Suicide Squad #27 [Newsstand Edition]
([May] 1989)

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Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
07098931202927
Editing:
Robert Greenberger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Janus Directive, Part 2 of 11: First Blood! (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad; Checkmate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Inks:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; spy
Characters:
Suicide Squad [Duchess; Captain Boomerang; Bronze Tiger; Punch; Jewelee]; Force of July [Major Victory; Lady Liberty; Silent Majority]

The Janus Directive, Part 2: Scattermove (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad; Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ostrander; Kim Yale
Pencils:
John K. Snyder III (layouts); Pablo Marcos (finishes)
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero; spy
Characters:
Amanda Waller; Suicide Squad [Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Captain Boomerang [George Harkness; also as Digger]; Count Vertigo [Werner Vertigo]; Duchess [Lashina]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Jewelee; Punch; Ravan; Shade, the Changing Man [Rac Shade]; Vixen [Mari McCabe]]; Checkmate [Harry Stein; Harvey Bullock; Checkmate Knight [John Reed]]; Project Peacemaker [Peacemaker [Chris Smith]; Dr. Bridgette D'Abo]; Dr. Heinrich Megala; Babylon; Wade Eiling; Force of July [Major Victory; Lady Liberty; Silent Majority; Abraham Lincoln Carlyle (dies); Mayflower (dies); Sparkler (dies)]; Flo Crawley; Cherie Chase (first appearance); John Chase (first appearance); VILLAINS: Kobra (behind the scenes); A Kobra Cult agent
Synopsis:
The Suicide Squad versus the Force of July.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from CHECKMATE #15 and continues in CHECKMATE #16.

Suicide Notes (Table of Contents)

Suicide Notes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Pencils:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Inks:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3643

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Chris Hines, Anthony R. Cardno, Uncle Elvis, Joe Decker, Scott R. Pyle, Jacob Gilbert, Marson Fedrick and George Gustines - and responses from Bob Greenberger. Preview of cover to SUICIDE SQUAD #28.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Janus Directive, Part 2 of 11: First Blood!
    Suicide Squad; Checkmate
  2. 1. The Janus Directive, Part 2: Scattermove
    Suicide Squad; Checkmate
  3. 2. Suicide Notes
    Suicide Notes
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