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In this comic book cover released by DC Comics, the cover of "Men of War," is shown. DC Comics is bringing back the venerable war comic with a contemporary twist that bridges the military with superheroes. The two titles, "Men of War" and "Blackhawks" are part of DC Comic's ambitious relaunch of its fabled line of superheroes, which started in earnest Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011.

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Amid DC’s launch, 2 comic book titles look at war, military

Sgt. Rock was a gruff, hard-charging Army soldier who fought his way across Africa and Europe during World War II. Blackhawk was an aerial daredevil who led a team of international aviators fighting Axis powers. That was then. Now, the characters have been revitalized and given a modern flair more amenable to readers who’ve spent the better part of 10 years exposed to real stories about fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.


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