The Punisher (TV series)

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Name: Punisher
Marvel's Punisher
Creator: Steve Lightfoot
Date(s): November 17 2017 - Present
Medium: live-action TV series
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: The Punisher (TV series) Wikipedia page
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The Punisher is a Netflix television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and shares continuity with the other Netflix MCU series; Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and crossover series, The Defenders.


After apparently getting his revenge on the people responsible for the deaths of his wife and children (in Daredevil S2 and in flashback in the first episode of this series), Frank Castle tries to move on with a normal life. The hacker Micro uncovers a conspiracy related to the Castle family murders and draw the Punisher into his quest for justice.

Main Characters

  • Frank Castle, the titular character, a vigilante known as The Punisher.
  • David Lieberman (Micro) is a former NSA analyst on the run from his former employers.
  • Billy Russo is Frank's old friend who runs a private military company.
  • Dinah Madani is a Homeland Security agent.
  • Karen Page is a reporter who previously defended Frank Castle,
  • Lewis Wilson is a US veteran struggling to adjust to civilian life.
  • William Rawlins, Director of Covert Operations at the CIA.
  • Curtis Hoyle is a disabled veteran who provides counselling to other veterans.
  • Sam Stein is Agent Madani's partner.
  • Sarah Lieberman is Micro's wife.


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The popular Daredevil pairing of Frank Castle/Karen Page is the most popular pairing in this fandom, as there characters are reunited in this series. the gen pairing of Frank Castle & Karen Page is also quite popular.

The slash pairing of Frank Castle/Matt Murdock also originated in the Daredevil fandom, and appears in Punisher works, despite Matt Murdock's Daredevil not appearing in this property.

After season 1, new pairings included; the canon het pairing of David Lieberman/Sarah Lieberman, the slash pairings Frank Castle/Billy Russo and Frank Castle/David Lieberman, and the gen pairing Frank Castle & Curtis Hoyle.

Frank Castle is often paired with his deceased wife Maria Castle. This appears in pre-canon works, but may also be a past relationship in works pairing Frank with another character.


Example Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.



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