Punisher: Body Count Episode 91


After reviewing many notes given to us from Human Resources, we have decided to terminate Jake’s contract and replace him with his wife Emily Williams. Thank you for understanding.

Introduction – Jacob discusses his Nashville trip and I talk about fire pits and relationship tricks.

[20:06] News – We talk Punisher Netflix release dates, casting, and a cool (real!) gun named after the character!

[34:30] Bullet Points – We cover Becky Cloonan’s Punisher #4, which continues the proud Punisher tradition of battle vans and kids being cool with murder.

[56:45] Mail Call – Javier comes in on the clutch with a last-minute mail call question! It’s an angel Punisher question!

[1:00:47] Flashbacks – It’s late August so of course we go over a back to school special! This one is Punisher Back-To-School Special #4, and it’s got everything: Hallucinogens, Malaysian head hunters, and a lesson on why you shouldn’t kick hobos.

[1:44:20] Discharge Papers – Jake and I talk about the Back to the Future movies and I recommend Hand of God on Amazon Prime. We also talk about Suicide Squad for way too long. Sorry about that.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 90


Here is a fun podcast to listen to while you play Pokemon GO between your Snapchat sessions, fam. We are cool people on this podcast.

Introduction – Jake talks about his upcoming Nashville trip and his slow metamorphosis into becoming his co-host. I discuss the glorious new shop that opened up in my town and my Pokemon GO adventures. Also, there’s a strip club in there somewhere.

[22:42] News – Jake and I talk about the newly announced series Magic Bullets, coming out this fall, as well as the Netlfix/Marvel lineup and how the Punisher series plays into it.

[31:31] Mail Call – We get some great voice mails from our listeners that ask us about Frank’s tactical sense and have us reminiscing about the worst Punisher comics we’ve ever read.

[1:21:75] Flashbacks –  We switch up formats to celebrate Nigel Higgens, the British Punisher, featured in both comic segments today! In this episode, we cover the first half of The Eurohit storyline with Punisher issues 64-66.

[1:39:26] Bullet Points – We cover issue #10 of Contest of Champions to have a Punisher trifecta: Punisher, Punisher 2099, and Nigel Higgens! Then we cover Punisher #3, which is pretty good!

[2:524:30] Discharge Papers – Jake recommends the Watchmen motion comic and is lukewarm to The Killing Joke animated feature. Meanwhile, I love The Admiral: Roaring Currents and think Hardcore Henry is a waste of time.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 89


Yeah, son (and/or daughter). It is time for insane Punisher stories, honey pots, and dick jokes.

Introduction – Jake talks about his game testing duties and how he’s getting his daughter into STEM. I talk about my acting career and my battles in the gas wars.

[23:51] News – Jake and I discuss the newly announced Punisher TV show’s release date and the growing meme of the Punisher identity.

[36:20] Mail Call – We get a great voice mail from Blackstone and some helpful emails from our listeners.

[54:19] Bullet Points – We cover Frank’s adventures in upstate New York and Vermont in Punisher #2 and wrap up the emotionally dead-inside series Seventh Circle.

[1:23:14] Flashbacks –  Jake and I enjoy the hell out of an unpublished Punisher 2099 story done by Chuck Dixon! He released it on his blog and you can Read Part 1 here!  Read Part 2 here!

[1:58:29] Discharge Papers – Jake discusses the shows Love, Narcos, and the Studio Ghibli movie The Wind Rises. I love Lady Dynamite and hate the AMC show Preacher.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 88


Introduction – Jake does his good deed for the year by helping a man with some car troubles and I brag about the fat stacks I made with my crazy gambling skills.

[21:42] News – Jake and I discuss the newly-announced Punisher Netflix series and we mourn the passing of Darwyn Cooke.

[36:20] Mail Call – Listener Rab asks us some great questions about Frank’s views on the Irish conflict, his mostly good vidja games, and “bandwagon” fans.

[1:13:10] Bullet Points – We cover the new Punisher #1 by Becky Cloonan and art by Punisher veteran Steve Dillon. Overall, it’s a promising, solid start!

[1:37:20] Flashbacks – We were in the mood for an annual, so we talk about Love, loss, and shitty Iron Man suits in Punisher War Zone Annual #1.

