Benjamin Percy


Green Arrow #35 Review: Deep Green Sea

Green Arrow #35 Review: Deep Green Sea

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Green Arrow has left with his mother, Moira Queen, to search the bottom of the sea for the Inferno, the sunken bank-ship of the Inferno. The goal is to retrieve the Queen fortune to save Moira and the city of Seattle. However, Moira may not be as trustworthy as Ollie wants her to […]

Green Arrow Annual #1: Interesting and Dreamlike Tale

Green Arrow Annual #1: Interesting and Dreamlike Tale

Of course, that could be a jab at Christmas hypocrisy courtesy of writer Benjamin Percy In any case, this gesture of goodwill does feel a little unearned by the story.[caption id="attachment_754164" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow Annual #1 art by Eleonora Carlini and Hi-Fi[/caption]Eleonora Carlini provides the artwork for this annual, and it is some solid[...]

Green Arrow #34 Review: Green Arrow Versus Ayn Rand

Green Arrow #34 Review: Green Arrow Versus Ayn Rand

Hell, Ollie even name-checks Ayn Rand and the concept of "trickle-down economics".There is some action thanks to the Clock King subplot, but it resolves so quickly that it feels out of place in this comic which juggles so many other plots.We also get more of Wendy, and that scene punches you in the gut some[...]

Green Arrow #33 Review: Green Arrow Is Back In Seattle

Green Arrow #33 Review: Green Arrow Is Back In Seattle

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Green Arrow is back in Seattle and ready to make things right in his hometown. First on that list is making up with Black Canary with the aid of Emiko, who has a new Red Arrow costume. The Ninth Circle is turning on Broderick and Moira Queen, who is apparently alive by the […]

Green Arrow #32 Review: Hey Its Mister Terrific

Green Arrow #32 Review: Hey, It's Mister Terrific!

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *Ties into Dark Nights: Metal crossover           As a disclaimer, I will go ahead and say I didn't read the previous issues to the "Gotham Resistance" story arc. I knew Metal was going to cross over into Green Arrow, but I had no idea it was going to be a through-line into Suicide […]

Dynamite To Celebrate Red Sonjas 45th Anniversary At NYCC

Dynamite To Celebrate Red Sonja's 45th Anniversary At NYCC

(*Please note: Signing times are subject to change.) I recommend going by and trying to get Benjamin Percy to record your voice mail message.THURSDAY, 10/5: • 2:00 - 3:00: Steve Orlando and Giovanni Timpano (Writer and Artist, Shadow/Batman) • 3:30 - 4:30: Erik Mona (Writer, Pathfinder: Worldscape) FRIDAY, 10/6: • 1:00 - 2:00: Steve Orlando and Giovanni Timpano (Writer[...]

Green Arrow #31 Review: Orbital Archery

Green Arrow #31 Review: Orbital Archery

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We reach the finale to 'Hard-Traveling Hero' with Green Arrow #31, as the Emerald Archer attempts to fight off the Burnt aboard the Ninth Circle's satellite. He must go it alone now, as Green Lantern has been KO'd. Meanwhile, Black Canary and Red Arrow continue their fight against the Underground Men and their […]

Green Arrow #30 Review: The Green And The Green Ride Again

Green Arrow #30 Review: The Green And The Green Ride Again

It can still be easily recommended, and Benjamin Percy has succeeded in keeping this a highly engaging title Plus, you get to see Green Arrow and Green Lantern team up once again Pick this one up.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"][rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_712275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow #30[/caption]Green Arrow is close to shutting down the Ninth Circle’s[...]

Green Arrow #28 Review: A Much-Needed Ray Of Hope In A Dark Time

Green Arrow #28 Review: A Much-Needed Ray Of Hope In A Dark Time

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Green Arrow #28 by Benjamin Percy and Juan Ferreyra gives us the next stop in Oliver Queen's cross country journey to bring the villainous financial institution the Ninth Circle down.You know, that sentence alone shows one of the amazing strengths of this comic It takes some skilled storytelling to make a tale of financial[...]

