Punisher: Final Boss #5, The Finale! - (Script)

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Page 1

1.1 Splash Page

Punisher facing the BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: It’s been so long, Punisher.

PUNISHER: I assume we’ve met before.

BIGBOSS: I wasn’t nearly half as connected, feared, or powerful.

BIGBOSS: But yeah. We’ve met before.

Page 2

2.1

Punisher aiming and firing his pistol at BigBoss.

SFX: BLAM BLAM

2.2

BigBoss standing there as the bullets bounce off.

BIGBOSS: You actually thought that would work?

2.3

Punisher keeps firing.

PUNISHER: Worth a try.

SFX: BLAM BLAM BLAM

2.4

BigBoss standing there, as the bullets ricochet off of him.

BIGBOSS: Please.

2.5

Around BigBoss, some of the monitors have been hit by the bullets, and thus revert to static.

SFX: BRKSSHHH

Page 3

3.1

Punisher dropping the pistol.

BIGBOSS: That’s more like it.

3.2

Punisher reaching into a pouch.

BIGBOSS: Let me tell you a little story.

3.3

Punisher taking out a grenade.

BIGBOSS: About me.

BIGBOSS: About you.

Page 4

4.1

Punisher tearing the pin of the grenade out with his teeth.

PUNISHER: No.

4.2

Punisher tossing the grenade at BigBoss.

PUNISHER: I’ve heard enough bullsh*t today.

4.3

BigBoss grabbing the grenade from the air.

BIGBOSS: Slaughter’s a bit much, I understand.

4.4

BigBoss’s closed fist around the grenade is vibrating, but unaffected.

SFX: BRMMM

BIGBOSS: But my story is one you’ll want to hear.

BIGBOSS: MY story is about who I was. What you did to me.

BIGBOSS: How I came to be…this.

Page 5

5.1

Punisher holding an Uzi, firing at BigBoss. The bullets fail to affect him.

SFX: BUDDA BUDDA BUDDA

5.2

BigBoss standing there. A few more monitors are hit.

SFX: BRSKSSSHHH

BIGBOSS: Sigh.

BIGBOSS: Executive computer.

5.3

The wall behind BigBoss opens up, the monitors move with the walls. A large computer is revealed.

BIGBOSS: Request voice command.

BIGBOSS: How many plasma pistols are there?

5.4

Punisher.

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: Over 500.

BIGBOSS: And the status of the attack.

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: None yet. They are awaiting your orders.

Page 6

6.1

BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: Do you have any idea how much damage one of those pistols self-destructing can do?

6.2

Punisher.

PUNISHER: A lot.

6.3

BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: And once the troops spread out, after using the pistols to raze the city… I’m going to set the pistols to self-destruct.

6.4

Punisher.

BIGBOSS: And the bars with them.

BIGBOSS: No evidence. No city.

6.5

Punisher.

PUNISHER: No motivation.

BIGBOSS: That’s where you’re wrong.

BIGBOSS: See, I have one, simple reason.

Page 7

7.1 Splash Page

BigBoss rushing at Punisher.

BIGBOSS: YOU KILLED ME!

Page 8

8.1

Punisher running from BigBoss’s fist, smashing violently into the ground.

SFX: BRKSHH

8.2

BigBoss looking over at Punisher, with his fist sticking in the ground.

Punisher is standing over the LMD with the broken head.

BIGBOSS: Oh, I see you’ve noticed that.

8.3

BigBoss pulling his fist out of the crater and looking at Punisher.

BIGBOSS: LittleBoss.

BIGBOSS: The Tinkerer, I mean.

BIGBOSS: He informed me that past transferring my conscience into this new form, he didn’t want any part of this. He laughed, told me he was on some island, sipping a martini, all from his remote controlled LMD.

8.4

Punisher.

PUNISHER: You said I killed you.

PUNISHER: So The Tinkerer brought you back.

PUNISHER: Caused all this.

Page 9

9.1

BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: My name was Victor Marino.

BIGBOSS: I was good friends with The Tinkerer.

BIGBOSS: I was still alive for a few minutes.

9.2

Punisher.

BIGBOSS: He did an emergency procedure that he had been working on, in case of his own death.

9.3

The broken LMD.

BIGBOSS: He had help from these other geniuses, “The Intelligencia”.

BIGBOSS: He had help with them for a lot of this. He made Overboss and Underboss to help me after he was done, so I could sustain my little operation without him.

BIGBOSS: Overboss to run the factory, Underboss to be my “face” and gather up the troops, distribute the weapons, manage the bars.

BIGBOSS: The occasional checkups from Tinkerer aside, it was all mine.

9.4

Punisher.

PUNISHER: I’ll kill them after I kill you, then.

Page 10

10.1

BigBoss rushing at Punisher.

BIGBOSS: GOOD LUCK!

10.2

Punisher tumbling out of BigBoss’s way.

10.3

BigBoss looking over.

BIGBOSS: You killed me already, it ain’t happening twice.

BIGBOSS: I’m gonna beat you to a BLOODY F**KIN PULP, and make you watch this city BURN.

Page 11

11.1

Punisher looking toward the executive computer.

PUNISHER: Try me.

11.2

BigBoss running at Punisher, Punisher barely manages to avoid him.

Punisher is trying to move toward the executive computer.

BIGBOSS: Faster than I thought you’d be!

11.3

BigBoss glancing over and running at Punisher.

Punisher is running toward the computer.

PUNISHER: Your employees were supposed to slow me down?

BIGBOSS: Damn right!

Page 12

12.1 Splash Page

Punisher standing in front of the executive computer, looking at BigBoss rushing toward him.

PUNISHER: Next time, don’t hire idiots.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: He may be in a big, high-tech body.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: But he’s still just a bloodthirsty wise-guy.

