I am very glad the writer got some inspiration from the comics for the flashbacks this season.
After watching Constantine in Lian Yu, I am wondering if they will explore The Outsiders War storyline or just only the writers will populate it with a bunch of Easter eggs..
I loved when Constantine said…
In the Outsiders War issues [GA New52 #25-31], Green Arrow discovers that his
stranding on a desert island was not just an accident – and there are
sinister forces at work behind it all! The Queen family is embroiled in a
war generations old. A war of clans. A war of outsiders [Green Arrow Wikia]
In this comic you discover that Robert Queen faked his death and bought the Island before Oliver got there.
This statement reminded me of this scenes in the Arrow/Flash crossover episodes of S3 where we hear things like these:
His Prison? His Island? Maybe I am reading to much in
these quotes, but I hoping for a connection with Robert Queen and his
In the comics he was involved with weapons and in Arrow S3 we saw some evidence in the OMAC Queen Consolidated blueprints…
Also in The Outsiders War you find other interesting details about Oliver’s time on the Island.
I bet some of the ugly scars we don’t know the origin yet will happen on Lian Yu this season, and Conklin and Reiter will be the ones responsible for them…
I think these bastards will torture Oliver and leave him for death…Then Taiana will find him, cure him, teach him some good (and sexy) things, and together will try to get the Island back.
Those burns in his back and the circular one I bet are from this time on Lian Yu…
If you have want to read more about it. I recommend reading GA New52 #25-31