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Suicide Squad is published by DC Comics. Cover price is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Suicide Squad: Dream Team #3: 14 May 2024

Current Issue[]

Suicide Squad: Dream Team #4: 11 Jun 2024

Next Issue[]

none scheduled


The four-issue new series Suicide Squad: Dream Team started March 2024.


Main Characters[]

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



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WorldCat - ISBN 9781401287788

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Past Storylines[]

Raise the Flag[]



  • Suicide Squad: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Book One - Collects vol. 5 #1-8 & Rebirth, plus Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fool's Special #1 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274214
  • Suicide Squad: Bad Blood - Collects vol. 6 #1-11. "The Suicide Squad is assigned to neutralize a group of international super-terrorists known as the Revolutionaries—and the survivors are forced into joining the Squad! Who can Harley Quinn and Deadshot trust when their new teammates are the very people their crew was assigned to kill? This Squad might survive their next mission, but they may not survive each other—and with a "team" like this, the body count starts high, and only gets higher." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779503954
  • Suicide Squad: Blaze - Collects Suicide Squad: Blaze #1-3. "When five ordinary convicts are given incredible powers by the top-secret Blaze program, it falls to Harley Quinn, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark to keep them on mission as they hunt down a brutal cannibal with all the powers of Superman. But no one on Earth is prepared for the cosmic secret that hides inside that cannibal--and which now hides inside the Squad, too!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779514264

Trade Paperbacks[]

