Green Arrow #41

Green Arrow #41

Writer: Benjamin Percy Artist: Patrick Zircher Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 3, 2015 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 13
7.3Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

Green Arrow returns to Seattle to find the city in chaos! Whats causing this destruction, and can Ollie stop it before it spreads beyond the city?

  • 9.5
    The Latest Pull - Nathan Stout Jun 5, 2015

    Go buy this issue. It's a great start to a very promising run. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    IGN - Mike Logsdon Jun 4, 2015

    Green Arrow #41 sees a creative shift resulting in another exciting high for the series and a switch to horror. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comicosity - Matt Santori-Griffith Jun 8, 2015

    A great first shot at what I hope is a new, long tenure on the title, Green Arrow #41 is a strong place to jump back in if youve given the Emerald Archer a pass for the last few months. Im ready to see Oliver return to some great social justice roots, and it seems like Percy and Zircher are too. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    DC Collectors - Kort Johnson Jun 13, 2015

    Intriguing story and a terrific jumping on point for new or returning readers. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - David Hestand III Jun 22, 2015

    Green Arrow #41 is a brand new day for Mr. Queen. A mystical foe on the loose seems to be sending him back to some of his roots in a good way. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    PopMatters - Richard Giraldi Jun 17, 2015

    After failing to truly catch on in the New 52-era, it's easy to root for Percy and Zircher's dark, bleak and grungy take on Green Arrow. The character has already found an audience on another medium by utilizing similar techniques, so it's easy to see the appeal of pushing Green Arrow even farther in that direction. And if Green Arrow #41 is any indication, the journey should be quite enthralling. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jun 3, 2015

    I've never been the biggest Green Arrow fan, only reading some runs here and there. This issue though has me interested to see how this plays out. It might not be the Green Arrow that everyone knows and likes, but for me it's something I want to see how it plays out. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Behind The Panels - Richard Gray Jun 4, 2015

    Percy's GREEN ARROW appears to be a slow burn, and we get the sense that not all of the pieces are in place just yet. For now, it's difficult to be anything more than cautiously optimistic about this new beginning, with only a handful of hints as to where the comic is headed. What we need now is some status quo, rather than a new direction every few months. The character of Green Arrow has always been in constant flux, as well he should be, but the post-Convergence DCU provides the perfect opportunity to take some time to rebuild this character from the ground up. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Jun 4, 2015

    The Emerald Archer has taken up residence in the Emerald City, and Benjamin Percy and Patrick Zircher serve up a appropriately grungy mystery. The book obviously borrows a lot of the tone of the Arrow TV show, but that really works for it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Daniel Gehen Jun 9, 2015

    Fret not fun lovers. The book may be Wytches than Action Comics, but Percy has managed to slip a little of Ollie's trademark wit into the book. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    Multiversity Comics - Kevin McConnell Jun 8, 2015

    There is a great story to be told, Percy needs to focus on that aspect and less on the secondary characters. The art fits the book like a glove and really makes this a great book to look at. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Jun 6, 2015

    We've got a new creative team and a new direction for Green Arrow, so it's possible that new readers will try and get on board here, but I don't know if it's a place to keep the readership going.  This issue is a very slow burn as it takes us through a mysterious murder spree in Seattle and does little except for show us that Seattle is a depressing place to live.  I was really bored throughout this issue and only hope that the story picks up from here on out. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Jun 9, 2015

    Green Arrow #41 never went beyond being an average street-level character. As an intro to Oliver Queen's world it was fine but it never went out of its way to be more. With the current landscape this series finds itself in that is just not good enough. If this creative team is going to be successful they will need to establish a greater reason for you to buy this comic than it just being the only comic book featuring Green Arrow's solo adventures. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jun 5, 2015

    On the whole, this new direction for Green Arrow is two steps backward. This might be a good first issue for a new horror series for Vertigo Comics. But ultimately there's nothing here that really speaks to this being a Green Arrow comic apart from the hero being named Oliver Queen. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    the green death Jun 3, 2015

    Definitely this follows more on Lemire's run than anything else from the Nu52, but in some ways it even improves the character of Ollie. I didn't have high hopes for this issue, but bought it because the preview impressed me more Han I expected it to, but now it's added to the pull list. Great gritty superhero title that, for the first time since he relocation, actually felt like it took place in Seattle (I lived in the Pacific Northwest for five years a decade ago)

  • 8.5
    Supes' soups Jun 4, 2015

    This is the Green Arrow I want to read about. After Lemire's run we were kind of free-floating for a few issues but this seems like we're back on track. To be honest Green Arrow is the DC character you could go extremely gritty with. Sure he had his day as a Robin Hood-esque hero but dark tones fit Arrow almost better than Batman. I dig how we see Emiko interacting with her brother as she struggles to adjust to a normal life but you know that the instant Oliver is in trouble, she can be that silent ninja assassin ready to back her brother up and kick some serious ass. Looks like this book is heading toward being part mystery, part horror, and a ton of action with a pace that will probably be slow unfolding and then have a stellar payoff. Here's hoping...

  • 8.5
    Leeluhlee Jun 6, 2015

    It is to my surprise that Green Arrow seems to have found it's own little corner to tell a story that doesn't feel to reminiscent of anything else DC has going on right now. The street-level horror vibe really feels like a good direction for me and I cannot wait to see what the rest of this 3 part arc has to show us. As an added bonus to the writing, Patrick Zircher's art is absolutely beautiful.

  • 9.0
    FuzzyCracker Jun 3, 2015

  • 8.5
    Rotivv Jun 4, 2015

  • 8.5
    gusresm Jun 5, 2015

  • 8.5
    Redeadhood Jun 11, 2015

  • 8.5
    comics Aug 10, 2015

  • 8.0
    Jason The Dude Jun 9, 2015

  • 8.0
    TheFallenKing13 Jun 13, 2015

  • 8.0
    SwampyCA Jun 21, 2015

  • 8.0
    bl0odshot Aug 3, 2015

  • 8.0
    Bleemak May 31, 2016

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