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Punisher War Zone v2 1-6

Post by Col_Fury » Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:35 pm

Punisher War Zone v2 #1
February, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti (also in fb), Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg5pn2: in the early hours past midnight…
Charles Schitti is about to be killed by his friend Andy under orders from Old Man Alceno for what happen to Joey Alceno, but the Punisher kills Andy instead. Meanwhile, the new Elite types in his journal.
Pg5pn3-pg6pn1-FB: a day or so after PUN5 12
Coked out of his mind, Elite’s son runs over a homeless man with his Porsche.
Pg6pn2: same day
The new Elite continues to type in his journal.
Pg6pn3-pg6pn4-FB
Repeat of PUN5, no new information.
Pg7pn1: same day
The new Elite continues to type in his journal.
Pg7pn2-pg7pn3-FB: a month or so after PUN5 12
The new Elite finds his father’s journal.
Pg7pn4-pg8: same day
The Punisher asks Charlie what he did to Joey Alceno.
Pg9-pg12pn1-FB: a week or so ago
Charlie is looking after Joey Alceno and his girlfriend at the zoo when they come across a stray monkey. Joey, being the jerk that he is, decides to attack the monkey, but the monkey grabs Joey’s crotch and rips it off. Charlie could have shot the monkey, but he didn’t feeling that it wasn’t the monkey’s fault.
Pg12pn2-pg22: that morning into night
Lt. Molly Von Richtofen has a fight with her girlfriend and leaves for work. Punisher and Charlie chat about a rumor of Italian Gnuccis making their way into the states, they both agree it’s not possible. Punisher convinces Charlie into finding out information for him, explaining that Alceno won’t be a problem, considering Charlie is supposed to be dead. That night Lt. Von Richtofen harrasses her girlfriend’s boyfriend. Meanwhile, Punisher prepares to slaughter Alceno and his men when “Ma Gnucci” arrives.

Notes:
That’s not Ma Gnucci, as revealed later in the series it’s just a double.

Aside from Flashbacks, all in one day.

Punisher War Zone v2 #2
February, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti (also in fb), Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg12: same night as last issue
Elite dreams while the Punisher shoots a bazooka at “Ma Gnucci”. He then proceeds to slaughter Alceno and his men even after they surrender. Lt. Von Richtofen is later called to the scene and determines it’s not Ma Gnucci.
Pg13-pg20pn1: next day
The Punisher stops one of Alceno’s men from killing Charlie by killing him. Meanwhile, Lt. Von Richtofen meets with her girlfriend. The Punisher talks to Charlie in a bar while they watch “the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”.
Pg20pn2-FB: earlier that day
Chalrie sees “Ma Gnucci” enter Tommy Bones’ place.
Pg20pn3-pg22
The Punisher points out that he just killed Ma Gnucci again last night, he then takes Charlie to Ma’s grave and tells him to start digging.

Punisher War Zone v2 #3
February, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti, Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg19: same night as end of last issue
Charlie has finished digging to find Ma’s corpse still in her coffin. They’re attacked by men with machine guns, the Punisher methodically takes all the attackers out. Meanwhile, Lt. Von Richtofen goes out with her girlfriend and they run into her girlfriend’s boyfriend. The three have drinks, Von Richtofen secretly warns him to say nothing to their mutual girlfriend about their previous run-in. She’s then called away on a case. After the melee Charlie is accidentally shot with a dart by Elite (he was aiming for the Punisher), the Punisher returns fire and takes off two of Elite’s fingers. Elite escapes. Von Richtofen reports to the cemetery to find the bodies of the Punisher’s attackers, she’s reassigned to the Punisher Task Force. They find Elite’s fingers and send them off for prints, they also find Charlie’s wallet.
Pg20-pg22: after midnight
Elite sews shut the stumps where his fingers were, showers, then checks on his room full of “Ma Gnucci” doubles.

