“One batch, two batch. Penny and dime.” Marvel and Netflix have unveiled The Punisher‘s official logo ahead of San Diego Comic-Con. And it’s a doozy.
If you’re at all familiar with Gerry Conway’s creation, you’ll recognize that deadly white skull without a second’s hesitation, and it’s safe to assume that this particularly striking motion poster is a white, grungy primer for the imminent trailer reveal. Word is that the Jon Bernthal-fronted spinoff series has been penciled in for a November premiere on Netflix, thereby carving out some breathing room between The Punisher and The Defenders, given the latter is due to hit the streaming service in little under a month’s time.
Going one step further, and after details of The Defenders‘ SDCC panel were posted online, fans have speculated that Frank Castle will make an appearance in Marvel and Netflix’s impending team-up series. Of course, it’s by no means the first time that Jon Bernthal’s vigilante has been linked with The Defenders, and given his Castle was last seen shooting up the streets (read: rooftops) of Hell’s Kitchen to provide cover for Daredevil, it certainly makes sense for Frank Castle to feature in some shape or form. Until we have some concrete answers for you though, you check out the motion poster above.
If you’re curious to watch The Defenders panel as it happens, bear in mind that said showcase is due to get underway on Friday, July 21st, when SDCC will play host to Mike Colter, Finn Jones, Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Elodie Yung, Deborah Ann Woll, Jessica Henwick, Marco Ramirez, Jon Bernthal (!), and Jeph Loeb, one of the key architects behind Marvel and Netflix’s street-level comic book universe.
All 13 episodes of The Punisher are expected to debut via Netflix in November. SDCC will no doubt herald new information for the Frank Castle solo series, so stay tuned to WGTC for more.