What if The Punisher was written for adults instead of children? That’s what you get from Damaged. 35 years ago, police officers Frank and Henry had a disagreement about how to enforce the law. Frank went on to become a police captain and head of the Special Task Force on Organized Crime. Henry, on the other hand, has gone on to become the Punisher or Dirty Harry. He takes the law into his own hands and he has crime on the run.

The only problem is that after 35 years of fighting crime, both men are nearing retirement. It’s a fast-paced story full of action that clearly establishes the main characters and the life choices they have made, and the price they have paid for these choices. The end of the first chapter leaves you wanting more, which, after all, is the point.

The art is both beautiful and gritty at the same time- it is matched perfectly to the story. Leonardo Manco does himself proud with his attention to detail and great facial expressions. While the series has lots of action, it also has many moments with the characters sitting and talking, and those scenes require someone with Leonardo Manco’s skills.

My only disappointment was that the cover didn’t match the series. Frank Lincoln has a heavy Tom Selleck mustache throughout the entire story, which seems to be missing on the cover, and Henry Lincoln, who appears to be a man in his late sixties throughout the story, is much younger on the cover.

All in all, an excellent comic and I can’t wait for issue two!

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What if The Punisher was written for adults instead of children? That’s what you get from Damaged. 35 years ago, police officers Frank and Henry had a disagreement about how to enforce the law. Frank went on to become a police captain and head of the Special Task Force...