In The CW’s newest action-packed drama series, Oliver Queen (played by the iron-jawed Stephen Amell) is just your average billionaire playboy by day, vigilante superhero by night. After a violent shipwreck followed by a five-year exile on a remote island, he returns home with a new outlook on life and a veil of dark secrets. With newly acquired martial arts skills (i.e. one of his dark secrets), Queen creates the persona of “Arrow” to right the wrongs of his family and fight crime in his corrupted city.  Click through for six things you need to know about Arrow before tuning in tonight at 8/7c on CW.

— Janelle Grodsky and Angela Salazar