Five comic books in the Green Hornet family arrive this June from Dynamite!
April 29, 2010, Runnemede, NJ – Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1 was an incredible hit and it helped propel Dynamite Entertainment as the fifth largest publisher in comics for the month of June. With the re-orders on Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1 being achieving such incredible numbers, it catapulted to the #11 slot for dollars and #20 spot for units of the top 100 books in March. In June, the Green Hornet franchise continues with its flagship book, Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #4! The new Kato’s adventure continues with Kevin Smith’s Kato #3! The origin of the original Green Hornet marches on in The Green Hornet Year One #3, and the story of Kato’s origin continues with Kato Origins #2 Way of the Ninja! Lastly, the story of the future Green Hornet carried on with The Green Hornet Strikes! #2!
Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #4 is written by Kevin Smith and drawn by Jonathan Lau, with covers by Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Joe Benitez, and Stephen Segovia! After the incredible events of the last issue, the legacy of the Green Hornet and its future are forever altered! There’s not too much more we can say without giving away the thrilling events, but this issue features the aftermath of the battle with the Black Hornet, the original Hornet, Kato, his daughter and young Britt Reid! A hero will have died and the Hornet universe will have been changed forever! Kevin Smith’s Kato #3 is written by Ande Parks and drawn by Åle Garza, with covers by Joe Benitez, Åle Garza, and Johnny Desjardins! The prelude to the smash series from Kevin Smith and Dynamite continues as the story before their appearance in the pages of KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET is finally told! At the hands of the Black Hornet, Kato is faced with an unimaginable loss! Will he find the strength to survive?
The Green Hornet Year One #3 is written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Aaron Campbell, with covers by John Cassaday and Francesco Francavilla! The Golden Age adventures of the fabulous Green Hornet continue! Told partially in their present day as well as filling in the story detailing the meeting of the Hornet and Kato, these new adventures are classics in the making! Eisner Award-winning writer Matt Wagner defines The Green Hornet’s first days! Kato Origins #2 Way of the Ninja is written by Jai Nitz and drawn by Colton Worley, with covers by Colton Worley and Francesco Francavilla! Look out! Exploding from the pages of Matt Wagner’s Green Hornet: Year One, here comes Kato! It’s pure action, drama, mystery and more around every corner as Dynamite continues their debut of the all-new Kato series, "Way of the Ninja!" Dynamite debuts an all-new Kato series, set during the earliest adventures of the Green Hornet and his faithful sidekick! Kato is on the case as he tracks a murderer and unfolds a mystery that centers around him and his previous life! The Green Hornet Strikes! #2 is written by Brett Matthews and drawn by Ariel Padilla, with a cover by John Cassaday! Senses are shattering and pulses pounding as generations new and old experience this ultimate tale. The Green Hornet Strikes! Features the writing of acclaimed Lone Ranger scribe Brett Matthews, cover artist John Cassaday and interior artist Ariel Padilla! Issue #2 continues the excitement begun in our debut as this new Hornet makes his way through the underworld of Chicago and the tangled world above!
Source: Press Release
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Posted originally: 2010-04-29 18:07:53