Punisher Armory

Marvel Behind The Scenes – Beyond The Behind*! Chemical Color Plate

(*–With apologies to Cooke & Moore!) Old comic office wags all know some of this but not all. My time in comics straddled the old ways and the new. I was ushered out of the place just before “digital” and “paperless” became the watchwords. Those words in turn were just before the word “bankrupt.” After […]

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BULLPEN!Or How I Had The Best Job In The World And Found That Stilt-Man Could Not See His Feet

Standard Disclaimer: This collection of essays and memoirs are from my point of view. This is, to the best of my aging memory, what happened to me and around me. I intend to start with breathing life into the Marvel Comics Bullpen as I knew it. This is by definition, limiting. The Bullpen has been […]

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Punisher Armory 1 Cover Art Story

The First Cover to the Punisher Armory Series The Punisher Armory. Put out by Marvel Comics. Hardly seems likely? No superheroes, no super powers. No stories, as we knew them; no panel-to-panel continuity. No page of small panels. Sort of a narrative that has only the character’s voice as the constant. Sometimes the technical guy […]

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Punisher Armory No. 2 Index

The Punisher’s own weapons in his own words. Published by Marvel Comics in June, 1991 these illustrations include the 870 Magnum, the Hammerli 280, Survival Gear, the SIG P-228 and more.

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Punisher Armory No. 1 Index

Published by Marvel Comics in The Punisher Armory No. 1, July, 1990

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Research at a Shooting Range

My Punisher Armory editor, Don Daley, calls me up to tell me I had to call this guy. Seems that this man shows up at the Marvel offices claiming that he was a representative for a gun manufacturer. He wanted to speak to me. Don very nicely withheld my personal information but did take the […]

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