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The Shadow and The Green Hornet team-up, courtesy of legendary comic book writer/movie producer Michael Uslan, the originator and Executive Producer of the Batman movie franchise, including The Dark Knight trilogy.  With covers by Alex Ross and John Cassaday, and interior art by Keith Burns, The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights #1 is sure to be an exciting read for comic fans everywhere!


In The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights #1, a threat so titanic that it forces The Shadow to team-up with The Green Hornet!  A plot so deadly that it involves real events in history and such famous and infamous people as Woodrow Wilson, Rasputin, J. Edgar Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Nikola Tesla!  An unstoppable power will plunge the world into darkness… and no one but our two crime-fighting icons can stop it!

“In The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights, a terror plot unfolds during World War I but doesn’t strike until the world is on the eve of World War II,” says writer Michael Uslan. “In a time of grave crisis, Lamont Cranston and Britt Reid are brought together by FDR, himself, but NOT for the reason one would EVER imagine! Is it possible that The GIRASOL of The Shadow… like The Cosmic Cube in the Marvel Universe… holds within the ultimate power on earth? If so, will anything stop Hitler and the mighty Shiwan Khan from seizing it at all costs? Only The Shadow and The Green Hornet joining forces have a chance in Hell of stopping them and saving mankind from a fate worse than death!”

“I have wanted to work with Michael for some-time and it is an honor to be doing so with such a dynamic crossover,” adds Dynamite CEO / Publisher Nick Barrucci.  “Following Masks, we needed a great new story for a pulp-crossover, and I have no doubt that it is going to exceed everybody’s already high expectations.”

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Michael Uslan is the Originator and Executive Producer of the BATMAN movie franchise from BATMAN to THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, and the author of his memoir, THE BOY WHO LOVED BATMAN. He won the Emmy Award for bringing “Where Is Carmen Sandiego?” to children’s television. In comic books, he is the author of the graphic novels “Archie Marries” and “Batman: Detective #27” and wrote part of the historic 1970’s DC Comics run of “The Shadow.

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About Dynamite Entertainment:

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more!

Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, Purgatori, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt.

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, and a host of up-and-coming new talent!

Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles – 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%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.

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