Oliver Queen Gets Into Bed With Donald Trump...

Oliver Queen Gets Into Bed With Donald Trump…

Posted by December 9, 2016 Comment

It’s not like DC Comics’ Green Arrow has never shied away from politics. He has the kind of politics that in most of the world would make him a centrist but in the USA makes him one of the ctrl-left.

24_07And in the most recent issue by Ben Percy and Otto Schmidt has seen him taking down a policeman who was a little overactive with the grabbing hands and the pepper spray…

24_08…by shooting him through the hand, probably damaging nerves and tendons along the way, so he’ll never use his right hand again.

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Meanwhile, also in Seattle, a businessman-turned-politician called Nathan Domini is making himself heard. Repeating his words. Appealing to populist fear. In a rather familiar fashion. The speech patterns aren’t exact but the language choice is… well… beautiful, folks, really beautiful.

 

24_10And disposing of a protestor who criticizes his hypocrisy in making these claims.


24_11And he’s looking for a favour. Basically, firebrand leftwing ex-mayor Oliver Queen wants to get into bed with DC’s Donald Trump equivalent.

Who says this isn’t the golden age of comics again?

Green Arrow #12 was published this week by DC Comics.

(Last Updated December 22, 2016 8:41 am )

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