More Fun Comics #73 (Green Arrow) – AT4W

Green Arrow and his super-defenestration powers!

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22 Comments on "More Fun Comics #73 (Green Arrow) – AT4W"

INCspot
Guest

I don’t care how lame this story is – I really hope to see a collection of Golden Age Green Arrow stories. (Maybe a DC Archives edition…)

Also, can’t wait for the Daredevil #1 review!

trlkly
Guest

Did you really miss that they just mean they each took a code name that matched some historical figure? None of these are their real names. It’s something secret societies like to do.

MightyDavidson
Guest

Except it’s not a secret society, if it was it wouldn’t be being discussed on the radio as if everybody knew what it was. Also, all the characters in the story are acting as if those names are their actual names which suggests that they are.

Besides, if they were taking historical code names for a secret society they would just name themselves after the historical figure in question and not address themselves using those code names in public.

Rezro
Guest

That guy did pore research anyway.. Cesar didn’t die by knife but stylus.

Shinigami
Guest

My first introduction to Green Arrow was Justice League Unlimited. In that cartoon he was fun character.

Goat Boy
Guest

It’s funny you pointed out how 1940s Indians talked like Tarzan, when, in the late 80s, SNL had a recurring sketch with Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein, the joke being that they all talk the same.

EA Solinas
Guest

Good thing that none of them took the name “Washington.” He would have had a helluva time trying to murder someone with a severe throat infection.

Ericthebearjew1
Guest

Or Zachary Taylor. He’d be force fed cherries and milk until he died.

Dacilriel
Guest

What if one of them was named after somebody who died of old age?

SpeedyEric
Guest
Happy Secret Origins Month! I haven’t seen an episode of The CW’s Arrow series, but I do appreciate the character for being awesome at what he does best. BTW, I loved him in Justice League Unlimited, Smallville, and the video game “Injustice: Gods Among Us.“ Also, I’ve read some of my dad’s old Batman comics, and they end with stories about Green Arrow, his kid sidekick Speedy (no relation to my screen name), and their “Arrow-mobile,” which during the 50’s looked like a bunch of junk yard crap put together to make a car. 5:37- Well, with the way the… Read more »
Ikrani
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Will that “Ancient Egypt” gag ever get old?

The answer is “no”.

CyberPhoenix001
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Um, not to nitpick, but Oliver never throws anyone _out_ of a window in this story, so how does he have “super-defenestration powers”?

If you’re referring to his being launched through the window into the building, I personally would refer to that as “auto-fenestration powers”. 🙂

Colbertnation
Guest

So if George Pap accidentally spilled something on his art would that make it a

pap smear?

RockmanX3
Guest

Hmmmm, is that poster in the back….

…. related to the AT4W movie?

MountCDOSgamer
Guest
I like what Harley Quinn said about the “Arrow Cave” in the comic book tie-in to Injustice. “I know Batman has a bat cave, but that makes sense. Bats live in caves. […] Why don’t you call it, like, “The Quiver”?” “That… …Is actually better.” I regularly watch Arrow on Neflix with my dad, and it’s pretty good, although sometimes it gets a little repetitive and I’ve been noticing more and more I can really only stay interested in watching it for one episode at a time. I’m more eager for when its sister series, The Flash, is on Netflix… Read more »
happymel
Guest

The artwork for the cover of this episode makes Aquaman look SO adorable. I just want a plushie of that! LOL

Dacilriel
Guest

What was that shoe made of that it smashed through the window? I would expect it to just bounce off the glass.

Guyver4
Guest

Enjoyable review Linkara, well done! Out of curiosity, what do you think of the Young Justice cartoon version of Roy Harper?

Carewolf
Guest

General Surgeon! Yay, cut down those heros a notch will ya!

Devlerbat
Guest

So who is the second DC character for this month? You already did Superman, Batman, and the Flash, Supergirl’s show just started, and Constantine’s show was canceled after one season despite fan.

I can’t really think of any other DC character that would be considered “successful outside of comics” right now.

SSJ3Michael
Guest

I really don’t get the joke in the artwork title screen. Usually the jokes in the title artwork reflects what we will see in the comic Linkara will review. But so far I see nothing.

ErichoTTA
Guest

I wasn’t expecting another review. Why didn’t you say it in the title? I thought there’d be more plot at the end. Instead, it was a promoting for books. I wasn’t expecting that! I want people to read more nowadays.

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