Punisher: Body Count Episode 96


Welcome to our show, publicly funded by you! I promise you we will only spend the money on wise investments.

Introduction – Jake classes up the show with some art and I talk about how even while dying I can make things awkward.

[18:50] News – We talk about Jon Bernthal growing a new beard, Tom Jane’s new gig, and upcoming comics like a Deadpool/Punisher team-up and some telling Goran Parlov artwork (Thanks Punisher Harp Zone!).

[29:55] Mail Call – We mull over some casting questions and talk about dealing with liking a character but hating the current direction the character is in.

[47:04] Bullet Points – We cover Punisher #7-8 and Magic Bullets #4-6.

[1:35:54] Interrogation Room – We are honored to have had John Barber, the writer behind Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets! He has been an editor for IDW and Marvel, with plenty of great stories to boot! John was a top-notch guest, and we recommend you check out the other equally notch IDW comics he is writing right now:

[2:46:35] Discharge Papers – Jake’s finally seen Rogue One and Stranger Things. I talk about Ben Affleck’s The Accountant and I realize what is my favorite kind of niche genre. Seriously, if you have any recommendations for me in that genre, send us an email. I will watch it.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 95

Introduction – Jake and I thank you for your amazing contributions to our Indiegogo campaign! We also share a moment of confusion and a moment of manliness. Special thanks to Sherry Konkus for the banner art!

News – A new cast photo for the Punisher show is out, and that’s about it!

Gift Exchange – Jake and I take part in our annual tradition of trading gifts on the air!
Bullet Points – We discuss Magic Bullets #3 and Gwenpool Holiday Special #1 in our search for the true meaning of the holidays.

Fan Fiction Fun Time – We read some of our favorite Punisher fan fictions. In order:

Punisher: Rachel’s War by JasonNoir

Judgement Skull by settlechaos

The Punisher: Deep Waters by Blakkstone

Discharge Papers – Jake struggles to think of something to recommend and I give important opinions on Rogue One.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 94


Introduction –  To help Jake replace his computer and improve the show in general, we are running an Indiegogo campaign! There are plenty of rewards for donors, such as shirts, on-air producer credits, and the money will go toward getting more episodes out and more content in general. Afterwards, Jake and I share Thanksgiving stories with a side of sadness, and I talk about my life as a big time actor in New York City.

[31:06] News – We report on the new artists that will be taking of the Punisher title in the wake of Steve Dillon’s death, a new retro figure from Diamond Direct, and some unexpected Netflix news regarding the Punisher.

[35:38] Bullet Points – We cover Punisher/Dr. Strange: Magic Bullets #1 and #2, the best buddy cop movie of 2016.

[1:08:58] Flashbacks – As a Christmas gift to me, we cover Foolkiller: White Angels, a rare Punisher MAX team-up with west coast vigilante/street artist Mike Trace. It’s a wonder to read and a shame we don’t get more.

[1:57:40] Discharge Papers – Jake likes Dr. Strange and Scrotal Recall, and I like Bad Santa 2 and Blood Meridian.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 93


This episode is will be focused on comic book artist and creator Steve Dillon, who died earlier this October.

Introduction –  Jacob entertains us with some humorous anecdotes and I talk about how my family is entering the FUTURE.

[25:40] News – We announce a new bevy of cast members for the Punisher show and reveal a wonderful gift sent to us by Charles Burgio.

[46:23] Mail Call – Tons of mail from you people today! Questions about our guest wish lists, Cloonan’s run, and who would win in a fight: Me or Jake?

[1:15:42] Bullet Points – In this episode, we cover Gerry Conway’s Punisher Annual #1 and Becky Cloonan’s Punisher #6.

[1:50:03] Flashbacks – In honor of Halloween we cover Marvel Mangaverse: Punisher and in honor of Steve Dillon, we cover the Punisher: War Zone #1-6, the miniseries made by him and Garth Ennis.

[2:34:27] Discharge Papers – Jake and I have a hearty debate on the state of MCU movies, talk about Luke Cage, and I recommend you watch the new season of Black Mirror.

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Punisher: Body Count Episode 92


What is the haps, my friends. We had a lot of fun with this episode, so I hope you enjoy it.

Introduction – Jacob has found success in overthrowing his HOA and is now a Youtube sensation. Is he getting too big for this show? Haha, no. I recall some great acting anecdotes as well.

[19:43] News – Special guest Emily Williams helps us get our heads around Avengers Academy, and we talk about some new casting for the Punisher Netflix show. We also talk up the Punisher vs. Darkman fan film and the shittiest Punisher costume ever.

[45:18] Mail Call – We get a ton of great voicemails and emails from you guys! Plus, Jake gives what might be the best team-up idea ever. Also, use this link to play the video when we start talking about the new military “Punisher” vehicle to follow along with us!

[1:25:26] Bullet Points – We get as close as we will ever get to Civil War II with Choosing Sides #4 and Kingpin #3. We end the segment with Becky Cloonan’s Punisher #5. We get a little negative on it, but it’s a good series.

[2:08:56] Flashbacks – We finish the Punisher Eurohit story line with issues #67-70. Such a fun arc by Abnett and Lanning! We highly recommend it. 

[2:35:33] Discharge Papers – Jake talks up Magnificent 7 and I talk down on Blair Witch. I also give initial thoughts on Luke Cage, but will get in-depth next episode.

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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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