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Re-imaginations and -designs of public domain characters from comic books, comic strips, films, books, pulps, mythology, television, animation, folk stories, etc.

The Arrow

Real Name   Ralph Payne
Current Alias   Arrow
Other Aliases   Archer
Realatives:   unknown
Affiliation   CIA
Base of Operations   New York City, New York


Identity   Secret Identitiy
Citizenship   American
Marital Status   Single
Occupation   Secret Agent, adventurer, vigilante
Education   College Graduate


Gender   Male
Height   6'3" (1,90 m)
Weight   213 lbs (97 kg)
Ethnicity   Caucasian
Eyes   Brown
Hair   Brown
Unusual Features   none


Origin   Human
Place of Birth   New York City, New York

Creators and Appearances

Creators   Paul Gustavson
First Appearance   Funny Pages vol. 2 #10 (Sept. 1938)

Ralph Payne

Background & History

To be revised! Until then:

Personality & Character Traits



Powers & Abilities


  • Combat: Skilled martial artist
  • Marksmanship: Expert bow & arrow marksman
  • Agility: Highly athletic
  • Superior reflexes
  • Acrobatics: Skilled acrobat


  • (tbc)



  • Bow & Arrows
  • (tbc)


The original "Arrow" was created by Paul Gustavson in the 1930's.

The Arrow is is a public domain character and thus free for everyone to use by anyone in any way they wish. (Not this re-imagination, though!)