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.
Powers and Abilities
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the movie serial The Adventures of Captain Marvel an adaptation of Billy Batson/Captain Marvel. The original character was created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck and first appeared in Whiz Comics #2.
- Captain Marvel was portrayed by Tom Tyler, while Frank Coghlan, Jr. portrayed Billy Batson.
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