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A oneshot WhatIf comic from 1995, where Comicbook/ThePunisher's [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge personal war]] is not with criminals, [[CapeBusters but people with superpowers]].

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A oneshot WhatIf comic from 1995, where Comicbook/ThePunisher's [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge personal war]] is not with criminals, [[CapeBusters but people with superpowers]].
superpowers]]. Can you guess this was written by [[AuthorAppeal Garth Ennis]]?


* AuthorTract: The story's writer Creator/GarthEnnis, infamous for his dislike of superheroes, devotes the story to how superheroes do more harm than good and should answer for the collateral damage and innocents indirectly hurt during their battles with the forces of evil.

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* AuthorTract: The story's writer Creator/GarthEnnis, infamous for his dislike of superheroes, devotes the story to how superheroes do more harm than good and should answer ([[MurderIsTheBestSolution in fire and blood]]) for the collateral damage and innocents indirectly hurt during their battles with the forces of evil.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: The story ends with the Punisher killing Daredevil and discovering him to be his friend Matt Murdock, which makes him realize that he has become the very threat he accused all the heroes he slaughtered of being. Being unable to cope with inadvertently becoming what he hated, Frank proceeds to commit suicide.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: HeWhoFightsMonsters:
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The story ends with the Punisher killing Daredevil and discovering him to be his friend Matt Murdock, which makes him realize that he has become the very threat he accused all the heroes he slaughtered of being. Being unable to cope with inadvertently becoming what he hated, Frank proceeds to commit suicide.suicide.
** Frank eventually calls out the people who funded his war because they wish to keep killing any superhumans that will eventually appear, not unsubtly implied will include ''[[WouldHurtAChild children]]'', just because they exist and what they ''may'' do.



* NotSoDifferent: ComicBook/CaptainAmerica tries to appeal to Castle's military background. The result?:

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* NotSoDifferent: ComicBook/CaptainAmerica tries to appeal to Castle's military background. [[NotSoSimilar The result?:result?]]:


* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Frank is sentenced to life in jail "for the murder of several of this nation's greatest heroes - and the Comicbook/XMen Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} and Jubilee".

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* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Frank is sentenced to life in jail "for the murder of several of this nation's greatest heroes - and the Comicbook/XMen Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} and Jubilee".ComicBook/{{Jubilee}}".


* SelfDeprecation: Garth Ennis spends forty-four pages slaughtering superheroes and in forty-fifth acknowledges that anyone capable of doing ''that'' is just as superhuman and just as guilty of what he sees as contempt for normal people.

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* SelfDeprecation: Garth Ennis spends forty-four pages slaughtering superheroes and in the forty-fifth acknowledges that anyone capable of doing ''that'' is just as superhuman and just as guilty of what he sees as contempt for normal people.


* EyepatchOfPower: Kesselring, the guy hired and finances Punisher, wears an eypatch on the [[TwoFaced ruined side of his face]].
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: The story ends with the Punisher killing Daredevil and discovering him to be his friend Matt Murdock, which makes him realize that he's become the very threat he accused all the heroes he slaughtered of being. Being unable to cope with inadvertently becoming what he hated, Frank proceeds to commit suicide.

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* EyepatchOfPower: Kesselring, the guy who hired and finances Punisher, wears an eypatch on the [[TwoFaced ruined side of his face]].
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: The story ends with the Punisher killing Daredevil and discovering him to be his friend Matt Murdock, which makes him realize that he's he has become the very threat he accused all the heroes he slaughtered of being. Being unable to cope with inadvertently becoming what he hated, Frank proceeds to commit suicide.


* DrowningMySorrows: Wolverine hits the bottle after Punishes blows up all the mutants gathered on the moon.

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* DrowningMySorrows: Wolverine hits the bottle after Punishes Punisher blows up all the mutants gathered on the moon.


* DownerEnding: As [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin promised]] by [[SpoilerTitle the title]], Frank [[KillEmAll kills every hero and villain]] in Franchise/MarvelUniverse. [[spoiler:And being the remaining hero/villain, [[LastSurvivorSuicide Frank shoots himself]]]].

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* DownerEnding: As [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin promised]] by [[SpoilerTitle the title]], Frank [[KillEmAll kills every hero and villain]] in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse. [[spoiler:And being the remaining hero/villain, [[LastSurvivorSuicide Frank shoots himself]]]].

