Netflix Pulls "Marvel's The Punisher" Panel At NYCC

Netflix has announced their planned Marvel's The Punisher panel will not be happening this weekend at New York Comic Con.  The panel was originally slated to take place on Saturday October 7th at the event.

The choice to pull the panel seems to stem from the Las Vegas tragedy we are only beginning to come to terms with. In a joint statement released today, Marvel and Netflix state:

"We are stunned and saddened by this week's senseless act in Las Vegas. After careful consideration, Netflix and Marvel have decided it wouldn't be appropriate for Marvel's The Punisher to participate in New York Comic Con. Our thoughts continue to be with the victims and those affected by this tragedy."

This announcement comes from Variety who first reported the news.  They went on to state that the series may not be released in it's entirety on the 7th as was previously planned.

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Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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