Half of the time, Dudley's "bumbling" was intentional, and Cap's poor faring in the past 30+ years of being published by DC can be lain right at DC's collective feet. The only time the Marvel Family was "done right" by DC was during the E. Nelson Bridwell/Alan Weiss/Don Newton "era" that, unfortunately, didn't happen until SHAZAM! # 34.
: I always thought the Wisdom of Solomon almost
: became a solve all. Dudley always was the
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: The Wisdom of Solomon never did the original
: Cap that much good, did it? Guy was always
: a big giant dufus compared to Freddie and
: his sister. Heck, Dudley always came off
: better than Cap and sometimes even Talky
: Tawny. I will concede however that Cap did
: outclass the Lieutenants (sp?) amd Hoppy...
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