Captain Marvel, Jr. is the sidekick to Captain Marvel, receiving incredible powers from the wizard Shazam whenever he speaks his predecessor's name. His alter-ego is a crippled impoverished orphan who cannot walk. During the The Trials of Shazam! storyline, he graduated to becoming the new Captain Marvel. He has been a member of the Marvel Family, Outsiders, Teen Titans and Young Justice. In The New 52, Freddy Freeman is now known as Shazam, Jr..