Re: Green Arrow (CW)
Deadshot originated as a Bat-villain and remained one for a very long time. I take it this is no longer a concern?
Deadshot was separated from his bat roots when he was added to the Suicide Squad by Ostrander in the 80s, and became popular in his own right.
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