Green Hornet

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The Green Hornet is a superhero created in 1936 by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker, with input from radio director James Jewell.

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Green Hornet
Van Williams as Green Hornet (1966).
Publication information
First appearanceThe Green Hornet radio program (January 31, 1936)
Created byGeorge W. Trendle
Fran Striker
In-story information
Alter egoBritt Reid

Since his 1930s radio debut, the character has appeared in numerous serialized dramas in a wide variety of media. The Green Hornet appeared in film serials in the 1940s, The Green Hornet television series in the 1960s (which costarred Bruce Lee in his first major adult role), multiple comic book series from the 1940s onwards,[1] and a film in 2011.

The franchise is owned by Green Hornet, Inc., which licenses the property across a wide variety of media that includes comics, films, TV shows, radio and books. As of the 2010s, the comic-book rights are licensed to Dynamite Entertainment.[2]