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Netflix’s Marvel antihero ‘The Punisher’ explores the toll of violence

Frank Castle, the vigilante sniper assassin at the center of Netflix Inc’s new Marvel series “The Punisher,” is neither a hero nor a villain. He is a man in pain. In “The Punisher,” launching all episodes, Castle is fixed on getting revenge on the criminals that killed his wife and two young children. “I think what we try to show on this show is the cost of violence, the anguish that violence can cause,” actor Jon Bernthal, who plays Castle, said in an interview. “This isn’t a superhero show where guys are getting…