Cheshire (Character) – Comic Vine


Senator Robert PullmanSenator Robert Pullman During the Vietnam War, American soldier Robert Pullman had an matter with a vietnamese woman, leaving her meaning with a child who would late become one of the deadliest and feared assassins on the planet. The girl was named Jade and spent ten years of her childhood being raised by her mother alone until she was separated from her. Ten years old tire wandered through Asia trying to get back home. Soon she was kidnapped by slavers and sold into slavery. Struggling with torments of being a slave, Jade killed her headmaster concisely thereafter, swearing that no valet would ever rule her .Wen Ch'angWen Ch’ang erstwhile after the escape she encountered Wen Ch’ang, a exemption fighter, former member of the World War II [ [ Blackhawk Squadron ] ]. The man took her under his wing and taught her everything he knew about guerrilla war. He besides unofficially adopted her. At the age of sixteen Jade married Kruen Musenda, African assassin known as Spitting Cobra, who taught her everything he knew about poisons. Two years later it turned out that the scholar has surpassed the dominate as Jade poisoned Kruen which resulted in his death. After Kruen ‘s death Jade took the alias Cheshire and officially began her career as an assassin.

Jade would late learn that her biological don Bob Pullman has abused her mother and she would go after him to take retaliation .


Cheshire was created by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez. She first appeared in The New Teen Titans Annual # 2 “ The murder machine ” ( 1983 ) .

Character Evolution

CheshireCheshire She was a equal to the Teen Titans, but when Roy Harper ( Speedy ) was ordered by the government to gain Cheshire ‘s confidence and turn her over to the authorities, the two fell passionately in love. She did not know his true identity at the time. Roy did n’t want to put her in risk and besides was n’t able to turn her in, so he walked out on her with no explonation. He did n’t know Jade was pregnant with his child. She gave parturition to a daughter, Lian Harper, who Jade loved but could not care for due to her mercantile ways. She late left Lian behind to be raised by Roy, partially due to love she still felt for him. Jade returned to her materialistic ways, saving Deathstroke so he would aid her in a plot to steal nuclear weapons from Russia to obliterate the Middle East state of Qurac. These plans failed when her base was attacked and she had to flee. Cheshire belated created her own team, the Ravens. Cheshire volunteered to join Vandal Savage ‘s team, Tartarus, focused on destroying the Titans. During a confrontation with the Titans and the H.I.V.E, Savage shot Cheshire to distract Arsenal. She recovered, but because of her crimes, such as destroying Qurac, she was taken into custody and sentenced to life imprisonment. The Ravens broke her out but Roy forced her back in .Jade, Roy and LianJade, Roy and Lian She former worked with the Secret Six and had sexual relations with Catman, becoming meaning. But when she betrayed the team to Lex Luthor ‘s company she was shot and critically wounded by Deathstroke. Though she seemed to be dead, she showed up alive in the Himalayas with her and Blake ‘s son, Thomas Blake, Jr. She then worked with Vandal Savage again, putting hits on the members of the Secret Six, minus Catman. Eventually she took matters into her own hands and stabbed the Mad Hatter with a poison knife. She bartered the antidote with Catman for her own guard. She was former seen in prison receiving a travel to from Roy and Lian. She was then seen as a member of the Injustice League Unlimited, but then disappeared, most likely sent to Planet Hell, a aloof prison satellite, to which Amanda Waller ‘s Suicide Squad has been sending villains .

Major Story Arcs

Birds of Prey: Sensei & Student

After Lady Shiva and Black Canary ‘s sensei is poisoned to death both assume that the responsable is Chesire, a poison especialist considered by them the moment most deadly assassin in the world. shortly after questioning her about their sensei ‘s murderer Jade is believed to be innocent and claims that she has been set-up by Senator Pullman. With this Shiva, Dinah and Jade decide to join forces to bring him down. Later is shown that Cheshire discovered that her biological don was Robert Pullman, the senator they were after, and she attempted to torture and kill him. To that end, she defeated Lady Shiva, and devised a plan to use her to fake her own death and flee the nation with her daughter. jade green ties up Shiva, gags her and locks her in the proboscis of her cable car ( which was wired to explode ), hoping that the authorities will find the char body of an asian charwoman in the flame car wreck and believe that Jade was killed while fleeing the Senator ‘s murder. 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 detention. While escaping the scene of the undertake assassination, Jade is punched in the face and thrown out of the helicopter by Black Canary to avoid being beaten to death by an angered Shiva .

