This is the third match up in Round One of the Vinyl & VILLAINS Pop Culture Smackdown Tournament. Here is how the combatants match up.
The Crow in this instance is Eric Draven. Eric becomes the Crow when he and his fiancée Shelley are murdered by a group of street thugs. He is reborn one year later and systematically hunts down and kills his murderers before returning to the afterlife. Draven is invulnerable as long as the bird is alive.
The Punisher is driven by the deaths of his family, who were killed by the mob when they witnessed a gangland execution in New York City's Central Park, the Punisher wages a one-man war on the mob and all criminals in general by using all manner of weaponry. His family's killers were the first to be slain. A war veteran, Castle is a master of martial arts, stealth tactics, guerilla warfare and a wide variety of weapons.