I've just finished reading The Scar again, I find it easily the best of the three novels. There are about two direct references in The Scar to events in Perdido Street Station but they're historical to the events unfolding in that narrative. You don't need to know exactly what they're references to in order to appreciate the story unfolding in Armada, in ...
Green Arrow: Year One
Green Arrow: Year One is a 7-issue limited series that focuses
on Oliver’s time stranded on a desert island and how it turned
him into a hero. This limited series heavily influenced the early
seasons of Arrow, and the character John Diggle was named
in honor of the comic’s author, Andy Diggle. Arrow would’ve
been a much different show ...