Fans of The CW’s Arrow recently bid farewell to the beloved character when, during the Crisis on Infinite Earths superhero crossover event, Oliver Queen sacrificed himself for the sake of humanity. News of the character exiting the network's burgeoning superhero franchise was not exactly a secret, as it had been announced early last year that the series would be ending its run after the current ten-episode season. The fact that the character perished, however, was something of a shocker, given that Arrow launched The CW’s hugely popular DC Comics universe of shows, which include Supergirl, Black Lightning, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman -- and will soon add Stargirl, Superman & Lois and possibly The Canaries should the backdoor pilot that was telecast as an episode of Arrow last week go to series.
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