Membership: Batman, Black Lightning, Geo-Force, Halo, Katana, Looker, Metamorpho

Base of Operations: Los Angeles, California, formerly Gotham City

First Appearance: Brave and the Bold #200 (July, 1983)

History: When Baron Bedlam forcefully gained control over the nation of Markovia, Batman and the JLA had a falling out over how they planned to deal with the situation. Batman travelled to Markovia, and along with several other heroes present in the European nation, deposed Bedlam. Batman agreed to take these heroes under his wing, and the Outsiders were born.

Batman and the Outsiders had a falling out. The Outsiders, minus Batman, moved from Gotham to L.A.

(Day of Judgment #4) - The Outsiders battled an army of demons unleashed on Markova when Asmodel brought Hell to Earth.

(JLA: Our Worlds at War #1) - On President Luthor's request the Outsiders went to South Pole, Antarctica to battle an Imperiex Probe that had landed on Earth to hollow out the planet, but the battle went badly for the heroes.

(JLA / JSA: Virtue and Vice) - Moscow, The Outsiders battled citizens under the control of the Seven Deadly Sins. The Sins were defeated by the JLA and JSA, and their influence over the people of Moscow ended.

Comments: Created by Mike W. Barr and Jim Aparo.

The Outsiders received profiles in Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #17 and Who's Who Update '87 #4.

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