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Five new DC Showcase animated shorts announced, including Sgt. Rock and Batman: Death in the Family

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation has announced five new DC Showcase animated shorts will roll out between 2019 and 2020 in Sgt. Rock, Adam Strange, Death, The Phantom Stranger and Batman: Death in the Family.

While details on Batman: Death in the Family are being kept under wraps for the time being (presumably its a part-adaptation of – or at least inspired by – Jim Starlin’s classic 1988 story arc), we do have official synopses and details for the other four shorts:

Sgt. Rock is executive produced and directed by Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series) from a script by award-winning comics writers Louise Simonson & Walter Simonson and Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen). The original tale finds battle-weary Sgt. Rock thinking he has seen everything that World War II can dish out. But he is in for the surprise of his life when he is assigned to lead a company

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