Steampunk Green Hornet!? Sounds good on the label, but does the latest Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure from Dynamite Entertainment hold up, or should it fold up? Major Spoilers await in our review of Legenderry: Green Hornet #1!
Press Release Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the full creative team for Masks 2, the eagerly anticipated sequel to 2012-2013’s pulp hero extravaganza, Masks. Artist Eman Cassalos (Alice Cooper) joins fan-favorite writer Cullen Bunn (Deadpool) in an epic comic book event uniting such diverse pulp characters as The Shadow, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt, Lady Satan, Black Terror, Green Hornet, Zorro, and more. Slated for release in April 2015, Masks 2 will feature cover artwork by a selection of the industry’s most celebrated artists, including Butch Guice, Jae Lee, Gabriel Hardman, Colton Worley, Sean Chen, and Robert Hack.
As a longtime fan of the Green Hornet, I was less-than-pleased with the 2011 Seth Rogen comedy take on the character. Though it had some cool bro-ings on featuring Rogen and Jay Chou (including the truly wonderful line “Dude… Dude, you’re speaking Chinese right now”), it didn’t really do justice to the Hornet. (Kato, on the other hand, was pretty awesome throughout.) Since it’s been nearly three years, and we’re dealing with what’s technically a superhero property, I think it’s high time that someone brought back the other dynamic duo in more serious fashion, perhaps even taking on the generational
I’ve mentioned before that there are all kinds of Batman fans. There are some who like the Christopher Nolan movies while there are others who prefer Adam West’s Caped Crusader of the 1960s. That latter group tends to avoid DC’s New 52 because, as one friend put it, the books are “too gritty.” They point to the early issue of Catwoman in which Batman and she “got it on” while talking on a rooftop. “Batman would never do that!” that friend says! Some folks want to read books to get away from reality, after all! But is that what comics
Back in 1967, the Caped Crusader and the Hornet met on TV, thanks to the powers of synergy and network crossover madness, but now Kevin Smith has brought hero and anti-hero together again for a little pop art camp madness. Your Major Spoilers review of Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet #1 awaits!
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights trade paperback that arrives in stores this week.