Green Arrow #37

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Phil Hester Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Giant demons are holding Star City under martial law, gangsters are fighting side by side with cops and Batman's looking for answers in the occult in part 4 of "City Walls."

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 18, 2004

    This issue holds up better than I had gone in expecting, as Judd Winick manages to give the demon invasion a mildly engaging hook, as we see unlike most invasions of the underworld these creatures look to be under the control of a man who wants them to make the world a safer place. This in turn creates a situation that nicely plays off Green Arrow's crusade to protect the little guy from the unwanted attentions of the governing powers, though the demon invasion offers up a rather extreme version of the concept of government interference, as even the most pro-government individual would draw the line at having people killed for stealing food. The issue also does a pretty fair job of offering up a motive for why the man responsible for the demon invasion would have unleashed it upon the city, and it's a welcome touch that his intentions aren't evil, but rather misguided. The issue also offers up a wonderfully intense little exchange between Green Arrow and the Riddler, as we get a pretty Read Full Review

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