Toronto subway station now doubles as a comic book hero
Commuters noticed something different about Castle Frank Station recently when huge posters appeared featuringÂ a comic book character who happens to share something rather important with the TTC stop.Â
Posters featuring MarvelÂ comic book characterÂ Frank Castle, a.k.a. the Punisher,Â have completelyÂ transformed the station with images of his likeness andÂ large WANTED signs,Â finger print samples, and skulls adorning the tiles.
Okay, now the complete #FrankCastle/#CastleFrank take over for @ThePunisher is up. It's a little homage to a @trbradstreet cover. Check it out! thanks @jonnybernthal @MarvelEntCA pic.twitter.com/53a07BENUAâ Stephen Vincent (@ste__vin) November 14, 2017
They're part of an advertising campaign for the upcomingÂ Netflix show The Punisher, set to be released this Friday. Judging from the social media reaction, people seemed toÂ appreciateÂ theÂ clever playÂ on words more than anything.
The character Frank Castle is one of the more violent characters in the Marvel universe, making the whole thing even better because of Castle Frank station's otherwise sleepy reputation.
While nothing will ever be as goodÂ as the Dairy Farmers of Canada ads, these do deserve kudos for shining a rare light on Castle Frank.
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