Dear DC Comics re: Red Arrow

February 16th, 2007 by | Tags:

Dear DC Comics,

Red Arrow is a stupid name.

Change it back. :colbert:

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10 comments to “Dear DC Comics re: Red Arrow”

  1. LOL! I don’t know…ROYbin Hood has a good ring to it. 😉

  2. That’s what you get for reading Diet Comics. Ha! Get it? Diet Comics!

    Man, I’m gonna write that one down.

  3. Who goes from a kick-ass name like Arsenal to a sad knock-off of an unimaginative name…

  4. That’s like Tempest changing his name to “Aquaguy”.

  5. Thats almost as bad a name as Captain Marvel Jr. A bad name can really make you think less of someone, even someone as cool as Roy. I read old New Teen Titans and have a good time until I get to any mention of the name Changeling. It makes me want to burn the book.

  6. That got me thinking… why does Green Arrow work as a codename? Why is green better than red? Or is it also a stupid name? I’ll be up all night.

  7. Green Arrow works as a codename because it’s got consonance and a nice ring to it. Red Arrow.. doesn’t come off as smoothly and poetically.

    Plus it’s just flat out unoriginal. There’s got to be plenty of archery-related names out there.

  8. Yeah, Green Arrow is still corny, but it’s got a ring and rhythm. Red Arrow is just two hard sounds, right after another. Ugh.

  9. Bah. All the best replies are taken.

    I’m okay with “Red Arrow” because I love Kingdom Come. I’ve got nuttin’ more substantive than that.

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