Shazam! Vol. 1 (The New 52) : From the Pages of Justice League Paperback
by Geoff Johns
Young orphan Billy Batson has bounced from foster home to foster home, buthe's far from the ideal child.
Brash and rude, Billy is a troubled teen thatjust 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 theRock of Eternity, Billy is imbued with powers beyond any mortal man.
By shoutingthe wizard's name - Shazam! - the young teen is mysticallytransformed into the powerhouse known as Captain Marvel!
Now given abilitiesthat make him Earth's Mightiest Mortal at the utterance of a simple phrase, willBilly make the right choices and do what it takes to become a hero? Or will hesuccumb to the poor choices of youth - and the villainous Black Adam!Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the team behind the New York Times #1best-selling graphic novel Batman: Earth One, unite to re-invent CaptainMarvel as a part of DC Comics The New 52. Collects Justice League #0, #21 and stories from JusticeLeague #7-11, #14-16, #18-20.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: DC Comics
- Publication Date: 02/06/2014
- Category: Superheroes
- ISBN: 9781401246990