The Losers were an elite combat unit during World War II, named for their terrible luck and habit of surviving dangerous situations. They fought Nazis behind enemy lines in the European theater of operations. The team membership included Captain Storm, Gunner MacKay, Johnny Cloud, Sarge Clay, their dog Pooch and briefly Ona Tornsen. The Losers were created by Robert Kanigher, first appearing in G.I. Combat #138. (1969)Vertigo Comics published an unrelated series named The Losers. They are a special forces team betrayed by the CIA and believed dead. This series was written by Andy Diggle and illustrated by Jock, taking the original name as an homage.