All 11 Green Arrow suits ranked from worst to best

The Emerald Archer has sported many hoods over the years, but which of the Green Arrow's suits are the best?

Supergirl -- "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One" -- Image Number: SPG509c_0046r.jpg -- Pictured: Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Supergirl -- "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One" -- Image Number: SPG509c_0046r.jpg -- Pictured: Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved. /
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4. Smallville

Worn by: Justin Hartley

This list has obviously featured a lot of entries from Arrow but the very first live-action adaptation of the Emerald Archer didn't come on that show. No, that honor belongs to Smallville, which introduced Oliver Queen in its sixth season. He was portrayed by Justin Hartley and he was a lot more comic-accurate than his successor, with the show making the most of Ollie's light-hearted personality (even if the Green Arrow persona was still a bit darker than his comic book counterpart).

The hero's arrival marked the beginning of Smallville's journey towards its more heroic future, so he did indeed get a suit of his own, and I think it's safe to say that Hartley pulled it off. Being that it was a pretty comic-accurate portrayal, the suit was a bright green hooded ensemble with black accents thrown in to even it out. There were also arrow-shaped insignias on the jacket to add some character.

Yes, the suit has short sleeves, meaning that Oliver's arms are vulnerable, but it's easier to overlook that in a more, for lack of a better term, super show like Smallville than it is in the grounded and gritty Arrow. And given that it was the first live-action portrayal of the character and it was trying to remain as comic-accurate as possible, it's forgivable - especially as there was a long-sleeved version that he wore when in colder locations (and actually looked cooler than the original).

His decision to wear shades was a bit eyebrow-raising, but again, Justin Hartley pulled them off very well. As far as live-action debuts go, this was a pretty great start for the Emerald Archer.