We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM! - this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero Shazam.
- Billy Batson, a youth who works as a radio news reporter is chosen to be a champion of good by the wizard Shazam. Whenever Billy speaks the wizard's name, he is instantly struck by a magic lightning bolt that transforms him into an adult superhero empowered with the abilities of six mythical figures. S the wisdom of Solomon. H the strength of Hercules. A the stamina of Atlas. Z the power of Zeus. A the courage of Achilles. Finally M the speed Mercury. With a single word Billy Batson becomes Captain Marvel.