Captain Marvel “The Power of SHAZAM!”
DC Comics 1992-2006
The Power of SHAZAM!

Alter-ego: Billy Batson
Created by Jerry Ordway, based on the characters created by Bill Parker, C.C. Beck, Otto Binder, others
Other writers: Alex Ross, Jim Krueger
Other artists: Peter Krause, Mike Manley, Alex Ross, Rags Morales, Doug Braithwaite

Origin: Billy Batson's archaeologist parents having been killed by Theo Adam, A mysterious stranger leads the young orphan newsboy to the old Wizard Shazam, who grants him the power to change his body into that of Captain Marvel.

Trends in history and culture: Boom and bust of comic books in the 1990's, post-modern heroes, retro styles, abandonned children, gender roles, Celtic mythology.

Captain Marvel, aided by the power of every magical being in the world, battles the Spectre in <i>Day of Vengeance</i>, leading up to <i>Infinite Crisis</i>
Captain Marvel, aided by the power of every magical being in the world, battles the Spectre in Day of Vengeance, leading up to Infinite Crisis

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