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"Captain Marvel" is a name that can refer to:

* [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]]: The original Captain Marvel, created by Fawcett Comics in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks as a ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' [[SupermanSubstitute knockoff]]. Billy shouts the magic word "SHAZAM!" to call down magic lightning which transforms him into the World's Mightiest 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 below (becoming the TropeNamer for IAmNotShazam) and eventually changed his name to "Shazam" completely.
** ''Film/TheAdventuresOfCaptainMarvel'', a 1940s film serial starring this version.
* [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Mar-Vell]], created by Creator/MarvelComics in the Sixties when the trademark on the "Shazam" version lapsed. Mar-Vell is a HumanAlien who went native and defended Earth, until he was KilledOffForReal in the 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.
* Genis-Vell, Phyla-Vell, Khn'nr, and 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. Originally a supporting character 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.
** ''Film/CaptainMarvel2019'', the upcoming Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film which will star the Carol Danvers version.

See those characters' and works' individual pages for further details.

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