodbye to a local friend.

[36:15] News – We give an update on Mike Baron’s Kickstarter Cue Ball, and we learn about the upcoming Cosmic Ghost Rider comic and what’s next for Rosenberg’s Punisher.

The New Contest! – I found a Deadpool vs Punisher #1 comic signed by former show guest Fred Van Lente! And now I’d like to give it to one of our listeners. Fred Van Lente was one of Jake and I’s favorite people to have on the show, and for a lot of listeners, too. If you would like to get your hands on it, there’s two ways to enter!

  1. Rate and review us on iTunes or Google Play.
  2. Share this episode post on Twitter or Facebook. Just be sure to use the hashtag #PBC so I can find it!

The winner will be announced in the next episode!

[58:52] Mail Call –  We answer some email about the nature of Frank Castle’s adventures and how they should or shouldn’t connect with reality. We also talk about Jessica Jones for a hot minute and then talk about forgotten side characters.

[1:20:53] Bullet Points –  We cover Punisher #223, where Frank stops a nuke and kills an Iron Man with a knife. It’s still great, is what I’m saying.

[1:35:10] Flashbacks – We look back on Frank’s vacation gone wrong with Punisher: War Journal #20 written by Carl Potts!

[1:49:15] Discharge Papers – Jake connects with his daughter over Ready Player One and talks about a cool game called Gas Lands. If you like Mad Max don’t want to die of scurvy, this is the game for you. I get into some anime bullshit and also recommend you watch Ghostly Whispers on Netflix.

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Punisher: Body Count #109

Happy Easter! There were some sound recording issues in this one, but they should be fixed by the next episode.

Introduction – We talk about haircuts and how I’m going to jail soon.

[13:22] News – New cast announcements for Punisher season 2, a Punisher comic character makes an appearance in the upcoming season of Luke Cage, and a new drug is on the street, and it’s sporting the skull.

[22:04] Mail Call –  We answer some fan mail about Frank’s IQ and liking comics hated by the mainstream! We also try to think up some unorthodox merch and discuss if continuity helps or hurts the Punisher.

[49:36] Bullet Points –  We cover Thanos #16, Punisher #222, and The Platoon #6! All of them are rad.

[1:58:02] Discharge Papers – We talk Black Panther, Jessica Jones, and Al’s Baby.

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Punisher: Body Count #108

Introduction – Jake makes an apology and revelation, and I recall another meeting with Uncle Bill.

[21:25] News – Punisher season 2 is confirmed, and I was on Signal of Doom! We also go down some weird rants, and then get some surprise news!

[41:19] Mail Call –  We answer some fan mail about gimmicks from Blackstone!

[56:25] Bullet Points –  We cover the perpetual video game that is Punisher #221 and The Platoon #5, wherein shit gets real.

[1:28:30] Flashbacks – We read Jim Starlin’s prestige-format Punisher book, Ghosts of Innocents. 

[1:47:56] Doomsday Cuck Discussion – Hey, remember Rorschach? Hey, remember Nostalgia? Hey, remember when reading a comic made you feel smart? Me neither, dude.

[2:35:49] Discharge PapersI recommend Altered Carbon and Jake makes me aware that Kindergarten Cop 2 exists. 

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Punisher: Body Count #107

Introduction – Jake and I continue our descent into destroying ourselves, and “Dollar General” Bill returns!

[23:38] News – We learn some behind-the-scenes facts from the Punisher netflix series!

[33:19] Mail Call –  We answer some fan mail from listener Jimbo!

[46:55] Blackstone FAQs – Fan favorite listener and writer Blackstone answers some of your questions.

[1:20:14] Bullet Points –  We cover Platoon #4 and Punisher: War Machine #220.

[2:04:52] Flashbacks – Remember when the Hulk was a smartass that worked for the Las Vegas mafia? Punisher: Body Count remembers, with Incredible Hulk #395-96. And of course, a special appearance is made by Frank Castle.

[2:34:39] Discharge Papers – Jake and I discuss our latest trips to the movies and Netflix, including The Toys that Made Us, The Room, Molly’s Game, and more. We also get mad about Doomsday Clock, but more on that next time!

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 106

 

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We end the year strong with a holiday episode that contains highs, lows, heart disease, and fan fiction!

Introduction – Jake and I discuss how we are awful at Christmas.

[22:00] News – We discuss Brian Michael Bendis’ comments on the cancelled End of Days comic and reveal the “Ultimate Punisher Story” that never came to be.

 [33:40] Christmas Exchange – What entertainment value could come from two guys trading gifts? Man, just listen.

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Gift 3 (Do not click until you get to it)

[50:30] Bullet Points –  This segment only covers The Platoon #3, and man I hope you’re interested in gun facts.

[1:07:55] The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Fanfiction Special – Jake makes a new format for this segment, so here are the fanfics for you to follow along!

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[1:52:15] Discharge Papers – Jake and I discuss the Last Jedi and I recommend you watch Goliath on Amazon! Jake also watched Cobra and it was ok. See you in 2018!

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 105

Introduction – I talk about my frustrating Thanksgiving and Jake gets through the daily grind.

[12:45] News – We talk about the Disney buyout deal and a fandom’s interesting defection to the Punisher.

 [22:35] Mail Call – We answer your voicemails and get a cool early Christmas gift!

[46:45] Bullet Points –  This segment only covers The Platoon #3, and man I hope you’re interested in gun facts.

[1:01:55] Flashbacks –  We look back fondly on What If #44, where Venom Possessed the Punisher. In a shocking twist, Spider-Man doesn’t die in this one!

[1:12:25] Netflix and Kill – We cover the rest of the Punisher Netflix series, with all it’s improvements, accomplishments, and favorite/hated characters.

[2:16:55] Discharge Papers – Jake recommends the Polybius documentary and I talk up the Cry of Mann webseries.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 104

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We got opinions on the Punisher Netflix TV show and much more today!

Introduction – Jake introduces us to the Weinstein scale, and I talk about the my guest appearance on Mike’s show, ToonCast!

[19:58] News – Jake and I discuss the Vulture article that we got to contribute to, and we check out the reviews for the Netflix series. We also talk about Mike Baron’s new Kickstarter, Q-Ball!

 [40:47] Mail Call – Today we receive voicemails from listeners and one very famous actor!

[57:50] Bullet Points –  We close out Becky Cloonan’s run with Punisher #17 and then hope into the newly re-numbered Punisher #218, where Not-Bernthal teams up with Not-Samuel L. Jackson to steal the War Machine armor. Finally, The Platoon #2 is so solid that Jake and I have trouble even discussing it.

[1:42:015] Netflix and Kill – The Punisher is a Marine, and Jigsaw is finally good! We discuss these miracles and more as Jake and I go through the first three episodes.

[2:16:55] Discharge Papers – Jake recommends Twilight Imperium and I finally catch up on Highlander. Yeah, the first movie.

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