Posts Tagged ‘Sgt. Rock’

Bob Haney Interviewed by Michael Catron Part Two (of Five)

Posted by on January 6th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
In the second of a five-part interview (which originally ran in TCJ #276 & #278), Bob Haney explains how he broke into writing comics, interacted with the personalities at DC before the "Marvel Revolution," the Comics Code and the withering of genres other than superhero in mid-century comics.

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Posted by on May 31st, 2010 at 3:53 PM
Billy Tucci, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion (DC Comics, 2009). Hardcover, $24.99.

War comics are uniquely difficult to critique—especially on Memorial Day. It’s as though because these stories are rooted in the violent atrocity and sacrifice of real life, the military bravery on display creates an insular shield around the actual telling of the stories. This isn’t necessarily a lament. Some great war comics have been written since the 1940s, and the genre enjoys a distinguished place in the medium....