We know “let Green Arrow be his own hero.” In all fairness, he was made as a Batman copy, in an effort to increase comic book sales when the yet to be deemed Dark Knight was on break. The character is essentially a spiritual sequel to Batman.
We’ve already seen how The CW has taken that spiritual succession to another level. The first three seasons saw the flawed hero dealing with Bat-villains left and right, and were inspired by Batman Begins. There’s nothing wrong with it, and while there are naysayers, few would deny the Bat-storylines are what makes Arrow great. With Stephen Amell saying Season 5 will return to its grounded roots, here’s five Batman stories that would serve the Arrowverse well.