: My understanding of this goes back to the
: copyright infringement issues of the 1950s.
: DC won a court victory in 1953 I believe and
: got rights to the character in the 1970s.
: Meanwhile Marvel quickly got the rights to
: the unused name of Captain Marvel. As DC was
: restarting the Shazam comic (could not use
: the name Captain Marvel), they had an issue
: of Superman where he fights Captain Thunder
: to promote the characters with a little
: tongue-in-cheek version.
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: Way back there was a Superman story where
: meets a Captain Thunder(I think thats the
: name)who is a Cap marvel substitute.I think
: shortly after the Marvel family
: returned.Does anyone know why D.C. used
: Thunder instead of Marvel and has Captain
: Thunder ever shown up again?
Thanks-I thought it might be something like that.Wonder if Captain Thunder ever showed up again?It might be fun to see him meet Captain Marvel.For some reason Thunder seems like a charater that would work inLegion of Superheroes-even if he went the way of Ferro-lad.
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