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    Oliver Queen's Bows and Arrows (Earth-1: Pre-Crisis)



    This is the riser, uh, this is the arrow shelf, and this is the fadeout.
    That's really cool.

    Oliver Queen's Bows and Arrows are pairs of customized tools used by Oliver Queen and Mia Queen as the vigilante, the Green Arrow. The bows and arrows serve as their primary weapons, with the quivers storing the latter with different trick arrows.

    History[edit | hide | hide all]

    First Bow (Recurve Bow)[edit | hide]

    The first bow, a recurve bow, was used when Oliver Queen first appeared in Starling City as a vigilante against a list of villainous individuals. The bow is more primitive compared to its successors, with it being made with wood and metal enclosure for the hand.[1]

    Second Bow (Oneida Kestrel Compound Bow)[edit | hide]

    The second bow is a significantly upgraded bow, with it being modified and able to extend when needed. The bow was used during the Dominator Invasion of 2016 and later replaced by a recurve bow in 2019.[1]

    Third Bow (Recurve Bow)[edit | hide]

    The third bow replaced the Oneida Kestrel compound bow in 2019. It was placed on display in the Hall of Justice in honor of Oliver's sacrifice during the Crisis.[2]

    Mia's Bow (Oneida Kestrel Compound Bow)[edit | hide]

    Following Oliver's funeral, the bow was brought to the future of 2040 by Laurel Lance, who restored Mia's Pre-Crisis memories and urged her to take up the mantle of the Green Arrow.[3]

    National City Bow[edit | hide]

    "Has the planet been evacuated yet?"
    "Not entirely."
    "Then it's not time!"

    During the evacuation of Earth-38, Oliver fought the Shadow Demons until he ran out of arrows. Dropping his bow, he ran toward the demons and was brutally assaulted while the Legion ship flew through the transmatter portal. [4]

    After the crisis (more than three years later), the bow was found in National City on Earth-Prime, presented to Barry Allen by John Diggle, where Oliver once again used it to stop Bloodwork and his infectious cells.[5]

    Overview[edit | hide]

    Bows[edit | hide]

    Oliver Queen's (and later Mia Queen's) weapon of choice are a series of bows, from a primitive recurve bow, to an Oneida Kestrel compound bow, and a Hoyt Formula Faktor HP bow, which he used against his enemies from a long distance. The bows assist Oliver's unique and exceptional combat skills that he acquired during his five years in "Hell". The bows and arrows could be fired from a long distance and easily incapacitate his enemies. Additionally, the bows could easily be converted to a close-combat melee weapon while Oliver could use it similar to a stick.[1]

    The limbs of later bows could be contracted into a small piece of metal, allowing Oliver and Mia to bring, transport and store them without being noticed in the public. The limbs of said bows could also extend into their regular appearance within seconds, shortening the time required for both Oliver and Mia to prepare for a fight.[1][3]

    Arrows[edit | hide]

    • Conventional Use: The regular arrows are made of carbon and metal hybrid which could easily penetrate human flesh while also difficult to remove from the wound.[3]
    • Grapple/Zip Line: A series of specialized arrows allow Oliver and Mia to shoot a durable rope in order to assist their escape from buildings. The tip of the arrows extend to a hook and latch onto solid ledges, with the rope automatically adjusting to the distance. The bow could then be used to hang onto and slide across the rope to the intended location.[1][3]
    • Canary Cry: This arrow combines the conventional arrow and the Canary Cry, which emits a strong sonic pulse in all directions, knocking individuals unconscious.[6]

    Appearances[edit | hide]

