([August] 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-04-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Mike Gold (credited) (editor); Robert Greenberger (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

2nd DC prestige format mini-series (Dark Knight was first) which launched the long running Green Arrow series.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Book One: The Hunters (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell (credited) (signed as Mike Grell) (painting)
Inks
Mike Grell (credited) (signed as Mike Grell) (painting)
Colors
Mike Grell (credited) (signed as Mike Grell) (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

The Hunters (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Arrow / comic story / 47 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Grell (credited)
Pencils
Mike Grell (credited); Lurene Haines (credited) (assists)
Inks
Mike Grell (credited); Lurene Haines (credited) (assists)
Colors
Julia Lacquement (credited)
Letters
Ken Bruzenak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Origin); GUESTS: Black Canary; Shado (first appearance); VILLAIN: Tunnel Rat (Death)
Synopsis
Ollie and Dinah move to Seattle. Dinah opens Sherwood Florist. Dinah makes Green Arrow a new costume based more on the traditional Robin Hood. Black Canary investigates major drug suppliers. Green Arrow tracks down the Seattle slasher. The slasher is killed by Shado who is on a killing spree of her own.
Reprints
Keywords
Cursing; Extreme violence; Nudity panel

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow is one of the few heroes who age in a realistic timeframe--he is 43 in this issue.

1st Modern Age origin of Green Arrow with a number of new details.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Book One: The Hunters
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. The Hunters
    Green Arrow
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Andrés Jiménez
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Roy Lyons
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Andrew S. Troth
  • Jim Van Dore