SHAZAM! It’s a C.C. BECK Birthday Celebration


Captain Marvel was my Dad’s favorite superhero. He was a LOT of kids’ favorite superhero. But time and lawsuits have a way of altering the course of history (much in the same way The Other Guy was able to alter the course of mighty rivers).

Cap’s co-creator C.C. Beck was born June 8, 1910 106 years ago. He is most definitely deserving of a 13 COVERS salute.

How did I choose these 13? Purely subjectively, though I do own that first one there and the last one was the first Shazam! comic I ever got. So if you have a favorite of your own, by all means add it in the comments below or in whichever social-media thread you found this!

Now, say the magic word, Billy Batson …




Poss. Pete Costanza inks

Poss. Pete Costanza inks


Costanza inks

Costanza inks



Costanza inks?

Costanza inks?



Costanza inks

Costanza inks


Cover images and credits from the Marvel-ous Grand Comics Database.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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  1. Let’s hope that somebody does an Ibis the Invincible movie—-the origin story (I read in the giant Whiz Comics reprint around 50 years ago!

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