Real Name: John Monroe
Occupation: University teacher
Group Affiliation: Suicide Squad
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
First Appearance: Fury of Firestorm #38 (August, 1985)Powers: Weasel was highly agile and a fierce fighter.
History: (Fury of Firestorm #38, 39)-John Monroe was a student at Stanford University, where he was known as an unlikeable loner. The few people that gave him any notice called him the Weasel. John was embittered by this, but pent up his rage. Twenty years later he was working as a teacher at Vandemeer University, where several of his fellow Stanford alumni also held positions. John convinced himself that his old acquaintances would talk badly of him and cost him tenure. He devised the costumed identity of the Weasel and brutally murdered them, in addition to a night watchman who got in his way. Soon afterwards, Dr. Martin Stein, the physicist who was part of the composite being Firestorm, arrived to fill a position at Vandemeer. The Weasel twice tried to kill Stein, until Firestorm defeated and unmasked him. Weasel was sent to prison for a long stretch.
The Weasel agreed to join the Suicide Squad in return for parole. On his first mission with the Squad he turned on his teammates, ripping Thinker's throat out. For the rest of the mission team leader Rick Flag wore Thinker's Thinking Cap. The helmet retained some part of Thinker's mind, and it forced Rick Flag to execute the Weasel. The Weasel's passing was not mourned.
List of appearances: Doom Patrol/Suicide Squad Special #1
Fury of Firestorm #38, 39
Comments: Created by Gerry Conway & Rafael Kayanan
Weasel received a profile in Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #25.
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