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The Silver Age Justice League of America debuted in Brave and Bold #28, cover-dated March 1960. The League's premiere cover reminded some people of a 1956 movie called "Warning From Space." As the series went on, many of the initial cover layouts were based on the covers of old DC books.

Now, for the first time, DIAL B for BLOG exposes the secret behind the stolen super-covers: namely, the layouts for the first 45 JLA covers were ALL "stolen" from previous DC covers! Don't believe me? For the next nine issues, I'll prove it! Some resemblences are stronger than others. A few are a bit of a stretch. You'll see. Let's get started!

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Warning From Space (1956) — Brave and Bold #28 (March 1960)

According to Steve M. Russo: "The cover for Warning from Space [shown above] is a latter DVD cover done in the 2000's, and not original 1950's poster art. It also NEVER had a U.S. theatrical release, so there would have been no poster art to inspire the JLA cover. If anything the "Warning From Space" DVD Cover might be copied from the JLA B&W Color! The only American promotional art for Warning From Space was for the TV sales package, which is below. I find it unlikely anyone from National/DC might have seen it."
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All Star #43 (Oct-Nov 1948) — Brave and Bold #29 (May 1960)

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Strange Adventures #35 (Aug 1953) — Brave and Bold #30 (July 1960)

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All Star #3 (Winter 1940-1941) — Justice League #1 (Nov 1960)

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