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Cosplayer playing the character.

Deadshot (Floyd Lawton) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. It was created by David Vern Reed, Lew Schwartz, and Bob Kane. The character made his first appearance in Batman #59 (June–July 1950).[1] Deadshot is a villain of the superhero Batman. He is seen as a supervillain, though he is sometimes depicted as an antihero.[2][3]

IGN's ranked Deadshot as the 43rd Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time in 2009.[4] In the live-action 2016 movie Suicide Squad, he was played by Will Smith.[5]

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  1. White, James (October 28, 2015). "From Slipknot To Captain Boomering (And Back Again): Meet The Suicide Squad". Empire. Archived from the original on October 30, 2015. [Deadshot] was originally created by Bob Kane, David Vern Reed and Lew Sayre Schwartz in 1950 as a prime villain for Batman.
  2. "Deadshot". DC Comics.
  3. "Cupid, Deadshot & Diggle Debate Value of Love in New "Arrow" Clip". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
  4. "Deadshot is Number 43". Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  5. "Suicide Squad: First Look At Will Smith In Full Deadshot Costume". Comic