History ComicBook / GreenArrow

6th Jun '16 3:55:08 AM lalaTKG
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*** AffirmativeActionLegacy: Connor is 1/4th African-America and 1/4th Korean, while Emiko is half-Japanese.

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*** AffirmativeActionLegacy: Connor is 1/4th African-America African-American and 1/4th Korean, while Emiko is half-Japanese.
6th Jun '16 3:46:40 AM lalaTKG
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** Completely averted after Oliver turn his identity public though.

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** Completely averted after Oliver turn made his identity public public, though.
28th May '16 9:54:00 PM ablackraptor
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** Following ''Flashpoint'' his age is given as 25-26, and by Wally West's claim that everyone had ten years of their lives taken away, would imply that Ollie prior to Flashpoint was 35.



** In the New 52, it's clear that Emiko is one for Damian Wayne.

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** In the New 52, it's clear that Emiko is one for Damian Wayne. After character development, she also seems to become one for either [[Film/KickAss Hit Girl]] (being the angry unsocial vigilante forced to go to a school) or ComicBook/KateBishop (the snarky-but-supportive dark haired younger sister figure of a [[ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} blonde archer]]).


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* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Wargs. They're carriers of the Blood disease Lukos, a degenerative disease that gives them increased adrenal glands and causes swelling of the frontal lobe, while also causing their fingers and teeth to sharpen and their muscles to grow. The longer they stay unmedicated, and the more emotionally charged they are, the worse they mutate, some gaining fur, glowing eyes, and in some cases even wolf-like snouts. The medication available seems to regress these physical developments, but as a result, the infectee becomes extremely fatigued, leaving them unable to do much physical work.


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* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Essentially the motivation of the Berserkers gang in Ben Percy's run. As a Warg (basically a carrier of the werewolf-like STD Lukos), they've been hunted down and treated like lesser beings, with the Patriots actively trying to kill them all and the government's response being to drug them into a state of submission so they can't defend themselves. If the world wants to treat them like rabid dogs, then they might as well act like it.
18th May '16 11:37:27 PM Anicomicgeek
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* FollowTheLeader: The Arrowcar, Arrowsignal, Arrowcave... it's no wonder Batman asks, "Did you '’ever'' have an original idea?"
** Gloriously lampshaded in a story in which another character discovers the abandoned Arrowcave under the former Queen mansion, and realizes that Oliver Queen must secretly be... Batman! Ultimately results in Ollie fighting the bad guys of the story ''in a Batman costume'', complete with very visible beard.
** Taken to new lows in one Judd Winick issue of ''Green Arrow / Black Canary'', where it is basically said that the only reason Oliver Queen adopted Roy Harper was to "keep up with the Joneses" after Bruce Wayne took in Dick Grayson. Also an example of a CriticalResearchFailure as Green Arrow was working with Speedy before Batman had Robin, according to ''JLA: Year One''.
** Mocked by Harley Quinn in the ''ComicBook/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' comic where she said that "arrows don't live in caves; they're inanimate objects, they don't live at all". She suggests he calls the place "The Quiver" instead, and Ollie ends up admitting that's a better name.
** The tie-in comic for ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' states that in the show's continuity, Ollie did indeed decide to take on Speedy as a sidekick after seeing the positive reception Batman and Robin were getting. It's implied that ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} and ComicBook/MartianManhunter took on Aqualad and Miss Martian for similar reasons.
** As mentioned in the Expy section, Emiko was very clearly inspired by Damian Wayne, to the point that she could arguably be called a DistaffCounterpart.
18th May '16 11:37:27 PM Anicomicgeek
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9th May '16 8:50:36 AM Spindriver
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* ChickMagnet: Oliver Queen since the end of the Grell series.
** Roy Harper and Connor Hawke have also drawn more than their share of female attention, though the latter didn't take advantage of it.

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* ChickMagnet: Oliver Queen since the end of the Grell series.
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series. Roy Harper and Connor Hawke have also drawn more than their share of female attention, though the latter didn't take advantage of it.



* DisappearedDad: His "relationship" with his son Connor. He also stopped being there for Roy for a few years, which led to his infamous drug habit. In ''Fall Of The Green Arrow,'' both of them turn him away when he asks for their help, calling him out on his selfish behavior toward them.

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* DisappearedDad: His "relationship" with his son Connor. He also stopped being there for Roy for a few years, which led to his infamous drug habit. In ''Fall Of The Green Arrow,'' both of them turn him away when he asks for their help, calling him out on his selfish behavior toward them. Remember, FriendsAreChosenFamilyArent...



