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Shazam! : the Monster Society of Evil

Author: Jeff Smith; Steve Hamaker; Alex Ross
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a young orphan Billy Batson finds himself transformed into the World's Mightiest Mortal whenever he says the magic word "Shazam!," he must use his extraordinary abilities to face an invasion of alien creatures and stop mad scientist Dr. Sivana and his Monster Society of Evil from taking over the world.
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Genre/Form: Superhero comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Smith; Steve Hamaker; Alex Ross
ISBN: 9781401209742 1401209742 9781442025363 1442025360
OCLC Number: 314839739
Notes: "Originally published in single magazine form as: Shazam! The Monster Society of Evil 1-4"--Title page verso.
Description: 206 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Monster Society of Evil
Responsibility: written and drawn by Jeff Smith ; colored by Steve Hamaker ; introduction by Alex Ross.
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The award-winning creator of "Bone" tells the story of young orphan Billy Batson who finds himself transformed into the World's Mightiest Mortal when he says the magic word "Shazam!" This volume  Read more...

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"Smith recasts the Captain Marvel origin story in a kid-friendly sci-fi/fantasy vein, making boy hero Billy Batson into an urchin on the verge of becoming another Harry Potter. Slick, bright, Read more...

 
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