Billy lived in an orphanage on Philadelphia and was interviewed by a couple of parents, the Vasquezes, so that he could be adopted and attend to school. He behaved properly towards the Vasquezes, who decided to adopt him. As soon as they left, however, Billy expressed indifference towards them. Later, Billy sees an emergency on the city and transforms into Shazam. After being adopted he moves to the Vasquezes home where he meets the rest of their family, who are also adopted. It is immediately apparent that Billy does not fit in with the rest and he soon gets into a fight with the others, storming off into his room. When they all go to school the next day, Billy gets into a fight with some bullies, getting him in trouble. Upset and needing someone to talk to Billy goes to the zoo to see a tiger he visits and talks to regularly. Around this time Black Adam is freed from his imprisonment...
Abilities and WeaknessesEdit
Powerful magic & physical forces such as punches from someone of similar strength.
Captain Marvel's first appearance was in Whiz Comics #2, published by Fawcett Comics