Kevin Smith to co-write Batman/Green Hornet miniseries

DC Comics Batman 66 series is getting ready to turn green this May as USA Today and DC All Access announced that filmmaker Kevin Smith has teamed up with radio personality and major Bat-fan Ralph Garman to co-write a miniseries focusing on the 1960’s Batman/Green Hornet TV crossover.

Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman host the Hollywood Babble-On Podcast in front of a live audience weekly.

Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman host the Hollywood Babble-On Podcast in front of a live audience weekly.

Kevin and Ralph will be known to many from their award winning podcast Hollywood Babble-On, where the duo discuss everything from the weekly geek news to the size of Liam Neeson’s… well, you know.

They’ve paired together with DC Comics/Dynamite Entertainment to co-write a 12 part miniseries following the events from the 1960’s Batman TV series where we saw The Green Hornet and Kato come to Gotham tracking a counterfeiting stamp ring. The episode is fondly remember by Smith and Garman. They are even continuing the story with the original villain, Colonel Gumm.

USA Today released artwork from Ultimate Spider-Man artist; Ty Templeton

Artwork from Ultimate Spider-Man artist; Ty Templeton

Canadian artist Ty Templeton is on board doing the artwork (above), whilst American illustrating legend Alex Ross is doing the cover art (below). Garman confirms that the digital-first biweekly series begins on 21st May and will debut in comic shops as a print comic on 4th June.

Cover art by Alex Ross

Cover art by Alex Ross

Source: USA Today | DC Comics

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