The SHAZAM! Power Hour
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With what one might called “electric” excitement for the new SHAZAM! movie, Joe and Kendall decided to look at the complex history of one of their favorite characters: Captain Marvel. From his humble beginnings at Fawcett Comics, to the decade of litigation, to new beginnings at DC, to even newer beginnings at DC, and finally even newer newer beginnings at DC, find out everything you need to know about Captain Marvel aka Shazam! before (or after) you see the movie.

Infinite Origins: Whiz Comics vol 1 #2, Marvel Family vol 1 #1, Shazam!: The New Beginning

Continuity Crisis: Justice League #7-11, 0, 14-16 and 18-21

Extras: Captain Marvel Adventures #1 - 150 (1941), Shazam!: The Original Captain Marvel #1 - 35 (1973), Legends 1-6 (1986), Justice League vol. 1 1 - 6 (1987), War of the Gods (1991), Power of Shazam! 1-4 mini (1994), Power of Shazam! 1 - 49 (1995), Kingdom Come (1996)  1 - 4, Shazam! Power of Hope (2000), JSA vol 1 #26 - 78 (2001), Superman/Shazam: First Thunder 1 - 4 (2005), Day of Vengeance 1 - 6 (2005), Trials of Shazam! 1- 12 (2006), Shazam!: The Monster Society of Evil 1 - 4 (2007), Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! 1 - 21 (2008) - all age stories, The Multiversity: Thunderworld #1 (2015), Convergence: Shazam! 1 - 2 (2015)

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