The strip was successfully pitched and was syndicated from 26 November 1962 with a colour Sunday strip added on 20 September 1964.
Adams and O' Neill also performed a similar revamping of Green Lantern and Green Arrow.
The company specialised in comic strip advertising and Adams found himself working on AT&T advertising strip "Chip Martin, College Reporter" for Boys' Life and similar work for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Adams, following a recommendation by Jerry Caplin (brother of Al Capp), was asked to produce samples for a new strip to be based on the popular TV drama Ben Casey.
He has worked for film giants George Lucas, Ron Howard and Ray Harryhausen, and produced concept designs for the films Heavy Metal and Willow.
His poster work includes Super Girl, Bladerunner and Jackie Chan's The Protector.