Green Arrow #5

Green Arrow #5

Writer: Keith Giffen, Dan Jurgens Artist: Dan Jurgens Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 4, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 4
5.8Critic Rating
5.6User Rating

His touch melts flesh and burns through steel, and now the nightmare creature known as Midas wants Green Arrow dead! What secret from Green Arrow's past fuels Midas's rage, and how does it all tie in to the enigmatic woman known only as Blood Rose? Secrets are revealed as Ollie Queen's past comes back to kill him!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jan 12, 2012

    The way in which he ultimately defeats Midas exhibits intellect from the writers and attitude from Green Arrow. Nevertheless, the Emerald Archer ends up right where he started from at the end of the story. He has absolutely no idea who Blood Rose happens to be, and that goes double for Midas. I look forward to the answers. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    IGN - Joey Esposito Jan 4, 2012

    While Dan Jurgens providing layouts (with Ray McCarthy handling finishes) is a small benefit for this issue, overall the art – somewhat stilted in places in its own way – isn't much of a saving grace for this book. Green Arrow #5 isn't the worst book you'll ever read, but in the end it amounts to little more than the comic book equivalent of a sleeping pill. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Newsarama - Jake Baumgart Jan 9, 2012

    Unfortunately, it's hard to imagine hardcore fans of the Emerald Archer enjoying this series or a brand new audience just getting into comics. This sets the stage for the new creative team of Ann Nocenti and Harvey Tolibaoto to really do something with the character that brings him into the fold of DC Comics' New 52. Unfortunately, with Green Arrow #5, they really missed their mark. Read Full Review

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