Yes, we know it’s technically a Batman movie, but considering the prominent role they play in the story, Batman: Assault on Arkham could just as easily be called a Suicide Squad film. Set within the Batman: Arkham Asylum universe, in continuity with the bestselling game series, Batman: Assault on Arkham focuses on a mission gone bad, as the Squad is sent on a mission to Arkham only to see it take a turn for the insane after Harley Quinn frees the Joker.
Today, the top secret government strike force known as Task Force X—but lovingly referred to by its members as the Suicide Squad—enters a new era with Sean Ryan and Jeremy Roberts’ New Suicide Squad. Which means, of course, that’s it’s also very new reader friendly. If you’ve never read a Suicide Squad comic before, if you’re not even sure what the Suicide Squad is…well, there’s never been a better time to start rooting for the bad guys.