We are very proud to announce the publication of MOVING TARGET: THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF GREEN ARROW, written by none other than Richard Gray, the editor of The Reel Bits! It goes without saying that we are super proud to finally have this book out into the world.
Out now through Sequart Publishing, it’s a comprehensive history of Green Arrow in the comics and on TV. With a foreword by Green Arrow artist Phil Hester, it features new interviews with Green Arrow creators from across the decades, including Neal Adams, Mike Grell, Chuck Dixon, Phil Hester, Brad Meltzer, and Jeff Lemire.
For over 75 years, Green Arrow has been a part of the DC Comics world, working his way up from a supporting player to the star of a flagship television series. Yet for much of his career, he was a hero without a home, separate from his contemporaries, or unfavorably compared with a certain Dark Knight.
Whether it is the “cowboys and Indians” influences of the 1940s and 1950s, the rebellious realism of the 1970s, the darker edge of the 1980s, or the melodrama of his TV personas, Green Arrow has remained the conscience of the comics world, and perhaps an even better representative than Batman of what one person can do.
This collection is the definitive analysis of the Emerald Archer, from his Golden Age origins to his small screen adventures and beyond. Exploring overlooked chapters of Green Arrow’s life, and those of alter ego Oliver Queen, this book shows that Green Arrow has never been just one thing, but rather a perpetually moving target.
MOVING TARGET: THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF GREEN ARROW is available in print and on Kindle. (Just a reminder: you don’t need a Kindle device to read Kindle-formatted books; you can download a free Kindle reader for most computers, phones, and tablets.) Find out more, and buy the book, on the official page or its Facebook page.