The Power of Shazam! is an episode of season 2 of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. It premiered on April 2, 2010.

Synopsis for "The Power of Shazam!"

Appearing in "The Power of Shazam!"

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Other characters:


  • Desert

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Shazam (First appearance) (Flashback and main story)


Other characters:



  • Radio Silencer



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  • Billy Batson is shown being raised in an orphanage, with Miss Minerva as director.
  • The Radio Silencer was a gadget used by Sivana to blackmail the WHIZ Radio in Whiz Comics #2, but on this episode, it could also affect any communication, as telephone and internet.
  • A WHIZ radio reporter is named Tom Tyler; this is the name of the actor who portraited Captain Marvel on the Adventures of Captain Marvel.
  • Black Adam was lost in a distant planet until be contacted by Sivana; Black Adam is also shown to age immediately all subjective years which were denied when he was in his powerful form upon returning to his mortal form. Both facts are allusions to Marvel Family #1, where the villain was banished by Shazam to the farthest star and died of age when he said Shazam.
  • Doctor Silvana briefly acquires the power of Shazam and becomes Captain Silvana; This is a tribute to DC Comics Presents Annual #3, but his uniform in this episode is yellow with red details.
  • Batman uses his detective skills to find Billy's sister, Mary Batson. Her Judy Garland-like appearance is shown as the character had it during the Golden Age stories.

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