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C.C. Beck (1910–1989)

C.C. Beck is the co-creator of the Marvel Family and many other Fawcett properties. Beck started as a staff artist on Fawcett Publications' pulp magazine, but after the publisher switched its focus to comic books in 1939, he was brought on to design a character conceptualized by writer Bill Parker, called at the time Captain Thunder. By the time ... See full bio »

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Shazam! Writer
Black Adam Writer
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 2023 Shazam! Fury of the Gods (Shazam created by) (post-production)
 2022 Black Adam (Black Adam created by) (post-production)
 2020 LEGO DC: Shazam - Magic & Monsters (comic and characters)
 2019 Shazam! (Shazam created by)
 2010 DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (Video) (character created by: Captain Marvel)
 2010 Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam (Video short) (character created by: Captain Marvel)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video) (characters: Captain Marvel and Billy Batson - uncredited)
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series) (Captain Marvel and Sivana characters - uncredited)
 1974 Shazam! (TV Series) (created by - 1 episode)
- The Joyriders (1974) ... (creator - uncredited)
 1941 Adventures of Captain Marvel (character - uncredited)
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 2010 Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (Video documentary) (art contributor)
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  Bird of Steel! (special thanks) (completed)
 2018 Teen Titans GO! To the Movies (special thanks)

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Creator and illustrator of the original Captain Marvel.

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Charles Clarence Beck


5' 3" (1.6 m)


Hildur Lorraine Peterson  (her death)  (2 children)

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When I was illustrating comic books, I always considered the stories to be what we were selling, not the pictures. I looked on myself as the director/producer of a play. My job was to hire the actors, design and produce the scenery and supply the props and costumes. I didn't want to draw the reader's attention to the production itself but to the story that the performers were acting out. I knew ... See more »

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