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8th Jan '16 11:39:52 AM DragonRanger
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'': The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'': [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]]: The original Captain Marvel, created by Fawcett Comics in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal.Mortal. Ironically, currently owned by ''Superman'''s creators Creator/DCComics, though they had to title his books ''Shazam!'' due to rights conflicts with the other Captain Marvels listed (becoming the TropeNamer for IAmNotShazam) and eventually changed his name to "Shazam" completely.



* ComicBook/CaptainMarVell, the Kree character created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. Also covered on this page are various successors to the "Captain Marvel" name after Mar-vell was KilledOffForReal in the Eighties: Monica Rambeau, Genis-Vell, Phyla-Vell, Khn'nr, and Noh-Varr.
* [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart. After spending decades under different names (Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird), she became the latest Captain Marvel in 2012.

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* ComicBook/CaptainMarVell, the Kree character [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Mar-Vell]], created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. Also covered on this page are various successors to the "Captain Marvel" name after Mar-vell Mar-Vell is a HumanAlien who went native and defended Earth, until he was KilledOffForReal in the Eighties: Monica Rambeau, Eighties.
* ComicBook/MonicaRambeau, the next one from Marvel Comics. After gaining energy powers in a freak accident, she took up Mar-Vell's now-vacant title. She gave up the name once actual successors to Mar-Vell appeared, and has since gone by Photon, Pulsar, and Spectrum; though she's currently best known by her birth name.
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Genis-Vell, Phyla-Vell, Khn'nr, and Noh-Varr.
Noh-Varr: A series of successors to Mar-Vell. Genis-Vell was Captain Marvel for about ten years from the mid-Nineties to the mid-Noughties, but none of the others had very long tenures. They're included on Mar-Vell's page.
* [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. name. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart. After spending decades under different names (Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird), she became the latest Captain Marvel in 2012.
20th Aug '15 2:09:48 PM DarkPhoenix94
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* ComicBook/MsMarvel, the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart. After spending decades under different names (Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird), she became the latest Captain Marvel in 2012.

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* ComicBook/MsMarvel, [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart. After spending decades under different names (Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird), she became the latest Captain Marvel in 2012.
27th Jul '15 5:12:47 PM DragonRanger
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal.
* ComicBook/CaptainMarVell, the Kree character created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed.
* ComicBook/MsMarvel, the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart as Ms. Marvel.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'': The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal.
Mortal.
** ''Film/TheAdventuresOfCaptainMarvel'', a 1940s film serial starring this version.
* ComicBook/CaptainMarVell, the Kree character created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. \n Also covered on this page are various successors to the "Captain Marvel" name after Mar-vell was KilledOffForReal in the Eighties: Monica Rambeau, Genis-Vell, Phyla-Vell, Khn'nr, and Noh-Varr.
* ComicBook/MsMarvel, the current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart as Ms. Marvel.
DistaffCounterpart. After spending decades under different names (Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird), she became the latest Captain Marvel in 2012.
** ''Captain Marvel'', the upcoming Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film which will star the Carol Danvers version. (Link to be added once a page is made.)



You may also be looking for the upcoming Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film which will star the Carol Danvers version, but we don't have a page for that yet.
27th Jul '15 10:50:42 AM Willbyr
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[[quoteright:237:[[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/SHAZAM_CM.jpg]]]]
[[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/captainmarveli.gif]]
[[caption-width-right:237:[[IAmNotShazam Neither am I, you know.]][[note]]Well, I ''[[ComicBook/{{New 52}} wasn't]]''...[[/note]]]]
[[caption-width:185:I am not Shazam.]]

Whoops! [[NamesTheSame Turns out there are multiple superheroes named Captain Marvel.]] Are you looking for:

''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. The rights were eventually purchased by Superman's owners Creator/DCComics, but his books had to be advertised under the "Shazam!" title and his name was later changed outright due to conflicts with...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. A Captain in the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer during the Eighties, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being...

''ComicBook/MsMarvel'' (not pictured): The current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart as Ms. Marvel. She spent much of the time since Mar-Vell's death as a second-string hero before being relaunched in 2012 as the new ''Captain'' Marvel. Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/MsMarvel2014 Kamala Khan]], who took over the "Ms. Marvel" name from her.

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[[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/captainmarveli.gif]]
[[caption-width-right:237:[[IAmNotShazam Neither am I, you know.]][[note]]Well, I ''[[ComicBook/{{New 52}} wasn't]]''...[[/note]]]]
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"Captain Marvel" is a name that can refer to:

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''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. The rights were eventually purchased by Superman's owners Creator/DCComics, but his books had to be advertised under
* ComicBook/CaptainMarVell,
the "Shazam!" title and his name was later changed outright due to conflicts with...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created
Kree character created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. A Captain in lapsed.
* ComicBook/MsMarvel,
the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer during the Eighties, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being...

''ComicBook/MsMarvel'' (not pictured): The
current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart as Ms. Marvel. She spent much of the time since Mar-Vell's death as a second-string hero before being relaunched in 2012 as the new ''Captain'' Marvel. Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/MsMarvel2014 Kamala Khan]], who took over the "Ms. Marvel" name from her.\n

See those characters' individual pages for further details.



