Hercules was a Roman demigod.

The Roman gods were avatars of the Gods of Olympus, created to further their influence in Latium. Hercules was an avatar of Herakles.[1]


  • Power Distribution: With assistance from the wizard Shazam, Hercules became one of six great immortals, all of whom bestowed attributes of virtue to young Billy Batson, transforming him into Earth's mightiest mortal - Captain Marvel. Hercules grants Billy Batson great strength.

This character is an adaptation of Hercules, a character in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.



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