Punisher War Zone v2 #4
February, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti, Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg7: same day as end of last issue
While Charlie is hallucinating from the dart he took in the ear, Punisher enters Tommy Bones’ place and confronts him. Meanwhile, Lt. Von Richtofen checks out Charlie’s house to find some of Alceno’s men waiting there to kill him. Meanwhile, Punisher asks Tommy Bones about Ma Gnucci.
Pg8pn1-pg8pn2-FB: immediately following PWZ2 2-FB
“Ma Gnucci” convinces Tommy Bones to join her army against the Punisher.
Pg8pn3-pg22
Punisher kills Tommy Bones then asks Charlie where the next stop Ma might make might be. As he leaves for it, he notices another “Ma Gnucci” making her way there. He follows, but is attacked by Elite and his men. Meanwhile, Lt. Von Richtofen hides in Charlie’s bathroom.

Notes:
Lt. Von Richtofen’s full name revealed this issue.

Punisher War Zone v2 #5
March, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti, Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg22: same day as last issue
The Punisher fights back against Elite, killing most of his men. Elite flees when the police arrive, Punisher and Charlie go to Charlie’s nearby house. Charlie, still hallucinating, enters through the front, Punisher enters through the back and kills Alceno’s men. They’re then confronted by Lt. Von Richtofen. Meanwhile, “Ma Gnucci” orders her assembled men to prepare to attack the Punisher. Elite calls to say what happened, “Ma” orders the men to Charlie’s house. Punisher convinces Lt. Von Richtofen to sew up his injuries and they’ll take on the arriving mobsters together.

Punisher War Zone v2 #6
March, 2009

Appearances:
Punisher, Lt. Molly Elizabeth Chrysanthema Olga Von Richtofen, Charlie B. Schitti, Elite II

Synopsis:
Pg1-pg12: same day as last issue
As the mobsters attack, Lt. Von Richtofen’s shirt catches on fire, so the Punisher tears it off. A news helicopter catches the Punisher and Lt. Von Rochtofen in her underwear battling the mob mob. The fighting stops when the police arrive.
Pg13-pg22: next day
Lt. Von Richtofen’s girlfriend breaks up with her over her appearing in the newspapers in her bra & panties. The Punisher patches himself up and does some research, discovering that the new Elite is the son of the previous Elite. He finds Elite’s headquarters and kills the medics overseeing the “Ma Gnucci” doubles, the doubles have already been killed by the medics. He then surprises Elite who’s typing in his journal and kills him too.

Notes:
The New York Globe reports on the shoot-out with the headline “Lethal Weapons! Sexy Lesbian Lieutenant in Punisher Team-Up Carnage!” In the article it mentions the news helicopter was filming a nearby parade, so this portion most likely occurs on a Saturday.

Green leaves on trees in New York through the mini. It’s mentioned that it’s been ‘six years’ since PUN5 1-12, but being Marvel Time, I’m sure we can disregard this.

This mini was published weekly, and mostly in the same month as the last issue of Punisher War Journal #26, the last issue of that series, and before Punisher #1, which is a Dark Reign tie-in.

Since PWJ2 18-23 all take place shortly before Secret Invasion, PWJ2 24-25 are Secret Invasion tie-ins, and PWJ2 26 takes place after Secret Invasion, and Punisher #1 takes place shortly after that during Dark Reign, this mini could take place somewhere during PWJ2 16-18 along with the PWJ Annual, or it could take place somewhere in the future.

A quick breakdown:

PWZ2 1 (5:3-6:1)-FB: a day or so after PUN5 12
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PWZ2 1 (7:2-7:3)-FB: a month or so after PUN5 12
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PWZ2 1 (9-12:1)-FB: a week or so before PWZ2 1
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PWZ2 1: Thursday
PWZ2 2 (1-12): Thursday
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PWZ2 2 (20:2)-FB: Friday
PWZ2 4 (8:1-8:2)-FB: Friday
PWZ2 2 (13-22): Friday
PWZ2 3 (1-19): Friday
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PWZ2 3 (20-22): Saturday
PWZ2 4: Saturday
PWZ2 5: Saturday
PWZ2 6 (1-12): Saturday
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PWZ2 6 (13-22): Sunday
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Re: Punisher War Zone v2 1-6

Post by Paul Bourcier » Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:31 pm

Thanks, Colonel. I'll see how your suggested placements work in the big scheme of things.
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Re: Punisher War Zone v2 1-6

Post by JephYork » Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:45 pm

If it was published between the end of War Journal and the start of Punisher, what's wrong with placing it between the two series?

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