    Appearances
    Pilot Appears
    Honor Thy Father Appears
    Lone Gunmen Appears
    An Innocent Man Appears
    Damaged Appears
    Legacies Appears
    Muse of Fire Appears
    Vendetta Appears
    Year's End Appears
    Burned Appears
    Trust but Verify Appears
    Vertigo Appears
    Betrayal Appears
    The Odyssey Appears
    Dodger Appears
    Dead to Rights Appears
    The Huntress Returns Appears
    Salvation Appears
    Unfinished Business Appears
    Home Invasion Appears
    The Undertaking Appears
    Darkness on the Edge of Town Appears
    Sacrifice Appears
    City of Heroes Appears
    Identity Appears
    Broken Dolls Appears
    Crucible Appears
    League of Assassins Appears
    Keep Your Enemies Closer Appears
    State v. Queen Appears
    The Scientist Appears
    Three Ghosts Appears
    Blast Radius Appears
    Blind Spot Appears
    Tremors Appears
    Heir to the Demon Appears
    Time of Death Appears
    The Promise Flashback
    Suicide Squad Appears
    Birds of Prey Appears
    Deathstroke Appears
    The Man Under the Hood Appears
    Seeing Red Appears
    City of Blood Appears
    Streets of Fire Appears
    Unthinkable Appears
    Pilot Appears
    The Calm Appears
    Sara Appears
    Corto Maltese Appears
    The Magician Appears
    The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak Appears
    Guilty Appears
    Flash vs. Arrow Appears
    Draw Back Your Bow Appears
    The Brave and the Bold Appears
    The Climb Appears
    Left Behind Appears
    Uprising Appears
    Canaries Appears
    Nanda Parbat Appears
    The Offer Appears
    Suicidal Tendencies Appears
    Public Enemy Appears
    Broken Arrow Appears
    The Fallen Appears
    Al Sah-him Appears
    This Is Your Sword Appears
    Rogue Air Appears
    My Name Is Oliver Queen Appears
    Episode 1 Appears
    Episode 4 Appears
    Episode 6 Appears
    Green Arrow Appears
    The Candidate Appears
    Restoration Appears
    Beyond Redemption Appears
    Haunted Appears
    Lost Souls Appears
    Brotherhood Appears
    Legends of Today Appears
    Legends of Yesterday Appears
    Dark Waters Appears
    Blood Debts Appears
    Pilot, Part 1 Appears
    A.W.O.L. Appears
    Unchained Appears
    Sins of the Father Appears
    Code of Silence Appears
    Taken Appears
    Broken Hearts Appears
    Beacon of Hope Appears
    Eleven-Fifty-Nine Appears
    Canary Cry Appears
    Genesis Appears
    Monument Point Appears
    Lost in the Flood Appears
    Schism Appears
    Legacy Appears
    The Recruits Appears
    A Matter of Trust Appears
    Penance Appears
    Human Target Appears
    So It Begins Appears
    Vigilante Appears
    Episode 6 Appears
    Invasion! Appears
    Invasion! Appears
    Invasion! Appears
    What We Leave Behind Appears
    Who Are You? Appears
    Second Chances Appears
    Bratva Flashback
    Spectre of the Gun Appears
    The Sin-Eater Appears
    Fighting Fire with Fire Flashback
    Checkmate Appears
    Kapiushon Appears
    Disbanded Flashback
    Underneath Appears
    Honor Thy Fathers Appears
    Missing Mentioned
    Lian Yu Appears
    Fallout Appears
    Tribute Appears
    Next of Kin Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3 Appears
    Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 Appears
    Irreconcilable Differences Appears
    Divided Appears
    We Fall Appears
    All for Nothing Appears
    The Devil's Greatest Trick Appears
    Collision Course Appears
    Doppelganger Appears
    The Thanatos Guild Appears
    Brothers in Arms Appears
    Fundamentals Appears
    The Dragon Video Footage
    Shifting Allegiances Appears
    Docket No. 11-19-41-73 Appears
    The Ties That Bind Appears
    Life Sentence Appears
    The Longbow Hunters Appears
    Due Process Appears
    Unmasked Appears
    Elseworlds, Part 1 Appears
    Elseworlds, Part 2 Appears
    Elseworlds, Part 3 Appears
    Past Sins Appears
    Emerald Archer Appears
    Brothers & Sisters Appears
    Training Day Appears
    Star City 2040 Pictured
    Inheritance Appears
    Lost Canary Appears
    Spartan Appears
    Confessions Appears
    Living Proof Appears
    You Have Saved This City Appears
    Starling City Appears
    Welcome to Hong Kong Appears
    Leap of Faith Appears
    Present Tense Appears
    Prochnost Appears
    Reset Dream
    Purgatory Appears
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One Appears
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three Vision
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Four Vision
    Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Five Appears
    Green Arrow & The Canaries Appears
    Meet the Legends Drawing
    Fadeout Appears
    Armageddon, Part 2 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 3 Appears
    Armageddon, Part 5 Appears
    Death Falls Flashback
    Road Trip
    Savior Complex
    It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To Appears
    A New World, Part 3: Changes Video Footage

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    Promotional Images[edit | hide]

    References[edit | hide]


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