Green Arrow #5

Writer: J. T. Krul Artist: Diogenes Neves Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 27, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Witness the power of the BRIGHTEST DAY as the dead walk once more in the mysterious forest. Plus, Green Arrow battles the master of disguise known as Nix while more secrets regarding the Queen are revealed.

  • 9.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Tom Parry Nov 3, 2010

    Bottom line, as long as Krul is allowed to tell his own story, its clear that we're in for a treat. And accompanied by the artwork of Diogenes Neves and Vicente Cifuentes, the comic really does have great potential that is finally being allowed to show fully for the first time since the first issue, and as long as that trend continues, I can't foresee a reason I'd have to complain. But I guess only time will tell. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Oct 28, 2010

    While this title has been hit or miss with me since it started up, one thing that has been consistent has been the high level of DC shock-value gore. In this issue, a stabbing victim is gutted like a fish with explosive skin that radiates gore and blood and then proceeds to bleed from his eyes, nose, and mouth as he fades away in Ollie's arms. When the action shifts to the forest, we're treated to Black Lanterns spewing blood from contact with Ollie's bow, at least the ones that aren't shorn in two by Galahad's blade. Although it is Halloween week, I'm near capacity on gore and blood for the sake of shock value. Enough already I say. This title has shown promise of adventure, excitement, and intrigue, but moments like those in this issue cause me to want to just walk away from it altogether, forsaking the good ideas and potential that have appeared in this version of "Green Arrow." The story potential " for really great, fun, unusual stories " is here, but for now it is buried under sh Read Full Review

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