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The Punisher #227 brings back the new 'Secret Empire' villain and sets up a 'Civil War' rematch

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The Punisher #227 brings back the new ‘Secret Empire’ villain and sets up a ‘Civil War’ rematch

A major battle is brewing for The Punisher, Iron Man, and a major new Marvel Comics villain.

SPOILERS ahead. You’ve been warned.

If you’re like me, you loved Secret Empire and enjoyed Captain America: Civil War. Matthew Rosenberg appears to be setting up a combo of the two in the very next issue of The Punisher, and fans may want to brace themselves. In The Punisher #227, we learn Punisher, Black Widow, and Winter Soldier are on a mission to break into a high-security prison. Near the end of the book, we are witness to Baron Zemo making a mad dash with Punisher hot on his trail.

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The Punisher #227 brings back the new 'Secret Empire' villain and sets up a 'Civil War' rematch

As we know from Secret Empire Baron Zemo and Captain America, or “Stevil” as Deadpool calls him, were very close friends. It appears a reunion is in order.

The Punisher #227 brings back the new 'Secret Empire' villain and sets up a 'Civil War' rematch

Sounds like Rosenberg is preparing readers for a Punisher vs. Stevil showdown. To make things even more interesting Iron Man, who was recently awakened from his coma, closes out the comic.

The Punisher #227 brings back the new 'Secret Empire' villain and sets up a 'Civil War' rematch

With Punisher wearing a War Machine armor, Iron Man ready to fight, and Stevil close by that can only mean one thing: Civil War rematch!

You can read Punisher #227 digitally today.

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