The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!, c. 1981
From Episode 1 “Who’s Who at the Zoo”
9-cel master setup
Acrylic on acetate and gouache on paper
Collection of Trent Claus
The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!, a short-lived Saturday-morning cartoon, featured a segment with Shazam!, Captain Marvel, and his Marvel family (Mary Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr., Uncle Marvel, and Mr. Tawky Tawny). This 9-cel setup features the transformation of Captain Marvel Jr. aka Shazam Jr. The foreground transformation cels were used in nearly every episode beginning with Episode 1. The background from Episode 6 also featured the transformation cels.