"Quite so. This was a _good_ story. It's not a nice story. It's not a pleasant one. But it is well written, and it has... more than a plot, it has a theme and harmony to it, a strong sense of self."
Indeed, and it is interesting to me because it sums up Steven Grant's interpretation of the Punisher as an existentialist. He avenges his family but still continues the war because he knows he will die anyways and that is the choice he made and the only meaningful one he feels he can make.