Peacemaker on HBO Max is pulling out all the stops to introduce some of DC’s most ridiculous superheroes.
James Gunn has a penchant for the weird and unusual when it comes to comic book lore. This should surprise absolutely no one, especially after he took care to elevate the formerly C or D tier characters of the Guardians of the Galaxy to household names in the MCU and going on to bring cult classics like Starro, a variation of Arms Fall Off Boy (who yes, is real) and even Peacemaker himself to life in The Suicide Squad.
It only makes sense that his latest project, the Peacemaker TV show on HBO Max, would do everything it can to introduce (or just name drop) even more of DC’s weirdest heroes. The series finds John Cena reprising his role as the man violently obsessed with peace at any cost and happens to make note of quite a few names that most likely never expected to hear in this particular DC Universe. Imagine these characters, standing side by side with Ben Affleck’s Batman for full comedic effect.
Here are the ones that have been introduced thus far–and we’ll keep updating the list as the show progresses week to week.