Veronica Lopez was a highly skilled officer of the law, working for the Gotham City Police Department. She was so skilled that she was offered a promotion to become a detective but turned down that opportunity to work for US Homeland Security instead. After 6 weeks of working for Homeland Security and taking down super villains, Veronica and her team followed up on a tip which led to them being infected by a mutagen rock.
Quarantined and told they were all going to die, she told her family good bye, broke up with her fiance and auctioned off all her assets. One by one her team mates died, some of them showcasing new found powers beforehand. Veronica ends up the sole survivor and finds herself with new found powers, including telepathy. She is met by a man named Jake Dalesko who offers her membership into Checkmate. Having given up everything, she of course accepts his offer.
Azucar was created by Cliff Richards and Jai Nitz. She made her first appearance in the mini series titled Suicide Squad Most Wanted: El Diablo #2. She is an ally of the Chato Santana version of El Diablo.
Powers and Abilities
- Telepathy: She is able to read read minds and showcases a limited ability to control them as well. This is displayed when she rescues El Diablo from Parasite and infiltrates his mind to knock him out.
- Skull Sense: She is able to sense when oncoming danger is imminent. She displays this ability when she is able to sense the Suicide Squad's oncoming attack.
- Unarmed Combat: Due to her training with the Gotham City Police Department and US Homeland Security she is able to hold her own in a fist fight.
- Armed Combat: Due to her training with the Gotham City Police Department and US Homeland Security she is well versed when it comes to firearms and is able to hold her own in a shoot out.