Adeline Wilson (née Kane) is the estranged wife of Slade Wilson and the mother of Joe Wilson and Grant Wilson.


Adeline married an ASIS agent named Slade Wilson, with whom she had two sons, Joe and Grant.[1]

After her husband went missing on Lian Yu in 2006 returning years later as the disturbed mercenary Deathstroke, she took the distance from him and has her son take up the name "Kane Wolfman" in order to prevent Slade from finding him, telling him to step aside from both her and their son.[2]

Noted by her oldest son Adeline at some point after Slade returned she became pregnant again. After giving birth to him, she named him Grant deciding to shelter him from the ASIS lifestyle that Joe and Slade joined.



Season 6


Behind the scenes

  • Adeline Kane Wilson first appeared in the DC comic series Teen Titans (Tales of the Teen Titans #42), as a spoiled socialite who, after a traumatic first marriage at nineteen, joined the U.S. military, where she met, trained, and married Slade Wilson with whom she had three children: Grant, Joseph, and Rose.
  • In the DC comics Adeline Wilson briefly used the mantle of the crimefighter Vigilante.
  • In the novel Arrow: Vengeance she was killed inadvertently by her husband when ASIS agents tried to arrest Slade at his home. However in "Deathstroke Returns" Slade mentioned to have contacted her recently indicating she is still alive.


  1. "The Odyssey"
  2. "Deathstroke Returns"