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PREVIOUSLY: Punisher: Final Boss #4 - (Script)
"Happy New Year" - Rated M
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.
Punisher aiming and firing his pistol at BigBoss.
SFX: BLAM BLAM
BigBoss standing there as the bullets bounce off.
BIGBOSS: You actually thought that would work?
Punisher keeps firing.
PUNISHER: Worth a try.
SFX: BLAM BLAM BLAM
BigBoss standing there, as the bullets ricochet off of him.
Around BigBoss, some of the monitors have been hit by the bullets, and thus revert to static.
Punisher dropping the pistol.
BIGBOSS: That’s more like it.
Punisher reaching into a pouch.
BIGBOSS: Let me tell you a little story.
Punisher taking out a grenade.
BIGBOSS: About me.
BIGBOSS: About you.
Punisher tearing the pin of the grenade out with his teeth.
Punisher tossing the grenade at BigBoss.
PUNISHER: I’ve heard enough bullsh*t today.
BigBoss grabbing the grenade from the air.
BIGBOSS: Slaughter’s a bit much, I understand.
BigBoss’s closed fist around the grenade is vibrating, but unaffected.
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.
Punisher holding an Uzi, firing at BigBoss. The bullets fail to affect him.
SFX: BUDDA BUDDA BUDDA
BigBoss standing there. A few more monitors are hit.
BIGBOSS: Executive computer.
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?
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: Over 500.
BIGBOSS: And the status of the attack.
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: None yet. They are awaiting your orders.
BIGBOSS: Do you have any idea how much damage one of those pistols self-destructing can do?
PUNISHER: A lot.
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.
BIGBOSS: And the bars with them.
BIGBOSS: No evidence. No city.
PUNISHER: No motivation.
BIGBOSS: That’s where you’re wrong.
BIGBOSS: See, I have one, simple reason.
7.1 Splash Page
BigBoss rushing at Punisher.
BIGBOSS: YOU KILLED ME!
Punisher running from BigBoss’s fist, smashing violently into the ground.
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.
BigBoss pulling his fist out of the crater and looking at Punisher.
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.
PUNISHER: You said I killed you.
PUNISHER: So The Tinkerer brought you back.
PUNISHER: Caused all this.
BIGBOSS: My name was Victor Marino.
BIGBOSS: I was good friends with The Tinkerer.
BIGBOSS: I was still alive for a few minutes.
BIGBOSS: He did an emergency procedure that he had been working on, in case of his own death.
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.
PUNISHER: I’ll kill them after I kill you, then.
BigBoss rushing at Punisher.
BIGBOSS: GOOD LUCK!
Punisher tumbling out of BigBoss’s way.
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.
Punisher looking toward the executive computer.
PUNISHER: Try me.
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!
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!
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.
Punisher running out of BigBoss’s way. BigBoss has his fist thrown forward.
BigBoss accidentally punching through the monitor of the executive computer.
He’s visibly being electrocuted.
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: 101010101010101010101010FUNCTIONDISABLEDENABLEN101010110T10101TO110100OXIN10101010IES11010101VOICECOMMANDENABLEDISABLEDISABLEDIABLE1101010
Punisher standing, looking at BigBoss.
BigBoss is down on his knees, his arm stuck in the monitor. He’s visibly smoldering.
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 is struggling to pull his arm back, but it isn’t budging.
BigBoss looking down, it’s futile.
BIGBOSS: Tangled up.
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?
Punisher undoing the pouch.
BigBoss looks a bit taken aback, even for an Iron Wraith’s body.
BIGBOSS: Oh-oh no… n-no…
Punisher’s holding a taser.
PUNISHER: This was meant for Goodwin.
Punisher walking toward BigBoss.
BIGBOSS: I-I still got an arm free!
PUNISHER: I won’t kill you, if you tell me one thing.
BIGBOSS: Y-you mean… you’ll lemme go?
PUNISHER: Goodwin was my goal. You’re extra. I don’t have time for you.
CAPTION: PUNISHER: He’s willing to let anything happen to him.
CAPTION: PUNISHER: Willing to do anything, pay anything, SAY anything.
PUNSHER: Activate the voice command.
CAPTION: PUNISHER: Thought he was untouchable. Now that he knows better, fear will do the rest of the job for me.
BIGBOSS: ACTIVATE VOICE COMMAND!
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: VOICE COMMAND ACTIVATED.
PUNISHER: Plasma pistol self-destruct code 9180.
18.1 Splash Page
The entire room. A majority of the monitors go out at once.
BIGBOSS: WHAT—WHAT DID YOU DO!?!?!?
PUNISHER: I made your big plan blow up in your face.
PUNISHER: The bars, gone. The thugs, dead.
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.
Punisher rushing at BigBoss.
Punisher jamming the taser into BigBoss’s red visor.
Punisher is blown back by the electrical surge, which fries BigBoss.
Punisher looking up from the ground.
BigBoss’s visor still has the taser jammed through it. It’s smoldering from the inside out.
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: Bigboss terminated.
Punisher wiping his mouth.
PUNISHER: I lied.
Punisher standing up, even though it’s a struggle.
EXECUTIVE COMPUTER: VOICE COMMAND STILL ACTIVE.
PUNISHER: Open the f**king door.
Punisher walking toward the exit, which is starting to open.
Punisher walking into the filter room.
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.
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.
Punisher walking out of the front door, his hands up.
CAPTION: PUNISHER: This is different.
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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.