The classic Trick Arrow might be too ridiculous for a Green Arrow quiver.
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Stargirl: The Lost Children #2!the golden age of DC Comics is full of goofy costumes and gadgets long buried by its heroes. green arrow Batman, in particular, has built an entire identity around gimmicks, from dressing up as Robin Hood to tormenting villains with bat-shaped boomerangs. But there are some superhero gadgets that deserve to remain buried.
DC’s Golden Age is currently experiencing a Renaissance, and the revival of the Justice Society of America and all the memories associated with that era are neither good nor bad. In Stargirl’s new series, she and Red Arrow (Green Arrow’s sister Emiko Queen) unravel the mystery. After discovering that her forgotten sidekick from the Golden Age didn’t simply retire, it’s Stargirl who uncovers where the lost children are and how they disappeared without the world knowing and Red Arrow. To do so, they must travel to the past, wacky gadgets and all.
Green Arrow’s Sister Admits Boxing Glove Arrow Is Unrealistic
of Stargirl: Lost Children #2, by Geoff Johns, Todd Nauck and Matt Herms, Stargirl and Red Arrow seek to track down their lost Golden Age sidekicks. Their first destination is Arrow Cave! As Courtney and Emiko walk into the cave, they box past arrows in his glove that had fallen to the ground. Courtney expresses surprise that it actually exists, at first believing it to be one of her stepfather’s tall tales. Red Arrow, despite being a skilled archer, is unsure of himself and cuts 12 threads before sending the arrow 10 feet. I confessed that He said “There’s a reason he threw it away…”
Boxing glove arrows were once a staple of Green Arrow’s quiver, used to comically punch bad guys in the face from afar. Some have appeared. arrowHowever, as iconic as this arrow is, a boxing glove arrow shouldn’t work at all. Boxing glove arrows fit in Oliver’s quiver and defy all the laws of physics, not to mention being fired from his longbow. Perhaps it’s just a testament to Green Arrow’s prowess as an archer, being the only person who can effectively shoot a boxing glove arrow.
Fans old and new can enjoy a blast into DC’s Golden Age past. finally, green arrow Criticism can rest as DC pays homage to a bygone era while acknowledging his most unrealistic arrows.
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Stargirl: Lost Children #2 is now available from DC Comics.