The Living Corpse

Real Name: John R. Romero

Identity/Class: Zombie

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

Aliases: 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.

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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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