oliverdant: #9 | ANDREW “ANDY” DIGGLE Andy D…



Andy Diggle is a British comic book writer who wrote “Green Arrow – Year One”, which the Arrow Writers used as inspiration for the series. Also, he has worked on Thunderbolts and Daredevil. He also created the Vertigo title The Losers in 2003 which was adapted into a feature film released in 2010. His current titles include Uncanny, Thief of Thiefs, Doctor Who and Snapshot

In Arrow, Sergeant Andrew “Andy” Diggle, Sr. (died 2016) was a former bodyguard and crime lord. He was thought to be assassinated by Floyd Lawton, causing his brother John much distress, but he was actually recruited by the terrorist organization H.I.V.E. to become one of their Ghosts. Years later, Andy was found to be alive and was seemingly reformed by Team Arrow, only for it to be revealed that he’d been loyal to H.I.V.E. all along. After causing the death of Laurel Lance and attempting to harm John’s wife and child, having failed so many times to bring his brother back, John was forced to shoot Andy dead, much to his distress..

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