Review: The Punisher Season One

By Alex Wiggan Another weekend and another new Marvel/Netflix offering; this time it’s the turn of The Punisher – Marvel’s gun-totting vigilante. All 13 episodes of Season One dropped on the streaming service on Friday, becoming Netflix’s sixth Marvel show, following Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders. For those not familiar with The Punisher, the show … Continue reading

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Watch: Netflix’s The Punisher trailer

By Alex Wiggan The first official trailer for The Punisher has arrived. The trailer – which you can view below – offers up the first proper look at the new Marvel series from Netflix. The show – which stars Jon Bernthal – will hit screens later this year (likely to be November) and will tell the tale of Frank Castle, … Continue reading

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Watch: The Punisher Season One trailer

Marvel fans, get excited – It’s trailer time! A trailer for The Punisher has arrived. The trailer – which you can watch below – sees actor Jon Bernthal reprise the role of Frank Castle (aka The Punisher) for the forthcoming Netflix show. Although short on running time, the teaser gives a glimpse at the new series, as well as an … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #23: Marvel TV shows – Keeping track

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the past few weeks you may have noticed an increase in news stories about forthcoming comic book-based TV shows, in particular those from Marvel. In fact, so many Marvel shows are now on the air/in the pipeline that it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. So, today we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Sigourney Weaver cast as Marvel’s Defenders villain

By Alex Wiggan Award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver has been cast in Marvel/Netflix show, The Defenders. The Alien actress will take on the role of the series’ chief villain in the super hero team-up show. Weaver’s casting was announced at the New York Comic Con, which took place this weekend. The announcement came during The Defenders panel, which featured all four … Continue reading

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Marvel stuff we learnt this week

By Alex Wiggan Well it’s fair to say that this week has been a good week for Marvel titbits – choice little nuggets of info that every good Marvelite will want to know. Now we did contemplate writing a blog post about each individual news piece, so you can read them all at your leisure, but then we realised that … Continue reading

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Blog post revisited: What happened next for The Punisher, Blade & Ghost Rider?

By Alex Wiggan Today’s blog post is a follow-up to a post we published waaaaaay back in November 2014, titled: ‘What next for The Punisher, Blade & Ghost Rider?’ The original blog post looked at five different Marvel characters who were, at the time of writing, missing from the Marvel Cinematic Universe following a short spell at another movie studio. … Continue reading

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How to have the ultimate Marvel day

By Alex Wiggan To celebrate the release of Captain America: Civil War the Honcho-SFX blog is presenting a guide to the ultimate Marvel day – a day filled with enough superhero action to entertain even the most demanding Marvellite. On offer today are two Marvel movie milestones, a collection of top toons, an informative documentary, some classic comic book storylines … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Punisher gets his own Netflix series

By Alex Wiggan Following his impressive turn in Daredevil season two, it has been confirmed that actor Jon Bernthal will reprise the role of Frank Castle/The Punisher for his own TV series. Marvel’s The Punisher will see Marvel continue its successful working relationship with streaming service, Netflix, while Hannibal’s Steve Lightfoot will be on board as writer, executive producer and … Continue reading

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Daredevil season two reviewed

By Alex Wiggan When season one of Daredevil hit Netflix back in 2015 it was somewhat of a revelation; not only was it a damn fine show, with great action scenes and strong characters, but it proved there was plenty of life left in a character previously fumbled by Hollywood. Across thirteen episodes, audiences were treated to a gritty reworking … Continue reading

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