Being an NBA superstar and five-time champion has been rewarding and exciting for Tim Duncan. But getting to appear in his favorite comic book character? Duncan might be delirious when that upcoming issue of The Punisher by Marvel Comics is released.

Duncan broke the news on the Facebook page of his auto-customizing business called BlackJack Speed Shop:

The San Antonio News-Express reports that Duncan has been a big Punisher fan. His knee brace is decorated with the Punisher logo. His son, Draven, was spotted wearing a Punisher shirt after the Spurs beat the Heat in the NBA Finals.

The Express also noted that Duncan enjoyed attending the Alamo City Comic Con event last year:

Anyone remember the Spalding ad from the 70s with Julius Erving and Rick Barry that appeared on the back cover of many comic books?

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