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ISSUE NO. 764
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JLA TATTOOS

In 1969, FLEER put out a line of bubble gum with temporary tattoos featuring members of he JLA! Where did Fleer gets the images for these tattoos? They took them from existing comic books, of course! Starting with the box header, seen above, which came from a panel in JLA #78 pencilled by Dick Dillin and inked by Joe Giella...

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What about the individual gum wrappers? Here they are, with their source art next to them! The images, all drawn by either Murphy Anderson or Neal Adams, were redrawn by Fleer "artists," redrawn partially, and sometimes entirely. Redrawn? More like badly traced. We'll identify the sources as we proceed.
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Four of the tattoo images were taken from the same cover, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #78, by Murphy Anderson...
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...the Man of Steel, from the left hand side...
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...the Dark Knight, from the right side...
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...the Fastest Man Alive, from the center...
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and the mighty mite, taken from the heads on the left side of the page!
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This GREEN ARROW tattoo comes from the cover of BB #85, by Neal Adams...
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Another GA tat, based on a panel from JLA #78 by Dick Dillin...
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...here's WONDER WOMAN, from JLA #66 by Neal Adams...
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...and, finally, this awkward Green Lantern tattoo comes from the cover of JLA #71!
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Marvel Super Heroes 1966 Trading Cards-- a three-part series!
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