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Who Is White Dragon In DC's Peacemaker TV Show?

Here's everything you need to know about the White Dragon!

January 13, 2022

The first three episodes of Peacemaker, the spin-off from James Gunn’s Suicide Squad movie, are now available to stream exclusively on HBO Max. With the arrival of the new hit show, DC fans have become eager to know more about the villain known as White Dragon.

Of course, be warned that possible spoilers for the first three episodes of Peacemaker lie ahead.

The White Dragon was referenced in episode two of Peacemaker when Auggie Smith (Peacemaker’s father) was called the name in prison by his fellow inmates. But who exactly is the White Dragon from the world of DC? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Who Is White Dragon In DC Comics?

In DC comic books, White Dragon is a white supremacist terrorist who poses as a vigilante. In the comic books, his real-life name is William Heller. Heller grew up in a rich family and was spoiled as an only child.

Heller’s parents were both killed after accidentally taking a wrong turn and ending up in the middle of a race war. Due to this, Heller went to live with his grandfather, a supporter of the Nazis during World War II. After being brought up around a Nazi supporter, Heller turned into a racist who would go on to create his own white supremacist group.

Before turning into White Dragon, Heller adopted the name of William Hell and became a masked vigilante. However, Hell would only turn over black, Latino, or Asian criminals over to the police. The Suicide Squad were then sent to take down William Hell, who would eventually appear wearing a suit of armour and known as White Dragon.

With a new episode of Peacemaker arriving next week, we may learn more about Peacemaker’s father, Auggie Smith. As Smith appears to be taking on the role of the White Dragon after his prison inmates clearly knew who he really was as they bowed down to him and referred to him as ‘White Dragon.

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The first three episodes of Peacemaker are available now on HBO Max.

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Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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