Justice League: The Rise of Arsenal and Deathstroke’s Titans

Cheshire in Deathstroke's TitansCheshire in Deathstroke’s Titans In the events of Justice League: Cry for Justice, Star City was destroyed by Prometheus, killing Lian. Cheshire is outraged and blames Roy for not being able to protect their daughter. She tracks him down and attempts to kill him. After a reasonably even battle where they both suffer some minor injuries, they finally stop after Cheshire realizes Roy is n’t the one to blame as she breaks down in tears. Roy comforts Jade and they finally settle their differences. however their undertake at love-making fails in the face of their shared grief, leaving them both frustrated. late Deathstroke creates a newfangled materialistic team, Titans. Cheshire is one of the members he wants in his team. She refuses claiming that she is not interested. however Slade brings up Lian ‘s death as the reason Jade lost her edge and offers her aid. She agrees to join, but as it ‘s subsequently revealed only in holy order to accomplish her design to take retaliation on Slade. She late appears battling Ryan Choi with the perch of the Titans. While on the team, Jade and Roy restarted their relationship. She convinces him to betray Deathstroke when the time is right. Cheshire ‘s son by Catman, Thomas Blake, Jr., is kidnapped, chronologically taking put after the death of Lian. Catman goes on a homicidal rampage believing the child to already be dead merely to find that the valet who orchestrated the kidnap has given the boy to a love childless match and that the kidnapping itself was an act of retaliation against Cheshire for murdering his kin. Catman, after realizing the child is better left where he is, informs Jade that their son is dead which sends her into a sorrowful rage, while Blake tells his son to rest in peace after killing all the kidnappers involved. Cheshire has now lost both her children. presently, Deathstroke and his team arrive at South Pacific island to kill the fad leader, Drago, who overlooks the production of blind warriors. however, Cheshire and Arsenal betray him, revealing that they had been working with Drago. That confederation is light lived however when Drago soon turns on Cheshire and Arsenal adenine well. Drago offers Jade to become his so that she can provide him an successor. She plays along until Arsenal is able to break out along with the other Titans and Deathstroke. Deathstroke spares Drago and the Titans depart from the island. En route, they run into the Justice League of America, but pull off to elude the league and make their way to Kahndaq. however the league shows up afterwards and a battle ensues. Jade engages Donna and the two exchange words and insults about their relationship with Roy. Donna proves to be excessively much for Jade and breaks Jade ‘s arm. The battle proves to be in favor of the League at the start, but that promptly changes with the arrival of Tattooed Man and Deathstroke ‘s kryptonite laced sword. Isis quickly intervenes and demands that both parties discontinue .I'll Never Forgive YouI’ll Never Forgive You The Titans return to the Labyrinth where Deathstroke reveals that he can revive the dead, including Jade ‘s daughter Lian. Cinder is the only one to object to Deathstroke ‘s machine and attacks the pillow of the Titans, Roy objects to the use of such an object and sides with Carla adenine well. Carla manages to detonate the car by apparently sacrificing herself, and Jade stands idly watching in agony as she now loses any chances of bringing back Lian. Roy cursorily pulls Jade out of the room of the explosion. Outside, Jade tells Roy she wants to leave everything that has happened recently behind her, including him and leaves .

