Dark Nights: Death Metal Art Resurrects an Unexpected DC Hero

DC has released new colored pages for Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia’s Dark Nights: Death Metal #1, which show the return of Sgt. Frank Rock. Created by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert in a 1959 issue of Our Army at War, the classic hero hasn’t been seen in quite some time. During 2011’s Flashpoint event, Sgt. Rock was a member of Team 7. However, he and his team died attacking a terrorist training camp. As the pages for Dark Nights: Death Metal #1 are unlettered, it’s unclear just what role he might play in the upcoming story.

You can see the unlettered preview for Dark Nights: Heavy Metal #1 below alongside the solicitation information for the issue.

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  • written by Scott Snyder
  • art by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia
  • card stock foil cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia
  • ON SALE 06.16.20
  • Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one last tour. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman have all been separated and fight to survive. Unleash the beast and let the head banging begin!

The sequel to 2017’s Dark Nights: MetalDeath Metal #1  was originally scheduled to go on sale May 13. However, it was delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Dark Nights: Death Metal #1 releases June 16 from DC.

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DC has revealed new pages from the upcoming Dark Nights: Metal, Death Metal #1, which reveals the return of a hero.

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