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10:21 - 8th August 2014, by NEO Staff

5 Best Punisher Moments

No one is disputing the fact that Batman is cool. Because he’s arguably the coolest superhero of all.

But let’s be real here: in terms of costumed vigilantes, he comes a distant second to the Punisher in every possible respect.

In terms of origin story, Bruce Wayne watched his parents killed in front of him. But Frank Castle watched his entire family slaughtered before his eyes.

In terms of stopping crime, because Batman won’t kill criminals, everybody he defeats only goes on to reoffend time and again. Exactly how many times have the Joker, Penguin, Riddler et al gone on rampant repeated crime sprees?

Not so for the Punisher, because he has one surefire way to stop criminals reoffending: cold hard death. It is, after all, pretty hard to commit more crimes when you’re full of bullet holes.

Even in terms of costume – sure, Batman’s suit is pretty damnd sweet, but Brucey boy is still hiding behind a mask to protect his identity. Frank, on the other hand, doesn’t have to worry about who sees his face, because it’s the last thing they’ll ever see.

So, pretty much any way you cut it, Punisher is a better crime fighter than Batman. He even gets to team up with a much cooler super-crew, as demonstrated by the awesome Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher DVD that’s out this week. Check out the video below of his first violent run-in with Black Widow!

If there’s any lingering doubt, here are the 5 Best Punisher moments that decisively prove his Bat-superiority!

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