Suicide Squad; Amanda Waller; Floyd Lawton [Deadshot] (off panel); Mark Shaw; Nightshade [Eve Eden]; Stalnoivolk [Ivan Gort]]; Tatsu Yamahiro [Katana]; Murph [Daniel Murphy]; Mr. Hastings; Nobu Fujiwara (first appearance; Katana's cousin; dies); Mr. Okami (first appearance), Murray (first appearance); VILLAINS: Ryu; the Daichii Doku Clan; Captain Vlademir Illyitch Ziuko; Billy Tidewater (first appearance); Major Zastrow; Raskov; Catseye (first appearance); The Khmer Rouge
Amanda is approached by Japanese parties interested in securing the Squad for a mission in Asia. The Yakuza, disenfranchised Soviet war veterans, the Khmer Rouge, new villains, and special guest star Katana of the Outsiders all mixed together in a mulit-part epic, where death is the only break from intrigue. [per next issue box]
Letters from readers - Marson Fedrick, Scott R. Pyle, David Gallacher, Mark Phillips, Malcolm Bourne, Jim Kelly, Barry F. Burke, Dennis R. Wood, Sir Jon Johnson and John Babos - and responses from Dan Raspler.