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Where is Roy Harper's Arm Now?

You don't just throw away a perfectly good arm, do you?


The aftermath of Justice League: Cry for Justice was shocking to most people. A hero has killed once again, but more importantly, a hero lost a limb. That's right, Roy Harper lost his arm, and although it was quickly replaced with a prosthetic arm that gave him above human strength, I keep wondering to myself, "Where did the old arm go?" 

I've read the Rise of Arsenal issues that are currently out, and the end of Cry for Justice, and I can't seem to figure out where that pesky right arm is. I don't remember any mention of what they did with it, nor did I see anyone sneak the arm off-panel. We may need to get The Riddler one this on to find out where the arm went.

Now, you just don't throw an arm away, do you? Especially an arm of someone who is famous. That's a collectors item. So what did they do with it? Many can speculate it was cryo-genetically frozen, so maybe sometime in the future, they could reattach it. Or maybe it's being used to build some sort of freak super-villain made up of super-heroes ex-body parts. How frightening is that? Franken-Villain? Maybe DC's Frankenstein needed a new right arm. If this was the Marvel universe, I'm sure Terror would have been more than happy to get a hold of that, but in the DC Universe, there's no character like Terror that I can think of.

In all honesty, I have a good idea where that arm will end up at: The Batcave. Although Bruce is out of commission at the moment, that won't stop him from finding said arm and putting it under glass in his museum of crime. Bruce Wayne has made a habit of collecting almost anything he can over his years of fighting crime, even a giant penny. Aside from that, he has tons of old costumes, and other odd collectibles. He has everything there, even tons of Kryptonite. (See Superman Batman: the Search for Kryptonite) What's stopping him, other than death, from getting a hold of that sweet sweet arm and putting it in his bizarre collection, unless someone ate it. (I'm looking at you Killer Croc) What do you guys think happened with Roy's arm? Where did it go?
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Posted by reaper2923

I stole his arm and had it for dinner last night

Posted by ComicStooge

He could have given it to someone in the hopes that they could put it back on him later...

Posted by Timm

you know. they couldve killed him like they did garth and i don't think anyone would've missed him.

Posted by Son_of_Magnus
@Timm said:
" you know. they couldve killed him like they did garth and i don't think anyone would've missed him. "
I would
Posted by G-Man
@ComicStooge: The arm is said to be infected. Prometheus' blade "did more than sever [his] arm--it infected it." Dr. Mid-Nite says they can't just replace it.
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Posted by danhimself
@G-Man:  his "stub" will also never heal and it shows that when he puts on his new bionic arm that it causes him intense pain
Posted by The_Martian

I think Roy should take his arm and beat Prometheus over the head with it.

Edited by strangeling

I haven't read any of this story, but I get the impression his arm was just severed from his body.  Like a nice clean slice?  Or was it pulled off?  It's important to know what happened to his arm.  Was it mangled to a bloody pulp?  Was it stolen by a super villain? 
Otherwise, why do they have the technology to give him a cybernetic arm, but they can't just reattach it? 
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I see this was answered while I was typing.  Thanks!

Posted by Green Skin

One word-Krypto.  A superhero dog needs superhero bones, Snausages just won't cut it.

Posted by jamdown

In my pants
Posted by ComicStooge
@G-Man: Oh...well...some could be working on genetically cloning Roy a new arm from the old ones DNA...
Posted by NightFang

In the Bat-Cave.

Posted by MrMiracle77
@ComicStooge said:
" @G-Man: Oh...well...some could be working on genetically cloning Roy a new arm from the old ones DNA... "
I think they used that for a Star Wars plot already, with Luke's hand.
 
Boring as it may seem, it was probably disposed of within normal medical practices. 
Posted by Yumulu
@ComicStooge said:
" @G-Man: Oh...well...some could be working on genetically cloning Roy a new arm from the old ones DNA... "
Well if they cut the arm a little higher it could work unless Roy whole body get infected by promotheus poison, I guess that could make a story but I am not familiar with promotheus poisons.
 
