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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
The Black Spider is a mercenary and hitman.
Powers and Abilities
- Martial Arts
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic)
- Thievery: Black Spider is an accomplished thief. He was able to successfully rob a diamond exchange, however he was apprehended by Flash shortly afterwards.
- Eric Needham was created by Gerry Conway and Ernie Chan, first appearing in Detective Comics #463. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Eric Needham first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Suicide Squad (Volume 4) #1 by Adam Glass and Federico Dallocchio.
- In the initial run of Suicide Squad (Volume 4), Black Spider was referred to as the Eric Needham version. In Suicide Squad (Volume 4) #13, he was identified as Derrick Coe instead.
- 26 Appearances of Eric Needham (Prime Earth)
- 14 Images featuring Eric Needham (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Eric Needham (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Eric Needham (Prime Earth)
Secret Society of Super-Villains member
Suicide Squad member