Green Arrow: Year One

Green Arrow: Year One

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Overview

Oliver Queen has been a faithful member of the Justice League of America and defended Star City with his trusty bown and an arsenal of deadly arrows for years--now thrill to the definitive tale of how he became Green Arrow! Queen is a frivolous playboy with little care for anyone or anything--apparently even himself. But when he's double-crossed and marooned on a jungle island, he finds that he does care about something: justice!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401217433
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 04/14/2009
Series: Green Arrow Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 118,302
Product dimensions: 10.18(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.27(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Andy Diggle is one of the UK's leading comic book writers, and former editor of the cult British comic 2000 AD. He has been writing professionally since 2002. Diggle and artist Jock's Vertigo action thriller series The Losers was adapted into a major Hollywood movie in 2010, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana and Idris Elba. Diggle's other work for DC Comics includes Green Arrow: Year One, Batman Confidential, Hellblazer, Swamp Thing, Adam Strange, Silent Dragon and the Vertigo crime thriller Rat Catcher.

Jock is the pseudonym of British comics artist Mark Simpson, best known for his work with Andy Diggle on the cult British comic 2000 AD and Vertigo's The Losers. He has also illustrated stunning covers for DC Comics titles including Batman, Nightwing, and Catwoman, as well as interior art for Swamp Thing and John Constantine, Hellblazer from Vertigo.

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Green Arrow Year One 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
So I don't know much about this character except maybe now and then from the Justice League cartoons and now the show Arrow. So I thought, well, might as well read a comic with this character. And this was pretty good, interesting but good. It does make me want to continue watching Arrow. The flashbacks to him on the island were honestly, the most interesting moments and when he meets the later characters, at least in the first season. So it was interesting reading about Oliver on the island in a different story at least. Anyway, this comic, pretty good read. Like the art as well.
juliandavila More than 1 year ago
The cover by Jock is simply breathtaking. Turn the pages and you'll be speechless.
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Not as great as i intended it to be