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Special Edition Series #1
Jan 1974 • Special Edition Publishers • $9.95 • Trade Paperback • 0pg.
On Sale Tuesday, January 01, 1974
Item Solicitation
A complete collection of Captain Marvel adventures from Whiz Comics 7-28
Stories/Features

1. Introduction… Bruce Hamilton Talks with C.C. Beck (2 pages)

2. Captain Marvel and the Squadron of Doom (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

3. Saved by Captain Marvel! (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Story Notes

This is the infamous story where Billy whispers "Shazam" and a ghostly image of Captain Marvel helps him cheat on the Marvel College entrance exam. This story is used as a benchmark to prove that Billy and Cap exist as separate beings.
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

4. Captain Marvel on the Job! (12 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

5. Captain Marvel Battles the Winged Death (12 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

6. Hurray for Captain Marvel! (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

7. Captain Marvel Rides the Engine of Doom! (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

8. Captain Marvel - World's Most Powerful Man! (12 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

9. Captain Marvel Boomerangs the Torpedo! (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

10. Captain Marvel and the Origin of Sivana (11 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Bill Parker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Story Notes

First appearance of Magnificus Sivana.
Cast List

Reprinted in LIMITED COLLECTORS' EDITION #C-39 - Nov 1975 (DC Comics)
Reprinted in SHAZAM! FROM THE 40'S TO THE '70S #1 - Jan 1977 (Harmony Books)
Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #1 - Nov 1992 (DC Comics)

11. [The Corruption of Spy Smasher] (8 pages)
Penciller
Pete Costanza
Story Notes

Spy Smasher kills The Mask!
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

12. [Captain Marvel and the Confrontation with Spy Smasher] (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Story Notes

Captain Marvel uses his power of walking through walls which was unintentionally taught to him by Dr. Sivana.
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

13. [Spy Smasher and the Trap for Eve Corby] (8 pages)
Penciller
Charles Sultan
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

14. [Captain Marvel and the Threat to Sterling Morris] (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Story Notes

Billy Batson puts on a man's suit so that he can change to Captain Marvel in a disguise. Billy uses this trick again in "Captain Marvel and the Secret Submarine Base" in Captain Marvel Adventures #4.
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

15. [Spy Smasher and the Confrontation with Captain Marvel] (8 pages)
Penciller
Charles Sultan
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

16. [Captain Marvel and the Awakening of Spy Smasher] (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

17. [Spy Smasher Fighting Side-By-Side with Captain Marvel] (8 pages)
Penciller
Charles Sultan
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

18. Captain Marvel and the Black Magician (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

19. Captain Marvel in Crusher of Crime (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
Pete Costanza
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #2 - Aug 1999 (DC Comics)

20. Captain Marvel and the Temple of Itzalotahoi (11 pages)
PencillerInker
C. C. Beck
C. C. Beck
Story Notes

Billy mentions the Malcolm Expidition. He says he, Whitey and Mr. Malcolm made a Captain Marvel movie together.
Cast List

Reprinted in THE SHAZAM! ARCHIVES #3 - Dec 2002 (DC Comics)
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