[1:58:29] Discharge Papers – Jake and I rave about Captain America: Civil War, and I talk about the sweet haul I got from Free Comic Book Day!

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 87


Got some cool announcements today so let’s get into it!

Introduction – Jake and I catch up with vacations and shopping around for car insurance.

[13:18] News – Jake and I scrape together some previews for Becky Cloonan’s upcoming Punisher series (coming out this May!) and we get into a weird argument about Danny Cooksey. We also announce the winner to our Spoilers Bro! contest.

TFAW Announcement – As mentioned on the show, Punisher: Body Count is now affiliated with the world’s 3rd largest comic books and pop culture retailer in the world: Things From Another World! Here’s what that means: When you click that link or other recommendation links to buy something from TFAW’s site, we will get a percentage of the final order, which Jake and I will put toward the show. This will not increase your prices; it just helps us out and you get the comics, graphic novels, figurines, and general merch you wanted anyway!

[33:33] Mail Call – Jake and I get political and discuss what writers would not be a good fit for the Punisher.

[57:35] Dane and Jake Go to Netflix – We wrap up Daredevil Season 2 with our general likes, dislikes, and what we hope for the future.

[1:28:38] Bullet Points – We cover the Marvel Infinite comic Daredevil-Punisher: Seventh Circle #2-3. It’s alright.

[1:37:33] Flashbacks – We have a giant-sized segment featuring Punisher: 2099 #15-16 and Daredevil vs. Punisher: Means and Ends #4-6. Fun, futuristic times are ahead, and then a kid gets murdered.

[2:14:14] Discharge Papers – I recommend the crime graphic novel Parker: The Score (It’s $10 cheaper on TFAW) and Jake talks up his experience playing Star Wars: Rebellion. I also follow up on Jake’s movie recommendation: Firepower.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 86

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Now that we’ve all probably binged watched Daredevil, let’s collect ourselves with calm and cool discussions on how baller Frank Castle was when he killed like three gangs in five minutes.

Introduction – Jake shares his newest creations in the world of brisket-making and I go to the wrong guy’s birthday party.

[24:15] News – Not a ton of news for this episode, but check out this article on Frank Castle’s relationship and meaning to both readers and US armed forces.

[30:37] Mail Call – We answer your questions about Frank’s politics and girls who get all touchy-feely around inanimate objects.

[48:18] Netflix and Kill – Jake and I discuss the first three episodes to Daredevil season 2.

[1:25:38] Bullet Points – Jake and I cover Daredevil/Punisher: Seventh Circle Infinite Comic #1. It’s okay.

[1:39:27] Flashbacks – We discuss the first three issues of David Lapham’s Daredevil vs Punisher: Means and Ends.

[2:05:07] Discharge Papers – Jake brings up the 1993 classic Firepower and I invite you to get confused by watching Primer.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 85

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After some technical difficulties, Jake and I are back, blitzed, and barely believing there are still no new Punisher comics out yet.

Introduction – Jake and I catch up on on what we’ve been doing the past month and I recall some gamble adventures.

[14:08] News – We tackle some Netflix news and some new tidbits from Becky Cloonan’s upcoming Punisher run.

Spoilers Bro! Contest – As mentioned in the News section, there is a new contest for a signed Ray Stevenson (star of the Punisher Warzone) movie print. All you have to do is email what you think will be the ultimate fate of Frank Castle by the end of season 2 of Daredevil. The person with the most accurate guess will win the print! Email us your predictions at punisherbodycount@gmail.com.

[42:13] Mail Call – We answer your pressing Punisher questions, like the best accessories to buy and how Frank would fare in G.I. Joe’s world. Also, a hearty shout-out to our German listeners!

[1:12:33] Bullet Points – Since there are no new comics out, Jake and I check out the new Daredevil trailer and speculate on the upcoming season.

[1:33:39] Flashbacks – In honor of the upcoming Daredevil season 2 series and Captain America: Civil War, Jake and I check out Captain America #241 and Daredevil #293-294.

[1:14:25] Discharge Papers – Jake recommends you read up on Corto Maltese and New Lone Wolf and Cub. I recommend you check out the new comic app Stela.

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