Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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lonelyknight

In Reply To
Chris

Subj: Re: Was Jack Knight a reincarnated Captain X?
Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 at 04:59:17 pm EST (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Was Jack Knight a reincarnated Captain X?
Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2007 at 09:36:54 pm EST

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> I remember reading somewhere that Jack was once Captain X in a previous life. I recently reread my Starman run, and beyond the few quick flashbacks of Cap X, I don't remember reading any connection between the two.
>
> Anyone clear this up for me?

I'm not super sure about this. In pre-Crisis continuity Captain X was not seen much other than his Golden Age appearance. I believe it was during his early Post Crisis DC continuity appearances that Captain X was established as being the grandfather to Firestorm, and I believe he was killed off in modern times by an old WW2 era Russian super-character. I'm not as familiar with the more recent changes to old DC continuity, so it is possible they had Jack become Capt. X in a previous life.

No.Jack Knight was already born when Captain X died.Maybe you're thonking
of David Knight being reborn of sorts in the 1950's taking over the role
of the second Starman from Charles McNider after Ted Knight went into
a mental hospital after the war reguard his role in developing the Atomic Bombs that were droped in Japan. 8\-\)

> > I remember reading somewhere that Jack was once Captain X in a previous life. I recently reread my Starman run, and beyond the few quick flashbacks of Cap X, I don't remember reading any connection between the two.
> >
> > Anyone clear this up for me?
>
> I'm not super sure about this. In pre-Crisis continuity Captain X was not seen much other than his Golden Age appearance. I believe it was during his early Post Crisis DC continuity appearances that Captain X was established as being the grandfather to Firestorm, and I believe he was killed off in modern times by an old WW2 era Russian super-character. I'm not as familiar with the more recent changes to old DC continuity, so it is possible they had Jack become Capt. X in a previous life.


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