Tag Archive: green arrow

Oct 02 2014

Graphic Bits Reviews: Gotham Academy #1, Lobo #1 and Green Arrow #35

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. Longer versions of all three of Richard’s reviews can be found at Newsarama this week – because he’s so fancy. Gotham Academy #1 DC Comics, Becky Cloonan, …

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Sep 21 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 6 – Quiver through Brightest Day (2001 – 2011)

Green Arrow was dead. Or at least, Oliver Queen and the book that carried his alter-ego’s name was. When the first ongoing Green Arrow series ended in August 1998, it came in at #94 on the sales figures charts for the month. While DC Comics and the industry generally began to get nostalgic at the turn of …

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Aug 30 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 5 – At the Crossroads of Death with Connor Hawke (1994 – 2000)

Green Arrow may have returned to the spotlight during the darker turns of the 1980s, but even he wouldn’t escape the superhero death toll of the 1990s. Mike Grell’s departure from the book coincided with a sea-change in the industry, with the Dark Age that arguably began with The Dark Knight Returns (1986) and culminated in the grunge …

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Jul 11 2014

Creative changes at DC: New creative teams for ‘Batgirl’, ‘Earth 2’ and ‘Green Arrow’

If there are three DC titles that we have been consistently praising in the last year, it’s been Gail Simone‘s Batgirl, Tom Taylor and Nicola Scott’s Earth 2 and Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s Green Arrow. In a slew of announcements this week, DC has indicated that new creative teams will be coming onboard for …

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Apr 26 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 4 – Longbow Hunting Through the Wonder Years (1987 – 1993)

By the late 1980s, Green Arrow had conclusively shed his Golden Age persona in the Crisis on Infinite Earths event, and the groundwork had been laid for his own series. DC was getting darker, as evidenced by the previous year’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns from Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, and it was time …

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Feb 11 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 87 – Blue is the Warmest Color

This week, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are bringing Preacher to AMC. Expect James Franco in every role. THEN John Romita Jr jumps ship to DC. Let’s hope he can swim. ALSO, a massive week of what we’ve been reading, all the latest news headlines, a trailer commentary for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and your …

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Dec 09 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Avengers Annual #1, Earth 2 #18, Green Arrow #26, Green Lantern #26, Inhumanity #1, Velvet #2

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. Last week (4 December 2013), Marvel’s Infinity has finished, but oh the Inhumanity! Then the Avengers get their first Marvel NOW! annual. Over at DC (where all …

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Dec 02 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of November 2013

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column, where the covers tell a story of their own. This …

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Dec 02 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 80 – Green Arrow: Quiver

In this issue, The Weinstein Company is developing a Sin City TV series. After Harvey Scissorhands is through with it, it’ll just be ‘City’. THEN Ghost Rider swaps his bike for a car. We assume helmet laws are to blame. PLUS our Kick Ass Pick of the Week, Green Arrow – Quiver by Kevin Smith, Phil Hester and …

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Sep 04 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Forever Evil #1, Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League, Justice League Dark #23.1 and JLA #7.1

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (4 September 2013), Forever Evil #1 kicks off the Villains Month for DC Comics, with #23.1 issues for Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League and …

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Aug 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of August 2013

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column, where the covers tell a story of their …

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