Sunday, September 7, 2014

Saturday Morning Marvel

Shazam!,live-action TV series based on the comic book hero Captain Marvel, debuted 40 years ago today. Produced by Filmation, the Saturday morning show, which later became part of The Shazam!/Isis Hour, centered around Billy Batson (Michael Gray) and his guardian Mentor (Les Tremayne), who traveled the open road assisting those that they met along the way. Jackson Bostwick portrayed Captain Marvel for 17 episodes of the series with John Davey taking over for the remaining 11. View a few quick clips here and here.

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