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Questions tagged [shazam]

2019 American superhero film, based on the DC Comics character of the same name, directed by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, and a story by Gayden and Darren Lemke. The film stars Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Grace Fulton, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Djimon Hounsou.

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How can “Shazam” say his name without changing?

I haven't seen the movie, but I remember the old Captain Marvel, and when other kids called him "Shazam" I corrected them. I would point out how silly it would be if someone you rescued asked who you ...
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Why does this character die?

In Shazam! (2019), the oldest wizard apparently has the powers of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury. Despite having these, why does he die? On similar lines, another question is "...
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Do they retain their powers permanently?

At the end of the movie, Shazam (Billy Batson) shares his powers with his friends after which he breaks the staff? So my question is Will they retain the power permanently? That is, do they still ...
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Does each character focus on one super-power?

In Shazam! (2019), Billy shares his powers with his siblings. It seems like each sibling gets a unique ability: Freddy - Flight Darla - Speed Pedro - Strength Mary - Unknown Eugene - Lightning They ...
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Can Shazam retain full strength even after sharing it with many people?

After sharing powers with his friends Shazam (Billy Batson) still seemed to have all his powers in the movie. Was this the case? Does this mean he can share his powers and create heroes without losing ...
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How did Billy become eligible to gain Shazam's powers?

When the ancient wizard Shazam summons children to test them and find a champion, he judges them based on their will to resist the temptations of the Deadly Sins. He deems every one of them unworthy ...
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How do Billy and his friends go to the Rock of Eternity at the end?

Before Billy Batson gets his powers, there are two ways to reach the Rock of Eternity, as seen in the movie. Being summoned by the ancient wizard Shazam Using hieroglyph-like symbols to create a ...
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Do Shazam and Man of Steel exist in same universe?

In the mid-credit scene, we see Shazam invites Superman to his school in the lunch break. From previous knowledge, we know that Shazam has been a part of the Justice League. But there was no cameo of ...
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Seven sins, seven Wizards, seven symbols, seven times repeated, but six super-heroes

Throughout Shazam!, we see many references to the number 7. Wizard: My job is to protect you the seven worlds of the seven main sins. Sivana: That seven symbols. Total seven times repeated. ...
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Why can Shazam fly?

When Billy Batson is gifted the powers of Shazam, the Wizard claims Yes. I give you the power. And with it all my strength. Solomon's wisdom. The power of Hercules. Atlas toughness. The power of ...
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Shazam's physical and mental powers, based on the Gods

When Billy Batson is gifted the powers of Shazam, the Wizard claims Yes. I give you the power. And with it all my strength. Solomon's wisdom. The power of Hercules. Atlas toughness. The ...
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Will Billy Batson grow up to look like Shazam?

In Shazam the child Billy Batson is able to transform into the eponymous hero that is an adult-like character in looks (face + body). But do we know if Shazam's look is Billy Batson's future look? I ...
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Is Billy Batson the first (only) Shazam?

Just a passing fan, but couldn't find the answer out on the internet. Was there a Shazam prior to Billy Batson? Did anyone come after Billy Batson, (in comics or tpb)? NOTE: I don't count the Amalgam ...
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Why Shazam when there is already Superman?

I am asking this question based on the trailers of the film. As from the trailers, we know that Shazam is pretty much like Superman in terms of superpowers. He can fly, he is bulletproof, has super-...