Passed | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a teenage boy named Billy Batson is given the power to become an adult superhero, Captain Marvel, with a single magic word: "Shazam!"
Captain Marvel's patron deity Hercules is a demigod from Roman mythology. He is based on the Greek demigod Heracles, son of the god Zeus and the mortal woman Alcmene, princess of Tiryns and Mycenae.
What's that, Mr. Howell?
Howell [Ch. 1]: I don't know, Billy - let's find out. What do you make of that cymbal, Malcolm?
John Malcolm: I don't know, Howell. Does it mean anything to you, Tal Chotali?
Tal Chotali: The men of the hills are gathering. The cymbal says that the white men are to ...
In the original comic, the Captain's foe is Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana, not the Scorpion.
The Scorpion as Himself