* LegacyCharacter / CompositeCharacter: Connor Hawke, Green Arrow II. Mia, Speedy II. Black Canary was turned into one of these by a {{Retcon}}, rather than face [[LikesOlderWomen Oliver Queen]] dating a woman technically old enough to be his mother.

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* LegacyCharacter / CompositeCharacter: LegacyCharacter[=/=]CompositeCharacter: Connor Hawke, Green Arrow II. Mia, Speedy II. Black Canary was turned into one of these by a {{Retcon}}, rather than face [[LikesOlderWomen Oliver Queen]] dating a woman technically old enough to be his mother.



* ThickerThanWater: In the original storyline where Connor Hawke was revealed to be Oliver Queen's long-lost son, Oliver didn't take the news well since Connor had concealed the fact from him and the only reason Ollie found out was that a Parallax-possessed Hal Jordan accidentally mentioned the fact. Granting that Ollie's paranoia was somewhat-justified (he was a wanted man at the time), Ollie's desire to abandon his son was treated like a grievous flaw.

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* ThickerThanWater: In the original storyline where Connor Hawke was revealed to be Oliver Queen's long-lost son, Oliver didn't take the news well since Connor had concealed the fact from him and the only reason Ollie found out was that a Parallax-possessed Hal Jordan accidentally mentioned the fact. Granting that Ollie's paranoia was somewhat-justified (he was a wanted man at the time), and FriendsAreChosenFamilyArent, but Ollie's desire to abandon his son was treated like a grievous flaw.
26th Apr '16 4:12:09 PM Mullon
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In October of the same year, he was revealed to be a playable character in the fighting game ''InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', both in traditional form and a DLC skin of the the current TV version, with the likeness and voice of Stephen Amell.

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In October of the same year, he was revealed to be a playable character in the fighting game ''InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', both in traditional form and a DLC skin of the the current TV version, with the likeness and voice of Stephen Amell.



** Mocked by Harley Quinn in the ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' comic where she said that "arrows don't live in caves; they're inanimate objects, they don't live at all". She suggests he calls the place "The Quiver" instead, and Ollie ends up admitting that's a better name.

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** Mocked by Harley Quinn in the ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' ''ComicBook/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'' comic where she said that "arrows don't live in caves; they're inanimate objects, they don't live at all". She suggests he calls the place "The Quiver" instead, and Ollie ends up admitting that's a better name.
21st Feb '16 12:16:22 AM foxley
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* FalseFlagOperation: In #49 of the New 52 series, [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic the Patriots]] (an anti-Warg group) help a murderous Warg to escape from prison - killing several guards in the process - and leave behind evidence that other Wargs were responsible to give them an excuse to start a full-scale hunt for the Wargs.


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* RightWingMilitiaFanatic: The Patriots in the New 52.
7th Jan '16 8:23:32 PM nombretomado
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He also showed up several times in WesternAnimation/TheBatman and WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold. He appears as a minor supporting character in ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', voiced by Alan Tudyk of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' fame. His sidekicks, Red Arrow and Artemis, play far more prominent roles. He also stars in a fifteen minute feature, ''WesternAnimation/DCShowcaseGreenArrow'' (co-starring Black Canary), that appears as part of the ''WesternAnimation/SupermanShazamTheReturnOfBlackAdam'' DVD, along with TheSpectre and ComicBook/JonahHex.

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He also showed up several times in WesternAnimation/TheBatman and WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold. He appears as a minor supporting character in ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', voiced by Alan Tudyk of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' fame. His sidekicks, Red Arrow and Artemis, play far more prominent roles. He also stars in a fifteen minute feature, ''WesternAnimation/DCShowcaseGreenArrow'' (co-starring Black Canary), that appears as part of the ''WesternAnimation/SupermanShazamTheReturnOfBlackAdam'' DVD, along with TheSpectre ComicBook/TheSpectre and ComicBook/JonahHex.
25th Dec '15 5:43:32 PM nombretomado
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* FileMixup: In a SilverAge story, GA takes a bad fall and has his chest X-rayed (without removing his mask.) The doctor calls on the Arrowline to tell him that there's an inoperable tumor and he has at most a few days to live. Halfway through the story, the doctor calls back—he mixed up Green Arrow's X-rays with those of millionaire playboy Oliver Queen! Turns out Ollie had spilled some mildly radioactive material on himself that fouled the x-ray film.

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* FileMixup: In a SilverAge [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] story, GA takes a bad fall and has his chest X-rayed (without removing his mask.) The doctor calls on the Arrowline to tell him that there's an inoperable tumor and he has at most a few days to live. Halfway through the story, the doctor calls back—he mixed up Green Arrow's X-rays with those of millionaire playboy Oliver Queen! Turns out Ollie had spilled some mildly radioactive material on himself that fouled the x-ray film.
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