Never before available on home video, Filmation’s 1970′s live action “Shazam!” series is coming to DVD. The three-disc complete series arrives courtesy of Warner Archive who, today, have just revealed that fans that preorder at WBShop.com are in for a surprise. They’ll receive a variant cover featuring artwork by “Power of Shazam” artist Jerry Ordway.
The cover (which you can check out below) was originally designed to promote the set at this year’s Comic-Con and we’ve confirmed with Warner Archive that everyone who preorders the set between now and the October 23rd release will receive the special limited edition version. What’s more, Warner Archive is running a special promotion through their Official Podcast wherein fans can receive a poster version of the image absolutely free. Click here to listen for details on how to participate in the offer and click the banner beneath the official description to pre-order the set:
By uttering a single magic word young Billy Batson transforms himself into the world’s mightiest mortal, Captain Marvel. The acronym of the first letters of the names of the six elders who train Billy with their respective special gifts: Solomon, wisdom; Hercules, strength; Atlas, stamina; Zeus, power; Achilles, courage; and Mercury, speed, in a word…SHAZAM! Now, the entire series is available in this 3-disc set featuring every exciting episode of this classic television show!