Green Arrow #28

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Phil Hester Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 9, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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Straight Shooter, Part 3 of 6! After a tough battle with the ogre of the Lamb Valley District, things begin heating up between Ollie and Joanna Pierce...but can our torn, tattered hero step up to the challenge?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 19, 2003

    The biggest scene in this issue would have to be Oliver's encounter with Joanna as Judd Winick does a wonderful job conveying the almost flippant attitude Oliver takes when it comes to dealing with women. I also enjoyed the fact that he was caught trying to dismiss Joanna as an opportunistic, and that his attempt to degrade her, while making his own actions seem more noble was completely shot to pieces. The big fight that ends the issue is also quite entertaining as we know going in that Oliver got his head handed to him during their last encounter, so having him change his approach to a simple delaying action, so that he has enough time to make good his escape was a smart move on Judd Winick's part. I did find myself a bit put off by the idea that Oliver's injuries look to vanish during this battle. Still, I guess the scene where we see Oliver practising through the pain, and the blood loss we witness during this exchange is a sign that Judd Winick isn't going to ignore the problem ou Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Cody Dolan Jul 15, 2003

    This is the kind of solid issue that has the tendency to go unnoticed for how good it is, and thats too bad. Winick has pulled me into his story three issues into his run, and you cant ask a new writer for much more than that. Read Full Review

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