Today's episode of Arrow saw the introduction of the Thanatos Guild, a rogue group of the Assassins League, led by Malcolm Merlyn was founded before his death and, in this process, a nap on a classic DC super villains.
Spoiler for today's episode of Arrow, "The Thanatos Guild", below.
As a result, Thea (Willa Holland) is being hunted by the Thanatos Guild – especially by her leader, Athena – because as Malcolm's (John Barrowman) daughter Thea, she is the key to retrieving a mysterious old card. In order to receive this card, Thea and Nyssa Al Ghul (Katrina Law) must retrieve the cube from which Athena holds it, and to find this place, Nyssa Thea records to meet a woman named Tigressa.
Outside Being a cool name for a woman who apparently rejected the league and escaped her could well be a subtle allusion to the DC comics villain Tigress. There have been three incarnations of tigress in comic history ̵
This is notable when Tigressa is an allusion to the figure of Tigress, it would not be the first time that [ArrowArrow beckons to the character. When Evelyn Sharp joins Team Arrow after imitating Black Canary, she takes on Artemis' coat. Unlike the Artemis of Young Justice, who is a hero, Evelyns Artemis pretends to be a hero just to betray Oliver Queen / Green Arrow (Stephen Amell) to the villain Prometheus. Evelyn is defeated by Oliver and Company during the season five finale and locked in a cage by Lian Yu. Her fate remains unknown.
Arrow airs on Thursdays at 9 / 8c on The CW.