30 Facts About Captain Boomerang


Captain Boomerang is a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Captain Boomerang has been a prominent member of the Suicide Squad since its second iteration in the late 1990s.

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The George "Digger" Harkness version of Captain Boomerang made his live-action debut in the television series Arrow, portrayed by Nick E Tarabay.

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Captain Boomerang nearly succeeded in killing the Flash after knocking him out with a boomerang, then tying him to a giant boomerang that he fired, which then got sent into space and then fell into the ocean.

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Captain Boomerang increased the boomerang's velocity so much he was able to use it to defeat and jail Harkness and the two crooks.

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Captain Boomerang became a staple member of the Rogues, a group of villains dedicated to opposing Flash, and who were first organized after Gorilla Grodd broke them out of jail.

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Captain Boomerang manipulated another team member, Slipknot, into running away from the action just to see if the explosive bracelets the Squad members wore really did activate if the wearer attempted to escape.

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Captain Boomerang was scared to learn Ifrit, an artificial intelligence used by the rival team the Onslaught, had been created based upon Mindboggler's thought patterns, and revealed what had happened.

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Captain Boomerang rescinded the benefits Harkness had been given such as his apartment in New Orleans and his status as a voluntary member of the Squad.

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Captain Boomerang was, at the time, trying to construct a massive boomerang to take him back to the mainland.

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Ironically, when Captain Boomerang pulled strings to have the suit restored to Deadshot, Lawton's psyche had passed into a phase that led him to loathe it.

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Captain Boomerang later appeared in the pages of Flash with cybernetic hands alongside four other Rogues; they were given a chance by fellow Rogue Abra Kadabra to become much more than they ever were.

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Captain Boomerang was able to convince Neron to leave the Rogues alone, with the Rogues either coming away darker from their experiences, or seeking enlightenment, like Heat Wave, who retired with the monks.

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Captain Boomerang was killed in the Identity Crisis miniseries by Jack Drake, father of Tim Drake.

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The killer later defended the action by saying that Captain Boomerang was hired because he was such an incompetent that Jack would only need to pull the trigger and he would be safe.

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The Rogues track Owen down, Captain Boomerang Cold berating him on how foolish he is to believe Digger's lies.

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Captain Boomerang appears confused as to what is going on before being knocked out by the Flash.

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Captain Boomerang is later given a message from Captain Cold saying that if he wants to be one of the Rogues again, he has to prove it by escaping from prison on his own.

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Captain Boomerang is at one point contacted by the Entity, who instructs him to throw a boomerang at Dawn Granger.

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Captain Boomerang Cold beats up Digger for freeing Professor Zoom, then Digger explains to him the importance of the Entity's message.

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Later, Captain Boomerang is contacted by the Entity, who tells him that he must complete his task, prompting Digger to travel to Star City forest, which by now is surrounded by a white barrier.

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Captain Boomerang tells the team that he is the new field commander for the Suicide Squad upon being placed in that position by Amanda Waller.

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Captain Boomerang is seen escorting the squad to the concentration camps of the Basilisk militia.

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Captain Boomerang frees Deadshot and the rest of the Squad and reveals that he was Waller's undercover agent.

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Captain Boomerang attempted to shake hands with Robin, but Robin refused the gesture feeling unready to make that step.

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At some point during his tenure with the Outsiders, Captain Boomerang Cold approached the mercenary Deathstroke with an offer concerning Owen.

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Captain Boomerang's father manages to escape and join in the mass battle against the heroes where he is brought back to life and full health.

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Captain Boomerang is an expert at throwing the weapons and as well as ordinary boomerangs he has a number with special properties, including bladed, explosive, incendiary, and electrified boomerangs.

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Original Captain Boomerang then began to train his son, Owen Mercer, before he died.

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Captain Boomerang has exhibited creativity in his boomerangs by creating "razorangs" and an acid-spewing boomerang.

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