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FANTASY DRAFT: A Shazam (and Billy) For Every Decade

FANTASY DRAFT: A Shazam (and Billy) For Every Decade

The Mists of Eternity part, allowing CBR to look back and discover Hollywood's ideal Captain Marvel and Billy Batson from decades past.

The Rich History of Captain Mar... er, Shazam!

The Rich History of Captain Mar... er, Shazam!

With a seemingly-confirmed movie on the way, an increased DCU profile and a new name, CBR runs down the fascinating history of Shazam!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Human Torch Pulled from TV Over Self-Immolation Fears?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Human Torch Pulled from TV Over Self-Immolation Fears?

This week, was Human Torch pulled from "Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends" over fears kids would light themselves on fire? Plus more Human Torch legends!

ROLL CALL: Female DC Heroes Ready for Hollywood

ROLL CALL: Female DC Heroes Ready for Hollywood

With DC Entertainment's Diane Nelson expressing a desire to see more female heroes on-screen, CBR looks at who's ready to make the leap.

ROLL CALL: Eight Heroes Who Would Make the

ROLL CALL: Eight Heroes Who Would Make the "Justice League" Movie Great

With a "Justice League" movie directed by "Man of Steel's" Zack Snyder officially happening, CBR explores who might join Superman, Batman & Wonder Woman.

Zack Snyder to Direct

Zack Snyder to Direct "Justice League" Film for Warner Bros.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Warner Bros. confirmed a "Justice League" film will follow the "Man of Steel" sequel, featuring Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot.

Superman's Resurgence Dashes Hopes For

Superman's Resurgence Dashes Hopes For "Shazam" Movie

Director Peter Segal's planned big-screen take on DC Comics' Shazam won't 'see the light of day any time soon,' largely because of "Man of Steel."

Comic Reel: Chris Cooper on

Comic Reel: Chris Cooper on "Amazing Spider-Man 2"; Lynda Carter Approves Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

Chris Cooper offers hints about Norman Osborn in "Amazing Spider-man 2" & Lynda Carter supports Wonder Woman's appearance in "Man of Steel" sequel.

PREVIEW: Black Adam Rises In

PREVIEW: Black Adam Rises In "Justice League of America" #7.4

As Villains Month enters its final round, DC Comics has released a preview for "Justice League of America" #7.4 featuring the return of Black Adam. Written by Geoff Johns and Sterling Gates, the issue hits Sept. 25.

5-STAR REVIEW: Johns & Frank Wrap Up Shazam in

5-STAR REVIEW: Johns & Frank Wrap Up Shazam in "Justice League" #21

Doug Zawisza gives "Justice League" #21 5 stars, calling the arc-ending issue by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank "a gorgeous story with heart and emotion" and "a must-have book."

TOYING AROUND: A Cavalcade of SDCC Exclusives

TOYING AROUND: A Cavalcade of SDCC Exclusives

Diamond Select Toys, Icon Heroes, Dark Horse and more get in on the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive game while new "Man of Steel," "Pacific Rim," Sailor Moon and Spider-Man pieces debut in this week's TOYING AROUND.

TOYING AROUND:

TOYING AROUND: "Kick-Ass 2" CCI Exclusives & Star Wars Figures

More Comic-Con International in San Diego exclusives were revealed this week including swear-laden "Kick-Ass 2" figures & Angry Birds Star Wars toys. Plus, new "Walking Dead" Pop! Vinyls & Sonic the Hedgehog statues.

Derek Fridolfs Brings Shazam to

Derek Fridolfs Brings Shazam to "Justice League Beyond"

Writer Derek Fridolfs spoke with ROBOT 6 about introducing Golden Age character Shazam to the hi-tech future of "Justice League Beyond," while sharing an exclusive preview of the issue illustrated by Ben Caldwell.

EXCLUSIVE: Davis Introduces Shazam in

EXCLUSIVE: Davis Introduces Shazam in "Justice League" #21 Variant

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR has an exclusive first look at Shane Davis' variant cover for "Justice League" #21 by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, which contains the conclusion of the long-running "Shazam!" story.

Dwayne Johnson Talks

Dwayne Johnson Talks "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," Teases "Hercules" & "Fast 6"

Dwayne Johnson discusses starring as fan-favorite Roadblock in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," the future of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, his desire to play Black Adam in a Shazam movie and being born to portray Hercules.

The Line It Is Drawn - A Marvel Family Tribute

The Line It Is Drawn - A Marvel Family Tribute

In honor of the passing of one of the last Golden Age Captain Marvel comic creators, the Line is all mash-ups and team-ups featuring the Marvel Family. Captain Marvel with the power of Thor! Aunt May marrying Uncle Dudley!

Michael Gray Reflects on

Michael Gray Reflects on "Shazam!" and the Life of a Seventies Teen Idol

Actor Michael Gray looks back on his time as Billy Batson in Filmation's '70s live-action "Shazam!," the adventures experienced during his time as a teen idol and loving the role despite his ultimate typecasting.

Lemire Resurrects Kid Eternity in

Lemire Resurrects Kid Eternity in "National Comics"

Eisner nominee Jeff Lemire spoke to CBR about the return of Kid Eternity in "National Comics: Eternity" #1, his connection to the Land of the Dead, and the project he originally pitched.

Comics A.M. - That's <i>Doctor</i> Mark Millar, Thank You

Comics A.M. - That's Doctor Mark Millar, Thank You

Mark Millar receives honorary doctorate! Peter Bagge talks Robert Crumb! Dark Horse scouting for talent in Australia! A look at Comic Easel! Plus, remembering the weird Captain Marvel villain ... Spider Man!

