Having eluded the terrible torpedo of the seafaring scalawags, the Potamic Duo plan their counterattack, if "plan" is the correct word.
|Dive-bomb? You can only 'dive-bomb' something by flying at it from high above and you are in a boat on the waterline, what could you....|
Oh, of course. Green Arrow's signature move is to have the Arrowcar catapult him through unopened windows headfirst and otherwise headlong into barely-visible danger. Like an arrow.
|In fact, he does it on the cover of this very issue.|
Why would the Batbo-, er, Arrowcraft be any different? Sure enough:
|You know why Ollie never adopted Roy?|
Because Roy could reach that button easily.
Ollie proceeds to crack wise, which was the style at the time, while wreaking havoc on the pirates from a safe-distance, as befits a ranged arranger. Until he falls for a Marty McFly:
|NOBODY calls him chicken.|
SURE, Ollie says, since you asked so nicely, let me come down there on your level, giving up the aerial advantage that I risked my life and quite a lot of money at the boat shop to achieve, so you can easily kick my ass. Which is exactly what happens.
|1-percenters, ammIright, folks?|
|The monocular have no love of archers.|
|Ouch. RIGHT in the mid-quip. Painful AND embarrassing.|
Seeing how easily they defeated Green Arrow (add 'billy club' to the 1001 Ways To Defeat Green Arrow), the pirates sensibly decide that nothing more is needed than to throw him overboard like so much chum.
|"So long, chum! HAW HAW!"|
After this quick disposal, they continue their getaway by hiding their crappy near-derelict ship among a bunch of others such ships THAT INEXPLICABLY CLOG THE WATERS OFF STAR CITY WHAT THE HECK IS WRONG WITH THIS PLACE I DO NOT UNDERSTAND.
|Shouldn't the Harbor Police DO something about this? |
What do we PAY them for?!
|Just as they did Green Arrow.|
Thus died Green Arrow. Requiescat in mare; ave maria, plena Reginae. End of story.