Blood Syndicate #21 (Dec. 1994):
by Ivan Velez Jr., ChrisCross, Rober Quijano

Blood Syndicate #21

Title: “Retrievals”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1994

Publisher: DC Milestone Media
Written by: Ivan Velez Jr.
Art by: ChrisCross, Rober Quijano

17 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Brickhouse Brickhouse (Marta) hero
  black; Blood Syndicate...  DC Milestone Media 40
Third Rail Third Rail (Pui Chung) hero
  Asian; Blood Syndicate...  DC Milestone Media 44
Oro Oro (Miguel Medina) hero
  The Shadow Cabinet DC Milestone Media 22
Boogieman Boogieman (Martin Berger) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Blood Syndicate DC Milestone Media 44
Wise Son Wise Son (Hannibal White) hero
CBR Scale: S Black Muslim (Nation of Islam)
black; Blood Syndicate DC Milestone Media 59
DMZ DMZ hero
  black; Blood Syndicate DC Milestone Media 57
Fade Fade (Carlos Quinones Jr.) hero
black; Blood Syndicate...  DC Milestone Media 56
Flashback Flashback (Sara Quinones) hero
  Blood Syndicate; Force Syndicate...  DC Milestone Media 53
Masquerade Masquerade hero
  black; Blood Syndicate DC Milestone Media 31
Blood Syndicate Blood Syndicate hero group
  [gang] DC Milestone Media 61
Aquamaria Aquamaria (Maria) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Blood Syndicate; Society of the Cross DC Milestone Media 34
Dogg Dogg hero
CBR Scale: M uplifted animal
Blood Syndicate; dog
[normal dog made intelligent by Big Bang Q-Juice]
DC Milestone Media 37
System System villain group
  [international conspiracy; controls most of civilized world] DC Milestone Media 25
Kwai Kwai (Nina Lam) hero
CBR Scale: M Chinese traditional religion
Asian; Blood Syndicate... 
[sister and arch-enemy of Demon Fox]
DC Milestone Media 29
Agent Rose supporting character villain
[sent by Mom to retrieve Blood Syndicate]
DC Milestone Media 7
Mom Mom
  System DC Milestone Media 7
Templo Templo (Juan Templo)
CBR Scale: S Catholic
black; Blood Syndicate
[early Blood Syndicate member; died soon after got powers]
DC Milestone Media 5

Text on cover:
"Betrayed by Masquerade!
From Mother with Love"

Summary from now-defunct webpage at

The Syndicate takes out the last crackhouse on Doran Road. Kwai is wounded by a relative of Wise Son. At the Garden Station, Templo is revived by Mom's scientists. Mom sends Agent Rose to retrieve Blood Syndicate. Kwai goes into a healing cocoon. Masquerade steals the money from the Syndicate, which has a punishment of the death penalty. Oro is picked up by the S.Y.S.T.E.M.