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Suicide Squad

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New Suicide Squad 1

Cover to New Suicide Squad #1

Suicide Squad is published by DC Comics. Cover price is $2.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

New Suicide Squad #19: 06 Apr 2016

Current IssueEdit

New Suicide Squad #20: 04 May 2016

Next IssueEdit

New Suicide Squad #21: 15 Jun 2016


Published monthly.


Main CharactersEdit

  • Harley Quinn
  • Deadshot
  • Black Manta
  • Deathstroke
  • Joker's Daughter



Minor CharactersEdit

Other Characters/Places/ThingsEdit

Recent StorylinesEdit

New Suicide Squad #20Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

New Suicide Squad #19Edit

Past StorylinesEdit

Raise the FlagEdit



Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Suicide Squad, vol. 1: Trial By Fire - Collects vol. 1 #1-8, plus Secret Origins #14. "When Super-Villains get caught, it’s up to the government to keep them in captivity. Amanda Waller, a tough-as-nails federal agent, has other plans. She’s heading up Task Force X (a.k.a. The Suicide Squad) as an ultimatum to the world’s biggest villains. Join her shady, near-impossible missions in the name of democracy, or rot in jail. And one other thing: Most operatives don’t make it back alive!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401230059
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 2: The Nightshade Odyssey - Collects vol. 1 #9-16, plus Justice League International vol. 1 #13 & Doom Patrol/Suicide Squad Special #1. "The team must take down the island headquarters of a drug cartel that’s more than it seems. Then, the squad and the Justice League both try to infiltrate a Russian prison." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401258337
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Rogues - Collects vol. 1 #17-25 & Annual #1. "First, the team stumbles into the Meta-Zone, where they encounter Shade, the Changing Man. Then, the Jihad is back—and there are scores to settle! And Captain Boomerang is about to pay for masquerading as Mirror Master!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401260910
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 4: The Janus Directive - Collects vol. 1 #26-30, plus Checkmate vol. 1 #15-18, Manhunter vol. 1 #14, Firestorm vol. 2 #86, and Captain Atom vol. 2 #30. "The Suicide Squad has always been held in check by their leader Amanda Waller. But it becomes clear that Waller is sending her agents on missions in the pursuit of her own private agenda called The Janus Directive. Soon other governments and super-villain teams become involved and all-out chaos errupts. Who controls the one who controls the super-villains?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401262617 - (forthcoming, July 2016)

  • Suicide Squad: The Nightshade Odyssey - Collects vol. 1 #7-12, plus Justice League International vol. 1 #13. "The Squad is trapped in Russia. And before they escape, they’ll have to fight The People’s Heroes. Then, Batman discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad – and he’s not happy." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232310
  • Suicide Squad: From the Ashes - Collects the eight-issue Raise the Flag mini-series. "How did team leader Rick Flag Jr. survive a ground-zero nuclear blast and return from the dead?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218660
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 2: Basilisk Rising - Collects vol. 3 #8-13 & 0, plus Resurrection Man #9. "As the surviving Squad members attempt to recover from their disastrous Gotham City mission, we learn a dark secret that has been festering in the team: a traitor stalks the Suicide Squad! The saboteur's mission: Assassinate Amanda Waller, expose the Squad and leave Task Force X in ruins! The Basilisk strikes!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238440
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Death Is for Suckers - Collects vol. 3 #14-19. "As the Suicide Squad closes in on Basilisk leader Regulus, Deadshot and Harley discover sleeper agents in their ranks. Meanwhile, Harley must face her former boyfriend, The Joker!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401243169
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 4: Discipline and Punish - Collects vol. 3 #20-23, plus Justice League of America vol. 2 #7.1 & Detective Comics vol. 2 #23.2. "After the Suicide Squad is nearly massacred, the team returns to Belle Reve to lick their wounds and bury their dead--but when they find out what's waiting for them at the prison, they'll wish they were back out in the field! Task Force X has a new leader, who will make this team of killers and thieves even deadlier than ever before." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401247016
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 5: Walled In - Collects vol. 3 #24-30 & Amanda Waller #1. "The Suicide Squad experiences a world full of freed villains! And now, with the Reverse Suicide Squad taking over Belle Reve, Amanda Waller and James Gordon Jr. must free a prisoner from the early days of The New 52 if they are to have any hope of surviving!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401250122
  • New Suicide Squad, vol. 1: Pure Insanity - Collects vol. 4 #1-8. "Once a secret to even the highest government officials, the Suicide Squad has emerged as one of its most popular programs. Its mission: to send incarcerated super villains to carry out impossible missions on foreign soil in exchange for a commuted prison sentence. If they are caught or killed, no government could link these operatives back to the U.S. government. At least, that's the theory. " - WorldCat - ISBN 1401252389
  • New Suicide Squad, vol. 2: Monsters - Collects vol. 4 #9-12 & Annual #1. "A breakaway faction of the League of Assassins has their eyes on the Suicide Squad. With new recruits in tow, infiltrating the deadly group will require extreme measures—and it may cost some squad members. How far will they push the limits and who will fall?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401261528
  • New Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Freedom - Collects vol. 4 #13-18. "Cut off from Belle Reve and presumed dead, Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad are presented with the opportunity to kill their jailer, Amanda Waller! Plus, Harley, Deadshot, Boomerang and Parasite try to break back in to Belle Reve Prison?!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401262648 - (forthcoming, July 2016)


  • Suicide Squad, vol. 1: Kicked in the Teeth - Collects vol. 3 #1-7. - Kindle
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Death Is for Suckers - Collects vol. 3 #14-19. - Kindle - comiXology


Leftover Useful InformationEdit

Creative TeamEdit

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • Volume 1: #1-66, 1987-1992 (#67 published in 2010)
  • Volume 2: #1-12, 2001-2002
  • Suicide Squad: Raise the Red Flag #1-6, 2007-2008 (miniseries)
  • Volume 3: #1-30, 2011-2014
  • Volume 4: #1-22, 2014-2016 (New Suicide Squad)
  • Volume 5: #1- , 2016-present

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

New Suicide Squad #21: 15 Jun 2016
Suicide Squad, vol. 4: The Janus Drective TP: 13 Jul 2016
New Suicide Squad #22: 20 Jul 2016
New Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Freedom TP: 27 Jul 2016
Suicide Squad: The Silver Age HC: 27 Jul 2016
Suicide Squad: Rebirth #1: 03 Aug 2016
Suicide Squad #1: 17 Aug 2016
Suicide Squad: War Crimes Special #1: 31 Aug 2016

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