Suicide Squad #5 [Jim Lee / Scott Williams Cover]
(December 2016)

DC, 2016 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
2016-10-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+ Teen Plus
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941342740 00511
Editing
Brian Cunningham (group editor); Harvey Richards (associate editor); Andy Khouri (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Suicide Squad [Colonel Rick Flag; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Hack [Zalika]; General Zod]; Amanda Waller (image in smoke)
Reprints

Going Sane Part One: Shock Treatment (Table of Contents: 1)

Suicide Squad / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Williams
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams; Jonathan Glapion; Sandra Hope
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Pat Brosseau

Genre
superhero
Characters
General Zod; Amanda Waller; Suicide Squad [Colonel Rick Flag; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; June Moone [Enchantress]; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Hack [Zalika]]; unnamed Task Force X scientists; Emelia Harcourt (NSA Agent)
Synopsis
With the Squad having brought the Black Vault sphere containing General Zod back to Belle Reve, Waller has her scientists studying it in the hopes that she can gain control of Zod and make him a member of the team. Flag does not believe this is a good idea. Hack joins the Squad, and Harcourt seeks the data from the Russian base that Hack has downloaded into her brain.
Reprints
Keywords
Belle Reve; Phantom Zone

Prisons (Table of Contents: 2)

Hack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Williams
Pencils
Stephen Byrne
Inks
Stephen Byrne
Colors
Stephen Byrne
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hack [Zalika]; Amanda Waller; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel] (flashback); Jabari (Zalika's younger brother, flashback); unnamed gang members (flashback)
Synopsis
Waller debriefs Hack, and learns the story of how she and her brother grew up in a poor African neighborhood. Her brother joined a local gang and died as a result. When Zalika gained her ability to transform herself or others into pure data, she was inspired by the example of Harley Quinn to become a super-villain and to seek revenge on those responsible for her brother's death.
Reprints
Keywords
Belle Reve
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Going Sane Part One: Shock Treatment
    Suicide Squad
  3. 2. Prisons
    Hack
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