Green Arrow #1 - The Midas Touch
([July] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
2012-05-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3486-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401234867 51499
Editing
Robin Wildman (editor); Pat McCallum (original editor); Sean Mackiewicz (original assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Second printing available July 10, 2013; third printing available November 20, 2013; fourth printing available August 20, 2014; and sixth printing available May 11, 2016 (per comiclist.com).

The Midas Touch (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Inks
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Colors
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Midas Touch (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 10 pages (report information)

Pencils
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins); Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); George Pérez (credited) (finishes); Ray McCarthy (credited) (finishes)
Inks
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins); George Pérez (credited); Ray McCarthy (credited)
Colors
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins); Tanya Horie (credited); Richard Horie (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Rush; Blood Rose

Indexer Notes

The title page is illustrated by art taken from the cover of issue #4. The following two-page spread provides the artistic credits and is illustrated by the bottom panel of the two-page spread on pages 2 and 3 of issue #3. The next page provides editorial credits, the indicia, and copyright information; it is illustrated by art taken from the top panel of page 15 of issue #3.

For each issue reprinted a solid red page giving the title and artistic credits appear immediately following the reprint of the cover and immediately preceding the reprint of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Inks
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Colors
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed.

[Living a Life of Privilege] (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. T. Krul (credited) (writer)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts)
Inks
George Pérez (credited) (finishes)
Colors
David Baron (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see notes)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Emerson; Naomi; Dynamix; Doppelganger; Supercharge; Jax; Adrien; Rush
Synopsis
Green Arrow tries to fight crime while also handling the internal business politics of Queen Industries.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Several villains on the last page remain unidentified.

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page two of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story.

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

The Hunted (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Inks
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Colors
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Letters
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW) (background lettering)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed.

[Going Viral] (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. T. Krul (credited) (writer)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); George Pérez (credited) (finishes)
Inks
George Pérez (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited) (see notes); Richard Horie (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see notes)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Adrien Rivers; Anthony; Emerson; Jax [Mr. Jackson]; Naomi;
Alpha (villain, death); Core (villain); Limelight [Lime (villain); Light (villain)]; Rush (villain); Stunner (villain); Supercharge (villain)
Synopsis
A gang of supervillains tries to get their revenge on Green Arrow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page two of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story.

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

Tanya Horie and Richard Horie are credited as The Hories in the original story. They are not credited that way in this trade paperback.

[Meet Rush... ... Killing Green Arrow for the Fans!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter (credited)
Inks
Ray McCarthy (credited)
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Rush
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover trade dress were removed. Title from the original printing. The creator signatures on the original cover were removed from this reproduction.

[Green Arrow's Last Stand] (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. T. Krul (credited) (writer, co-plotter); Dan Jurgens (credited) (co-plotter); Keith Giffen (story assist, see notes)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); George Pérez (credited) (finishes, pp. 1-5, see notes); Ray McCarthy (credited) (finishes, pp. 6-20, see notes)
Inks
George Pérez (credited) (finishes, pp. 1-5, see notes); Ray McCarthy (credited) (finishes, pp. 6-20, see notes)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited) (see notes); Richard Horie (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see note)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Rush; Stunner; Supercharge; TKO; Dynamix; Jax; Naomi; Walter Emerson; Midas; Blood Rose
Synopsis
Green Arrow faces down Rush, streamed live on the internet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page one of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story. The page numbers for finishes are from the original comic and are not mentioned in this trade. Giffen is not credited in this trade, only in the original comic.

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

[What Blood Rose Hunts... ...Blood Rose Kills!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Inks
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)
Colors
David Wilkins (credited as Dave Wilkins) (signed as DW)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Blood Rose
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed. Title from original printing.

[The Things We Do for Love Hate!] (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (credited) (co-plotter, writer); Dan Jurgens (credited) (co-plotter)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); George Pérez (credited) (finishes)
Inks
George Pérez (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited) (see notes); Richard Horie (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see notes)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Adrien Rivers; Emerson; Jax [Mr. Jackson]; Naomi; Blood Rose (villain); Midas (villain); Street Knights (villains)
Synopsis
Green Arrow battles Blood Rose, an assassin who's aiming for Oliver Queen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page one of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story.

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

[No Matter How Many Times He Dies, Midas Won't Stay Dead!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok (credited) (signed as Fabok)
Inks
Ryan Winn (credited) (signed as RAW)
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (credited) (signed as ATP)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Midas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed. Title from original printing.

[The Midas Touch] (Table of Contents: 12)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (credited) (co-plotter, writer); Dan Jurgens (credited) (co-plotter)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); Ray McCarthy (credited) (finishes)
Inks
Ray McCarthy (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited) (see notes); Richard Horie (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see notes)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Adrien Rivers; Jax [Mr. Jackson]; Naomi; Blood Rose (villain); Kim (villain); Midas (origin, villain)
Synopsis
Blood Rose's partner, Midas, attacks Green Arrow to avenge Blood Rose's injuries.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page two of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story.

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

[How Do You Kill What's Already Dead?] (Table of Contents: 13)

Green Arrow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Porter (credited) (signed as Porter)
Inks
Ray McCarthy (credited) (signed as RM)
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (credited) (signed as ATP)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Blood Rose; Midas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed. Title from original printing.

[Lovers & Other Dangers] (Table of Contents: 14)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (credited) (co-plotter, writer); Dan Jurgens (credited) (co-plotter)
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (credited) (layouts); Ignacio Calero (credited) (pencils)
Inks
Ray McCarthy (credited)
Colors
Tanya Horie (credited) (see notes); Richard Horie (credited) (see notes)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited) (see notes)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Jax [Mr. Jackson]; Naomi; Blood Rose (villain, a robot); Midas (villain)
Synopsis
Green Arrow scores a decisive victory by nearly destroying the robotic Blood Rose.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The trade removes the story title and the issue credits from page one of the story. Colors and letters credits are not listed on the title page for this story, they are only listed generally on the main title page for the trade as a whole.

The specific colors and letters credits for this story are from the original story. Jurgens credit in the original comic was "breakdowns", here it is credited as "layouts".

Story title from the title page prior to this story.

Character Designs (Table of Contents: 15)

Green Arrow / illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Lee (credited); Cully Hamner (credited) (signed as Cully); Ignacio Calero (credited); Dan Jurgens (credited) (signed as Jurgens)
Inks
Jim Lee (credited); Cully Hamner (credited) (signed as Cully)
Colors
Jim Lee (credited); Cully Hamner (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Midas; Blood Rose

[Origin] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Justice League / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

DC Comics-The New 52 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

The World's Greatest Archer Has a Target on His Back! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Green Arrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Midas Touch
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Midas Touch
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. [Living a Life of Privilege]
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Hunted
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. [Going Viral]
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [Meet Rush... ... Killing Green Arrow for the Fans!]
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. [Green Arrow's Last Stand]
    Green Arrow
  10. 9. [What Blood Rose Hunts... ...Blood Rose Kills!]
    Green Arrow
  11. 10. [The Things We Do for Love Hate!]
    Green Arrow
  12. 11. [No Matter How Many Times He Dies, Midas Won't Stay Dead!]
    Green Arrow
  13. 12. [The Midas Touch]
    Green Arrow
  14. 13. [How Do You Kill What's Already Dead?]
    Green Arrow
  15. 14. [Lovers & Other Dangers]
    Green Arrow
  16. 15. Character Designs
    Green Arrow
  17. 16. [Origin]
    Justice League
  18. 17. DC Comics-The New 52
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. The World's Greatest Archer Has a Target on His Back!
    Green Arrow
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