Frank Castle Officially Confirmed To Be Marvel's War Machine

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Frank Castle, a.k.a. The Punisher has never used a Stark powered suit of armo before, but it looks like that's about to change.

At San Diego Comic-Con's Cup O' Joe panel, a fan asked if Frank Castle is going to wear the War Machine armor in Legacy, and Marvel editor Nick Lowe confirmed that Castle will indeed become the War Machine.

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"Frank Castle is absolutely putting on the War Machine armor, but we can't give any more details," Lowe answered (via comicbook).

Marvel's teaser cover from Legacy teased a possible mash-up of The Punisher and War Machine, and it's good to know that has finally been confirmed. Castle is currently working for HYDRA leader Captain America as they hunt down Black Widow and her Red Room group of heroes.

Check out the information about Marvel's Legacy #1 below:

Since its inception, Marvel has been delivering groundbreaking heroes and explosive stories. Now, prepare to return to the dawn of time, as Marvel introduces you to the first Avengers from 1,000,000 BC – when iconic torch-bearers such as Odin, Iron Fist, Star Brand, Ghost Rider, Phoenix, Agamotto, and Black Panther come together for the startling origin of the Marvel Universe, in MARVEL LEGACY #1!
The acclaimed team of writer Jason Aaron (Mighty Thor) and artist Esad Ribic (Secret Wars) reunite for an all-new 50-page blockbuster one-shot that will take you through time to the current Marvel Universe, showing you how it's truly "all connected." A true homage to Marvel's groundbreaking stories, MARVEL LEGACY brings your favorite characters together for exciting and epic new stories that will culminate in returning to original series numbering for long-running titles.

Marvel: Legacy #1 will be available on September 27, 2017.

Marvel TV's The Punisher is set to appear in The Defenders, and you can watch the trailer below:

Related: Jeph Loeb On Why The Punisher Isn't A Member Of The Defenders