ByRandy Micah Smith, writer at Creators.co
I have a deep love for the superpowered, the superhuman and the supernatural. This translates not only to a deep and abiding love for ancien
Randy Micah Smith

For anyone who doesn't know, DC has a team of superhuman and talented individuals in their roster, who are morally gray at best. They are referred to formally as Task Force X, but their most diehard fans know them best as the Suicide Squad. Personally, I have my own favorites within said Suicide Squad (Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, etc), but given the chance to spice up the roll call a little bit, I'd love to shake things up with some new faces.

In fact, I figured it might be fun to deviate not only from typical team members, but not all of the character choices will even be part of the DC Comics universe, or any of its extensions. I've scoured all across the fandom multiverse to find some of the most skilled and dangerous villains and antiheroes out there. My choices were narrowed down to four, as follows:

1. The Mistress (Doctor Who)
But you can call her Missy...
But you can call her Missy...

One of The Doctor's oldest and most dangerous foes, The Mistress is fresh off the presses, new and improved, having recently regenerated from her former identity as male counterpart The Master. That being said, she hasn't missed a beat. Her first appearance since regeneration was against the 12th Doctor, and she hit the ground running, launching a full scale global invasion of Cybermen.

What she lacks in the brawn of brute physical force, she more than makes up for in brains and ruthless cunning. The Mistress can easily match wits with the rogue Time Lord, the Doctor, in a relationship not unlike the Joker and Batman. Best of all, her ingenious knack for strategy is accompanied by access to advanced alien technology and resources. She is the obvious team leader.

2. Maxima (DC Comics)

Brains, brawn and beauty!
Brains, brawn and beauty!

Next up, the self-exiled princess of Almerac Maxima packs a powerful punch. Often, we find her disparaged as no more than a superpowered love interest for Superman, who just unfortunately happens to find herself on the wrong side of the moral spectrum. Though, while her motivations pre-New 52 might lack dimension and depth, her powers are not to be trifled with.

In addition to immense physical strength and toughness that allow her to take on the likes of Superman, she is also capable of feats entailing tremendous psychic powers, including Hypnosis, Empathy, Telepathy and Telekinesis. While Pre-New 52 Maxima has a royal lineage (and perhaps a self-centered attitude to match), she would not be the leader. Instead, she would be the group's natural tank.

3. Amora the Enchantress (Marvel Comics)

I put a spell on you...
I put a spell on you...

Amora the Enchantress is an Asgardian, one of a race with enhanced physical attributes, whose ranks also include Odin, Frigga, Thor and Sif. Yet, while she is not among the many famous names that we recall as gods from ancient Norse lore, she is not to be set aside. For all her capabilities, she is far more than just Thor's love interest, or and far more than just Loki's partner in crime.

True enough, Amora possesses physical capabilities surpassing humans, as is the norm among the Asgardian race. Though, she prefers to avoid such things, if she can, in favor of practicing magic. With her powers of sorcery in play, she has everything from mind control to illusions to shapeshifting to teleportation at her disposal. She is the team's primary blaster and secondary mastermind.

4. Livewire (DC Comics)

Danger: High Voltage!
Danger: High Voltage!

Leslie Willis, also known as Livewire, would be my final addition to round out the team. Originally no more than an ordinary radio 'shock jock', she eventually found herself imbued with the power to generate, absorb and even transform her body into an entity of pure electricity. She can also generate and manipulate radio waves to a degree, allowing her even to pose a problem for Superman.

Of course, her powers lend her a huge bonus against metallic or electromagnetic opposition in terms of close-up or short to mid-range attack. Though, when she takes on a fully electrical form, she can also travel through electrical conduits, meaning she can get into any room that has an electrical outlet. I would imagine her as an infiltrator, and overall as Missy's emissary and bodyguard.

"Anybody here order a butt-whupping?"
"Anybody here order a butt-whupping?"

Overall, this team is the biggest and the baddest that I could think of, off the top of my head, that could pose a serious threat to any enemy that crossed their path, and yet could still potentially be captured by the organization ARGUS, and forced into servitude for the greater good of their fellow (wo)man. So, how did I do?

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