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Billy Batson was turned into Captain Marvel by the wizard Shazam.

Billy was a young radio operator, who had joined the Malcolm Expedition in Siam. In an ancient temple, Billy came across the wizard Shazam, who made Billy into "Captain Marvel", protector of the Golden Scorpion.

Captain Marvel had to protect the innocent, before defeating the Scorpion and destroying the Golden Scorpion. With it destroyed, Captain Marvel was no longer needed. Billy lost his powers and returned to normal.




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This character is or was a member of the Marvel Family in any of its various incarnations, and an ally of Captain Marvel and the Wizard Shazam. This template will categorize articles that include it into the category "Marvel Family members."