Capes and Japes
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3 years ago

#88 – Freddy Freeman

Captain Marvel Jr., Shazam Jr., CM3

88 Freddy Freeman

Today we talk about Freddy Freeman a.k.a. Captain Marvel Jr. or Shazam Jr., a boy who was severely injured during one of Captain Marvel's fights by Captain Nazi, and Billy Batson decided to give him some magic powers to save his life.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Freddy and his Grampa attacked by Capt. Nazi
-Captain Marvel Jr. (1941) #1 -Elvis/Capt. Marvel Jr.
-and they were brothers
-The Power of Shazam! (1995)
-The Trials of Shazam (2006)
-Justice League: Cry For Justice
-Marvel Comics #1000
-Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chosen Ones #1
-Batman/Superman (2019) #1
-By Chance or Providence by Becky Cloonan

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