Green Arrow: Year One

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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!

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User Review  - lycomayflower - LibraryThing

I went into this comics collection knowing that the origin story here for Green Arrow would be completely unrelated to the origin story in the TV show Arrow (what I love), so it's not that I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sylvester_Olson - LibraryThing

I wasn't really impressed by this, and found it forgettable. The story moves along too quickly without pausing for nuance or subtlety; it almost seems like an abbreviated adaptation of a better draft ... Read full review


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About the author (2009)

Andy Diggle is one of the UK's leading comic-book writers, and former editor of the cult British comic 2000AD. 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.

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