Page 13

13.1

Punisher running out of BigBoss’s way. BigBoss has his fist thrown forward.

13.2

BigBoss accidentally punching through the monitor of the executive computer.

He’s visibly being electrocuted.

BIGBOSS: GGGYYYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGHHH!!!

SFX: BRRZZZZZZZZZZKKKRRRTT

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: 101010101010101010101010FUNCTIONDISABLEDENABLEN101010110T10101TO110100OXIN10101010IES11010101VOICECOMMANDENABLEDISABLEDISABLEDIABLE1101010

Page 14

14.1

Punisher standing, looking at BigBoss.

BigBoss is down on his knees, his arm stuck in the monitor. He’s visibly smoldering.

BIGBOSS: GOD!

BIGBOSS: DAMMIT!

14.2

Punisher looking at the computer, as BigBoss struggles, yanking his arm back, but failing.

PUNISHER: Too important to your operation to be the only part of the computer.

BIGBOSS: This thing’s just the “face”, the rest is fine.

BIGBOSS: GRRR!

14.3

BigBoss is struggling to pull his arm back, but it isn’t budging.

14.4

BigBoss looking down, it’s futile.

BIGBOSS: F**K!

BIGBOSS: Tangled up.

Page 15

15.1

Punisher looking at the computer, as he reaches for his pouch.

PUNISHER: I ever tell you, these are rubber gloves I wear?

BIGBOSS: The hell you use em for?

BIGBOSS: Heh… cavity search?

15.2

Punisher undoing the pouch.

PUNISHER: Torture.

15.3

BigBoss looks a bit taken aback, even for an Iron Wraith’s body.

BIGBOSS: Oh-oh no… n-no…

15.4

Punisher’s holding a taser.

PUNISHER: This was meant for Goodwin.

Page 16

16.1

Punisher walking toward BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: I-I still got an arm free!

16.2

Punisher stopping.

PUNISHER: I won’t kill you, if you tell me one thing.

16.3

BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: Y-you mean… you’ll lemme go?

16.4

Punisher.

PUNISHER: Yes.

PUNISHER: Goodwin was my goal. You’re extra. I don’t have time for you.

Page 17

17.1

BigBoss.

BIGBOSS: A-ANYTHING!

CAPTION: PUNISHER: He’s willing to let anything happen to him.

17.2

Punisher.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: Willing to do anything, pay anything, SAY anything.

PUNSHER: Activate the voice command.

17.3

BigBoss.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: Thought he was untouchable. Now that he knows better, fear will do the rest of the job for me.

BIGBOSS: U-UH--

BIGBOSS: ACTIVATE VOICE COMMAND!

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: VOICE COMMAND ACTIVATED.

17.4

Punisher, smirking.

PUNISHER: Plasma pistol self-destruct code 9180.

Page 18

18.1 Splash Page

The entire room. A majority of the monitors go out at once.

BIGBOSS: NO!!!

BIGBOSS: WHAT—WHAT DID YOU DO!?!?!?

PUNISHER: I made your big plan blow up in your face.

PUNISHER: The bars, gone. The thugs, dead.

Page 19

19.1 Splash Page

Overhead of New York City.

There are several smoke clouds rising, throughout the city.

BIGBOSS: Y-you...you… how did you even KNOW?

PUNISHER: Bushwacker used the code on me when I was trying to find Overboss.

PUNISHER: I memorized it.

PUNISHER: Now. About letting you live.

Page 20

20.1

Punisher rushing at BigBoss.

20.2

Punisher jamming the taser into BigBoss’s red visor.

BIGBOSS: GGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAA

SFX: BRRRZZZZZZKKKKKTTT

20.3

Punisher is blown back by the electrical surge, which fries BigBoss.

SFX: BOOOSHH

Page 21

21.1

Punisher looking up from the ground.

21.2

BigBoss’s visor still has the taser jammed through it. It’s smoldering from the inside out.

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: Bigboss terminated.

21.3

Punisher wiping his mouth.

PUNISHER: I lied.

Page 22

22.1

Punisher standing up, even though it’s a struggle.

EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: VOICE COMMAND STILL ACTIVE.

PUNISHER: Open the f**king door.

22.2

Punisher walking toward the exit, which is starting to open.

22.3

Punisher walking into the filter room.

Page 23

23.1

Punisher walking past Slaughter’s remains, into the elevator.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: The NYPD gets a mysterious anonymous tip from a robotic voice, saying the MCI building is under siege. Saying that I was the one who rigged the explosives in the bars, obsessed over killing as much scum as I could before 2012 hit.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: Sounds like something I could have killed some time with.

23.2

The outside of MCI. There are police cars surrounding the area.

SWAT ANNOUNCER: FRANK CASTLE, COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!

SWAT ANNOUNCER: WE HAVE THE AREA COMPLETLEY SURROUNDED!

CAPTION: PUNISHER: Completely surrounded. No hope.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: That was Valley Forge.

23.3

Punisher walking out of the front door, his hands up.

CAPTION: PUNISHER: This is different.

Page 24 and Page 25

24/25 Splash Page

Several officers shoving Punisher into the back of a SWAT car.

CAPTION: JANUARY 1, 2012

CAPTION: PUNISHER: Let’s hope it works out better this time.

THE END!

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The events of Punisher: Final Boss lead directly into:

Toxin: Malice - Toxin: Malice #1 - (Script)
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4 Comments
4 Comments
Posted by The Impersonator

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

And a great finale! =P

Posted by InnerVenom123

@The Impersonator said:

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

And a great finale! =P

Thanks! =P

Posted by The Impersonator

@InnerVenom123: You're welcome! =P

Posted by Deranged Midget

Awesome finale! Love how traitorous those rat bastards are haha. Giving in so easily or maybe Frank's just that good.

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