  • 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
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 5: Apokolips Now - Collects vol. 1 #31-39. "Task Force X is sent to Iran to prevent an execution, only to wind up rerouted to Apokolips—along with Shade, the Changing Man! It will take all their power to survive the onslaught of the Female Furies and find their way back home again!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401265427
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 6: The Phoenix Gambit - Collects vol. 1 #40-49. "Since their disbandment, the Suicide Squad members have gone their separate ways. Now it’s up to the unlikely team of Amanda Waller and the Dark Knight to bring them back together. Later, in order to prevent a confrontation between American and Soviet forces in the war-torn country Vlatava, Batman and the Suicide Squad head to Europe." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269043
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 7: The Dragon's Hoard - Collects vol. 1 #50-58. "Amanda Waller puts together a special team that includes Suicide Squad founding members Nemesis, Nightshade, Bronze Tiger and Deadshot for a personal mission to preserve the legacy of Rick Flag! Who will make it out alive?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274573
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 8: The Final Mission - Collects vol. 1 #59-66. "Batman, Superman and Aquaman suspect that Amanda Waller had a hand in the death of Ray Palmer, but when they seek to question the Squad, they find resistance from the Jihad and Hayoth. Can the world’s most dangerous criminals take on a trio of the most powerful Justice League members?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289539
  • Suicide Squad: Casualties of War - Collects vol. 2 #1-12. "In the aftermath of 'Our Worlds at War,' Sgt. Rock—now a general—is back in action to lead the Suicide Squad to victory, or to death. But can the new Squad’s leader come up with a plan to take on a biological weapon that’s gone out of control? Can Rock’s hastily formed team of Deadshot, Killer Frost, Major Disaster, Reactron, and Blackstarr stop trying to kill each other long enough to prevent the end of our entire planet as we know it?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779510693
  • 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 - Kindle
  • 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 - Kindle -
  • 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 - Kindle
  • 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 -
  • New Suicide Squad, vol. 4: Kill Anything - Collects vol. 4 #17-22. "The Suicide Squad considers what to do with their newfound freedom...but not for long, as their mysterious liberator reveals his own dark reasons for aiding them in their escape." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270001
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 1: The Black Vault - Collects vol. 5 #1-4 & Rebirth. "The government has once again handpicked the worst of the worst for its Task Force X. Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, Katana and Killer Croc. All deadly criminals sent on the most dangerous missions possible by a government that wants them killed. But their newest challenge? A teammate so powerful that even this group of murderers and thieves can't control." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401269814
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 2: Going Sane - Collects vol. 5 #5-8, plus Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fool's Special #1. "Amanda Waller needs Kryptonite, and only Lex Luthor has it! But a deal like this won’t be cheap—or easy. And soon, the dark energies of the Black Vault are driving everyone in Belle Reve Penitentiary to acts of violent, bloody madness. Everyone except Harley Quinn, who’s somehow been…cured? Plus: welcome to Evil Anonymous, the support group for super-villains in need, where no problem is too insane or homicidal." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401270971
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 3: Burning Down the House - Collects vol. 5 #11-15 & War Crimes Special. "Hidden somewhere deep within the world is a burning flame. It’s a fire fueled by hatred, by rage and by vengeance. Used, abused and left for dead, the greatest foe the Suicide Squad has ever faced returns to burn down the world Amanda Waller has given everything to protect." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274221
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 4: Earthlings on Fire - Collects vol. 5 #16-20. "Amanda Waller is used to getting what she wants—but this time, what Waller wants is something only Lex Luthor has. Striking a deal won't be easy—or cheap! It's a war on two fronts as Waller leads a smoldering charm offensive in Luthor's penthouse while her Suicide Squad tries to open the most heavily guarded safe in all of LexCorp." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401275396
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 5: Kill Your Darlings - Collects vol. 5 #21-25. "Devastated by Rustam and his Burning World, the international conspiracy known as the People reveal themselves to Amanda Waller in a desperate move to secure their mysterious endgame for Planet Earth! Meanwhile, the walls tighten for Boomerang as Harley Quinn gets closer to discovering the traitorous murderer within Task Force X…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278809
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 6: The Secret History of Task Force X - Collects vol. 5 #27-32. "Task Force X. Maxwell Lord. General Zod. Everything. And the message came from…outer space?! Determined to identify and neutralize this unprecedented threat, Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad boldly go where no sociopath has gone before!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401280987
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 7: Drain the Swamp - Collects vol. 5 #33-40. "When a new threat threatens the Earth, the Suicide Squad is called into action—along with a new member! But who is the mysterious Juan? And what are his powers? Then, there is a foe who knows their weaknesses and secrets. A foe who knows this ragtag group of antiheroes better than they know themselves. It’s their former teammate, Hack! But…isn’t she supposed to be dead? How is Hack back? And what are her plans for the Suicide Squad?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284749
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 8: Constriction - Collects vol. 5 #41-44, 47-50 & Annual #1. "Deadshot’s daughter has been kidnapped by Kobra, a group of mutant snake assassins! Amanda Waller uses all her resources to stop his escape, but he won’t allow anything to stand in the way of saving his daughter—not even his Task Force X teammates!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401288877
  • Aquaman/Suicide Squad: Sink Atlantis - Collects vol. 5 #45-46, plus Aquaman vol. 8 #39-40. "After Aquaman’s undersea kingdom rises to become a world power of the surface, the Suicide Squad must infiltrate the city and send it back to the depths or die trying." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401290726
  • Suicide Squad: Bad Blood - Collects vol. 6 #1-11. "Task Force X returns for its bloodiest mission yet, with a new team of unlikely villains from across the DC Universe! When the Suicide Squad is assigned to neutralize a group of international super-terrorists known as the Revolutionaries, the last thing they expect is for the survivors to join the team! Who can Harley Quinn and Deadshot trust when their new teammates are the very people they were sent to kill?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779515124
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 1: Give Peace a Chance - Collects vol. 7 #1-6, plus Future State: Suicide Squad #1-2. "Recruited to lead Task Force X, Peacemaker’s first mission forces him into Gotham’s Arkham Asylum, where he and his team must free the deadly assassin known as Talon. But forming his team is only one of the peace-loving hero’s hurdles as he must also face the threats of Red X from Teen Titans Academy and the perils of Earth-3." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779512758
  • Suicide Squad, vol. 2: Ambushed! - Collects vol. 7 #7-15. "Amanda Waller has sent her newest iteration of the Suicide Squad into war zones, and even outer space—but this group has members that have already come back from the dead, so they’re not intimidated by whatever the Wall throws at them. As members plot against one another, and Rick Flag makes his move to take Waller out, everything comes to a head on Earth-3!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779515315

  • 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: Their Greatest Shots - Collects vol. 1 #10; vol. 3 #15 & 22; vol. 5 Rebirth, #16, 20 & 47; & Suicide Squad Special: War Crimes #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779510730


Leftover Useful Information[]

Creative Team[]

Volume 6[]

Writer: Tom Taylor. Artist: Bruno Redondo.

Volume 7[]

Writer: Robbie Thompson. Artists: Eduardo Pansica, Júlio Ferreira & Marcelo Maiolo.

Dream Team[]

Writer: Nicole Maines. Artists/Covers: Eddy Barrows & Eber Ferreira.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-66, 1987-1992 (#67 published in 2010)
  • Volume 2: #1-12, 2001-2002
  • 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: #1-50, 2016-2019
  • Volume 6: #1-11, 2019-2020
  • Volume 7: #1-15, 2021-2022 (Suicide Squad)
  • Dream Team #1-4, 2024

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