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Jeff Parker and Evan Shaner's "Convergence: SHAZAM" #1 "is another gem in the 'Convergence' event."
The Rock explains why he decided to pass on bringing the titular hero to life, opting instead to portray his less-than-pure arch enemy.
Noted Shazam superfan Evan Shaner explains what he loves most about Captain Marvel and why he's always up to reteam with his "Flash Gordon" collaborators.
Jeff Parker discusses his "Convergence" books with CBR, employing forgotten events, Jack Kirby deep cuts, CC Beck homages and more classic DC nods.
From Ant-Man to Shazam, we've uncovered the origin stories and starting points for the characters featured in eight upcoming superhero films.
Brett White takes on all the Cap Trolls and explains why people need to accept that Billy is Shazam and Carol is Captain Marvel.
Dan Jurgens discusses the DCU's reaction to discovering the identity of "Futures End's" Masked Superman and the plans which led to the hero's identity.
The Mists of Eternity part, allowing CBR to look back and discover Hollywood's ideal Captain Marvel and Billy Batson from decades past.
With a seemingly-confirmed movie on the way, an increased DCU profile and a new name, CBR runs down the fascinating history of Shazam!
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!
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.
With a "Justice League" movie directed by "Man of Steel's" Zack Snyder officially happening, CBR explores who might join Superman, Batman & Wonder Woman.
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.
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."
Chris Cooper offers hints about Norman Osborn in "Amazing Spider-man 2" & Lynda Carter supports Wonder Woman's appearance in "Man of Steel" sequel.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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."
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.