EXCLUSIVE: Katana Goes Full Wolverine in Suicide Squad: Black Files Preview

Katana's history with Kobra comes into play in a big way in Suicide Squad: Black Files, and in CBR's exclusive preview of the miniseries' first issue, we see the Squad member tackle the terrorist organization on her own ahead of her backup's arrival.

Mike Barr and Philippe Briones story kicks off with Katana taking a page out of Wolverine's book, utilizing a pair of ninja claws to scale her way into Kobra's base. And while she may ditch the three-printed weapons once she infiltrates the location, she's more than happy to slice and dice her way through myriad foot soldiers. She may not be a berserker, but there's no mistaking her rage as she cuts through her opponents before the rest of the Suicide Squad can arrive to help her out

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Check out the preview, along with the issue's solicitation text, below.


  • written by MIKE W. BARR and JAI NITZ
  • cover by FRAZER IRVING
  • Two members of Task Force X are back in these all-new adventures! First up: “REVENGE OF KOBRA” by writer Mike W. Barr and artist Philippe Briones. To oppose the terrorist Kobra is to earn his un-dying hatred, and that’s what the samurai Katana did when she killed his beloved Eve. Now Kobra stalks Katana beyond the bounds of the Earth itself, to a supernatural world where he will steal from her everything that she has—including her very soul!
  • And in “SUICIDE SQUAD BLACK,” by writer Jai Nitz and artist Scot Eaton, Sebastian Faust, the U.S. government’s top arcane operative, has gone rogue! To track down America’s most dangerous magician, Amanda Waller assembles a special-ops team unlike any other: an expendable coven of dark-arts experts including El Diablo, Enchantress and Gentleman Ghost. They are Suicide Squad Black, and they will take you to places where even the dead can die!
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