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The incredible creative team of writer Andy Diggle and artist Jock (THE LOSERS) rejoin to tell the definitive origin of the Emerald Archer! Oliver 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 desert island he finds that he does care about something... justice!

Oliver Queen is a rich playboy. He has hired security, a man named Hackett, who takes him on thrills (trekking through the Arctic for example) but makes sure he doesn't die. Oliver is, on the advice of Hackett, investing $14,000,000 in "a luxury resort in Fiji" being built by Chien Na-Wei. At a charity event Oliver buys a Howard Hill bow. Oliver, after making a fool of himself, decides to join Hackett on the yacht to the luxury resort. While on the yacht Hackett reveals that there is no resort, and, after beating Oliver up, throws him overboard after he thinks he has killed Oliver.



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I've never been able to get into the Green Arrow before. His skills seemed too silly. His past is huge. And, while I understand perfectly why Batman would use his wealth to help those in trouble, I could never understand why someone like Ollie would.Hopefully, this series will fix all of that. It's a great point for readers to jump on to the Green Arrow bandwagon since it starts right at the beginning (no messy history to deal with). You get a feeling for just who Ollie is; a wealthy brat with t...

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Green Arrow Year One #1 - Comic Review 0

Title: Part OneWriter: Andy DiggleArtist: JockPublished by DC Comics on early September 2007Short Recap:Oliver Queen is a little spoiled brat who spend his money on supermodels and dangerous adventures in order to get satisfaction in his life. After an embarassing accident in a charity party, he decides to lay low for a moment by going on board with Hackett, his trusty personal bodyguard, in a business trip to Fiji. But it turns out, Hackett is not so trusty at all.Review:I like how Diggle made ...

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