New 52

Cheshire as she appears in the New 52Cheshire as she appears in the New 52 Cheshire makes her beginning appearance post Flashpoint in Red Hood and the Outlaws. Cheshire was trained by Bronze Tiger alongside Jason Todd. At some point Jason decided to leave, but as Jade did not share his moral ethics she stayed and became on of the League of Assassins. sometime later she is sent by Bronze Tiger and the League of Assassins to gather intel on Red Hood, Starfire, and Arsenal. once again she has an immediate puppy love with Roy Harper, teasing, taunting him and going ampere far as taking his hat to remember him by. As Kori forces her to retreat, she disappears stating she already has what she came for .


Following DC ‘s relaunch of it ‘s line Chesire is seen once more working for the League of Assassins and it ‘s stated that she used to date Arsenal, but both separate ways due to Jade ‘s villanous tendencies. Hired as one of the Four Horsemen, Cheshire was a key part of the Ninth Circle ‘s transformation of Seattle into Star City in terms of spreading fear and destruction. While apparently walking innocently through the Seattle-Tacoma International airport and interact with the airline employees, including pilots, she was actually poisoning them with her toxic smash polish. The effects of her poison were felt during the flight, causing 3 planes to crash, killing at least 537 people and grounding all flights out of Seattle. Later, Cheshire and Brick found and defended their companion Horseman Eddie Fyers from Green Arrow, which they successfully did, forcing him to run aside. Cheshire continued out her contract with the Ninth Circle by poisoning a water treatment facility that supplied water to all of Seattle. According to her the chemical cocktail was non-lethal, but it would “ cause brain wrong, make their hair fall forbidden and their clamber originate into scab. ” She never specified if these were side effects of consuming the water or equitable contacting it. While doing so she was interrupted by ( Emiko Queen ) Red Arrow. As they fought Cheshire soon got the upper hand and was about to kill her, but she was stopped by Arsenal. unable to fight both at the clock time, she threw a smoke bombard and leftover. Cheshire appeared again later along with Brick to stop Arsenal and Red Arrow from entering the Queen Industries to aid green Arrow against the one-ninth Circle. She attempted to seduce Arsenal but failed. They then all engaged in battle with Cheshire facing Arsenal and late overwhelming him. however, as she attempted to deliver the concluding blow, Black Canary interfered by using her might to send Brick flying over at Cheshire, knocking her out in the summons. by and by on, Cheshire was seen among the crowd with the other Horsemen, observing Oliver Queen stand trial for the murder of Wendy Poole. In Georgetown, Washington, D.C., Cheshire appeared down the street of Commander Etta Candy ‘s house and together with other assassins and amplitude hunters, cornering Wonder Woman and Etta. She intended to collect a bounty person putted on Wonder Woman and her soundbox. Coating her claw with Amazon-strength ataractic, Cheshire was the beginning among the assassins to attack Wonder Woman. Wanting to collect all the money to herself, she besides attacked other assassins, who she considered in her way like Abolith, to prevent them to take her loot. Wonder Woman quickly subdued her then threw her at Plastique, stopping both of them. She was no where to seen subsequently. late, Cheshire was hired by the Brotherhood of Evil to steal a sample distribution of drug corporeal called Bliss. however, Roy Harper was on the trail for the drug deoxyadenosine monophosphate well. Cheshire played him into helping her, poisoning him during a sexual run into leading him to believe he had relapsed on drugs. soon after, still under the use of the Brotherhood, she, along with a few thugs, defended Monsieur Mallah and The Brain by fighting off Arsenal. Devastatingly mismatched, Arsenal was closely beaten to death by the thugs while Cheshire stepped back and watched. She spared him the misfortune of being beaten to end and provided him with euthanasia. As she was about to do so Donna Troy arrived to stop her. about losing to her, Cheshire attempted to taunt Donna into killing her as she was told of holocene events that were highly sensitive to Donna. As she decided what to do adjacent with Cheshire, Arsenal defeated her with a whoremaster arrow. Cheshire secretly attended Roy Harper ‘s funeral, standing off far from everyone else, in the back. She looked inexpressive, yet sheds a single tear, possibly feeling remorse their about end interaction .

