- Wizard Shazam didnt come off stupid at all if anything, it was a annoyance that he put up with. -and lets face it, Superman is an adult. - ppl seem to want to have it both ways. Mature Cap but a real kid Billy (who in Fawcett era even as Billy awas a little adult and lost all the kid stuff.
He saw the wisdom of Superman befriending Cap.
Billy been traumatized. he doesn't always have thecourage of Achilles and it was real feelings.
: Hi I didn't get to read the first two
: issues. But I did manager to pick up #3
: & #4, I wasn't crazy about the art. It
: just didn't fit the book, or the characters
: to me. Kinda sick of seeing Superman &
: Cap ethier trying to kill each other. Or
: Cap's like this big over grown kid.I don't
: mind Billy looking up to Superman, but
: didn't care for how stupid the wizard shazam
: came across.I'd rather have seen the Scott
: character survive & Cap not try to kill
: Sivania. I enjoy seeing Cap a little more
: guttsy. But don't want it to get out of
: control, I thought Judd stepped over the
: boundaries with this. The problem is Dc
: & other companies are not making comics
: kid friendly any more.I think it was a big
: mistake to get rid of the comics code.
: Update it yes, but to do away with it was
: stupid. I know I was a kid in the late 60's
: & early-mid 70's. Yes the world has
: gotten harsher,the kids aren't kids any
: more.Because of the teachings about
: sex,aides, etc in today's scarer & sader
: world. But Cap is suppose to be the sunshine
: in the DC universe ,even to Superman.He
: gives the DC universe optism & hope that
: everything will work out. To be like the
: Legion of Superheroes future, not this dark
: Kingdom Come/end of the world.I enjoy seeing
: Cap lay down the law, & kick butt as
: well. But not if he just becomes another
: Punisher,Wolverine,Batman clone. Like a
: mindless 2 dimension killing machine.We'll
: this is just my opion, I,m trying to keep a
: open mind with the up coming Trails of
: Shazam. But I,m not crazy about the white
: hair,lighting streak. Rather see Billy just
: written older. But then we'll have the
: dilima, there too. Billy as a adult will o
: longer have a secret ID. Because he looks
: just like Cap.Oh we'll Shazam! Mike
: --Previous Message--
: I'd rather see him portrayed as a more
: Billy when he changes to Cap, i.e., he
: becomes an 'adult' Billy. I thought that's
: how it originally was, not a kid in an adult
: As for the story, after all that waiting, I
: thought it was kind of a letdown. And it
: sets things up so Cap is in a subordinate
: position to Superman, implying that he
: needed 'mentoring' from Superman. Talk
: about revisionism.
: --Previous Message--
: I thought it was a good ending.
: It showed that Cap was really a kid under
: all that god-like power with too much
: pressure to handle and I think he reminded
: Superman of himself at that age, even though
: Clark was nowhere that powerful at that age,
: which somewhat makes it harder for Billy
: when he's Captain Marvel since his power
: rivals with adult Superman, even though he
: can transform back to a normal human boy.
: In a way they have alot in common, except
: that Billy is like a early bloomer when it
: comes to super-heroics and awesome power.
: This is the way they should write Captain
: Marvel, as a teenager who's forced to be a
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- Wizard Shazam didnt come off stupid at all if anything, it was a annoyance that he put up with.
-and lets face it, Superman is an adult.
- ppl seem to want to have it both ways. Mature Cap but a real kid Billy (who in Fawcett era even as Billy awas a little adult and lost all the kid stuff.
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