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El Diablo is a name that has been used by several heroes in the DC Universe. The original was Lazarus Lane, a hero of the old west who is said to be possessed by a demon. He was also a member of the Rough Bunch. In the modern era, politician and ex-boxer Rafael Sandoval took the name to protect a small town in Texas. The third Diablo is Chato Santana, an ex-criminal with the ability to control fire. Santana becomes more prominent in the New 52 reboot, where he is a member of the Suicide Squad. El Diablo was created by Robert Kanigher and Tony DeZuniga, first appearing in All-Star Western (Volume 2) #2. (1970)


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