31 Facts About Suicide Squad


Various incarnations of the Suicide Squad have existed throughout the years as depicted in several self-titled comic book series, from its origins in the Silver Age to its modern-day Post-Crisis reimagining, to the current version that was introduced in 2016.

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Suicide Squad was revived in the Legends miniseries with writer John Ostrander at the helm.

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The team's very name, Suicide Squad relates to the idea that this group of characters is sent on dangerous and difficult missions called suicide missions.

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The group is briefly shown undertaking the sorts of dangerous missions the Suicide Squad is known for, and Flag eventually drafts Hal Jordan onto the team to assist in preparing a crewed space flight to Mars.

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Team's first mission in the Suicide Squad title set them up against their recurring enemies, the Onslaught.

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On orders of Derek Tolliver, the Suicide Squad is sent to Moscow in order to free the captive Zoya Trigorin, a revolutionary writer.

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The Suicide Squad's existence is in danger and he decides to deal with the problem himself.

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Manhunter quits the Suicide Squad upon learning of their upcoming mission against Loa in New Orleans, LA.

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Suicide Squad's receives a presidential pardon, courtesy of Sarge Steel, as well as money in the bank and her old privileges concerning the use of imprisoned villains.

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Suicide Squad hears that Waller possibly knew about the explosion that killed him.

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Superman is told by a CBI agent that the Suicide Squad would be attempting to rescue Qurac's former President Marlo.

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Superboy himself joins the Suicide Squad to assist in taking out a Pacific Rim crime cartel called the Silicon Dragons.

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Keith Giffen's short-lived Suicide Squad run is something of a darkly humorous analog to the writer's former work on Justice League International, and follows a new version of the Squad, designated Task Force Omega, and run by Sgt.

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Suicide Squad's missions involve eliminating an out-of-control colony of bio-engineered army ants, and investigating the mysterious island of Kooey Kooey Kooey to discourage its telepathic inhabitants from declaring war on Earth.

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Amanda Waller and the Suicide Squad were heavily involved in the events and fallout of 52.

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Suicide Squad composed of Deadshot, Killer Frost, and Solomon Grundy goes after Lois Lane in order to silence her investigation into Lex Luthor's presidency.

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Amanda Waller assembles a short-lived Suicide Squad, led by Atom Smasher, to take on an out-of-control Black Adam.

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The Suicide Squad is led by Mirror Master, and includes Icicle, Javelin, Plastique, Tattooed Man, Punch, and Jewelee.

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Suicide Squad members seen rounding up villains include Rick Flag Jr.

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DC Comics' official solicitations consistently referred to the miniseries as Suicide Squad: Raise the Flag, though this nomenclature is never used within any individual issue or collected edition of the miniseries.

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The Suicide Squad suffers heavy casualties in the sudden internal conflict.

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Suicide Squad has a run-in with Manhunter after she unknowingly compromises their months-long undercover investigation into the Crime Doctor's metahuman genetic experiments in collaboration with Vestech Industries.

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The Suicide Squad was given a new look, reflecting the team's appearance in the DC Extended Universe.

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The title would crossover with Justice League in Justice League vs Suicide Squad, written by Joshua Williamson and drawn by Tony S Daniel.

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Suicide Squad are sent to a Russian prison to retrieve a secret item, which turns out to be a portal to the Phantom Zone.

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The Suicide Squad are defeated by the Justice League until Killer Frost absorbs a portion of a weakened Superman's life force and freezes everyone.

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Suicide Squad confronts Damage, who Waller wants to recruit for her Task Force XL.

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Suicide Squad's begins opening the cells, erasing files, and murdering guards.

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Monthly Suicide Squad comic was again relaunched at the start of 2020, written by Tom Taylor with art by Bruno Redondo.

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Infinite Frontier monthly Suicide Squad comic launched in March 2021, written by Robbie Thompson with art by Eduardo Pansica.

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Two versions of the Suicide Squad appear in live-action films set in the DC Extended Universe.

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