SHAZAM! The New Beginning
DC Comics 1987-1993
Shazam in LEGENDS! SHAZAM! The New Beginning

Alter-Ego: Billy Batson
Created by Roy & Dann Thomas, Tom Mandrake
Other Writers: John Ostrander, Len Wein Other Artists: John Byrne

Origin: In San Francisco, young Billy Batson is adopted by the man who murdered by his parents, his uncle Dr. Sivana. The boy escapes and meets a mysterious stranger who leads him down a forgotten subway tunnel to the wizard Shazam. The wizard gives the confused boy the body and powers of Captain Marvel!

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