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Punisher to return for season 2 on Netflix

Netflix announced today that Marvel's The Punisher has been renewed for a second season.

 Marvel's The Punisher Season 2 Announcement was made via Facebook.

The first season of Marvel's The Punisher was released on Netflix on Nov. 17. 

After appearing as a guest star in the second series of "Daredevil," the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) graduated to his own series.

The Punisher has been the main character of three films; 1989's "The Punisher," starring Dolph Lundgren; 2004's "The Punisher," starring Thomas Jane; and 2008's "Punisher War Zone," starring Ray Stevenson.

In the comics, after the mob killed his family, Frank Castle became the vigilante known as The Punisher, becoming judge, jury and executioner for those who crossed ways with the law. The character was first introduced as an anti-hero to serve as a foil for Spider-Man.

In 1974, writer Gerry Conway and artist Ross Andru introduced The Punisher in “Amazing Spider-Man” No. 129. The Punisher's death's-head costume, with the teeth of the skeleton formed by his cartridge belt, was designed by then-Marvel art director John Romita.

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