Suicide Squad #1 [Direct]
(May 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-02-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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.

On-sale date from DC Releases #36.


These 8 People Will Put Their Lives on the Line for Our Country. One of Them Won't Be Coming Home! (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Suicide Squad [Enchantress; Captain Boomerang; Bronze Tiger; Nightshade; Deadshot; Plastique; Rick Flag; Mindboggler]
Reprints

Trial by Blood (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Ostrander
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-2939
Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Suicide Squad [Rick Flag; Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Captain Boomerang [George Harkness; also as Digger]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Enchantress [June Moone]; Mindboggler; Plastique [Bette Sans Souci]; Nemesis [Tom Tresser; undercover as Colonel Mushtaq]; Nightshade [Eve Eden; undercover as Chimera]]; Karin Grace; Briscoe (first appearance); Flo Crawley (first appearance); John Economos (first appearance; the warden at Belle Reve); Simon LaGrieve (first appearance; a psychiatrist); Marnie Herrs; Vicki Vale; VILLAINS: Jihad [Djinn (first appearance); Jaculi (first appearance); Manticore (first appearance); Ravan (first appearance); Rustam (team leader; first appearance)]; President Marlo of Quarac; Parasite [Rudy Jones]
Synopsis
Amanda Waller organizes a mission to take down the Jihad before they can attack the U.S.
Reprints

Suicide Squad (Table of Contents: 2)

Suicide Squad / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Karl Kesel ?
Colors
Carl Gafford ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Amanda Waller; Suicide Squad [Enchantress; Captain Boomerang; Bronze Tiger; Deadshot; Rick Flag]

Indexer Notes

Bob Greenberger talks about how this series was developed.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. These 8 People Will Put Their Lives on the Line for Our Country. One of Them Won't Be Coming Home!
    Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Trial by Blood
    Suicide Squad
  3. 2. Suicide Squad
    Suicide Squad
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