(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided to cash in on the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain]] [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/46/ Marvel]] name, too.)

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(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided If a direct link led you here, please change it to cash in on point to the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain]] [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/46/ Marvel]] name, too.)correct character.

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19th May '15 1:51:15 PM DragonRanger
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Whoops! [[NamesTheSame Turns out there's multiple superheroes named Captain Marvel.]] Are you looking for:

''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned by Creator/DCComics, but couldn't be advertised with his real name for years and eventually had it changed to "Shazam" due to...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created by Creator/MarvelComics when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. A Captain in the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being...

''ComicBook/MsMarvel'' (not pictured): The current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Carol Danvers was a longtime DistaffCounterpart to the Mar-Vell version before eventually taking the title of "Captain" herself. Has also been known as "Binary" and "Warbird" at times. Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/MsMarvel2014 Kamala Khan]], who took over the "Ms. Marvel" name from her.

(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided to cash in on the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain]] [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/46/ Marvel]] name, too.)

Please update links to point to the correct Captain Marvel.

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Whoops! [[NamesTheSame Turns out there's there are multiple superheroes named Captain Marvel.]] Are you looking for:

''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks.UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' knockoff. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned The rights were eventually purchased by Superman's owners Creator/DCComics, but couldn't his books had to be advertised with under the "Shazam!" title and his real name for years and eventually had it was later changed to "Shazam" outright due to...

to conflicts with...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. A Captain in the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer, cancer during the Eighties, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being...

''ComicBook/MsMarvel'' (not pictured): The current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics. Originally a supporting character and LoveInterest of Mar-Vell's, Carol Danvers was a longtime eventually gained superpowers herself and became his DistaffCounterpart to as Ms. Marvel. She spent much of the Mar-Vell version time since Mar-Vell's death as a second-string hero before eventually taking being relaunched in 2012 as the title of "Captain" herself. Has also been known as "Binary" and "Warbird" at times.new ''Captain'' Marvel. Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/MsMarvel2014 Kamala Khan]], who took over the "Ms. Marvel" name from her.

You may also be looking for the upcoming Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film which will star the Carol Danvers version, but we don't have a page for that yet.

(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided to cash in on the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain]] [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/46/ Marvel]] name, too.)

Please update links to point to the correct Captain Marvel.
)
12th May '15 2:05:39 PM nombretomado
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''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned by Creator/DCComics, but couldn't be advertised with his real name for years and eventually had it changed to "Shazam" due to...

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''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original Captain Marvel, created in TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks.UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned by Creator/DCComics, but couldn't be advertised with his real name for years and eventually had it changed to "Shazam" due to...
30th Nov '14 1:41:49 AM Phoenixion
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[[quoteright:237:[[{{Shazam}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/SHAZAM_CM.jpg]]]]
[[CaptainMarVell http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/captainmarveli.gif]]

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[[quoteright:237:[[{{Shazam}} [[quoteright:237:[[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/SHAZAM_CM.jpg]]]]
[[CaptainMarVell [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/captainmarveli.gif]]
17th May '14 1:07:57 PM DragonRanger
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Whoops! [[NamesTheSame Turns out there's two superheroes named Captain Marvel.]] Are you looking for:

''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original, created in TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned by DCComics, but couldn't be advertised with his real name for years and eventually had it changed to "Shazam" due to...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created by MarvelComics when the trademark lapsed. A Captain in the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being Carol Danvers, formerly known as MsMarvel.

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Whoops! [[NamesTheSame Turns out there's two multiple superheroes named Captain Marvel.]] Are you looking for:

''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}!'' (right): The original, original Captain Marvel, created in TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks. Billy Batson shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal. Now owned by DCComics, Creator/DCComics, but couldn't be advertised with his real name for years and eventually had it changed to "Shazam" due to...

''ComicBook/CaptainMarVell'' (left): Created by MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. A Captain in the alien Kree army named Mar-Vell, sent to spy on Earth but coming to use his powers to protect humans. He eventually died of cancer, but [[LegacyCharacter has been succeeded by several other heroes to take the "Captain Marvel" name]], the most recent one being being...

''ComicBook/MsMarvel'' (not pictured): The current holder of the name, also from Creator/MarvelComics.
Carol Danvers, formerly Danvers was a longtime DistaffCounterpart to the Mar-Vell version before eventually taking the title of "Captain" herself. Has also been known as MsMarvel.
"Binary" and "Warbird" at times. Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/MsMarvel2014 Kamala Khan]], who took over the "Ms. Marvel" name from her.
2nd Mar '14 12:37:22 PM mariic
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(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided to cash in on the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain Marvel]] name, too.)

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(Apparently, at least one other comics company decided to cash in on the [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=36&Itemid=53&limitstart=63 Captain Captain]] [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/46/ Marvel]] name, too.)
6th Feb '14 3:24:29 PM Gregzilla
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[[caption-width-right:237:[[IAmNotShazam Neither am I, you know.]][[note]]Well, I ''wasn't''...[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:237:[[IAmNotShazam Neither am I, you know.]][[note]]Well, I ''wasn't''...''[[ComicBook/{{New 52}} wasn't]]''...[[/note]]]]
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