Tag Archive: Mike Grell

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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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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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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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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Aug 14 2013

Legendary ‘Green Arrow’ writer/artist Mike Grell hospitalised

Writer and artist Mike Grell, arguably best known for his seminal work on Green Arrow during the 1980s/1990s and more recently on Arrow, has announced via his blog that he has been hospitalised with cellulitis. Along with Green Arrow, who he defined with The Longbow Hunters in 1988 and continued to do so throughout a …

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