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DC Comics celebrates 80 years of ‘Green Arrow’ with 80th anniversary giant

Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 will be available June 29, 2021.

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DC Comics has had their fair share of 80th anniversaries of late, from Joker to Catwoman to Detective Comics, and this year it’s Green Arrow’s turn (along with Wonder Woman). Today, DC Comics has revealed Green Arrow is getting his own 100-page super spectacular on June 29, 2021, for $9.99.

Per usual, DC Comics has a treasure trove of talent on this 100-page giant issue including Stephanie Phillips, Mariko Tamaki, Ram V, Vita Ayala, Nicola Scott, Chris Mitten, Laura Braga, Max Fiumara, and Brandon Thomas. They’ll pay homage not just to the Battling Bowman, but Ollie’s partner-in-crime fighting Black Canary, Connor Hawke, Arsenal, Red Arrow, Speedy, Onomatopoeia, Count Vertigo and more!

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Check out the main cover by Dan Mora below.

DC Comics celebrates 80 years of 'Green Arrow' with 80th anniversary giant

As with previous 100-page Spectacular issues, there will be decade-themed variant covers. This go around you can pick up covers from these creators:

1940’s Variant: Michael Cho

1950’s Variant: Daniel Warren Johnson

1960’s Variant: Neal Adams

1970’s Variant: Derrick Chew

1980’s Variant: Gary Frank

1990’s Variant: Howard Porter

2000’s Variant: Jen Bartel

2010’s Variant: Simone Di Meo

For more on this news, read the official DC Comics press release below.

Time to dust off your Boxing Glove arrow, fire up the Arrowcar and join DC in celebrating eight decades of emerald excellence! On June 29, the Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 brings together some of comics’ greatest storytellers to pay tribute to Green Arrow’s legacy and the heroes and villains that have fought aside and against him.

Since his first appearance in More Fun Comics #73 in 1941, Oliver Queen, a.k.a. the Green Arrow has been one of the premier (and loudest) characters in the DCU, always at the forefront of where the super hero genre is headed as the eternal champion of the underdog. This over-sized anniversary issue follows in those footsteps, combining an all-star line-up of Green Arrow storytelling legends such as Mike Grell, Jeff Lemire, Phil Hester, Otto Schmidt, Ben Percy, Tom Taylor, and Devin Grayson alongside new Green Arrow contributors, including Stephanie Phillips, Mariko Tamaki, Ram V, Vita Ayala, Nicola Scott, Chris Mitten, Laura Braga, Max Fiumara, Brandon Thomas and others to pay homage not just to the Battling Bowman, but Ollie’s partner-in-crime fighting Black Canary, Connor Hawke, Arsenal, Red Arrow, Speedy, Onomatopoeia, Count Vertigo and more!

Featuring a breathtaking cover by Detective Comics artist Dan Mora, this can’t- miss collectible will also feature an incredible selection of “decade” variant covers, courtesy of some of the best artists in the business:

1940’s Variant: Michael Cho

1950’s Variant: Daniel Warren Johnson

1960’s Variant: Neal Adams

1970’s Variant: Derrick Chew

1980’s Variant: Gary Frank

1990’s Variant: Howard Porter

2000’s Variant: Jen Bartel

2010’s Variant: Simone Di Meo

See what the past, present and future have in store for Green Arrow his allies and his enemies when the Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular arrives in comic book stores and on participating digital platforms on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 for $9.99.

For more information on Green Arrow and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the DC website at www.dccomics.com and follow on social media @DCComics and @thedcnation.

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