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TITLE: Shazam! #1
AUTHOR: Mark Waid
ARTISTS: Dan Mora, Alejandro Sanchez (Colorist), Troy Peteri (Letterer)
RELEASED: May 2, 2023
By Rob Siebert
This story kicks off with our hero riding a Tyrannosaurus Rex from space. Comics, am I right?
This issue tries to tell us that our hero’s official name isn’t Shazam anymore, but rather just “Captain.” His original name used to be Captain Marvel, of course. So I guess this is kind of a middle ground?
All in all, this is about as solid a first issue to a Shazam! series as you’ll find. We’ve got great writing by Mark Waid, and stellar art by Dan Mora and Alejandro Sanchez. I’m expecting good things from this series.
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