Green Hornet: Year One #1 To Ship 3 Weeks Early!

Legendary Writer Matt Wagner’s Green Hornet: Year One follows the astounding success of Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1!

Following the successful launch of Kevin Smith’s Green
Hornet, Dynamite Entertainment is
releasing Green Hornet: Year One #1 a full 3 weeks early!  The very first days of the original
Green Hornet and his faithful sidekick Kato begin under the masterful
hand of writer Matt Wagner and artist
Aaron Campbell! Follow Green Hornet and Kato as they move into the pages
of history and form the ultimate crime-fighting duo!

With a renewed interest in Green
Hornet due to Kevin Smith’s comic book and the upcoming major motion picture starring Seth Rogen, now is the
time to read our Green Hornet comic books!  Green Hornet: Year One
features the writing of Matt Wagner, bringing the characters to their
basic roots a la All-Star Superman! 
Rooted in the pulp tradition, the original tales of Britt Reid and Kato
begin here! Joining Wagner is artist Aaron Campbell (Sherlock Holmes),
whose stunning recreation of the industrial world of 1930’s Chicago is
sure to wow fans across the globe!  Witness the origin of the original
Green Hornet in Green Hornet: Year One #1!

"THE GREEN HORNET stands as one of the prototypes
of the modern super-hero…and yet, surprisingly, the original version
of the character featured no distinct origin tale," says writer
Matt Wagner.  "In GREEN HORNET; YEAR ONE, we’re filling in the holes so
that new and old readers alike can finally see and understand what
makes this character such a long-lasting and vital part of American pop

long last the Green Hornet and Kato return, not only to their gritty
roots, but in a way that has been lacking since their debut over 70
years ago," adds artist Aaron Campbell.  "Matt Wagner’s take on this
iconic duo is sure to set the gold standard for years to come."

is the perfect writer to pen this tale.  And after seeing Aaron’s art
on Sherlock Holmes, he stood out as the artist that would bring the
right feel to this series.  Dynamite is proud to have Matt and Aaron be
the team behind this special series.  They are integral to it!"  stated
Dynamite President and Publisher Nick Barrucci.

Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by
32 pages $3.99

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

Green Hornet Year One #1 from Dynamite

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ENTERTAINMENT, the publishing division of DYNAMIC FORCES, INC., was
founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and
properties, including Red Sonja, Project Superpowers, The Boys, Army of Darkness,
Battlestar Galactica, The
Lone Ranger, Zorro
and more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and
best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile
creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Turner, Jim Lee,
Michael Avon Oeming,
Brian Reed, Mel
Rubi, Marc Guggenheim,
Stephen Sadowski, Mike
Carey, Jim Krueger,
Greg Pak, Brett Matthews,
Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent and fan favorite

DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book
publishers and several of their more recent launches – including
Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s PROJECT SUPERPOWERS – have debuted in the
Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005
Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and
another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The
company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including
the prestigious Eisner

Aside from their monthly periodical comic book series,
DYNAMITE also produces new and classic material, including Tim Truman’s
SCOUT, Carlos Trillo
and Eduardo Risso’s BORDERLINE and TALES OF TERROR, Jim Starlin’s DREADSTAR,
as well as well as reprint editions of classic RED SONJA material.

Source: Press Release
Syndicated from The Outhouse – The Greatest Comic Book Website
Posted originally: 2010-03-15 13:32:46

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