Infinite Frontier

Following the boot of the multiverse after Death Metal, it ‘s revealed that Lian is alive and in order to protect her, Jade left Lian at a local church in Gotham after fleeing from ninja. late, Jade is shown pursuing a redemption path aboard Clayface, as they aid Catwoman to save Alleytown from the Magistrate, an authoritarian para-military force. furthermore, Jade is reinstated as the daughter of André Chaumont and Anna Nguyen, as her visibility on DC FESTIVAL OF HEROES : The asian Superhero Celebration asserts that she is lone vietnamese .

Powers and Abilities

Fighting Wonder WomanFighting Wonder Woman Cheshire is a fromidable fighter and a brilliant tactitian. She mastered respective martial arts that no longer are thought to exist vitamin a well as she mastered weapon use. She is a trio jointed acrobat which makes her moves quick and unexpected. Her speed and agility allowed her to dodge Starfire ‘s blasts or to defeat Jesse Quick. Her big fight and plan skills allowed her to become an absolute team fellow. She is known to defeat or stalemate members of both Teen Titans and the Justice League. She used to be one of the four greatest foes of Teen Titans following to Deathstroke, Brother Blood and Trigon .Cheshire and her poisoned clawsCheshire and her poisoned claws jade is besides an adept in poison habit. According to Black Canary she is the most brilliant toxicologist since Pamela Isley. Her artificial poisoned fingernails and weapons dip in poisons make her opponents tremble. She has been seen to mix her poisons in with precisely about anything. The clandestine Six were poisoned by her food, which is highly impressive considering that Catman with his enhance senses did not notice it.

tire is besides a multilingualist, speaking at least : vietnamese, chinese, japanese, russian, french and spanish. She is judged to be the moment deadly assassin in the DC Universe, issue one being Lady Shiva. In the New 52, Cheshire appears to have the ability to became intangible taking on a translucent green class when active, besides can teleport throught a device implanted on the wrist. The teleportation ability combined with her fighting abilities make her an opposition unvoiced to defeat even for the Outlaws with the help from green Arrow .


  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Eyes: Green
  • Hair: Black


Other Media


Teen Titans Animated Series

Teen Titans CheshireTeen Titans Cheshire Cheshire makes several appearances in the fifth and final season of the Teen Titans animize series as a younger translation with a computerized tomography mask, where she is drafted into the expanded Brotherhood of Evil and proves herself to be a valuable asset to the team. She first has a cameo in “ Homecoming Part 2 ” when the expanded Brotherhood of Evil is first base seen as she stands amongst dozens of fellow Titan foes. belated, in “ Calling All Titans ”, she is sent out by The Brain to take out Speedy ( Roy Harper ) and attacking him in the forest she remains in the shadows much like a Cheshire Cat. however, when she decides to show herself, she uses her kimono sleeves to easily deflect Speedy ‘s arrows and uses her hair and nails to take him out with ease bringing him back to the Brotherhood headquarters where he is flash-frozen. She makes her concluding appearance in “ Titans together ”, where she helps capture Beast Boy ‘s team when they arrive at the headquarters but when reinforcements arrive she besides is overwhelm and when defeated by the Titans she is flash-frozen, as requital for her crimes .

