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« on: June 23, 2007, 03:30:06 AM »

1949-1973.The same cover,the same old Captain,different kids.                                                               
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Johnny Nevada
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2007, 04:30:00 AM »

Maybe the new kids are the offspring of the original kids? :-)

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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2007, 07:05:59 AM »

That's cool!
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2007, 08:47:51 AM »

Maybe the new kids are the offspring of the original kids? :-)

Or clones, like the Newsboy Legion!

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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2007, 02:38:21 PM »

I'd never seen the first cover. I imagine using a photo on a comic cover was a radical idea for 1949.

Maybe the new kids are the offspring of the original kids? :-)
The 2nd cover is from Shazam! #2. The lettercol in Shazam! #5 reveals:
Quote from: (reader) Jim Balko
Loved that original cover. Who were the kids on the cover--relatives or children of someone at DC?
Quote from: (editor) E. Nelson Bridwell
The cover kids photoed by our own Jack Adler were his grandson and two neighbor children.
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