@Timm said:
" you know. they couldve killed him like they did garth and i don't think anyone would've missed him. "
Garth is dead? ... wait wich Garth are you talking about?
Posted by sparty-dbq


I ate it with some farva beans and a nice Chiantti.

 
*phip-phip-phip-phip-phip-phip-phip-phip-phip-phip*

Posted by chalkshark

It's just waiting for the moment that some evil-doer clones a brand new... but altogether sinister... version of Roy Harper. Coming soon to a comic shop near you, the menace of..... Dark Arrow!

Posted by Wolverine0628
@Son_of_Magnus:
So would I.
Posted by simonchan

someone is using it as thier duff mug**

Posted by TheMess1428

I thought it was kinda ironic that Roy was the one to lose his arm. When Ollie died, he was forced to choose between death or life with one arm. He chose death. And now Roy has life with one arm.

Posted by Duo_forbidden

The arm is doing heroin somewhere.

Posted by Jordanstine

It's probably just hanging out with Luke Skywalker's hand.
This guy knows.
 
Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge

 If I had to guess it's either being used by PROJECT CADMUS or by one of Prometheus's men to make a 'better' ROY HARPER, or in a dumpster somewhere...

Posted by Lustwish
@Jordanstine:  yeah with all the rest of the arms and hands in the lost and found bin lol
Posted by inferiorego
@Jordanstine said:
"
It's probably just hanging out with Luke Skywalker's hand.
This guy knows.
  "
LMAO... Awesome!
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Posted by spiderguylll
@Duo_forbidden: low blow
Posted by buns134

Mia uses it for some disturbing things.......
Posted by Theodore
@buns134 said:
" Mia uses it for some disturbing things....... "
hahaha.
Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge
@buns134: You are sick...
Posted by nichimeep

Wally raced it over and threw it in Chunk for safe keeping?

Posted by MrMiracle77

You know, it just occurred to me that Oliver Queen was missing an arm in DKR.  Perhaps taking the arm of an archer, an athlete who clearly has need for both hands, is meant as a form of insult.

Posted by Leliel
@MrMiracle77 said:
" @ComicStooge said:
" @G-Man: Oh...well...some could be working on genetically cloning Roy a new arm from the old ones DNA... "
I think they used that for a Star Wars plot already, with Luke's hand.  Boring as it may seem, it was probably disposed of within normal medical practices.  "
Dude if you lived in the DC world and someone say they just brought Batman's left arm. I would keep that thing in glass and tell my kid to keep it and who knows maybe my grandson would be bully and use the arm as strange weapon.
Posted by GraveSp

Strangely enough I am watching Dr. Who right now which also deals with a missing hand.  

Edited by supermanofste-el

Doctor Mid-Nite severed the hand from the arm, and kept the arm to test for what Prometheus infected it with. 
But Roy's hand is at a celebrity charity with Ash's hand (Evil Dead 2), Thing (Adam's Family), and Luke Skywalker's collecting handouts.

Posted by Zejeck
@Duo_forbidden: LMAO hahahaha
 
They can revive ppl, bruce can travel through time, but theres no freaking way he can get his arm back on? As to where it is...who knows.
Posted by ComicMan24

Maybe someone stole it to sell it on e-bay.
Posted by Proverb

Jack Harkness has it in a jar for safekeeping.

Posted by Bruce Vain
@Duo_forbidden said:
"The arm is doing heroin somewhere. "

LMAO - Good one
Edited by Roehm21

Its vanished for now, only to emerge as a convenient plot point sometime in the future.
Posted by darkxman123

yeah it would be a kick ass colectors item not that i have it or any thing ........

Posted by IronSpidy-Rooney

maybe supergirl took it and pleasured herself with it

Posted by Sexy Merc

His arm is trying to find Waldo.

Posted by inferiorego
@Sexy Merc said:
" His arm is trying to find Waldo. "
Also win!
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Posted by LazarusFL

Black Canary is using it as a back scratcher
Posted by sparty-dbq

Maybe some dude gathered it up with Bucky's left arm, Karma's left leg, and Sunfire's original right leg to make the most badass Frankenstein creature ever.
Posted by Dru_zod

Just like the young justice episode