Cheshire, Art by J.G. Jones. J G Jones is an American Comic book artist. He is best known for his work as cover artist on various Comic book series including a stint on Brian K
|First appearance||New Teen Titans Annual #2 (1983)|
|Created by||Marv Wolfman (writer)|
George Pérez (artist)
|In story information|
|Alter ego||Jade Nguyen|
|Team affiliations||Injustice League|
|Abilities||lethal martial artist|
Cheshire is a DC Comics villain. DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company In Comic books and other stories with a long history first appearance refers to the first occurrence to feature a Fictional character. For the animated TV series based on this comic see Teen Titans (TV series. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Marvin A "Marv" Wolfman (born May 13, 1946) is an award-winning American Comic book Writer. George Pérez (born June 9, 1954) is an illustrator and writer of Comic books born of Latin-American (Puerto-Rican descent The Injustice League is the name of two Fictional teams of Supervillains in the DC Comics Universe. The Secret Six is the name of three distinct Fictional Comic book teams in the DC Comics universe, plus an alternate universe's fourth The Secret Society of Super Villains ( SSoSV) is a group of Comic book Supervillains that exist in the DC Universe. Tartarus is a fictional organization of Supervillains in the DC Comics universe DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company
Born (allegedly, see below) to a French father and a Vietnamese mother, Jade Nguyen had an unhappy childhood and was sold into slavery. Legal residents and citizens To be French according to the first article of the Constitution is to be a citizen of France regardless of one's origin race or religion ( The Vietnamese people (người Việt or vi ''người Kinh'' are an Ethnic group originating from what is now northern Vietnam and southern China. As a social-economic system slavery is a legal institution under which a Person (called "a slave" is compelled to work for another This trauma made her psychotic, and paved her way into becoming one of the world's most ruthless mercenaries. Psychosis (from the Greek ψυχή "psyche" for mind or soul and -οσις "-osis" for abnormal condition with adjective psychotic A mercenary is a person who takes part in an armed conflict who is not a national or a party to the conflict and is "motivated to take part in the hostilities essentially by
After killing her master, Jade is informally adopted by Chinese freedom fighter Weng Chan, who teaches her all he knows about guerrilla fighting. Guerrilla warfare is the unconventional warfare and combat with which a small group of combatants use mobile tactics (ambushes raids etc She acquires knowledge of poisons from Kruen Musenda, a famed African assassin known as the "Spitting Cobra" and to whom she is married for the two years prior to his death. In the context of Biology, poisons are substances that can cause damage, Illness, or Death to Organisms usually by
She is a long-standing rival of the superhero team the Teen Titans. For the animated TV series based on this comic see Teen Titans (TV series. However, when Roy Harper, a. k. a. the archer Arsenal, goes undercover for the government in a mission to get her confidence and turn her over, the two fall passionately in love. For the English musician see Roy Harper Roy Harper is a fictional Superhero in the DC Comics Knowing he will not be able to turn her in, he walks out; Cheshire would not learn his true identity until later. The result of their romance is a daughter, Lian, whom Roy is raising. Despite her own shortcomings, Jade loves her daughter.
Returning to her mercenary ways after leaving Lian behind for Roy, Jade saves Deathstroke's life so he could help her in stealing nuclear weapons from Russia in an attempt to blackmail the world. Deathstroke the Terminator ( Slade Wilson) also called simply Slade (to the people who know him Deathstroke (and originally simply the Terminator A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from Nuclear reactions either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending To prove she is not bluffing, she obliterates the fictional Middle East nation of Qurac, reasoning that since Qurac is a stronghold of Muslim terrorists, that Western countries would be secretly grateful. The Middle East is a Subcontinent with no clear boundaries often used as a synonym to Near East, in opposition to Far East. Qurac is a Fictional country in the DC universe. It is a tiny Middle Eastern country on the Persian Gulf, wedged between Iraq and Kuwait A Muslim (مسلم pronounced Muslim, not Muzlim) is an adherent of the Religion Terrorism is the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion . Cheshire's plans are foiled when her base comes under attack and she is forced to flee. She later creates her own team, The Ravens.
Cheshire volunteers to join Tartarus, a group created by Vandal Savage with the objective of destroying the Titans. Vandal Savage is a Fictional character, a Supervillain published by DC Comics. During a confrontation with the Titans and the H. I. V. E, Savage shoots Cheshire to distract Arsenal. She recovers, but is taken into custody for crimes including destroying Qurac. Sentenced to life imprisonment, she is broken out by the Ravens. Arsenal, however, forces her back into custody.
