Publisher: DC Comics
Created by: Len Wein, John Ostrander and artist John Byrne
1st appearance: Legends #1, 1986
Team Affiliations: Suicide Squad
Legal Status: Unknown
Height: 5’7 Weight: 210 lbs (Fat) 120 (Slim)
Eyes: Brown Hair: Black
Relatives: Joe Jr. (Son, deceased), Damita (Daughter, Deceased), Joe (Husband, deceased), Three unnamed children (Status Unknown)
Skills and abilities: Military training in armed and unarmed combat, natural leader
Originally a widow from Chicago after her husband, daughter and son were killed. Sometime later she received a doctorate in psychology and Political science. This landed her the job of congressional aide. Here she learned of the Suicide squad and convinced her superiors to restart the program, it was and she was placed in charge of this unit. As leader of the squad she would butt heads with Batman and others about the validity of her team and the use of villains to fill their ranks.
A much younger Amanda Waller has appeared with a military background and slim frame. She still leads the Suicide Squad which now includes the Black Spider. She also has a past with Team 7 which is currently unfolding.