Batman Character Guide [INTERACTIVE]
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"Return of the Thunder": The synopsis for this issue has not yet been written.
- Cap, look! While we were underground-- the battle began!
Synopsis for "Return of the Thunder"
Appearing in "Return of the Thunder"
- Marvel Family (Earth-S) (Flashback and main story)
- Bulletman (Earth-S)
- Bulletgirl (Earth-S)
- Sterling Morris (Earth-S)
- Tawky Tawny (Earth-S) (Flashback and main story)
- Uncle Dudley (Earth-S) (Flashback and main story)
- Monster Society of Evil (Earth-S)
- Black Adam (Earth-S) (Flashback only)
- Captain Nazi (Earth-S) (Flashback only)
- Ibis (Earth-S) (On a poster only)
- Mister Mind (Earth-S) (Flashback only)
- Nyola (Earth-Two) (Flashback only)
- Oggar (Earth-S)
- Princess Taia (Earth-S) (On a poster only)
- Seven Deadly Sins (Mentioned only)
- Spy Smasher (Earth-S) (On a poster only)
- This issue is reprinted in Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Deluxe Edition.
- First full appearance of Earth-S characters since Crisis on Infinite Earths. Some of them, specially Marvel Family members, were shown in flashbacks or visions around different comics. 
- First appearance of Oggar since the Pre-Crisis era; he has no Post-Crisis counterpart.
- In a flashback, Billy remarks the adventures of Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel and Captain Marvel, Jr. versus their nemeses Black Adam and Captain Nazi, as well as the Earth-Two villainess Nyola. In the background Tawky Tawny and Uncle Marvel lead a charge against Mister Mind.
- In one scene, there is a shop named Ordway which is an homage to Jerry Ordway. Binder Theater named after Otto Binder, which contained a movie called Captain Billy's Whiz Bang; which itself was named after Captain Billy, a cartoon and joke magazine, the inspiration behind Captain Marvel and Whiz Comics.
- A poster on the wall shows an advertisement for Spy Smasher and Ibis.
- A subway line reads Krause named after Peter Krause.
- Freddy Freeman reads a newspaper where one partially-seen headline reads "Mac", and another reads "Raboy". This is a reference to artist Mac Raboy.
- Cover gallery for the Convergence: Shazam! series
- Images from Convergence: Shazam! Vol 1 1
- Marvel Family Recommended Reading
- Whiz Comics (Volume 1)
- Captain Marvel Adventures (Volume 1)
- Captain Marvel, Jr. (Volume 1)
- Mary Marvel (Volume 1)
- Master Comics (Volume 1)
- Wow Comics (Volume 1)
- Marvel Family (Volume 1)
- Hoppy the Marvel Bunny (Volume 1)
- Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Shazam!: The New Beginning (Volume 1)
- The Power of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Superman/Shazam!: First Thunder (Volume 1)
- Shazam!: The Monster Society of Evil (Volume 1)
- The Trials of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! (Volume 1)
- Shazam! (Volume 2)
- Shazam! (Volume 3)
- Shazam! (Volume 4)