Tag Archive: green arrow

Sep 02 2015

Review: Green Arrow #44 – “Secret of the Wolf”

A new arc takes a turn for the supernnatural in yet another narrative twist for the Emerald Archer.  Benjamin Percy concluded his first arc on GREEN ARROW last month, and while the denoument may have been prematurely reached, it came with a reassuring callback to the tone and setting of Mike Grell’s era of the …

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Aug 13 2015

Review: Green Arrow #43 – “The Night Birds Part 3: The Hood”

Ben Percy’s first arc comes to an end. Does it make a bulls-eye or miss the target? Green Arrow is not a character that is awfully hard to get right, although he has undergone many changes in the last 75 years. Since the relaunch of the New 52, he’s proven to be a character that …

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Jul 02 2015

Review: Green Arrow #42 – “The Night Birds Part 2: The Panopticon”

Is it better for a superhero to pick up speed or slow down for a while? The latest GREEN ARROW gives us a little bit of both. One of the things that was apparent from last month’s latest soft-relaunch of GREEN ARROW was a desperate need for some status quo in the world of the Emerald …

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Jun 04 2015

Review: Green Arrow #41 – “The Night Birds Part 1”

A darkness creeps into Seattle as a post-Convergence era for Green Arrow begins in The New DC Universe. If there has been one consistent throughout GREEN ARROW‘s run since the New 52 re-launch, it’s been change. The post-Flashpoint character struggled to find an identity throughout J.T. Krul and Keith Giffen’s initial issues, Ann Nocenti’s incongruous run that involved …

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May 17 2015

Review: Convergence: Green Arrow #2

Kingdom Comes for these Zero Hour heroes, in a tale of parents and their offspring that spans the Multiverse.  As the massive sandbox that is Convergence rolled into its sixth week, the overarching plot changed tack, with the threat of Telos replaced with something else. Yet it still provided a terrific impetus for writers and artists …

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May 06 2015

Behind The Panels One-Shot – The Mike Grell Interview

While visiting Seattle this year, Richard took the opportunity to not only visit the Emerald City Comic-Con for the first time, but talk with legendary comic book artist and writer MIKE GRELL, creator of The Warlord and Jon Sable, Freelancer. Of course, if you’ve read The History of Green Arrow, or are as big a fan …

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Apr 16 2015

Review: Convergence: Green Arrow #1

It’s Zero Hour for Green Arrow, as he meets his son Connor Hawke for the first time (again) in this Convergence tie-in. Convergence, while also an exercise in reflecting back on 80 years worth of DC Comics history, is mostly about picking up heroes from different eras and pitting them against each other for survival. …

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Feb 17 2015

Toy Fair 2015: Green Arrow and Black Canary add new statues and figures

If you’ve followed our ongoing History of Green Arrow series, you may have noticed that the evolution of Green Arrow merchandise is something we’re keenly interested in. So when DC Collectibles announced a slew of products not only related to the “so hot right now” ARROW, but some pieces related to classic Green Arrow as …

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Feb 14 2015

Funko unveils ‘Arrow’ Pop! Vinyl Figures for May 2015

Funko has announced (via the CW Arrow Facebook page) that official ARROW Pop! Vinyl Figures will be released in May 2015. The current line-up includes the Arrow, Deathstroke, Black Canary and an unmasked Oliver Queen. This is exciting news for fans of the CW series, and Green Arrow fans generally. Of the 1000s of vinyl …

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Dec 01 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 119 – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 119, the comic book show that wonders what kind of scene it’s getting into. In this issue, the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat a future where Ultron wins in Ultron: Forever. Wait, haven’t we heard this one before? THEN the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat …

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Nov 27 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 7 – Losing the Beard: The New 52, ‘Arrow’ and the Contemporary Age (2011 – )

Following the Flashpoint event, DC Comics did something that very few thought was possible in modern comics: they scrapped everything. Beginning with 52 number #1 issues in September 2011, The New 52 was the first line-wide reinvention of DC’s core characters in over seven decades. More than simply renumbering, it took characters from all of …

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