What I like about this series is I never really thought about Green Hornet's origin before. I didn't necessarily grow up knowing about the character as he was a little before my time but in the late 80s, NOW Comics put out a Green Hornet series that I picked up out of curiosity. I don't recall if there was ever an origin told or if it just jumped into his story.
With Dynamite, not only are we getting modern stories but we're also getting the set up of the original character. We all know that a good origin is important to making a character great. Matt Wagner has been taking care of telling the tale very nicely.
Speaking of Matt Wagner, while he is only handling the writing part of the series, he is doing the main covers as well. Check out his cover to issue #10 as well as the official synopsis of the issue.
== TEASER ==
Green Hornet Year One #10 is on sale in January.
THE GREEN HORNET: YEAR ONE #10
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by AARON CAMPBELL
Covers by MATT WAGNER (main) & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)
This second half of the original Green Hornet's origin tale continues with a look at how Britt Reid and Kato further develop their crusade against crime, setting up the Hornet's secret hideout and cobbling together the special tools and weapons they will need. In the "present day" of 1938, in an effort to break the brutal grip of mob-boss, Skid Caruso, on 1930s Chicago, our crime-fighting duo stage their own campaign of intimidation, leading all the way up to the Mayor's office! Unbeknownst to them, Caruso has called in out-of-town muscle to break the Hornet's forays into his criminal territory--the deadly enforcer nick-named "THE SCOURGE"!