The Living Corpse
Real Name: John R. Romero
Occupation: Gravekeeper, Gatekeeper between the land of the living and the realm of the dead
Affiliations: Cassie Hack
Enemies: Dr. Brainchild, Kala, bat creatures, zombies, skeletons
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: The Living Corpse #0 (Artery Comics Studios, 2007)
Powers/Abilities: As a zombie the Corpse is extremely hard to do permanent damage to.
History: John R. Romero died when he was 52, only to rise again as one of a host of zombies, hungry for the flesh of the living. Breaking into a nearby house, he slaughtered the family within, eating their brains, until only a young boy was left. But as the child cried for his father, somehow it stirred memories in the zombie's mind, making him recall he had once been a father himself. With self-awareness came revulsion at what he had become, then anger, and he fled the house with a new purpose, to stop evil creatures like himself from preying on the living.
Comments: Created by Ken Haeser and Buz Hasson. Thanks to Ken for permission to use images.
Initially self-published, the Corpse is now being published by Zenescope Entertainment.
The Corpse is one of the participants in War of the Independents.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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