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The Suicide Squad

 
The Suicide Squad
 

Name: The Suicide Squad

Other Names: Task Force X

Classification: villains villains   heroes heroes   group group  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #25 (Aug.-Sep. 1959): "The Three Waves of Doom!"

Creators: Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 238

Note: villains conscripted by govt. to be superhero team

Number of group members listed below: 75

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Ace High Ace High hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 1
Atom (Adam Cray) hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 12
Bane villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 148
Big Sir (Dufus P. Ratchet) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad; Justice League Antarctica...  DC 16
Black Adam Black Adam (Teth-Adam) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Egyptian classical religion
The Justice Society of America; Secret Society of Super Villains...  Fawcett DC 200
Black Orchid Black Orchid (Susan Linden-Thorne) hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 32
Bolt Bolt (Larry Bolatinsky) villain
  The Suicide Squad DC 63
Briscoe supporting character
  [piloted Suicide Squad's helicopter "Sheba"] DC 14
Bronze Tiger Bronze Tiger (Ben Turner) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad; CBI DC 140
Bulldozer Bulldozer (Horace Eustace Canfield Nichols) hero
  The Suicide Squad; Easy Company DC 40
Captain Boomerang Captain Boomerang (Digger Harkness) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 61
Captain Boomerang Captain Boomerang (Owen Mercer) villain hero
  The Outsiders; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 79
Captain Cold Captain Cold (Leonard Snart) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 188
Catalyst hero
  The Suicide Squad; Captains of Industry DC 14
Chase Chase (Cameron Chase) hero
  The Suicide Squad; DEO DC 66
Clock King Clock King (William Tockman) villain
  The Suicide Squad; Justice League Antarctica...  DC 39
Cluemaster Cluemaster (Arthur Brown) villain
  The Suicide Squad; Injustice League
[former game show host; father of Stephanie Brown (Batgirl)]
DC 33
Copperhead villain
CBR Scale: S demonolatry (temporary)
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad
[sold his soul to demon Neron]
DC 52
Count Vertigo Count Vertigo (Werner Vertigo) villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Checkmate; Secret Society of Super Villains... 
[Position in Checkmate: White Queen's Knight]
DC 105
Deadshot Deadshot (Floyd Lawton) villain hero
  Checkmate; The Suicide Squad... 
[was a freelance operative for Checkmate]
DC 213
Doctor Light Doctor Light (Arthur Light) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 127
Doomsday Doomsday villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad DC 100
Double Down (Jeremy Tell) villain
  [1st app: The Flash: Iron Heights (Aug. 2001)] DC 12
Duchess Duchess (Lashina) villain
CBR Scale: S Apokolipsian Darkseid worship
The Female Furies; The Suicide Squad DC 24
Enchantress Enchantress (June Moone) villain hero
CBR Scale: M occult
The Suicide Squad; Shadowpact...  DC 101
Dr. Hugh Evans Dr. Hugh Evans hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 12
Firehawk Firehawk (Lorraine Reilly) hero
  The Justice League; The Suicide Squad...  DC 113
Rick Flag hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 5
Rick Flag Jr. Rick Flag Jr. hero
  The Suicide Squad; Forgotten Heroes DC 48
The General The General (Wade Eiling) villain
  U.S. Air Force; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 45
Karin Grace Karin Grace hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 13
Havana (Odalys Milagro Valdez) hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 10
The Javelin villain
  The Suicide Squad DC 12
Jewelee Jewelee villain
CBR Scale: S manifestly non-religious
The Suicide Squad
[seem silly, but dangerous because completely amoral]
Charlton DC 44
Killer Frost Killer Frost (Dr. Louise Lincoln) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 110
Knockout (Kay) villain
  The Female Furies; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 49
Koschei the Deathless (Jess Bright) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 20
Lady Liberty Lady Liberty hero
  The Suicide Squad; Freedom's Ring...  DC 10
Simon LaGrieve Simon LaGrieve supporting character
  The Suicide Squad (staff)
[counselled Suicide Squad members]