Young Justice

Wow I am completely at your mercyWow I am completely at your mercy In Young Justice, Cheshire first appears in “ Infiltrator ” in which she is working with the League of Shadows to kill Serling Roquette. It is besides revealed that she has an old connection to Artemis. She is voiced by Kelly Hu .Toying with Red ArrowToying with Red Arrow Cheshire ‘s future appearance is in “ Targets ” where she is assigned the undertaking of assassinating Lex Luthor at a peace negotiations conference between delegations from North and South Rhelasia. It is besides shown that Ra ‘s aluminum Ghul is her employer and mentor. Ra ‘s Al Ghul claims Luthor is a spine in his side and wants Cheshire to eliminate him. Despite the avail from Sportsmaster, the assassination undertake failed due to Red Arrow and Aqualad. Although it is revealed by the end that Ra ‘s Al Ghul secretly counted on her failure wholly along as he was in league with Luthor. This episode is the first prison term that Red Arrow and Cheshire are able to properly interact. Cheshire enjoys toying with Red Arrow and taunting him, constantly getting on his nerves by mentioning Green Arrow and how red Arrow is not on her level. She clearly has a firm like for him. In the episode “ Home Front ” we see a younger version of Cheshire in a flashback from Young Justice member Artermis. Through this flashback we learn that Artermis and Cheshire are actually sisters and that she ran away when they where younger. This besides makes her the daughter of Sportsmaster .Pinning and kissing Roy long enough for Artemis to seePinning and kissing Roy long enough for Artemis to see Cheshire appears once again aboard Sportsmaster, Klarion, and the Brain in “ Insecurity ” where they break out Professor Ivo and his equipment. The team tracks Sportsmaster and Cheshire down and a battle ensues. Cheshire mocks Artemis for her miss of skills and plays on her insecurities saying the team will never in full trust her. When loss Arrow joins the contend Cheshire exclaims that she and Red Arrow are dating much to the storm of Artemis. Roy tries to deny this, but during a crusade between the teams, Cheshire attacks Red Arrow pinning him down and pressing her sword to his neck. She then kisses the helpless hero for deoxyadenosine monophosphate long as it took to make surely Artemis saw it .Sorry dad, in this family it's every girl for herselfSorry dad, in this family it’s every girl for herself Cheshire ‘s concluding appearence in Season 1 was in “ common Suspects ”, where she is initially teamed with the Riddler and Mammoth. The team tracks her down. While fighting, Artemis is closely crushed to death by an avalanche but is saved by Cheshire. She tells stunned Artemis that they are sisters after all and she does not want to see her dead. In the confrontation at Santa Prisca, Cheshire along with Queen Bee, Lex Luthor, Bane, Blockbuster, and Sportsmaster are fighting the team. While the villains try to escape, Sportsmaster and Blockbuster are trapped and left behind. Sportsmaster calls out to Cheshire for help, but she refuses to help him and disappears into the shadows. In “ common Suspects ” it is besides revealed that Cheshire ‘s entire family was all villains at one orient. Her beget Sportsmaster, her mother Huntress ( retired Paula Crock ) and her sister Tigress ( while clandestine ) .

Young Justice: Invasion

Jade reveals the reason she leftJade reveals the reason she left In Season 2, it is revealed that during the five years clock time jump Cheshire has cut all ties with the League of Shadows to help Red Arrow ( who is the clone of the real Roy Harper as it was revealed in Season 1 ) in his search for Speedy, the original Roy Harper. They finally married, but it was not without fights. Jade accused Roy of being obsessive over Speedy. erstwhile belated Jade became fraught, but she did n’t tell Roy. Feeling that due to Roy ‘s self-destructive drive they ca n’t create a right environment to raise a baby, Jade left and gave parentage to their daughter Lian alone. few months late Jade returned to Roy ‘s apartment to get him clean up his act. She introduced him to his daughter and revealed that all the time she was away, she was still searching for Speedy. She told him that while she was away she called in many favors and found the final examination lead to find the original Roy Harper .Family bondingFamily bonding In “ Bloodlines ” Cheshire and Red Arrow travel to Tibet where according to Jade ‘s intel Speedy is kept. It is revealed that they took their daughter with them. Roy thinks it seems excessively slowly, as the good guys were looking for the real Roy Harper for years and then she abruptly found the leave. jade disagrees as she goes to places the good guys do n’t. She besides seems annoyed by Roy keep calling Speedy the real Roy Harper. She tells him that she and Lian need him to be real number. After fighting themselves past the guards, Lian who is held by her mother in a papoose giggles as she sees her parents defeating two men. The sound of her giggles attracts the attention of every guard in a monastery. Roy reveals his truthful feelings about taking Lian with them on a dangerous mission. He tells that they should have left her with Artemis. Jade disagrees as she claims that Lian ‘s presence would keep him concentrate. But even all the guards were n’t adequate to stop them. They reached the door the guards were protecting. crimson Arrow blasted open the door and found a cryogenic pod. Cheshire watched as Red Arrow caught Speedy as he fell out of the pod. Cheshire is voiced by Kelly Hu.

