Green Arrow. Oliver Queen is a playboy millionaire with a keen interest in Indian artifacts and lore. He is traveling to Lost Mesa, hoping to get "valuable Indian remains," when he runs across Roy Harper and Quoag. Roy was marooned on Lost Mesa after a plane crash which left him with only Quoag, the family "Indian servant." Roy trained himself to be an expert with a bow and arrow. Oliver finds Roy and Quoag at about the same time that several crooks find Oliver. There's a battle that ends with Oliver and Roy fighting off the criminals and Quoag dead. Roy and Oliver team up to fight crime as the costumed Green Arrow and Speedy. Green Arrow is a member of the Seven Soldiers of Victory. Green Arrow does not have any superpowers, but is an ace archer, has a variety of trick arrows, and drives the Arrowmobile, a pseudo-Batmobile. His enemies include the fishing-themed gadgeteer the Angler; the incendiary Blaze; the evil-clown Bull’s-Eye; the crime teacher Professor Million; the rope-themed gadgeteer the Roper; and the Rogue Archers. He appears in stories with titles like “Crime College,” “Doom Over Gayland,” and “The Script Calls for Murder.”
First Appearance: More Fun Comics #73 (DC), Nov 1941. 100+ appearances, 1941-1949+. Created by Mort Weisinger and George Papp.
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