Tag Archive: World’s Finest Comics

Mar 20 2015

Crisis Explained Part 1: Enter the Multiverse (1940 – 1984)

You can almost set your clock to DC Comics reworking their universe. Since the mid-1980s and Crisis on Infinite Earths, DC has reset or tweaked the clock a number of times, filling in gaps or smoothing out inconsistencies in their narratives. So what is a crisis, and why are they so important? Today, a “Crisis” in …

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Aug 25 2013

The History of Green Arrow Part 3 – Detectives and Dark Knights (1980 – 1986)

It was the best of times and the worst of times for Green Arrow in the 1980s. Entering his fourth decade of his publication history, he was still yet to see his own solo title. Firmly established as the radical left-wing voice of the DC Comics universe, the late 1970s saw him slightly more domesticated …

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Aug 17 2013

The History of Green Arrow Part 2 – Hard Travelling Through the Wilderness Years (1970 to 1979)

Green Arrow is now the star of a major TV show in the US now, shifting what was once a second-string character to the forefront of the public’s imagination. Yet he wasn’t always a star player, often taking a supporting role to other characters, or simply being unfavourably compared with a certain Dark Knight. When we …

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