Young Justice: Outsiders

In Season 3, in “ Triptych ”, Cheshire is shown on a caper for Branchwater Security, a shell company of Stagg Industries, that ran a meta-human traffic ring. While on the speculate, Cheshire is shot and has to receive aesculapian attention from Doctor Moon, attention she decides to receive without anesthesia, as she affirms to the doctor that she does n’t trust him, but as in doing sol she warns him to not take it personaly, as she does n’t even trust herself. During her surgery artemis shows up to question her about the Shadows activity, to which Jade informs that she no longer works for the Shadows. still, she let ‘s Artemis know that the Shadows are based in Santa Prisca. Artemis besides asks Jade to return home plate to see Lian, to which Jade responds negatively, affirming that Lian is better off without her. however, before escaping, Jade asks Artemis to hug Lian for her. In “ Exceptional Human Beings ”, Jade visits her home and it ‘s caught by Will Harper ( Red Arrow ), the latter invites her to come inside and see Lian, but Jade feels unworthy of being separate of their family and feels Lian is better off without her, and that Will is besides better off without her. thus, Jade, in tears, asks Will to move on from her, correct before running away from him.

Young Justice: Phantoms

In Season 4, in “ Tale of Two Sisters ”, Cheshire is shown in Infinity Island. Jade goes to Infinity Island to end the bounty Ra ‘s alabama Ghul had put on her, but she is stopped by O-Sensei, who let ‘s her know the aluminum Ghul class is nobelium retentive involved with the Shadows. consequently, her treachery of the Shadows to save Red Arrow during the five-year opening was no longer their concern. In Infinity Island, Cheshire ‘s views on motherhood are besides challenged by Talia alabama Ghul, who confronts her and calls her a coward for not being there for Lian, to which Jade responds saying she did what was best for her girl, as she thinks Talia is a selfish chump for deciding to maintain Damian by her slope. later, Cheshire receives a signal that shocks her and she promptly flees to her sister ‘s home in Star City. In Artemis ‘s home, Jade meets her mother and asks where what was wrong with Lian and why her mother called her, to which Artemis intervenes, saying she was the one to call her, and that nothing was wrong with Lian. In a flashback, it ‘s shown that during their trainings with Sportsmaster, a young Cheshire looked out for Artemis and suffered for it in the hands of Sportsmaster. Later, she flees their house and is shown in a bus sorrowfully starring at the night through the bus topology window .

DC Super Hero Girls

Cheshire in DC Super Hero GirlsCheshire in DC Super Hero Girls Cheshire appears in the Web Serie, debuting in second season episode “ leftover couple ” .


A version of Katana in Justice League : crisis on Two land was dressed like Cheshire from the Teen Titans .

Batman: Soul of the Dragon

Cheshire appears in Batman : soul of the Dragon voiced by Jamie Chung. In this inspire movie, Jade is a soldierly arts scholar who trains at Nanda Parbat with O-Sensei, aboard Bruce Wayne, Bronze Tiger and Richard Dragon. She ‘s shown to question her master decisions, but the latter recognizes her skills. late in the movie Jade is killed by Rip Jagger, so he could open the Naga Gate and release the Cobra spirit .

Catwoman: the Hunted

Cheshire appears in Catwoman : the Hunted voiced by Kelly Hu .

Video Games

Young Justice: Legacy

Cheshire appears in Young Justice : bequest as one of the bosses.

Batman: Arkham Origins

In Batman Arkham Origins Black Mask has a file of a disapprove assassin with the identify “ Cheshire. ”

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

LEGO Batman 3LEGO Batman 3 Cheshire is a playable character, voiced by Tara Strong


Cheshire is a playable character in this plot .

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