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The following are details about Star City, home of the Emerald Archer himself, as it exists within the Earth-27 continuity.

Dimensions: 237 Sq. Miles 
Population: 2,900,000
Named for: Colonel Jeb Star
Incorporated: December 2nd, 1817 (as Fort Plymouth), renamed Star City on August 3rd, 1897.
Highest Natural Elevation: 520 ft
Mayor: Frederick Tuckman (2014 - present)
            Preceded by: Oliver Queen (2010 - 2014)

  • Adams Heights
  • Aurora
  • Avalon Park
  • Blumebury
  • Brainerd
  • City Core
  • Clarenden Hills
  • Daleyville
  • Damen Hills
  • East Gary
  • Elgin
  • Glaberton
  • Glades
  • Hyde Park
  • Jackson Park
  • Lamb Valley
  • Lombard
  • Marquette
  • Near South
  • Oak Forest
  • Oldtown
  • Plesa Park
  • Saulk Village
  • Seaview
  • South Shore
  • Tesserville
  • "The Swamp"
  • Villa Park
  • Westchester
  • Wriggleyville

Dimensions: 5,872 sq mi
Population: 5,798,902

Colonel Jeb Star founded the territory of Fort Plymouth in the year 1817. In the early half of the 19th century, Fort Plymouth grew into a prosperous trading community luring prospectors all the way from Canada to ply their trades. With the establishment of the continental railroad system in the 1860s, Fort Plymouth developed into a thriving lumber town and in the wake of its deforestation, it grew into a cattle town with large ranches, slaughterhouses, and stockyards.

1897 was the year of the "Great Fire". It earned this appellation when a stockyard smokehouse was set ablaze, burning most of Fort Plymouth to the ground. Developers and architects, mostly led by the Davis, Dover, Queen, and Broderick families, rebuilt the city into a living symbol of modernism and named it after it's founding father, Jeb Star.

In recent years, Star City has become the scene of several major upheavals. In the early 2000s, it was one of the cities to become home to the sudden appearance of masked crimefighters. The hero known as Green Arrow appeared as a result of the city's raid spike in violent crime. This vigilante was soon joined by another, the siren known as Black Canary, and the two's obvious romantic chemistry endeared them to the hearts of the public. Though the two were still officially hunted by SCPD, their legend proved beneficial to their cause and earned them some slack. It was only in 2004 that the federal government acknowledged both heroes as official crimefighters with the JLA initiative and SCPD even dedicated a special unit of green and black-uniformed officers to respond to situations to provide back-up for the Emerald Archer and his leather-clad lover.

In 2007, Star City's Glades neighborhood was the target of a terrorist attack where an artificial earthquake brought massive devastation and death to the area. Green Arrow and the SCPD were taxed sorely trying to contain the problem. Star City's mayor was also tortured to death on live television by a band of escaped convicts and shortly after Oliver Queen announced his intentions to run for mayor he was attacked in his own home by masked criminals and left to die inside his family home as it was set ablaze. Both Mr. Queen and Star City would survive this attack but Queen chose not to pursue the election.

In 2009, however, Mr. Queen again ran for public office and won.

Then in the midst of Oliver Queen's re-election campaign in 2013, an occultist known as Albert Davis was tricked by the Riddler into tapping the dark magic generated by his ancestors' secret shaping of Star City into an occult conduit. In so doing, Davis accidentally unleashed a horde of demons upon Star City led by the notorious Trigon. This proved to be a trial by fire for the re-established Justice League and after weeks of battling and waves of heroes coming to Star City's aid, the curse was lifted by the Green Arrow killing Albert Davis whose own lifeforce turned out to be the key needed to seal gateway he had opened. This event would play a major part in the Justice League's decision to create a splinter team dedicated to handling occult threats such as this.

Following this devastation, Oliver Queen's name was still on the ballot, but his heart was not in it. Shortly after winning the election, he announced he would resign and let his Deputy Mayor Frederick Tuckman take office. Oliver Queen then dedicated himself to using his company's fortune to bolstering Star City's development and restructuring. Mayor Tuckman has proved to be Star City's most popular mayor and is expected to win his re-election campaign in November. Much of Tuckman's success has been in further embracing the sentinel of Star City, the Green Arrow, and working closely with local businesses in a economy and cultural boosting movement spearheaded by Queen Consolidated.

The Gangs of Star City

Hard Knocks

Danny "Brick" Brickwell was originally a low-level henchman/enforcer for various mobsters in Star City and also ran his own street gang. However, he had a brilliant criminal mind and higher aspirations to go with it. In the wake of the metahuman criminals springing up, he began to expand his gang's criminal activities, particularly drug sales, into areas left vacant by other criminal organizations. Brick succeeded in uniting the various street gangs of Star City under his leadership under the banner of the 'Gang of Hard Knocks'. Then in the aftermath of the Undertaking, these low-level criminals, who had previously been denied access to many lucrative areas by the more "up-market" mafiosos, became an overnight crime syndicate with greater manpower and resources than the now greatly weakened traditional organized crime families. Then later after Trigon rained chaos and death upon Star City, Brick grew rose like the phoenix from the ashes and made himself the undisputed king of Star City's underworld.