In 2005 she appeared in the miniseries Villains United as a member of the Secret Six. A miniseries (also mini-series) in a serial Storytelling medium is a production which tells a story in a pre-planned limited number of episodes Villains United is a six-issue Comic book Limited series, written by Gail Simone with art by Dale Eaglesham and Wade von Grawbadger The Secret Six is the name of three distinct Fictional Comic book teams in the DC Comics universe, plus an alternate universe's fourth During the series she had relations with Thomas Blake, a. k. a. Catman, and became pregnant. This article is about the DC Comics character For the Marvel character see Cat-Man (Marvel Comics. At the end of the miniseries, having betrayed the Six to Lex Luthor's Society, she is shot and critically wounded by Deathstroke. Though apparently killed, she later turns up alive, living in a mansion in the Himalaya Mountains with her son by Blake. Working with Vandal Savage again, she put out hits on the other members of the Secret Six except for Blake. Taking matters into her own hands, she stabs The Mad Hatter, who is working with the Six. The Mad Hatter is a fictional character in the Batman comics published by DC Comics. Her blade was poisoned (as usual) and she later bartered the antidote to the poison to Catman in exchange for her safety.
In Justice League of America (Vol. The Justice League sometimes called the Justice League of America or JLA for short is a Fictional DC Comics superhero team. 2) #12, Cheshire was shown in prison, receiving a visit from Roy Harper and Lian.
Eventually, Chesire discovered that her father was a senator named Robert Pullman, and she attempts to torture and kill him. To that end, she defeats Lady Shiva, and devises a plan to use her to fake her own death and flee the country with her daughter. Lady Shiva (real name Sandra Woosan, or more recently Sandra Wu-San) is a fictional Comic book character co-created by Dennis O'Neil Jade ties up Shiva, duct tapes her mouth shut, and locks her in the trunk of her car, (which is wired to explode), hoping that the authorities will find the charred body of an Asian woman in the flaming car wreck and believe that Jade was killed while fleeing the senator's murder. Duct tape (sometimes called duck tape; Unfortunately for her, Catwoman and Gypsy show up and untie Shiva, while Huntress and Black Canary stop Jade from murdering the senator, and then take her into custody. Catwoman is a Fictional character associated with DC Comics ' Batman franchise. Gypsy ( Cynthia "Cindy" Reynolds) is a Fictional character, a DC Comics superheroine She first appeared in Justice League Annual The Huntress is Helena Rosa Bertinelli, a fictional character in the DC Universe and several versions of the character. Black Canary is a Fictional character, a DC Comics superheroine. While escaping the scene of the attempted assassination, Jade is punched in the face and thrown out of the helicopter the girls were escaping in by Black Canary to avoid being beaten to death by an enraged Shiva.
In the Justice league of America Wedding Special, Cheshire was shown to be a member of the new Injustice League. The Injustice League is the name of two Fictional teams of Supervillains in the DC Comics Universe.
She has recently been seen among the exiled villains in Salvation Run. Salvation Run is a seven-part 2007 - 2008 DC Comics Limited series which was designed to tie in to the company's major event series
In the Birds of Prey story arc Sensei and Student, Cheshire herself stated that she finally found out the real identity of her father. According to her, it was U. S. Senator Robert Pullman who raped her mother and left her alone with her unborn child. This would be a retcon, but it remains to be seen whether Jade is really telling the truth. Retroactive continuity is the deliberate changing of previously established facts in a work of serial fiction
Besides being a skilled hand-to-hand combatant trained in several martial arts thought forever lost, Cheshire is an expert triple-jointed acrobat and uses this skill to move quickly and unexpectedly. Of bigger concern are her artificial fingernails, which she dips in several varieties of poisons. She gives her weapons and other accessories a similar treatment. In Birds of Prey #63, Black Canary calls her "the second most deadly assassin in the world', only topped by Lady Shiva. Birds of Prey is a Comic book published by DC Comics that features the adventures of the superhero Oracle and her group of superheroines.
Cheshire was one of the new villains appearing in season 5 of the Teen Titans animated series. Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Sam Register and Glen Murakami, developed by David Slack She resembles her comic incarnation, just apparently younger with a cat mask, which is the only part of her visible when she turns invisible, much like the Cheshire Cat in Alice In Wonderland. The Cheshire Cat is a fictional cat appearing in Lewis Carroll 's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865 is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known under the Pseudonym Lewis She is apparently one of the most skilled of the villains sent by the Brotherhood of Evil to capture the Titans. For the team of mutant terrorists see Brotherhood of Mutants The Brotherhood of Evil is a Fictional group of DC Comics She uses her long kimono sleeves as a defense (at least against ranged projectiles such as Speedy's arrows) and metal claws as weapons as well as her long hair to pound her adversaries, and is extremely skilled at martial arts as she manages to defeat Speedy in combat and capture him. She later helps in defeating Herald inside the Brotherhood HQ.
She also appeared in Teen Titans Go! #34. In Teen Titans Go! #39, she appeared again; her fight with Speedy (Roy Harper, in his original superheroic identity) was interrupted when Larry the Titan shot the two of them with Cupid's arrows, causing them to (temporarily) fall in love. This is a list of minor characters created specifically for the Cartoon Network animated series Teen Titans. In Roman mythology, Cupid (Latin cupido) is the god of Erotic Love and Beauty. On the page where all the couples are creating chaos it is seen in the back that Cheshire has taken off her mask to show Speedy her face, it's shown from the back so the reader isn't able to see her face.