(May 1941)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Helnit Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Frank Temerson
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bert Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Bert Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]

A Buzz from the Green Hornet (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker ?
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Britt Reid; Hayashi Kato
Synopsis:
A plea from Britt and Kato to all Green Hornet fans to help in the war on crime by obeying the law in everything they do and to always tell the truth: to parents, friends and to everyone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

anti-crime promo

[Jake Saco and the Broken Bridge] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates (signed)
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Mike Axford (Sentinel reporter); Danny (Sentinel pressman); Jake Saco (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When the Hornet discovers that Jake Saco left the supporting columns of a new bridge hollow in order to save money on construction, and that bridge collapses killing many innocent people, he decides to put Saco in jail where he belongs.
Reprints:

["Brit Reid, on a vacation in Oldville Center, is framed on a murder rap..."] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker (original radio script); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bert Whitman Associates

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Mr. Case (Casey Case's uncle) (introduction); Lenore Case (Reid's secretary); un-named Oldville Chief of Police (villain?); Killer Doaks (villain); Jack Blandings (villain, lawyer); Mumps (villain); Mike Donahan (villain, politician)
Synopsis:
Britt Reid finds himself framed for murder by racketeers angry at him for their exposure in the pages of the Daily Sentinel.
Reprints:

[Theory of Crime] (Table of Contents)

Mastermind McGinty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mastermind McGinty (introduction); un-named robber (villain, introduction)

[Tong War] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker (orginal radio scripts); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bert Whitman Associates

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Haysahi Kato]; Mike Axford (Sentinel reporter); Sgt. Moran; Chin Chow (introduction); Pretty Willie Slone (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Grim intrigue throws the oriental section of a city into a terrible Tong war and Britt Reid, as the Hornet, decides to investigate. He discovers that rival Tongs each have one half of a sacred tablet giving the location of a Chinese treasure to be used to rehabilitate China.
Reprints:

[Mission To Fort Yukon] (Table of Contents)

Blarney, Dash, and Baron (the Flying Trio) / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Flying Trio [Blarney, Dash, Baron]; Vidok (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Sir Walter Raleigh (Table of Contents)

Here's How Things Began / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sir Walter Raleigh

[Crime Syndicate] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker (original radio script); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bert Whitman Associates

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Lenore Case (Reid's secretary); Lowry (Sentinel reporter); Sgt. Moran; Collins (villain, introduction); Mike (villain, introduction); Joe (villain, introduction); Matt Brooke (villain, introduction, politician); un-named gangsters (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hornet hunts down a crooked politician who has literally bought access to the penitentiary in order to make possible prison escapes.
Reprints:

[Little Marty] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker (orginal radio scripts); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bert Whitman Associates

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Sgt. Moran; Lowry (Sentinel reporter); Mike Axford (Sentinel reporter); Little Marty (villain, introduction, death); Spud O'Hara (villain, introduction, death); un-named gangsters (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hornet goes after a crime syndicate chief who has shot and kidnapped Mike Axford, who had been investigating the murder of a crook named Spud.
Reprints:

[Phantom Truck] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker (orginal radio scripts); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bert Whitman Associates

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Mike Axford (Sentinel reporter); Mr. Walsh (trucking firm owner); Tony Sigi (villain, introduction); un-named gang members (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hornet and Kato are determined to put a mysterious "phantom truck" out of action that has been used to put a rival trucking company out of business.
Reprints:

Big Casino (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Ullman [as Ull Mann] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]

Indexer Notes

Feature surmised from character reference by Ted Watson, August 2010.
Unknown if there is an illustration.

[The Capture of the Green Hornet: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

The Green Hornet / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker
Pencils:
Bert Whitman Associates
Inks:
Bert Whitman Associates
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato [Hayashi Kato]; Mike Axford (Sentinel reporter); Lowry (Sentinel reporter); Sgt. Moran; Brown (policeman)
Synopsis:
Wounded and nearly unmasked by Axford, Lowry and Moran, the Hornet makes his escape, thanks to a phony package bomb thrown through a window by Kato.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue. The Dynamite reprinting does not have the actual page 4 of this story, but instead has mistakingly printed a page from a Green Hornet story found in Green Hornet #5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Hornet
  2. 1. A Buzz from the Green Hornet
    The Green Hornet
  3. 2. [Jake Saco and the Broken Bridge]
    The Green Hornet
  4. 3. ["Brit Reid, on a vacation in Oldville Center, is framed on a murder rap..."]
    The Green Hornet
  5. 4. [Theory of Crime]
    Mastermind McGinty
  6. 5. [Tong War]
    The Green Hornet
  7. 6. [Mission To Fort Yukon]
    Blarney, Dash, and Baron (the Flying Trio)
  8. 7. Sir Walter Raleigh
    Here's How Things Began
  9. 8. [Crime Syndicate]
    The Green Hornet
  10. 9. [Little Marty]
    The Green Hornet
  11. 10. [Phantom Truck]
    The Green Hornet
  12. 11. Big Casino
    The Green Hornet
  13. 12. [The Capture of the Green Hornet: Part 2]
    The Green Hornet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Craig Delich