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The Agency
 

Name: The Agency

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Vigilante (vol. 1) #36 (Dec. 1986): "Mask of Death!"

Creators: Paul Kupperberg, Denys Cowan, Kyle Baker

Number of Appearances: 10

Type of Organization/Group: government agency

Nation: USA

Note: precursor to Checkmate

The Agency was formed by Amanda Waller to serve as a small, quasi-independent branch of Task Force X. It performed global operations which were vital to the security of American interests. Valentina Vostok brought former NYPD Lieutenant Harry Stein into the Agency as an operative. Adrian Chase the Vigilante and Christopher Smith Peacemaker were contract operatives for the Agency.

Number of group members listed below: 6

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The Agency supporting character group
  [precursor to Checkmate] DC 10
King King (Harry Stein) hero
  Checkmate; NYPD...  DC 59
Negative Woman Negative Woman (Valentina Vostok) hero
  Checkmate; The Doom Patrol...  DC 76
Peacemaker Peacemaker (Christopher Smith) hero
CBR Scale: D radical pacifist
Checkmate; The Agency... 
[Founder of the Pax Institute.]
Charlton DC 78
Vigilante Vigilante (Adrian Chase) hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination unknown)
Checkmate; The Agency DC 77
Amanda Waller Amanda Waller supporting character hero
CBR Scale: U Methodist
Checkmate; The Suicide Squad...  DC 211

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Vigilante (vol. 1) #36 (Dec. 1986): "Mask of Death!"


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_government_agencies_in_DC_Comics#The_Agency
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_(comics)
  - http://www.comicvine.com/amanda-waller/4005-4920/