Ninth Circle

This mysterious criminal brokerage group is rumored to be headquartered in Star City.


Holistic Integration for Viral Equality

Whatever their end goal is, the HIVE is seemingly dedicated to Earth being made better through the process of accelerated human evolution, by whatever means necessary: technological, biological, chemical, metaphysical, magical, etc. Queen Bee is the founder of the organization and her seven-member inner circle consists of Brother BloodFang Zhifu, Damien Dahrk, Terrence Thirteen, Naif Al-Sheikh, Penelope Lord, and Psycho Pirate. Also of note are the Queen's right-hand man Psimon and the Queen's Guard (aka: The Fearsome Five) consisting of Mr. Numerous, Gizmo, Mammoth, Shimmer, and Jinx. It is also worth noting that at some point in the 80s, Slade Wilson was a member of the HIVE but due to a falling out, instead decided to join the League of Assassins, which has been both an ally and enemy of HIVE.

The League of Assassins

Ra's al Ghul runs this organization which has existed for six hundred years. Ra's is known as "The Demon's Head" and in turn, his daughters Talia and Nyssa are known as the White Hand and Black Hand, respectively.The League has grown so large that it encompasses many other organizations. Talia oversees the League's White Glove faction, which handles practical matters, and has grown so large that many call it The Leviathan. Nyssa's Black Glove is more esoteric and detached and also see to the cultivation and security of Ra's al Ghul's most treasured possessions: the Lazarus Pits. By far one of the most powerful criminal enterprises in the world, the League employs legions of assassins and mercenaries with only the most skilled and talented joining the ranks of its inner circle: Deathstroke, El Penitente, Bane, Copperhead, Cheshire, Shado, The Magician, Sportsmaster, David Cain, Lady Shiva, Dr. Poison, El Flamingo, Jane Doe, Komodo, and more still are all highly capable and serious threats, most of them with direct ties to Gotham and intimate knowledge of Batman's secret identity (which they are forbidden to act on by decree from Ra's al Ghul himself).
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nightcrawlerfan19 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Professional Interface Designer
Man, with founding families like the Davises, Dovers, and Brodericks, no wonder the city's such a mess half the time. 
I like the color-toned police force.
Does China White still operate in Star?
Roysovitch Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Professional General Artist
nightcrawlerfan19 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Professional Interface Designer
AzureVirgo Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
Ooh this going to be interesting
LoyalLazarus Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
Ah, the home of the one and only Green Arrow, who has inspired the people so that they might not fail this city!!! Wooohooo!!!

What's funny is that Star City seems real chill and quite the people's town, Metropolis is the sunny city of hope and tomorrow, and Gotham is more serious, hardcore, a near-constant battlefield, and chock-full of various criminal and non-criminal elements vying for power, with a notoriously corrupt police force.

I have even noted this in the attitude of each city's defenders:

Gotham-territorial, constantly suspicious of people, competitive, and each I think with varying degrees of deep issues.

Metropolis-Smiling, cheerful, and positively inspirational symbols of hope, peace, justice, and freedom

Star City- Noble, true, and staunch defenders of the people, who fight to defend all who live in their domain. Also with truckloads of wit, snark, and dapper attitudes.
Obothehobo11 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
It says the city is incorporated as Star City in August 1817 and is incorporated as Fort Plymouth in December 1817.  I'm guessing this is a typo that you need to fix
Roysovitch Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018  Professional General Artist
Kitty1231996 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
*Reads excitedly* So glad something other than Gotham / Metropolis won...
MS225 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
A fun lil trivia bit:
Most of the names of the Star City neighborhoods are the names of Chicago suburbs
Jakubtokaj Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
Just to make sure
Begining of the Undertaking
Thea and Sara run away
December 26th: Sara drugs and seduces Oliver.
Glades are destroyed
Mayor is tortured to death
April 3rd: Merlyn attacks the Queen Estate.

Were there two attacks on Queen Estate? One where GA defeats Merlyn with Atom and one where he is left to die in a burning building? Or was it one and the same attack?
Roysovitch Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018  Professional General Artist
Do not confuse the Queen Estate with the Quiver.

Not sure why you assigned The Magician's attack on the Quiver involving The Atom and Green Arrow the date of April 3rd, 2007. Could you explain the logic of that to me? Because it wasn't called the Quiver until 2013.
Jakubtokaj Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018
Sorry, I thought the Vox Box from John Diggle's Files was a continuation from Ray Palmer's Files. I didn't notice the locations
Roysovitch Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2018  Professional General Artist
No problem. I thought I had made a temporal blunder. Whew... 
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