UPDATE: SDCC '12: ARROW Met With Praise After Its Screening

UPDATE: SDCC '12: ARROW Met With Praise After Its Screening

<font color=red>UPDATE:</font> SDCC '12: ARROW Met With Praise After Its Screening

Arrow premiered at San Diego Comic Con last night in front of fans who has received the first episode with overwhelming praise. Click here to see exactly what they had to say. Update: New clip for the show as well.


There have been some major questions about CW's newest superhero venture Arrow after the let down that was the Smallville finale. The series pilot debuted last night at San Diego Comic Con and fans leaving the premiere told EW that they loved it. “I really liked it; it had really good production values,” said fan Jamie. Gabriel who watched the pilot with Jamie added, “It was really cool; it really kept you into it.” Carrissa also caught the show and said that she doesn't normally watch a lot of TV but she would definitely be tuning in to check Arrow out when it premieres later this Fall on the CW. One fan even went as far as comparing the show to Smallville only "Darker". The only negative about the episdoe came from a fan named Shelby who said it was action packed but felt a bit cheesy at times.

EW also gave a short little review of the show's pilot, saying that the episode plays out a lot like a TV sized version of Batman Begins. They also went out to say that it manages to tell a pretty ambitious story for only having a small screen budget. Compliments were also paid to the CGI work for the show. The humor in was another highlight for screening goers. For a possible date Oliver is told the girl looks like the one from Twilight. "Whats Twilight?" asks Ollie. "You’re so better off not knowing,” says his friend.

Update: Here is a new clip that Spoiler TV posted. Thanks to @Natasha_SHIELD for the embed.


Arrow will make its debut on the CW October 10th and will star Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, Colin Donnell as Tommy, Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, with Susanna Thompson as Moira Queen and Paul Blackthorne as Detective Quentin Lance.
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