If you're like me, you may have come to the Arrow television series without having read the comic. So far, I don't find that's a stumbling block to really enjoying the show, but I do wonder from time to time if I'm missing something. I was happy to find a post on the Arrow website that delves into those connections for this week's episode, "Lone Gunman." There’s more to Deadshot, for instance, in the comics universe that may impact the series going forward.
“Deadshot - Floyd Lawton, aka Deadshot, is an iconic villain in the DCU, and is the main antagonist this episode. Deadshot got his start as a Batman villain before getting imprisoned and being conscripted into the US government’s Suicide Squad. Deadshot, as shown in this episode, is an expert marksman and typically uses two wrist-mounted guns as his weapons....”
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