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Captain Marvel, a once-famous DC comics character who has been used
less as of late, appears to be around the age of Batman or
Superman. However, his secret identity is that of Billy Batson, a
teenager, "around Robin's (Tim Drake) age", according to Batman.
Upon saying the magic word "Shazam," Billy becomes an adult and is
endowed with the powers of various mythological figures (mostly
Greek, although he possesses the "wisdom of Solomon"). Superman has
stated that, due to magic, Marvel has an advantage against him in
Recently, his appearance appears to have changed to that of an old
man, with grey hair other signs of age.
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originally posted by guest on 2006-10-21, no edits, entryid=184