I haven’t posted a light leisure reading for the weekend for a few weeks now. Sometimes Pastors also need to take a mental break…
Andy Diggle. Green Arrow: Year One. New York, NY: DC Comics, April 22nd, 2008. 160 pp.
This was for a fun read. I did enjoyed it. This is another character that I don’t know anything about and it explains the origin of the DC hero Green Arrow and his beginnings. The story tells us of a rich and spoiled young man name Oliver Queen who suddenly found a purpose in life in fighting for justice. What began as a trip on a yacht with an ex-Royal Marine mentor on all things “manly” becomes horrific as he is conned and left for dead. But Oliver survives alone in an island where he soon found out that it is run by an evil enterprise where the natives are enslaved. This fight for justice for the native would launch him into a career of being a hero for justice. Overall I enjoyed this story and the character’s transition from a celebrity spoiled brat as seen in how he ruined a charity auction become a man with a deep sense of justice.
If you are interested in comics here’s a link to my Collection of Posts: Superheroes, Comics and Worldview Series.