At least, that’s according to series showrunner Steve Lightfoot, who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter (via Cbm) about the newly-released Marvel series, its titular anti-hero, and the excessive (?) violence underpinning Frank’s standalone story.
But whereas The Punisher‘s inaugural season thrust our haunted protagonist into the midst of a government conspiracy, it seems Lightfoot wants to extract two major comic book villains in the not-so-distant future – you know, providing season 2 gets the go-ahead from Netflix.
I haven’t even thought about season 2, but one of the villains I love is Barracuda [from Garth Ennis’ Punisher Max series]. I think he’s great fun. I also really like Kathryn O’Brien [also introduced in Ennis’ Punisher Max run]. I thought she was always really cool. Certainly, those two jump out at me initially,