James Gunn on The Suicide Squad's Two Most Surprising Characters

There are over a dozen super-villains, antiheroes and outright psychopaths at the core of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, the new DC blockbuster hitting

Ratcatcher

A spell in Blackgate prison turned rat exterminator Otis Flannegan into a hardened criminal. After his release, he declared war on the citizens of Gotham City and became the sewer-dwelling villain known as the Ratcatcher, using deadly poisonous gases and leading an army of sewer rats.

Thinker

A genius scientist whose bald head houses an assortment of protruding machines, the Thinker has made it his life's work to push his scientific experiments to the limit, despite the potential effect on humankind. Devoted to his cause and viewing ethics as unnecessary limitations on progress, there's no denying that the Thinker's intelligence is without rival. However, so is his ego.

Selecting a Squad: James Gunn on The Suicide Squad's Colorful Lineup

How do you choose someone knowing you’re sending them to their death?

Meet Bloodsport, the Man Who Shot Superman

Since 1987, Suicide Squad has always been about shining the spotlight on DC’s lesser-known characters, giving them a unique chance to show off what makes them an asset—if not as a super-villain, then as a member of Task Force X.

Who the #@&! Is Peacemaker?

What happens when you combine a strong sense of pacifism with a heavy armory? You wind up with Peacemaker, the gun-toting “hero” who loves peace so much that he’s willing to kill for it.

Seven DC Sharks Who Are Not King Shark and May Not Even be Sharks

Lots of people are talking about sharks this week, which got us thinking about King Shark.

John Ridley Spotlights Katana's Painfully Relevant 'Other History'
What's New 3/30: New Chapters of Harley Quinn Black + White + Red!

And just like that, it’s nearly April—and a full quarter of 2021 is behind us.

Catch a Rising Hero: The Future Stars of Future State

By now, you may have caught on that DC Future State isn’t just a collection of stories about the potential future of the DC Universe. It’s about painting a picture of the future lineup of DC comics as well.

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