Real Name: Chris Daniels
Identity/Class: Human, supernaturally empowered
Occupation: Fatalist; formerly unemployed
Group Membership: Unkillables (Marjorie Brink, Immortalis, Madcap, Scavenger, Harry Sikes, Vic Slaughter, Yi Yang)
Affiliations: Corruptor, Flip, Ghost Rider (Dan Ketch/Noble Kale), Mephisto, Wolverine (Logan/James Howlett)
Badilino (Vengeance), Contagion (Winsor), Death Ninja,
(Ketch), Heart Attack, Mephisto, Zodiak;
Known Relatives: Donna (ex-wife), unnamed children
Base of Operations: Lower East side of Manhattan, New York
First Appearance: Ghost Rider III#19 (November, 1991)
Powers/Abilities: Suicide, through a pact with Mephisto, has the ability to recover from any wound, even fatal ones. Even if he is completely disintegrated, his body will regenerate. However, he still feels pain.
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Rider III#19) - After losing
his children in a divorce, the unemployed Chris Daniels attempted
suicide via handgun. However, at the last moment, he couldn't go
through with it, and threw the gun. The gun went off, shooting
Chris in the eye. Wishing for the strength to kill himself, he
garnered the attention of Mephisto, who appeared before him. The
demon tricked Chris into trading his soul for the willpower to kill
himself. Mephisto, ever the trickster, actually made Daniels
immortal in the process, and told him the only way he could die would
be found if he confronted Ghost Rider. Naked now, Chris borrowed some
clothes from a neighbor and asked her to give him a ride to Brooklyn,
due to some sort of inner sense. While riding on her motorcycle,
Chris realized he needed to follow a group of policecars, but his
attention was diverted by an oncoming truck. Chris set his
neighbor off the bike and rode it in front of the truck, but after
getting hit and thrown through a building, only had a headache.
Arriving in Brooklyn, Suicide found Ghost Rider
engaged in combat with Zodiak, and attacked the hero, begging Ghost
Rider to kill him. The two fought until Ghost Rider accidentally
knocked Suicide off the top of a building, but he soon recovered,
relaunching his offense. Ghost Rider forced Daniels to look at a
victim of Zodiak's, but even after the vigilante left, Suicide swore to
follow him in order to gain his death.
III#20) - Suicide caught up with Ghost
Rider, who was again combatting Zodiak. Deciding that the only
way to get the Rider's attention was to take out Zodiak himself,
Suicide confronted the serial killer, but was disembowled. The
damage healed quickly, and Suicide, upset that he almost died, but not
quite, attacked Zodiak again, before being knocked in front of a
train. His body mangled, he pulled himself from the tracks and
slowly healed. Finding Ghost Rider's motorcycle, Suicide jumped
on it, and it returned to its owner. There, Suicide found himself
in the middle of a hostage situation, as Zodiak had taken a pregnant
woman captive. Daniels tried to end it, but the woman was knocked
off the side of the bridge. Clinging for life, she almost fell
from the side when Suicide pulled her to safety. Before Zodiak
could attack again, Suicide lunged at him, throwing both of them off
the bridge and onto garbage barge. The two were impaled on items
sticking out of the heap. Daniels pulled himself from the pike,
and he and Ghost Rider took Zodiak's body to a crematorium, burning it
to ash. The next day, Suicide made the front page of the
newspaper, as a hero for his actions rescuing the woman.
(Ghost Rider III#35) - Some time later, while Ghost
Rider was battling the Death Ninja, Suicide reappeared, attacked the
demonic creature. He told Ghost Rider that he was going to follow
the hero around until he found the way to die that Mephisto
promised. Ghost Rider, confused and impatient with the two, both
of whom wished to die, left them to fight each other. He returned
in time to save Suicide from the Ninja, who was winning their
fight. In the midst of the battle, Heart Attack arrived and
attacked all three. Lieutenant Michael Badilino arrived with an
AIM-created laser weapon, and blasted the area. Heart Attack
escaped, and Ghost Rider survived, but Suicide was reduced to a
skeleton. Ghost Rider and his ally Caretaker collected Suicide's
remains and left.
(Ghost Rider III#36) - As Caretaker and Dan Ketch,
Ghost Rider's human host, watched on, Suicide's skeleton began to
regenerate, slowly and painfully.
(Civil War: Battle Damage Report) - Tony Stark considered Suicide as a potential Initiative recruit.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#1 (fb) - BTS) - Winsor hired Suicide to join his Unkillables.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#1) - In the Bayou swamps Suicide aided Vic Slaughter to retrieve the immortal Harry Sikes from a quicksand pit he had fallen into during the 1950s.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#2) - Wolverine stabbed Suicide and Slaughter after following Winsor's smell to the latter's son.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#3) - Wolverine took out Suicide and Slaughter while they shot him.
Suicide later joined Winsor and the other Unkillables in the lab after Wolverine was finally caught and listened to Winsor's ramblings.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#4) - Suicide watched Yi Yang on a screen torturing Wolverine and was sickened by his colleagues. He left Winsor's office when Winsor planned to test a new virus on Harry Sikes.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#5) - Scavenger, Suicide and Slaughter beat up Wolverine, but Suicide was taken out by him. (cut apart and *snikt* through the head)
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#7 (fb) ) - Wolverine remembered fighting Slaughter and Suicide in nightmarish fashion.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#11) - Winsor kept Suicide's body parts apart so he couldn't heal.
(Wolverine: The Best There Is#12) - Winsor's son Flip telepathically aided Suicide to pull back together. He joined Wolverine and the other Unkillables in devouring Winsor to end his threat. Afterward Harry Sikes and Marjorie Brink decided to keep Suicide and the other Unkillables in line by turning them into a mercenary crew.
Comments: Created by Howard Mackie and Mark Texeira.
Suicide has no known connections to
Ghost Rider III#35, page 8, panel 4 (main image)
#20, page 14, panel 5 (without glasses)
#36, page 4, panel 1 (skeleton)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#3, p12, pan4 (with Unkillables)
Ghost Rider III#19 (November, 1991) - Howard Mackie (writer), Mark Texeira (artist), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Ghost Rider III#20 (December, 1991) - Howard Mackie (writer), Ron Wagner (pecnils), Mark Texeira (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Ghost Rider III#35-36 (March-April, 1993) - Howard Mackie (writer), Bret Blevins (pencils), Al Williamson (#35) & Fred Fredericks (#36) (inks), Bobbie Chase (editor)
Civil War: Battle Damage Report (2007)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#1-2 (February-March, 2011) - Charlie Huston (writer), Juan Jose Ryp (artist), Axel Alonso (editor)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#3 (April, 2011) - Charlie Huston (writer), Juan Jose Ryp (artist), Axel Alonso (editor)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#4-5 (May-June, 2011) - Charlie Huston (writer), Juan Jose Ryp (artist), Sebastian Girner (editor)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#7 (August, 2011) - Charlie Huston (writer), Juan Jose Ryp (artist), Sebastian Girner (editor)
Wolverine: The Best There Is#11-12 (January, 2012) - Charlie Huston (writer), Juan Jose Ryp (artist), Sebastian Girner (editor)
Last updated: 06/01/05
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