Green Arrow #35

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Phil Hester Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 11, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Ollie and Connor take on the twisted genius of the Riddler! But this is more than just a random crime spree. The Riddler is about to up the ante, and his dark intentions could blow the city sky high!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 15, 2004

    The issue is so enjoyable that I'd recommend it to readers looking for a clash between two characters whose sensibilities perfectly clash. I mean Oliver has always been a character who is easily annoyed, and the Riddler is a villain whose entire gimmick is designed to annoyed the hero. With this in mind one has to enjoy the growing sense of annoyance that we see building up in Green Arrow, and this results in a truly hilarious exchange between Oliver and Batman. The final pages of this issue manage to up the stakes quite nicely, as the book reveals the Riddler has gotten his hands on something that instantly forces Oliver to consider the character to be a deadly serious threat. Now I found the conversation between Oliver and Mia to be a little too sitcomish, and geared toward treating the situation as a source of amusement, which I feel does the dramatic tension of this scene a disservice, but I guess I'll simply have to adjust to the fact that Judd Winick feels more comfortable delive Read Full Review

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