General Hummel: That's affirmative, Captain. The other DC war heroes attending this bicentennial reunion (and toasting the memory of Sgt. A 21-issue run of reprints followed from 1988 to 1991, and two Sgt. His rank is not given in this story; instead, he is merely called "The Rock". Rock always rendered proper respect to these officers, and was always quick to give advice to not only ensure success, but for that officer to gain confidence and experience as a leader. For obvious reasons. According to John Wells, in Fanzing 36 (July 2001), an online fan magazine: Sgt. In 2002, a limited edition of 12" Sgt. External link consists of a forum site summing up the top 200 characters of Wizard Magazine since the real site that contains the list is broken",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The range included two tanks, a Jeep, a staff car and an ambulance. Sergeant Crisp: So now they think we're gutless, the feds? Major Tom Baxter: But like he said, it's over. Following this, he appeared as a general and a Chief of Staff for Lex Luthor's administration. A Viet Nam soldier by the name of Adam Rock appears in Swamp Thing #16 (May 1975), though it is never specifically stated if he is intended to be a relative of Frank Rock. Rock steadily gained popularity, until, in 1977, the name of the comic was changed to Sgt. Rock represents the epitome of DC's often overlooked World War II comics.[19]. The classic Rock was usually dressed in olive drab fatigues, with a .45-caliber M1928A1. DC Comics published Sgt. Rock's powers seem to be more realistic in Bob Kanigher's stories than in Joe Kubert's. Rock's 'Combat-Happy Joes' moved out to fill the ranks of another Easy Company left fractured by war", moving them to the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division, under 2nd Lieutenant Audie Murphy. Rock told his fellow soldiers about a weird combat incident that his brother had taken part in on a Pacific island, shown in the comic in a "flashback" style. 00:17:11 For Major Baxter and l, this is the last campaign in a career datin' back to Tet '68. A Christmas themed story appeared in DCU Holiday Bash II in 1997, again featuring new content. Rock is a highly effective close combat fighter, mostly shown using a style of streetfighting mixed with boxing and judo. [8], In the Flashpoint universe, Sgt. The Rock returned as a sergeant in Our Army at War #81 (April 1959)[3] named "Sgt. The Rock returned as a sergeant in Our Army at War #81 (April 1959) named "Sgt. During World War II, Sgt. 4.12.2018 4:27 PM. 12 Nov. 2020. Rock's Prize Battle Tales. Rock's father was variously described as having died in a mine cave-in (OAAW #231), in World War I (#275 and 419) or in a Pittsburgh steel mill (#347). Rock in turn was referred to by others as the "topkick", or senior non-commissioned officer in the company. Some were subtitled as OAAW or Sgt. [4] In addition to the semi-regular comic, several "digests" were sold, under the DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest banner, reprinting stories from Our Army at War or Sgt. 00:17:19 who cut their teeth under my command in Desert Storm. Fou…. sergeant crisp The horror of the day followed Cameron through the night and awoke with him next morning. Rock's prototype[2] first appeared in G.I. The first use of the Rock character after the demise of the series was an issue of Swamp Thing, six months after the release of Sgt. However, Frank Rock was involved with an incarnation of the Suicide Squad. Captain Frye: They're going to come at us with everything they got. 00:17:17 Likewise for Captain Hendrix, Gunnery Sergeant Crisp. Frank Rock is complicated. Rock. "Rock Quotes." Rock #422. Thanks for your vote! Rock back in 'The Lost Battalion, "Baltimore: Tucci Presents The Return of Sgt. Rock' Movie, But Budget Is Intimidating", "Sgt. In stories told after the demise of his own comic book, Rock's character was revived, explained to have survived the war, and went on to perform covert missions for the United States government. 00:17:23 Captain Frye, Captain Darrow, this is my first operational situation with you and your men. The series has been collected into a number of trade paperbacks: Last edited on 11 November 2020, at 11:52, Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish", "Tucci brings Sgt. Rock) are Jeb Stuart of the Haunted Tank, all four Losers, Ulysses Hazard AKA Gravedigger, Mademoiselle Marie (who introduces her unnamed son, a soldier almost identical in appearance to Sgt.