Bruce Campbell will make his mark on the DC Universe with the upcoming DC Horror comic book series Sgt. Rock Vs. The Army of the Dead, which brings back a classic DC character.

Created by writer Robert Kanigher and artist Joe Kubert, Sgt. Rock first appeared in June, 1959, in DC’s anthology comic Our Army at War Issue #83. His origin was set during World War II, where Sgt. Rock and his unit, the Easy Company, fought in the European Theatre.

The press release reminds, “The character became so popular that, in 1977, the Our Army at War series was renamed Sgt. Rock, and ran under the Sgt. Rock name until 1988.”

Sgt. Rock now returns in Bruce Campbell’s DC Horror Presents: Sgt. Rock Vs. The Army of the Dead to fight the most horrific enemy he’s ever encountered: resurrected dead Nazi soldiers.

The story begins in Berlin, 1944. The Nazis are flanked on all fronts by the combined Allied forces, and defeat seems inevitable. In a last-ditch effort to turn the tide of the war, Hitler and his team of evil scientists create a serum that resurrects their dead soldiers, creating an army of the dead even stronger than they were in life.

Written by horror icon Bruce Campbell, with art by comics legend Eduardo Risso, this is the latest entry in DC’s blockbuster DC HORROR PRESENTS line (previous titles include DC Horror Presents: Soul Plumber and DC Horror Presents: The Conjuring: The Lover).

Issue #1 of 6 is on sale September 27, 2022!

The debut issue will have a Duffel Bag Gore variant cover drawn by Frank Quitely (The Authority) that’s “too gruesome to show.” Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead) is back drawing zombies for the first time since he wrapped up his run on The Walking Dead in a 1:25 variant. Issue #1 will also have a variant cover drawn by Francesco Francavilla (Batman: Black Mirror), a 1:50 variant drawn by Chris Mooneyham (Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox), a 1:100 variant by Pia Guerra (Y: The Last Man), and main cover by Gary Frank (Supergirl).

Preview Bruce Campbell’s Sgt. Rock horror story with some artwork below!

Bruce Campbell Sgt. Rock dc horror

Bruce Campbell Sgt. Rock comic

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