TeamXbox writes: "In choosing a wingman for real combat, I'd need someone with true military experience-a veteran of a foreign war or the like. But just as important as time in "the s***" would be some sort of disregard for standard military protocol, a la Sergeant Bob Barnes (Tom Berenger) in Oliver Stone's "Platoon." Throw in the personality trait of extreme vigilance, and you have the perfect, back-watching solider. You have…The Punisher.
Frank Castle, or Francis Castiglione, became The Punisher after his family was executed for being witnesses of a mob hit. Fueled by intense revenge, Frank went on a killing spree through the ranks of organized crime that makes "The Untouchables"' handy-work look like child's play."