#1 Posted by SNascimento (441 posts) - - Show Bio

Arrow has already been renewed for season two and that made me think: should we see a superpowered heroe making a cameo in the show?

Not Superman, more like Wonder Woman or Aquaman. Someone that don't need to be a mountain lifter but is clearly beyond what a human can be.

Arrow goes for the realistic, grounded approach like The Dark Knight trilogy, but yet, Man of Steel is trying to do the same thing but with Superman. So my answer to this question is yes, Arrow should try to add in a episode or two an super-superhero and still try to maintain the tone of the show.

What do you guys think?

#2 Posted by Strider92 (16462 posts) - - Show Bio

Initially they could have done it. However now it would seem wrong to add a supe when they have gone to the express trouble of making a series without one.

#3 Posted by mk111 (3140 posts) - - Show Bio

Nah, they'd make Oliver look too weak.

#4 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not one of those people that's hung up on things being realistic so it doesn't bother me either way.

#5 Posted by DeathstrokeMerc (80 posts) - - Show Bio

The show is good. That's all that matters.

#6 Posted by SNascimento (441 posts) - - Show Bio

@DeathstrokeMerc: But it can't be afraid of being better!

#7 Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek (20245 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on what you mean by powered. Minor powers and enhanced/superhuman statistics are fine by me, but I wouldn't want someone like Aquaman or Superman popping into the show.

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#9 Posted by SNascimento (441 posts) - - Show Bio

@YourNeighborhoodComicGeek said:

Depends on what you mean by powered. Minor powers and enhanced/superhuman statistics are fine by me, but I wouldn't want someone like Aquaman or Superman popping into the show.

I mean someone who clearly has super human capabilities. For example, WW doesn't need to be as strong as superman if she was to appear, just much stronger and faster than a normal human. Like able to lift cars and break concrete walls with punches, but not able to lift ships or bigger stuff.

#10 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio

I would keep an episode on my DVR forever if it featured Wonder Woman beating the holy hell out of Thea.

#11 Posted by JonSmith (3996 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't object to Vic Sage showing up at Oliver's hideout, revealing he'd figured out Arrow's identity and demanding his help with the conspiracy in the city.

Pretty much any non-superpowered hero could pop up and I'd be fine with it. Granted, it'd have to be a hero who doesn't object to killing, because Arrow has killed people.

#12 Posted by judasnixon (6584 posts) - - Show Bio

Super Powers = Crappy TV Special Effects 

#13 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon: But you can't convince me that seeing someone with Super Strength punching Thea in the mouth wouldn't be a treasured piece of TV history

#14 Posted by JediXMan (30608 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith said:

I wouldn't object to Vic Sage showing up at Oliver's hideout, revealing he'd figured out Arrow's identity and demanding his help with the conspiracy in the city.

That would be awesome!

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#15 Posted by DH69 (4258 posts) - - Show Bio

no keep it in the "real" world, honestly deadshot and china white have been hard enough to swallow just for their stupid costumes...and next week they're teaming up...

#16 Posted by SoA (4836 posts) - - Show Bio

i feel that arrow is based on mike grell's work which had no super hero interaction, it was oliver and dinah (no sonics) beating up on bad guys in seattle and olvier doing covert op missions around the world. it even had eddie fyres (European scumbag in arrow), pick it up and you will see how the show is kind of a updated take on it.

#17 Posted by AllStarSuperman (21865 posts) - - Show Bio

No as much as I like supes I'd keep it grounded and only have street levelers without powers. Hopefully nightwing and batgril come around. Also have laurel become black canary but not have canary cry.

#18 Posted by colonyofcells (2038 posts) - - Show Bio

Arrow would look better with no super powers same as the Mike Grell Green Arrow. In the golden age and silver age, Black Canary did not have super powers and relied on gadgets same as Batman. Black Canary sonic cry started in the bronze age when she switched from earth 2 to earth 1, and the JLA moved to the satellite headquarters.

#19 Posted by guttridgeb (4832 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon said:

Super Powers = Crappy TV Special Effects

This, despite the fact I would like there to be some superpowers in there.

#20 Posted by lilben42 (2545 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon: So true haha. Telekenesis is all right om TV but I think it would be cool to see Polaris on there.

#21 Posted by CrimsonCake (2677 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm thinking that a more "grounded" Outsiders team could appear.

#22 Posted by The_jackolantern (445 posts) - - Show Bio

If the story justifes a super powered villian or heroe then yes there should be but don't just write in wonder women to get my people to watch it