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Suicide squad is a team of villains from DC comics, usually under the control of government agent Amanda Waller

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Lifers and the Squad

Amanda Waller offers reduced prison time to criminals if, as part of Task Force X, they complete dangerous missions and return alive. But what if Waller wants someone who's been sentenced to life ...
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When did the Suicide Squad start to contain villains?

When did the Suicide Squad start to contain villains? Given the initial squad seems to have been formed of heroes. So here goes my question: Name the issue and launch date of the first villain to ...
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Where does The Toilet lead in New 52 Suicide Squad?

In New 52 Suicide Squad #29, Amanda Waller makes use of a portal nicknamed "The Toilet" as a plan B to bring a Thinker-controlled O.M.A.C down. There is a hint that it may lead to "some other ...
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Why didn't Amanda Waller consider Lex Luthor for her Task Force X project?

The world changed when Superman flew across the sky. And it changed again when he didn't. You know what a problem with a metahuman is? The human part. We got lucky with Superman. He shared our ...
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DC S.C/H.Q: How can Harley Quinn be living on Coney Island and be In Belle Reve at the same time?

I'd not read any new Harley stuff till this week, when I read the Harley Quinn: Joker Loves Harley Arc. Then I started Justice League vs. Suicide Squad and 2 issues in it suddenly occurred to me that ...
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How does Amanda Waller control Lobo and Johnny Sorrow?

I'm reading "Justice League vs Suicide Squad". In the storyline, there was the original Suicide Squad team, which consisted of Rustam, Lobo, Emerald Empress, Dr Polaris, and Johnny Sorrow. I'm ...
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How does Amanda Waller watch the Suicide Squad?

In Suicide Squad, there are several scenes where Amanda Waller is seen viewing the Squad through some sort of infrared video feed. Is it explained where that feed is coming from? Is Waller hacking ...
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Who is Slipknot?

In the Suicide Squad movie, we are introduced to the character who (according to imdb) is Slipknot. Within the movie, So my question is, in the comics, is Slipknot a more formidable villain? What ...
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Why was Harley recruited into the squad?

I understand that the other characters in the squad have a relatively controllable personality or at least possess a useful ability that make them an asset worth the trouble of containing them. ...
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Which of the Suicide Squad film's members have been on the team in the comics?

Some of the film's Suicide Squad members, such as Quinn and Deadshot, are series regulars. However, others, such as Killer Croc, have never been on the team prior to the 2016 reboot, which was ...
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Did DC invent the Suicide Squad for this reason?

I've heard it said that the out-of-universe reason DC comics created the Suicide Squad was to explain how villains the superheroes put away get back on the streets as quickly as they do- by completing ...
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In Assault on Arkham, why will the nano-bots cause their head to explode and not the whole body?

In the Batman: Assault on Arkham animated movie, they had explosives planted in their necks. In the movie, they drink nano-bots, but Flag says that his head will explode. Are the nano-bots a lie, and ...
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When does Batman first fight the Suicide Squad in the comics?

It's been hinted that Batman features in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie. These is plausible to me but it seems odd that he would be directly opposed to a squad of anti-heroes. When in the comics ...
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When did Harley Quinn first join the suicide squad?

I know Margot Robbie is set to play Harley Quinn in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie, and that the character was originally introduced in one of the many Batman cartoons. What I'm wondering is when ...
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Is Deadshot still alive?

In Arrow in one of the last episodes of season three, Diggle and his wife travel with the Suicide Squad. They are escaping a building and Deadshot says he will hold off any bad guys that attempt to ...
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Which comic books should I read to prepare for the Suicide Squad movie? [closed]

In 2016 there is going to be some super intense comic book movies that I really want to see, Suicide Squad I am very interested in the origin stories of the Suicide Squad villains, but I have no clue ...
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Does Deadshot ever remove his mask in canon?

In the new Suicide Squad pictures, Deadshot (Will Smith) is not wearing his mask. Whether in comics or animated TV shows, I've never seen Deadshot without his mask. Does Deadshot remove his mask ...