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Shazam! : origins

Author: Geoff Johns; Gary Frank; Brad Anderson; Nick Napolitano; Dezi Sienty
Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Young orphan Billy Batson has bounced from foster home to foster home, but he's far from the ideal child. Brash and rude, Billy is a troubled teen who just can't seem to find a calling. But after a fateful night on a subway car, that all will change. Brought to the feet of the magical wizard Shazam at the Rock of Eternity, Billy is imbued with powers beyond any mortal man. By shouting the wizard's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Comics (Grapic works)
Named Person: Captain Marvel, (Fictitious character); Captain Marvel, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Johns; Gary Frank; Brad Anderson; Nick Napolitano; Dezi Sienty
ISBN: 9781401287894 1401287891 9781401296704 140129670X
OCLC Number: 1076371884
Notes: "Originally published in book form as SHAZAM! and in single magazine form in JUSTICE LEAGUE 7-11, 0, 14-16, 18-21."
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 folded poster
Responsibility: Geoff Johns, writer ; Gary Frank, artist ; Brad Anderson, colorist ; Nick J. Napolitano, Dezi Sienty, letterers.

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Shazam s incredible origin story is retold here in this new edition of Shazam!, just in time for the upcoming blockbuster movie starring Zachary Levi!  Read more...

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"Once a more whimsical, humor-centered version of Superman, Shazam gets a modern makeover from Johns, main architect of DC's revamped New 52 universe. Johns, always at his sharpest when reimagining Read more...

 
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