2012 will forever be known as the year that the Green Arrow broke into the mainstream with the hit CW show, Arrow. And 2013 will continue this momentum with an appearance in the Injustice: Gods Among Us video game and the debut of superstar writer Jeff Lemire on the self-titled Green Arrow comic book series.

But before Lemire takes over the book in February, writer Ann Nocenti (Daredevil) is busy wrapping up her run on the character in Green Arrow #16. Featuring art by Freddie Williams II, and a cover by the legendary Bill Sienkiewicz, this issue sees Oliver Queen fighting for his life in Seattle.

Now, courtesy of DC Entertainment, we have an exclusive preview of Green Arrow #16 for you to check out before the issue hits stands on January 9. So if you want to get closure on Nocenti’s run, or if you want to know more about the character before you buy Lemire’s debut issue in February, be sure to catch the issue’s synopsis and preview art below:

• Green Arrow must liberate Seattle’s waterfront from the grip of Harrow, a thug who’s running guns into the city!
• Things may seem dire for Green Arrow as he loses his grip on his town and his company — but if he’s going down, he’s going down fighting! 

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