5 Essential Comics: Green Arrow

5 Essential Comics: Green Arrow
Over the past four years, Green Arrow has evolved into one of DC Comics most well-known properties. The character began to breach the mainstream in 2012 when the CW series ARROW debuted. The show's first two seasons were successful enough to warrant spin-offs THE FLASH and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, both of which are strongly tied into ARROW's canon. The success of these series, combined with ARROW star Stephen Amell's vast social media presence, has raised Oliver Queen's profile among mainstream audiences to unprecedented heights for the character. With this awareness has come renewed interest in the Emerald Archer's comic book stories and inevitably lead to new and old readers alike exploring Green Arrow titles in DC Comics daunting trade paperback library. The following list, presented in chronological order of publication, presents some of the best entry points for the character.

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SHUTTER Review: The Next Lara Croft

SHUTTER Review: The Next Lara Croft
Kate Kristopher has led a life we can only imagine leading. When she takes a step back to enjoy a life of routine activities, the only thing that gets her attention is the bombing of her apartment that gets her friend hurt. Now she's jumped back into the dangerous life she left to find she didn't know much about her life to begin with, but what family doesn't have skeletons in their closet?

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SPIDER-MAN #1 Review: New Kid in Town

SPIDER-MAN #1 Review: New Kid in Town
In the wake of SECRET WARS finally finishing, Miles Morales’ latest adventure begins in the pages of SPIDER-MAN #1! In the hands of the creative team that brought him into existence, Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli, Miles is no longer living in the Ultimate universe. He is now a permanent resident of the 616, wait, I mean Earth Prime! Does the excitement carry over after Ultimate Spider-Man was cancelled almost eight months ago? Let’s find out!

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DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW S01E03 Review: Blood Ties

DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW S01E03 Review: Blood Ties
A lot has happened in the series so far, and with the death of a prominent character in the last episode, no one is safe. How do the remaining heroes deal with the fallout? Has their quest to defeat Vandal Savage ended before it's really truly begun? Read our review to find out!

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