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Mulan Kato as Green Hornet

In 2018, Dynamite Comics ran a short arc in which the daughter of Kato picked up the mantle of the Green Hornet following the death of Britt Reid. Mulan is a highly skilled martial artist like her father, trained in nearly 500 forms of hand-to-hand combat. Mulan’s Green Hornet costume is a more fitted and updated version of the 1960s adaptation, swapping the trench coat for a stylish asymmetrical top with an attached cape.

The Green Hornet (1940s)

The Green Hornet made his premier on a serialized radio program inn 1936. Since his inception, he has made mutiple appearances across comic books, television, and movie screens. In December 1940, the Green Hornet and Kato made their first appearance as comic book heroes. The Green Hornet’s original comic book costume consisted of a long green coat, matching fedora, and a face mask with his symbol on it to help conceal his identity.

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The Green Hornet (2011)

In 2011, Seth Rogan starred in a film reboot of The Green Hornet as the title character. The movie re-imagined Britt Reid and his superhero alter ego in the modern world. Rogan’s costume more closely resembles the 1960s TV version of the Green Hornet than his original comic book incarnation. This modern adaptation calls for a green three piece suit, Venetian style masquerade mask, and black leather driving gloves.