Green Arrow #26 Review: The Emerald Archer And The Fastest Man Alive

Green Arrow #26 Review: The Emerald Archer And The Fastest Man Alive

Pick it up.Also, if you want to hear some of the behind-the-scenes stuff on this issue, check out the DC All Access interview with Green Arrow writer Benjamin Percy. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"][rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]With the discovery that the Ninth Circle is attempting to spread its operations across the nation and around the globe after the establishment of[...]

Benjamin Percy Talks Pairing Green Arrow And The Flash

Benjamin Percy Talks Pairing Green Arrow And The Flash

Writer Benjamin Percy talked with DC All-Access about the new arc and where it's going.Oliver has found and lost his true love, regained and re-lost his company...now he's hitting the streets with The Flash But it doesn't stay, as just a Flash team up as issue two brings Green Arrow in contact with Wonder Woman,[...]


Writers Commentary: Benjamin Percy Talks James Bond #4 And A Proper Car Chase

Writer's Commentary: Benjamin Percy Talks James Bond #4 And A Proper Car Chase

Straight from Dynamite, here's a writer's commentary from Benjamin Percy talking about James Bond #4. Cover art by Dominic Reardon with interiors by Rapha Lobosco.PAGE 1:Fleming refers to Bond as a blunt instrument; a weapon So I liked the idea of creating parallelism between his eye and the muzzle of a gun, as they can be considered one[...]

Green Arrow #24 Review- The Emerald Archer Goes To Extremes To Save His City

Green Arrow #24 Review- The Emerald Archer Goes To Extremes To Save His City

Benjamin Percy brought the book back into glory as well as its liberal roots It’s quite satisfying to see him staying on through Rebirth.The politics of Percy’s book are not in question This book leans quite heavily on the left side While this is enjoyable for me personally, I would be remiss to say that[...]

Writers Commentary &#8211 Benjamin Percy Talks James Bond #3

Writer's Commentary – Benjamin Percy Talks James Bond #3

This time it's Benjamin Percy talking about James Bond#3 and how he hates selfie sticks. Cover by Dominic Reardon, and interiors by Rapha Lobosco.Page 1When I was in Tokyo—on assignment for GQ—I kept seeing signs for love hotels and pleasure hotels I asked my fixer about them, and she laughed and said, “That’s where you sneak[...]

The Big Screen Spectacle Arrow Could Never Do &#8211 Green Arrow #21 Review

The Big Screen Spectacle Arrow Could Never Do – Green Arrow #21 Review

Not that the first 20 issues didn't take great efforts to re-establishing Green Arrow as the great liberal hero, and had some wonderful commentary on current political and social events in the world today, but this issue really ramps things up.Benjamin Percy's takes the issue to build things on the macro and the micro scale,[...]


How Green Arrow Prepared Benjamin Percy To Take On James Bond

How Green Arrow Prepared Benjamin Percy To Take On James Bond

And today we get the flip side of the writer-2-writer interview from Dynamite as Fabrice Sapolsky of Intertwined talks to Benjamin Percy about James Bond #2. Cover by Dominic Reardon, interiors by Rapha Lobosco.FABRICE SAPOLSKY: James Bond is probably the easiest-hardest character to write He’s been in novels, in movies (in very different incarnations), comics… So[...]

Benjamin Percy Grills Fabrice Sapolsky About The Intertwined Finale

Benjamin Percy Grills Fabrice Sapolsky About The Intertwined Finale

Dynamite has sent us a new writer-2-writer interview with Green Arrow and James Bond writer Benjamin Percy asking questions of Intertwined writer Fabrice Sapolsky about the finale of his series. Cover by Olivier Coipel.BENJAMIN PERCY: As a teenager, I spent countless hours at the arcade playing Double Dragon and Street Fighter 2—and countless hours at home[...]

Aqualad Rises in Teen Titans &#8211 Teen Titans#6 Review

Aqualad Rises in Teen Titans – Teen Titans#6 Review

After all, he was briefly introduced in the issue, along with confirmation that he was a new gay character for the DC Universe.Now, with Teen Titans #6 this week the erstwhile character returns, and we have his home-life, history and relationships further expanded while still leaving enough mystery to keep the reader interested.[caption id="attachment_627024" align="aligncenter"[...]