Why isn't he......

#1 Posted by bringdeath (270 posts) - - Show Bio

Why isn't frank a more popular character in marvel.I'm a die hard fan of the punisher....... So I was just wonderin why you guys think that frank isn't a more popular
Character and please no arguments and please do not ridicule the punisher let's just have a fun discussion.

#2 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4157 posts) - - Show Bio

Probably because the most popular characters can be geared more towards kids. The Punisher no matter how you cut it is for the older crowd.

Also Stan Lee was never a fan of the Punisher because he thinks heroes shouldn't kill.

#3 Posted by Aronmorales (9434 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher is a gun-totting psycho, not very good image for kids.

#4 Posted by Kastiel (8919 posts) - - Show Bio

To be frank, too many guns and exploding weapons.

#5 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4157 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aronmorales: Is it just because he carries guns he's not a good role model or is just the psycho part?
#6 Posted by Zoom (14668 posts) - - Show Bio

Because he sucks. lololololololol

#7 Posted by bringdeath (270 posts) - - Show Bio
@Zoom said:
"Because he sucks. lololololololol "

No bashing please... I love the punisher I am fifteen years old and he's been my favorite for six years now....and i'm obsessed.
This is gonna sound crazy but i look up to the punisher he's my role model in a good way not the kill everything kinda way just the
protector of the innocent kinda way.. I mean is wish i had that..
#8 Posted by celestialheroin (349 posts) - - Show Bio

Because even if he does protect the innocent he still pretty much a cold blooded killer. Thats what he does.

If he didnt kill people, just kinda beat them up and left them for the cops, he would be up there in popularity with spidey, hulk ,and wolverine. But he kills and you cant market a killer to children because there parents wouldnt let them buy his products.

P.S. : I like punisher too
#9 Edited by Zoom (14668 posts) - - Show Bio
@bringdeath said:
"I am fifteen years old and he's been my favorite for six years now....and i'm obsessed.This is gonna sound crazy but i look up to the punisher he's my role model"
All of which would explain why you choose the handle "bringdeath"
#10 Posted by Detective (524 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher is tied with Deadpool for my favorite character, i loved the Garth Ennis MAX series, the problem is you cant really commercalize Punisher to a young audience

#11 Edited by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio

* cough wolverine is also a colded blooded killer, half the time he doesnt kill is because ppl like cap and spidey stop him but, logan still gets away with it.  deadpool is also another marvel favorite who kills, not sure why frank is not as popular as them maybe its just his stories dont appeal to the mass audience, he needs to kill more superpower ppl in order to get more ppl to read him.

#12 Posted by Detective (524 posts) - - Show Bio

^^Deadpool is liked because of his personallity, and alot of tiems in cartoons involving Wolverine he can be lightened up and be good for a young audience where as if you lighten down Punisher and his stories its not even Punisher anymore

#13 Posted by geraldthesloth (33313 posts) - - Show Bio

Frank is really popular right now..I recommend you read his dark reign tie ins..There the best in marvel ATM.

and max if your mom will let you get it.

#14 Posted by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio

^^ hell all logan did in the 80's and early 90's was kill hell, punisher knows logan has killed more ppl then him. if they can lighten logan up they can lighten punisher too. hell, punisher originally didnt kill he used mercy bullets so he would just go back to his old ways.  :)

#15 Posted by bringdeath (270 posts) - - Show Bio

@castleking said:

"^^ hell all logan did in the 80's and early 90's was kill hell, punisher knows logan has killed more ppl then him. if they can lighten logan up they can lighten punisher too. hell, punisher originally didnt kill he used mercy bullets so he would just go back to his old ways.  :)"


 

Yea but ol wolvy ... in my opinion in MY OPINION he's a lot softer nowaday theh he used to be and frank 's well stayed the same except for "cough" war journal "cough"
#16 Posted by bringdeath (270 posts) - - Show Bio
@Punish3r said:
"Man I love the Punisher to death, the MAX version, Garth Ennis' baby. But we gotta accept that Punisher is not made for kids and we all know it will sell more if the kids are buying it. I don't think selling MAX to kids is a good idea. But it doesn't mean that the Punisher is just a B-character. The fans' support is the reason why big ol' Frank is a kick-ass comic. Bear that in mind bringdeath, my friend."

Dude for the love of God  stop bustin my chops about the punisher ...this is gonna sound absurd but frank is the only male rolemodel in my life I live for the punisher i understand ur a major fan but please ,so am I so please jus stop bustin my chops about Frank To me He's An A character and just wanted to know without any bashing why other's don't think he is so please just leave me alone ...........please.

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