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: The story ends with the Punisher killing Daredevil and discovering him to be his friend Matt Murdock, which makes him realize that he's become the very threat he accused all the heroes he slaughtered of being. Being unable to cope with inadvertently becoming what he hated, Frank proceeds to commit suicide.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: The comic's premise in a nutshell. The Punisher kills every superhuman on Earth just because his family was accidentally killed by the Avengers and the X-Men and is hired to do this by an organization of people unintentionally injured by superheroes who are just too petty to let go of their grievances and consider that the heroes didn't harm them on purpose.


* {{Hypocrite}}: After the Punisher ends up killing Kesselring, he calls out the rest of his organization of people indirectly harmed by superheroes by calling them bitter fools who've held onto their anger for too long. Given that the sole reason the Punisher went along with killing all the superhumans was because the organization paid his bail after he was incarcerated for murdering several members of the Avengers and the X-Men after they accidentally killed his family and he let his grief fuel his crusade of indiscriminantly murdering all the superheroes, Frank is a fine one to talk.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: After the Punisher ends up killing Kesselring, he calls out the rest of his organization of people indirectly harmed by superheroes by calling them bitter fools who've held onto their anger for too long. Given that the sole reason the Punisher went along with killing all the superhumans was because the organization paid his bail after he was incarcerated for murdering several members of the Avengers and the X-Men after they accidentally killed his family and he let his grief fuel his crusade of indiscriminantly murdering all the superheroes, Frank is a fine one to talk.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: After the Punisher ends up killing Kesselring, he calls out the rest of his organization of people indirectly harmed by superheroes by calling them bitter fools who've held onto their anger for too long. Given that the sole reason the Punisher went along with killing all the superhumans was because the organization paid his bail after he was incarcerated for murdering several members of the Avengers and the X-Men after they accidentally killed his family and he let his grief fuel his crusade of indiscriminantly murdering all the superheroes, Frank is a fine one to talk.

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* KilledOffscreen: The Avengers, the prisoners of The Vault, and the Fantastic Four are not shown getting killed, their deaths only confirmed by Wolverine mentioning them as having happened.


* AtopAMountainOfCorpses: Featured in [[http://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/3/36845/1076351-punisherkillsthemarveluniversev1a.jpg the original 1995 cover]]. The reissue from 2000 replaces it with a generic picture of Punisher firing his guns.
* AuthorTract: Wouldn't you know it, story's writer Creator/GarthEnnis dislikes superheroes.

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* AtopAMountainOfCorpses: Featured in [[http://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/3/36845/1076351-punisherkillsthemarveluniversev1a.jpg the The original 1995 cover]].cover]] depicted the Punisher standing triumphantly on a mound of dead Marvel characters. The reissue from 2000 replaces it with a generic picture of Punisher firing his guns.
* AuthorTract: Wouldn't you know it, The story's writer Creator/GarthEnnis dislikes superheroes.Creator/GarthEnnis, infamous for his dislike of superheroes, devotes the story to how superheroes do more harm than good and should answer for the collateral damage and innocents indirectly hurt during their battles with the forces of evil.



* KillEmAll: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The title already warned you]].

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* KillEmAll: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The title already warned you]].you that everyone would get killed]].



* TakeThatUs: Garth Ennis spends forty-four pages slaughtering superheroes and in forty-fifth acknowledges that anyone capable of doing ''that'' is just as superhuman and just as guilty of what he sees as contempt for normal people.

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* TakeThatUs: SelfDeprecation: Garth Ennis spends forty-four pages slaughtering superheroes and in forty-fifth acknowledges that anyone capable of doing ''that'' is just as superhuman and just as guilty of what he sees as contempt for normal people.

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* DespairEventHorizon: Not Central Park but Hell's Kitchen after Punisher kills Daredevil and Frank Castle kills his oldest friend Matt Murdock. It's where Frank realizes he's the last Super left and he knows just what to do.


* DontYouDarePityMe: Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} said he was sorry that they had just killed Castle's wife and kids. [[http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/answers39.jpg Castle killed him.]]

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* DontYouDarePityMe: Comicbook/{{Cyclops}} said he was sorry that they had just killed Castle's wife and kids. [[http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/answers39.jpg Castle killed him.]]

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