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#1 Edited by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@jsphsmth said:

@cody1984: CBR interview: "Steve and I went round and round on this, but ultimately, he wanted to make Frank younger because if he fought in Vietnam, he's in his 70s, and I get more mileage out of him being in his early 40s..."

You can choose to believe whatever you want.

Like I stated earlier to you in a pm

What he did was give the impression that Frank is no longer a Vietnam Veteran in the comic but didn't flat out state so. If Norah Winters stated "Frank Castle having served in Iraq came home to have his family murdered in front of his eyes" than yes that is a pure retcon. We didn't get that in the book though. We might get that later but for right now we haven't.
#2 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@jsphsmth said:

@cody1984 said:

@InnerVenom123 said:

@cody1984 said:

He's still a Vietnam Veteran since they didn't retcon his origin to be something else.

In Greg Rucka's new Punisher ongoing, a flashback shows Frank to be in a more modern war. Probably the Gulf War.

We still haven't seen it stated in the comics yet that he is no longer a vietnam veteran. Yeah, they showed an image of Frank looking like he fought in the gulf war and not Vietnam but until its stated in the comics that he is no longer a vietnam veteran but a veteran of "Fill in the war" then his origin is still intact. Although it does look like Greg Rucka for whatever reason wants to change it.

Rucka changed it already. I linked the article where he gave more info on the change early in this forum.

No he didn't do it yet since in the comics it doesn't state he isn't vietnam veteran anymore...we just got an image that looks like he was fighting the in the gulf war is all. Also I have read that article before and quite Frankly he is hinting that Frank is no longer a Vietnam Veteran but didn't come out and directly state he is no longer a vietnam veteran.

#3 Edited by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@InnerVenom123 said:

@cody1984 said:

He's still a Vietnam Veteran since they didn't retcon his origin to be something else.

In Greg Rucka's new Punisher ongoing, a flashback shows Frank to be in a more modern war. Probably the Gulf War.

We still haven't seen it stated in the comics yet that he is no longer a vietnam veteran. Yeah, they showed an image of Frank looking like he fought in the gulf war and not Vietnam but until its stated in the comics that he is no longer a vietnam veteran but a veteran of "Fill in the war" then his origin is still intact. Although it does look like Greg Rucka for whatever reason wants to change it.

#4 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher wins both. If this was Ultimate Hawkeye it might go differently but 616 Hawkeye vs. 616 Punisher is going to lose to Frank.

#5 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

He's still a Vietnam Veteran since they didn't retcon his origin to be something else.

#6 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@batkevin74 said:

What's the most people Frank's killed at ONE time?

2,000 people with a nuclear bomb.

#7 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos wins this pretty easily.

#8 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@ZombieBigfoot: Ennis Marvel Knights run was great and Rucka's current series is great as well if you want to give them a try.

#9 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@ZombieBigfoot: Technically both events are cannon but I doubt the gay claim will ever be expanded upon since it was done in extremely bad taste and wolverine getting run over is not important to the character's history so at most its just a comical defeat he had in the past.

#10 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@Assassin_Elektra said:

I do agree with you about her being written for mostly shock value in PunisherMAX. Her banging Fisk and his wife in the same issue was just way to much.