"Quiver (Part III of X) - The Old Man and the Sea": Green Arrow breaks into the office of Star City comptroller, Harold Leeds. He demands to know why Leeds authorized the closure of the Star City Youth Center. Leeds tells him that it was closed in
- Oh please! I'm not a total idiot! That little mask you wear doesn't exactly Batman your face. And the beard's a dead give-away, too.
- -- Mia Dearden
Appearing in "Quiver (Part III of X) - The Old Man and the Sea"
- Harold Leeds
- Van Buren
Synopsis for "Quiver (Part III of X) - The Old Man and the Sea"
Green Arrow breaks into the office of Star City comptroller, Harold Leeds. He demands to know why Leeds authorized the closure of the Star City Youth Center. Leeds tells him that it was closed in order to safeguard orphans from the recent Star Slayer murders. Ollie demands to talk to Commissioner Elmer Durgin. Leeds tells Ollie that Durgin died years ago. Ollie now begins to realize that not everything in Star City is exactly how he remembers it.
Later, Stanley Dover buys the Star City Youth Center. One of the first new employees is former prostitute Mia Dearden. Mia tells Ollie that she knows he is Green Arrow. She asks Ollie for a place to stay and he agrees to let her stay on with Stanley and he. Later, Stanley explains to Mia that Ollie is 'missing time'. He acts as if the last ten years of his life never even happened. He has no knowledge of his own death. To help Ollie's emotional state, Stanley has refitted his home with outdated appliances and conveniences.
While the two enjoy dinner together, Green Arrow hits the streets. He busts up a crime ring over near the riverside docks. Suddenly, Black Manta and his submersible ship rises out of the river. Trailing directly behind him is Manta's arch-foe, Aquaman.
- This issue is reprinted in the Green Arrow: Quiver trade paperback.
- Ollie's statement about his time spent with Hal Jordan is in reference to a period known as the "Hard Traveling Heroes", which took place in Green Lantern (Volume 2) #77-122.
- At one point, Ollie refers to Mia as "Speedy". Mia Dearden will become the second Speedy in Green Arrow (Volume 3) #45.
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