Questions tagged [shazam]

Originally named Captain Marvel, he was renamed to Shazam by DC comics to avoid confusion with the Marvel universe character of the same name. Use this tag for questions about the hero, or his alter-ego Billy Batson, and not questions that mention him. Use with the [dc] tag.

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What happens when adult Billy Batson says “Shazam”?

Billy Batson is a kid who transforms into a superpowered adult when he says "Shazam". But when he grows up, does saying "Shazam" just give him the suit and powers or does it make him look any ...
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Does the transformation into Shazam help heal Billy's injuries?

When an injured Billy Batson transforms into Shazam, it is obvious that Shazam no longer has those injuries. However, when he reverts to Billy Batson, are those injuries healed? I welcome all answers ...
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Can Shazam be transformed by someone else recording him and then playing it back?

Shazam needs to say the magic word "Shazam!" to trigger his transformation. If I recorded his voice, could I transform him against his will and has this ever been tried by anyone (in comics, TV ...
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What is the context for this panel of Captain Marvel(Shazam) and a vibrating mechanical horse?

So, I ran into this panel on a search some months ago, and got curious about the context. So I tried a Google search. Big mistake. There exist a completely different assortment of Marvel vibrators ...
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Does Captain Marvel only transform if the lightning strikes him? [duplicate]

I was showing my son who Captain Marvel / Shazam was, and I noticed something in this clip from Justice League Unlimited. When he's fighting Superman, he says "Shazam!", but holds Supes in front of ...
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Can Shazam/Captain Marvel's transformation be prevented by a roof?

On a normal day, Billy Batson transforms into Shazam (previously Captain Marvel) by saying "Shazam!" and being struck by lightning. Upon being impacted by the lightning, he switches between his two ...
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How does Shazam tell people his name?

Shazam turns into a superhero and back by saying his name. So how does he introduce himself?