DC 35
Major Disaster Major Disaster (Paul Booker) villain hero
  The Justice League; SKULL...  DC 72
Major Victory Major Victory (Bill Vickers) hero
  The Suicide Squad; Captains of Industry...  DC 24
Manhunter Manhunter (Mark Shaw) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 109
Mindboggler Mindboggler (Leah Wasserman) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
The 2000 Committee; The Suicide Squad DC 18
Modem Modem (Wesley Percival Sloan) hero
  The Suicide Squad DC 9
Multi-Man Multi-Man (Duncan Pramble) villain hero
  The Suicide Squad; Justice League Antarctica...  DC 34
Multiplex Multiplex (Danton Black) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The 2000 Committee...  DC 54
Nemesis Nemesis (Tom Tresser) hero
  FBI; The Suicide Squad...  DC 92
Nightshade Nightshade (Eve Eden) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
The Suicide Squad; CBI...  Charlton DC 156
Oracle Oracle (Barbara Gordon) hero
  The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 921
Outlaw (John Henry Martin) villain
  The Suicide Squad DC 4
The Penguin The Penguin (Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 403
Plastique (Bette Sans Souci) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic; Quebecois separatist
The Suicide Squad; Extreme Justice DC 68
Poison Ivy Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley) villain
CBR Scale: M fundamentalist Environmentalist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 414
Power Girl Power Girl (Kara Zor-L) hero
CBR Scale: I Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America...  DC 576
Punch villain
  The Suicide Squad DC 39
Ravan Ravan villain
CBR Scale: M Hindu (Kali worshipper/Thugee)
The Suicide Squad; Jihad DC 22
Sgt. Rock Sgt. Rock (Frank Rock) hero
  U.S. Army; The Suicide Squad...  DC 413
Shade the Changing Man Shade the Changing Man (Rac Shade) hero
CBR Scale: I alien
The Suicide Squad; Metan DC 63
Shrike Shrike villain
CBR Scale: M religious
The Cadre; The Suicide Squad DC 12
Silent Majority (Gabby) hero
  The Suicide Squad; Freedom's Ring...  DC 13
Silver Swan (Valerie Beaudry) hero
  The Suicide Squad; Captains of Industry DC 17
Slipknot (Christopher Weiss) villain
  Kobra; The 2000 Committee...  DC 18
Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy (Cyrus Gold) villain
CBR Scale: I atheist
Infinity, Inc. (founder); Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 102
Stargirl Stargirl (Courtney Whitmore) hero
  The Justice Society of America; Young Justice...  DC 272
Steel Steel (John Henry Irons) hero
CBR Scale: S Protestant
The Justice League; Infinity, Inc....  DC 321
Steel Wolf Steel Wolf (Ivan Illyich Gort) villain hero
  KGB; The Suicide Squad...  DC 20
The Suicide Squad The Suicide Squad villain hero group
  [villains conscripted by govt. to be superhero team] DC 238
Tattooed Man Tattooed Man (Abel Tarrant) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 23
The Thinker The Thinker (Cliff Carmichael) villain
  The Suicide Squad DC 64
The Thinker The Thinker (Clifford DeVoe) villain
  The Suicide Squad; Injustice League DC 36
Vixen (Mari Jiwe McCabe) hero
CBR Scale: M Anglican (raised); African primal-indigenous religion
Checkmate; The Justice League...  DC 254
Amanda Waller Amanda Waller supporting character hero
CBR Scale: U Methodist
Checkmate; The Suicide Squad...  DC 211
Weasel (John Monroe) villain
  The Suicide Squad; Vandermeer University DC 5
White Dragon (William Heller) villain
CBR Scale: D Aryan Nations/White Supremacist
The Suicide Squad; Fourth Reich DC 16
Windfall Windfall (Wendy Jones) villain hero
CBR Scale: M repentant
Kobra; The Outsiders...  DC 34

This character is in the following 90 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #25 (Aug.-Sep. 1959): "The Three Waves of Doom!"
The Doom Patrol and Suicide Squad Special #1 (Mar. 1988): "Red Dawn"
Gotham Underground #3 (Feb. 2008): "Book Three: Fancy Meeting You Here..."
Suicide Squad


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_Squad
  - http://www.comicvine.com/suicide-squad/4060-40394/
  - http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Suicide_Squad_(New_Earth)
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=708
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=26
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=705
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=703
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=704
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=709