Green Arrow #49

Writer: Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing Artist: Javi Fernandez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 6, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 12
8.1Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

The city of Seattle has been weaponized against Green Arrow in a mind-bending cataclysm! Trapped inside Count Vertigo's psychotic maze, Green Arrow, Black Canary and Indigo Riot have no escape-and no way to appease the villain's impossible demands! The key may come from Oliver Queen's past-but can Green Arrow face his own grief and emerge unbowed? This issue features a shocking ending that will set the stage for the future of GREEN

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Sean Blumenshine Feb 10, 2019

    This is an okay issue. I like the central conflict and how it resolves. Ollie had a lot of baggage about Roy before he died so Oliver is dealing with a lot and I think it's interesting. The art is a mixed bag. I do like the backgrounds and there is some well constructed action. But the characters look a little off to me and I found that distracting. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson Feb 6, 2019

    This current run of Green Arrow might be nearing its end, but it's making sure it doesn't go down without a fight. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Mar 2, 2019

    The issue even comes with a good twist ending, setting up what will almost certainly be another fight to rip your heart out in issue 50. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Chris Aiken Feb 6, 2019

    Kelly and Lanzing leave Oliver in a bad place. He's essentially broken. In the next and last issue of Green Arrow, I'm interested in seeing how Oliver resolves his grief, or if he can. He will definitely be tested even more with what's coming. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 6, 2019

    This run of Green Arrow ends next issue, which is disappointing since it's consistently delivered since the start of Rebirth. Whatever the next plan is for the character, hopefully Kelly and Lanzing will be involved. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Sequential Planet - Alexander Williamson Feb 6, 2019

    Emotional and hard hitting moments are accompanied by trippy visuals in a great Green Arrow issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 6, 2019

    As Green Arrow gets ready to wrap up its current run, returning guest writers Lanzing and Kelly have delivered a tense and exciting penultimate arc lifted a lot by the brilliant art of Javier Fernandez. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Feb 8, 2019

    Green Arrow is winding down to its final issue, Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing hit the bullseye with their enhanced Count Vertigo, in a surprisingly emotional story has direct ties to Heroes in Crisis and Justice League: No Justice. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Feb 6, 2019

    Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly continue to hit their mark! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Hussein Wasiti Feb 6, 2019

    GREEN ARROW looks like it'll end with a character-focused whimper rather than bang, which is a good thing in my opinion. The art here was problematic but the plotting was executed very well near the end of the issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    GWW - Nick Friar Feb 6, 2019

    It's a shame two awesome characters, Arrow and Black Canary, won't have more time together. They really do work well off one another. But at least we'll get what looks to be an unforgettable matchup coming up. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Feb 6, 2019

    I'm more impressed with the idea of this issue than its actual execution because while there is a certain flavor at the end that satiated my want for the grieving I'd expect from the loss of Roy Harper, the way we get there is a bit forced and goes on way too long.  With that too, I'm not a huge fan of the art this issue, but still found myself liking some of what we got from that.   Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    ohhaimark Feb 8, 2019


    -Nice art. Not as good as last time, but still good.

    -Still lovin' the Inception visuals. I will highlight some standouts of this below.

    -Count Vertigo turning Green Arrow's arrow into a spiral straw was just neat.

    -Seeing different Dinah's and different Ollies growing out of each other was cool. It reminded me of Gideon Falls actually. Maybe I'm just too obsessed with that series.

    -Then comes the real kicker. Green Arrow firing the Space Needle out of his bow. As someone who lives near Seattle, I will always think of this issue when I see the Space Needle again.

    -The emotion came really hard-hitting this issue. I absolutely loved the resolution. Not an action more

  • 10
    Soul Assassin Feb 8, 2019

    Unexpectedly great book and hero’s in Crisis tie in

  • 7.5
    Spacey Medicine Feb 13, 2019

    I actually thought this was pretty good, like way better than I went into it expecting it to be. Some serious feels up in here tbh.

  • 7.0
    YourGreenMuse Feb 7, 2019

    This was alright. I don't think it hit emotionally. And the ending doesn't get me excited at all.

  • 6.5
    waltgator93 Feb 6, 2019

    A very unsatisfying ending to go with an unsatisfying issue. Riot is really an unnecessary character and made no really important role for a guest character to be in it. The writing wasn’t that awful nor was it that good! More so in the middle. With next issue being the last issue, can tell they really wanted to wrap this story up quick. Even if it meant ruining the issue.

  • 10
    Rocker97 Feb 9, 2019

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Feb 6, 2019

  • 8.0
    Jason The Dude Feb 7, 2019

  • 7.5
    hebele Feb 7, 2019

  • 7.5
    Watchtower022 Feb 10, 2019

  • 7.5
    Radar Feb 12, 2019

  • 7.0

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