Summer sizzle with the Green Hornet this summer from Dynamite!!
April 29, 2010, Runnemede, NJ – Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1 was
such a hit that it helped propel Dynamite Entertainment as the fifth
largest publisher in comics for the month of March. With the re-orders
on Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1 continuing through out the month, GH #1
catapulted to the #20 spot of the top 100 books in March in units and
#11 in dollars. In July, following the death of the original Green
Hornet, Britt Reid, the Green Hornet franchise continues with its
flagship book, Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #5! The official prequel to
the upcoming hit Green Hornet movie arrives with Green Hornet: Parallel
Lives #1! The new Kato’s adventure continues with Kevin Smith’s Kato
#4! The origin of the original Green Hornet marches on in The Green
Hornet Year One #4, and the story of Kato’s origin continues with Kato
Origins #3 Way of the Ninja! The story of the future Green Hornet
carried on with The Green Hornet Strikes! #3! Lastly, Green Hornet
Golden Age Re-Mastered #1 reprints classic adventures of the Green
Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #5 is written by Kevin Smith
and drawn by Jonathan Lau, with covers by Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Joe
Benitez, and Stephen Segovia! The adventure continues! It’s all been
leading to this as Britt Jr. has made his momentous decision last issue
to continue the legacy of his father and become the Green Hornet anew!
With a pair of Kato’s at his side, does crime stand a chance? Well,
yeah, because Britt has a lot to learn as you’ll see in this issue!
From the unproduced screenplay by fan-favorite Kevin Smith, featuring
the careful had of Phil Hester and artist Jonathan Lau! And check out
that strong of all-star covers!
Green Hornet: Parallel Lives #1
is written by Jai Nitz and drawn by Nigel Raynor, with a cover by Paul
Renaud. Dynamite adds another one! This time around, Dynamite is the
only place to read the story before the story of The Green Hornet! Only,
this is an official prelude to the upcoming movie starring Seth Rogen
and Jay Chou and the Green Hornet and Kato! How does one man’s actions
affect another man’s? Either purposely or inadvertently. Or is it just
destiny? This series shows how Britt Reid’s actions lead to Kato
coming in contact with the Green Hornet and the pair becoming the Green
Hornet and Kato. The lead up and origin of one of the first teams in
comics! Featuring incredible covers by Paul (RED SONJA) Renaud!
Smith’s Kato #4 is written by Ande Parks and drawn by Åle Garza, with
covers by Joe Benitez, Åle Garza, and Johnny Desjardins! Mulan and the
Black Hornet have retreated to their respective camps to prepare for
their ultimate confrontation. With Kato at her side, does the Black
Hornet stand a chance against this fearsome new hero? Written by Ande
Parks, the action from this series leads directly into the Kevin Smith’s
Green Hornet comic book series from Dynamite and features an all-star
array of cover artists!
The Green Hornet Year One #4 is written
by Matt Wagner and drawn by Aaron Campbell, with covers by John Cassaday
and Francesco Francavilla! The origin of the original team of
crime-fighters continues! Set in the golden age of comics and history,
writer Matt Wagner weaves a tale of action and adventure unlike anything
else seen on the comic racks! Add in the exquisite art of Aaron
Campbell and Francesco Francavilla, and you have the perfect companion
to the modern day adventures of the Green Hornet from Kevin Smith and
Dynamite! Our tale is split across time, following both Britt and Kato
developing into the men they would become and the adventures they formed
together as the Green Hornet and Kato!
Kato Origins #3 Way of
the Ninja is written by Jai Nitz and drawn by Colton Worley, with covers
by Colton Worley and Francesco Francavilla! Look out! Kato is on his
own as he tracks down a murderer and finds himself caught among the
intrigue and danger of wartime America and the Japanese and Nazi are on
the mainland! Now, in addition to the murderer he’s trailing, Kato is
onto bigger game – spies and saboteurs!
The Green Hornet Strikes!
#3 is written by Brett Matthews and drawn by Ariel Padilla, with a
cover by John Cassaday! Chicago’s turf war has a new player… and its
greatest hero. THE GREEN HORNET AND KATO. But the Hornet is hunted,
untested, and untrained… will he survive under the pressures of the
criminal world around him? Dynamite’s ambitious Green Hornet comic
books don’t get much more ambitious than this, the ultimate tale of the
Green Hornet! Featuring covers by John Cassaday and the writing of Brett
Matthews along with artist Ariel Padilla!
Green Hornet Golden
Age Re-Mastered #1 is based on stories by Fran Striker and drawn by Bert
Whitman Associates, with a cover by Joe Rubenstein. A new series of
Golden Age reprints featuring the classic adventures of the original
Green Hornet! Each issue in this new series of classic Hornet material
is 40 big pages, featuring stories all inspired by the man who started
it all Fran Striker! Completely re-mastered for today’s discerning
reader and collector, Dynamite has also commissioned Joe Rubenstein to
create brand-new covers, inspired by the golden Age comics of
"July is a big month in the Green Hornet Universe,"
says Dynamite Entertainment President Nick Barrucci. "With the building
anticipation for the upcoming Green Hornet motion picture, we have the
opportunity to give our fans access to great new Green Hornet stories as
well as the archives of the Green Hornet, matching up with all of our
fantastic Green Hornet and Kato comic book releases! We are giving our
fans everything they’d ever want and more!"
Source: Press Release
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Posted originally: 2010-05-10 12:41:06