It began in 1980 when editor Len Wein and I first approached DC COMICS Publisher, Jenette Kahn, to revive an old DC title called The Teen Titans. There had already been two different versions of the book with the original dating back to the early 60s. Because I was at Marvel Comics at the time, I hadn’t really read much of the second 1970s series, but I enjoyed those early Bob Haney/Nick Cardy stories as I was growing up. They were silly, often campy, but there were a number of fun stories as well. The original series featured the teen sidekicks of DCs older super-heroes. Instead of Flash, there was Kid Flash. Instead of Batman, there was Robin, etc. In many ways this was DCs Junior Justice League.
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