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Another Weekend Light reading review.

Jai Nitz.  Kato Origins: Way of the Ninja.  Runnemede, NJ: Dynamite Entertainment, December 7th 2010.  140 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

The character Kato is the sidekick of the Green Hornet and while the title of this graphic novel is Kato Origins: Way of the Ninja it really is not an origin story per se but don’t let that stop you from enjoying the story.  While it did not cover Kato’s origin in the traditional sense of how most comics would approach it, this work though was definitely a story about the identity and identity crisis of Kato, among other things.

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This is a review of two volumes of a Comic hero as a break from serious and deep reading.

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Matt Wagner.  Green Hornet: Year One Vol 1: The Sting of Justice.  Runnemede, NJ: Dynamite Entertainment, November 16th, 2010.  140 pp.

This is the first comic book I read on the character “Green Hornet” and it has left me hooked!  This tells the story of the origin of the Green Hornet and his sidekick Kato.  Set in the early 1920s and 1930s the illustration and the colors definitely enhanced the experience of reading this work.  But it was the story telling that I most appreciate from the book.

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