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Captain Marvel (Billy Batson)

The Religious Affiliation of
Captain Marvel
Billy Batson

Religion: Greco-Roman classical religion / Protestant CBR Scale: S

Name: Captain Marvel

Alter Ego: Billy Batson

Other Names: Marvel; Shazam; William Batson

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Fawcett

First Appearance: Whiz Comics #2 (Feb. 1940): "Introducing Captain Marvel"

Creators: Bill Parker, C. C. Beck

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 756

   Comic Book Appearances: 716

   TV, Film Appearances: 39

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: The Justice League; Shazam's Squadron of Justice; Marvel Family

Race: white

Gender: male

Captain Marvel (Billy Batson)


This character is in the following 131 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Action Comics Weekly #623 (25 Oct. 1988): "My Week in Valhalla" (lead character)
America's Greatest Comics #1 (Mar. 1941): "Ghost of the Deep" (lead character)
Brave New World
Captain Marvel Adventures
DC Heroes Secret Files & Origins
DC/Marvel All Access #1 (Dec. 1996): "The Crossing!"
Genesis
JLA #13 (Dec. 1997): "Rock of Ages, Part Four: Wasteland" (visual reference)
Joker: Last Laugh
JSA #52 (Nov. 2003): "Brand New Day"
Justice League
Justice League International (vol. 1) #7 (Nov. 1987): "Justice League... International!"
Justice League of America
Justice Society of America
Last Days of the Justice Society of America Special (1986): "The Last Days of the Justice Society"
Legends #1 (Nov. 1986): "Once Upon a Time...!"
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (19 June 2012)
Marvel Family
Master Comics #21 (Dec. 1941): "The Coming of Captain Nazi"
Nightwing (vol. 2) #52 (Feb. 2001): "Modern Romance" (1-panel cameo)
normalman - Megaton Man #1 (Aug. 1994): "Lest No Bridge Be Unburned" (cameo)
Outsiders: Five of a Kind - Katana/Shazam #1 (Oct. 2007): "Five of a Kind, Part 2: The Queen of Swords & the King of the Rock" (lead character)
The Power of Shazam!
Special Edition Comics
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Whiz Comics
Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #175 (Dec. 2001): "The Witch and the Warrior, Part Two: Girl Frenzy"
World's Finest Comics (vol. 1) #256 (Apr.-May 1979): "The Gamester's Death Wager" (lead character)


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/CaptainMarvel.html
  - http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0027409/
  - http://www.comicvine.com/captain-marvel/29-2350/
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=captainmarvel
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/chronology.php?name=captainmarvel
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=captainmarvelprec
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/chronology.php?name=captainmarvelprec
  - http://comicbookdb.com/character.php?ID=257
  - http://comicbookdb.com/character.php?ID=8836