The Secrets of DC's Free Comic Book Day Issue

The Secrets of DC's Free Comic Book Day Issue

CBR delves into the subtleties and secrets of DC Comics' Free Comic Book Day issue, which opens a Pandora's Box of new questions for the coming year in the DC Universe.

Johns Prepares

Johns Prepares "Justice League" for Graves

A new villain tied to the League's past is born in the next Jim Lee-drawn arc of DC's #1 series! Geoff Johns reveals his origins, shares new details on (and exclusive art from) Shazam and teases the answers awaiting on FCBD.

Comics A.M. - Relaunching Justice Society, Rebuilding Billy Batson

Comics A.M. - Relaunching Justice Society, Rebuilding Billy Batson

James Robinson on "Earth 2"! Geoff Johns talks Shazam! David Hine on creator-owned comics! Interviews with "Ultimate Spider-Man's" Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez! Plus much more!

DC Nation Debuts

DC Nation Debuts "Shazamwich," "GL," "Young Justice" Clips, Images

Cartoon Network has released clips and screenshots from Saturday's all-new DC Nation block, including a sneak peek at "MAD Presents Shazamwich," "Green Lantern" and "Young Justice."

Frank Discusses Working with Johns,

Frank Discusses Working with Johns, "Shazam" & "Batman: Earth One"

Artist Gary Frank spoke with CBR News about his and Geoff Johns "The Curse Of Shazam" backup story in "Justice League," as well as his "Earth One" and "Smallville" work.

Geoff Johns Reveals New Shazam Details

Geoff Johns Reveals New Shazam Details

With fans already buzzing about Shazam's name change from Captain Marvel, DC Comics and Geoff Johns today revealed a new look and power source for CC Beck's classic character.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - James O'Barr's Batman, Black Adam and Starhawk

Comic Book Legends Revealed - James O'Barr's Batman, Black Adam and Starhawk

This week, has the creator of the Crow been trying to do a Batman comic for over a decade? Plus, learn the shocking history of Captain Marvel's arch-rival, Black Adam! Also, who or what is Starhawk?!

DC Reveals First Look at Frank's

DC Reveals First Look at Frank's "Justice League" #7 Variant

DC Comics has released a teaser image by Gary Frank for "Justice League" #7 written by Geoff Johns with art by Gene Ha featuring a shift from the past to the present.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Captain Marvel and The Huntress

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Captain Marvel and The Huntress

Was Huntress originally intended to die in Batman's "No Man's Land?" How did DC originally try to get around their inability to name Captain Marvel's comic book "Captain Marvel?" Plus, more!

The Avengers, The Walking Dead, Judge Dredd: January 27th Comic Reel

The Avengers, The Walking Dead, Judge Dredd: January 27th Comic Reel

Tony Stark's $9 million car "Avengers" car revealed! A new trailer for the midseason premiere of "The Walking Dead!" Olivia Thirlby expounds on her role in "Judge Dredd!" Plus, "Shazam" and more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superman, Spock & Mr. Mind

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superman, Spock & Mr. Mind

Did Superman inspire the Vulcan nerve pinch? Was famed Captain Marvel villain Mister Mind always meant to be a worm? Find out in this week's CBLR!

NYCC: DC Comics All Access Justice League

NYCC: DC Comics All Access Justice League

At DC Comics' Justice League panel, Geoff Johns, Brian Azzarello and other creators divulged plans and displayed art, discussing the return of Captain Marvel to controversial character portrayals and more.

Pop! - 1/4/2011

Pop! - 1/4/2011

Chip Kidd and his new "Shazam" book are the focus of this week's Pop!, with the writer/designer discussing the origins of the tome, the relevance of Captain Marvel and the likelihood of a Max Fleischer Superman album.

Kidd Marvels at the World's Mightiest Mortal

Kidd Marvels at the World's Mightiest Mortal

Chip Kidd spoke with us about what fans of the Marvel family will discover inside "Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal," shared hints about his upcoming "Batman" graphic novel and more.

VIDEO:

VIDEO: "Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam"

Warner Bros. has released clips from "Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam," the new short debuting on "The DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection," available now on DVD and Blu-ray.

LBCC: Jelenic Discusses

LBCC: Jelenic Discusses "Return of Black Adam"

An enthusiastic Long Beach Comic Con audience enjoyed a screening of "Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam" along with a Q&A session with the animated short's writer, Michael Jelenic.

CBR TV @ NYCC: Michael Jelenic

CBR TV @ NYCC: Michael Jelenic

"Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam" screenwriter Michael Jelenic spoke with CBR TV to discuss "Wonder Woman's" one-time R rating, James Garner's turn as Shazam, the lasting popularity of Thundercats and more.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed

Last Week's Comics Reviewed

Last week, CBR's review staff covered seventeen newly released comics, including "Fantastic Four" #584, "Teen Titans" #88, "Thunderbolts" #149, "Billy Batson and the Power of Shazam" #21 and more!

Wallace Shouts

Wallace Shouts "Shazam!" In 2011

Veteran television writer Eric Wallace ("Eureka") is telling a story featuring the Marvel Family - Freddy Freeman, Billy Batson and Mary Marvel - in January's "Shazam" one-shot and his ongoing "Titans" series.

CCI: Shazam! The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal

CCI: Shazam! The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal

Chip Kidd, Charles Kochman, and Michael Uslan discuss all things Shazam and Captain Marvel, and the release of a new book, at the Shazam! The Golden Age of the World’s Mightiest Mortal panel

PRESS RELEASE: DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection Coming to Blu-Ray & DVD November 9

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