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Adventures of Captain Marvel Episode 1: Part 1 of 3

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Published on Jun 27, 2010

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The Adventures of Captain Marvel was a 12 episode serial that was first broadcast in 1941. The first episode is called Curse of the Scorpion and it depicts a fairly basic origin story of Billy Batson and his encounter with the Wizard Shazam. The Wizard has been watching Billy Batson and impressed by his honest and noble deeds, grants him the powers of the gods so he can fight evil.

The serial was based directly off the comic book which was being published by Fawcett Comics at the time. Captain Marvel was showing up in comics like Whiz Comics and Captain Marvel Adventures.

This serial was the FIRST film adaption of a comic book superhero.

The first episode is 30 minutes long and since YouTube will only allow us to upload 10 minute video's, this first video is part 1 of 3. make sure you check out parts 2 and 3 to catch the full episode of The Adventures of Captain Marvel" Curse of the Scorpion

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