This Is Not The Green Arrow Comic You Were Expecting

So Ann Nocenti has joined Green Arrow with this week's issue. And it is rather a shot in the arm. What was considered a rather humdrum book has now turned batshit crazy. As we welcome their second fearlessly female voice to the New DCU, with a fan favourite run on Daredevil still echoing across the decades, she has the expectation of more female friendly comics burdening her shoulders…

This Is Not The Green Arrow Comic You Were Expecting

So naturally the issue must start off with identical triplet blonde ergonomically designed blonde ladies fawning ovr Green Arrow with… let's call them "daddy issues". And naturally Green Arrow behaves like the 93% male audience are expected to. Soon enough…

This Is Not The Green Arrow Comic You Were Expecting

Naturally it all goes to hell. But for those of you internet forum types predicting Green Arrow joining a knitting circle and perfecting his crochet technique with nuclear bomb arrows, I think you may be pleasantly surprised. That's right boys, women like sex too, who knew?

Green Arrow #7 is published today from DC Comics. Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics of London, currently showcasing the Stripped collection in its gallery. More of that later.

This Is Not The Green Arrow Comic You Were Expecting

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.