The Green Arrow by Jack Kirby

DC Comics

United States.

Published
[November] 2001
Page count
76
Cover price
5.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/69297

Credits

Editing
Nick Napolitano (Assistant)
Dale Crain

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Green Arrow) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Royer
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Editing
Nick Napolitano (Assistant)
Dale Crain
Show/hide 1. Introduction (Green Arrow) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Mark Evanier
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby
Editing
Nick Napolitano (Assistant)
Dale Crain

Notes

Text piece detailing Jack Kirby's involvement with Green Arrow.

Show/hide 2. The Green Arrows of the World (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Phantom of France; Green Arrow (Mexico); Green Arrow (Japan); Green Arrow (Switzerland); Bowman from Britain; Bowman of the Bush; Green Arrow (Polynesia); "Counterfeit" Carson

Credits

Script
Ed Herron (?)
Dave Wood (?)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250

Synopsis

"Counterfeit" Carson attempts to crash a party by the Green Arrows of the world to get his revenge.

Notes

Bill Finger credit removed based on discussion with Bob Hughes. [Mike Nielsen 5/2007]

Show/hide 3. The Case of the Super-Arrows (Green Arrow, Speedy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow, Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; "Cougar" Cain

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #251 (August 1958)
The Case of the Super-Arrows
Printed in
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #101 ([October 1958?])
The Case of the Super-Arrows
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Case Of The Super-Arrows
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #251

Synopsis

Green Arrow receives arrows from fans from the future but they are stolen by "Cougar Cain" and his men.

Show/hide 4. Five Clues to Danger (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrowplane; Arrowcar; Professor Anderson

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #96 (September 1958)
Five Clues to Danger
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #27 ([December 1958])
Five Clues to Danger
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Five Clues To Danger
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
Five Clues to Danger

Synopsis

Gangsters abduct Prof. Anderson to find out his secret of making artificial diamonds.

Show/hide 5. Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Feature); Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Riggles (Guest); Aliens (Villains)

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (September 1958)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #28 ([January 1959?])
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #449 (July 1975)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1975? series) #71 ([April 1976?])
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #23 (July 1982)
Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Mystery Of The Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252

Synopsis

When Green Arrow and Speedy investigate giant arrows falling from the sky, they find themselves pulled into another dimension when an arrow they are examining is retrieved.

Notes

Rare two part story continued in Adventure Comics #253. Dave Wood credit is inaccurate according to Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 6. Prisoners of Dimension Zero (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Feature); Speedy [Roy Harper]; Xeen Arrow (Guest); Alien Crooks (Villains); Arrowcar

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253 (October 1958)
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #28 ([January 1959?])
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #23 (July 1982)
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Prisoners Of Dimension Zero!
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
Prisoners of Dimension Zero!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253

Synopsis

In another dimension, Green Arrow and Speedy meet GA's counterpart Xeen Arrow and discover that due to a passing comet, a gateway to their dimension has opened up, and the mysterious giant arrows they encountered on Earth are merely children's toys from this other dimension which have passed through the gateway. The mystery solved, Xeen Arrow shoots them back to Earth through the gateway before it closes.

Notes

Continued From Adventure Comics #252. Dave Wood credit is inaccurate according to Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 7. The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Arrowcar

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97

Synopsis

Crooks are using a mechanical octopus to commit robberies.

Show/hide 8. The Green Arrow's Last Stand (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Hagen; Arrowcar; Arrowplane; Brave Turtle (Medicine Man)

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #254 (November 1958)
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #31 ([April 1959?])
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
 
United States
Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #9 (February-March 1977)
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
 
Australia
Super Adventure Album (KGM, 1976 series) #5 ([July 1977?])
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The Green Arrow's Last Stand
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #254

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Speedy land in a remote valley that is still occupied by Sioux Indian warriors.

Show/hide 9. The War That Never Ended! (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Major Tayako

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Speedy are stranded on a Pacific island that is still inhabited by Japanese soldiers who do not know that WWII is over.

Show/hide 10. The Unmasked Archers! (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Police Commissioner; Arrow-Cave; Arrow-Car; Arrow-Plane

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Jack Kirby (plot?)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #98 (December 1958)
The Unmasked Archers!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Unmasked Archers
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #197 (October-November 1970)
The Unmasked Archers!
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #23 (July 1982)
The Unmasked Archers!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Unmasked Archers!
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The Unmasked Archers!
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #98

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Speedy's secret ID's are almost revealed in a practical joke.

Notes

Possibly plotted by Jack Kirby.

Show/hide 11. Green Arrow's First Case (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Carter (Seaman)

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Jack Kirby (plot?)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (January 1959)
The Green Arrow's First Case
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #187 (September 1969)
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #55 ([November 1969?])
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
United States
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes (Crown, 1976 series) (1976)
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (Murray, 1978? series) #10 ([December 1978?])
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #9 (May 1981)
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Green Arrow's First Case
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The Green Arrow's First Case
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256

Synopsis

Oliver Queen is marooned on Starfish Island, where he hones his skills as an archer and develops trick arrows. When an expedition sets out to explore the island years later, he fools them with his fake-uranium arrow.

Notes

Origin of Green Arrow.

Show/hide 12. Crimes Under Glass (Green Arrow; Speedy) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Robbers (Villains); Arrow-Car

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #99 (February 1959)
Crimes Under Glass
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
Crimes Under Glass
Also printed
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
Crimes under Glass
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #99

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Speedy take down a gang of robbers using lenses in their crimes.

Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32313

Entry created

  • 14/07/2007

Cover added

  • 13/02/2010

Index completed

  • 13/02/2010

Last updated

  • 06/10/2008