10 Facts You Need To Know About The Punisher

5. He Was Hooked On Drugs

Marvel decided to go with a miniseries for the character in January 1986. Unfortunately, the cover showed that it was the first edition out of four… but they were planning on making five issues. Oops! While the plot had to be altered from what the original vision was, hopefully the creator, Steven Grant, was still happy with the end result.

The story was unique for explaining how most of The Punisher’s more extreme acts of violence from the past were because he was punished with mind-altering drugs.