When Captain Marvel finally makes his belated entry into DC's September-launched New 52 iverse, he'll do so with one rather big change: He'll no longer be Captain Marvel, but Shazam. Writer and DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, who will be reintroducing the character in the "Curse of Shazam" back-up strip that will begin running in March's Justice League #7, explained the name change in a Newsarama interview.
The Big Red Cheese's "New 52" flavor is set to be revealed in the near future in "The Curse of Shazam!," an upcoming series of Justice Leaguebackup stories from creators Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. DC's The Source blog doesn't report any s
DC Comics kicked off Saturday at New York Comic Con with a discussion of all of the publisher's Justice League titles. Topics included the future of Captain Marvel, the new take on Darkseid, Ann Nocenti's status as a "token female" and Wonder Woman's new parentage. The panel featured Senior Vice President of Sales Bob Wayne, Chief Creative Officer and popular writer Geoff Johns (Justice League, Aquaman), Co-Publis
Oh, relax. Despite the unfortunate modern-day subtext of that panel, the crook here only means it in the sense of generally harming. Point is, I've been reading through a lot of Golden Age Captain Marvel Adventures comics lately, and if I've learned nothing, it's that Billy Batson and his super-heroic alter ego face even stranger situations than the average Golden Age hero, and that's saying something. Being stranded in a futur
Remember the one-page Batgirl/Supergirl comic by Mike Maihack that we all loved and thought was the greatest thing ever? What we neglected to mention at the time was that it was inspired by a similarly awesome one-page, six-panel Captain Marvel comic created by writer Nate Cosby and artist Evan "Doc" Shaner. With no sight of Captain Marvel in the new DC Universe, their strip could be the only Shazam! action you get for a while. Luckily, i
Following the successful excavation of a truly confounding 1970s card game based on the Superman artwork of Jack Kirby, cartoonist Mark Anderson (Andertoons) has discovered a second hopelessly inscrutable DC Comics card game from the ancient world. While the rules t
Thanks to this week's San Diego Comic-Con, we've been hearing all sorts of rumors and assorted hype regarding games like "DC Universe Online" and "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions," but not as much about the super-fun looking, kid-friendly DS ad Wii "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" game
At the last stop on his year-long Bone World Tour, Jeff Smith sat down at SPX this afternoon with Heidi MacDonald for an engaging hour-long chat in which he spoke of Bone, Shazam, and his forthcoming Rasl. An
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