Sergeant rock was one of my favorite comic books as a youth. Shane black as hawkins who always reads the comic book. Dc is home to the worlds greatest super heroes, including superman, batman, wonder woman, green lantern, the flash, aquaman and more. Rock proved to be a very popular character during the period 1960 1964. Rock was the cornerstone of dcs war comics line for much of the past few decades. It is the publishing unit of dc entertainment, a subsidiary of warner bros. Rock war stories ever told, including an early prototype version of the ultimate war hero as well as his first appearance.
Bottom line sgt rock is fun to read and i will purchase the other dc volumes in the future. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and. Franklin frank john rock is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by dc comics. Rock was a battlehardened veteran who led the men of easy company throughout its bloody trudge across europe in world war ii. Yes, the stories are not realistic, but its a comic book after all. Franklin john rock is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by dc comics.
Rock by the late joe kubert marvel comics superheroes. The series began as our army at war and although in time the title began to display the tagline featuring sgt. Otherwise, the comic is identical to ordinary copies. Its a very simple story in terms of plot, but is thematically interesting. The name was later given to a reimagined comic book series for dcs vertigo imprint the first losers comic was a war comics feature set during world war ii. A cover gallery for the comic book our army at war comic books for sale. Rendered in ink over graphite on sparta cover stock bristol board with an image area of 10 x 15. Rock s popularity would prove to be so great, that one of his descendants would be prominently featured in men of war, one of the new 52 titles that accompanied dc comic s 2011 relaunch. This is an example of a newsstand comic format dc comics offered in the 1970s, featuring 100 pages of comics, initially with no ads, and reprints of some great comics. Comic books and the holocaust idw, 2018 series 2018 no title indexed table of contents. I still think it is very undervalued in the guide and will rise in price very quickly. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands.
I remembered him as billy sole in 1987 predator movie. Rock dc copper age war comics when you shop the largest online selection at. The typical page count for american monthly comics at this time was 32 pages. During this period the supporting cast members, the soldiers of easy company, expanded greatly, with the introductions of bulldozer, wild man, jackie johnson, little sure shot and others. Frank rock emerged as a symbol of patriotism during the united states battle against the nazis in world war ii. Online price guide and history sell my comic books. Rock special comic books reprints classic tales of sgt. The character is a world war ii veteran who served as an infantry noncommissioned officer. If you discover an old collection full of batman comics. Fury refuses to obey an order and is courtmartialed. Please fill out the following form to report an issue missing from the database. Rock comic, partially because of backup stories from dcs characters, including mlle. Rock made it all the way to number 78 on ign s top 100 comic book heroes. Rock 1977 whitman comic books stay safe and healthy.
Rock is a longrunning dc comics war feature, set in world war ii. Dc comics is one of the largest and oldest american comic book companies. Rocks prize battle tales dc comics special series 18 nov 1979. The majority of its publications take place within the fictional dc universe and feature numerous culturally iconic heroic characters, most notably superman. Rock was the cornerstone of dc s war comics line for much of the past few decades. The losers is the name of a war comic book feature published by dc comics. Please only report missing issues after attempting a thorough search, and do not submit false information. This hard as nails noncommissioned infantry officer led the illustrious easy company in the european theater. Fury, script by stan lee, pencils by jack kirby final issue as regular artist, inks by george roussos. Rock 368 dc sep 1982 joe kubert cover art see more. Rock became dcs most prominent recurring war character, in a genre where oneshot stories with nonrecurring characters were the norm.
Reprinted in this edition are nineteen of the most hardhitting sgt. Mostly, though, it gives russ heath an unusual setting to really show off just how awesome an artist he is. If a reader wishes a nonfiction genre of wwii and easy company they should purchase the book band of brothers. He not only held the cover spot in our army at war, but also had a try out issue in showcase. For sale werewolf by night 16 marvel comics mike ploog artwork 1974. Rock then this should have more value than the 2 previous issues.577 1099 1032 203 173 70 1314 826 532 920 227 649 1211 171 614 460 676 256 623 1249 53 856 805 639 251 192 82 1517 743 803 964 20 1251 336 901 762 829 1291 1163