With it looking increasingly likely that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is going to star as either Black Adam or Captain Marvel in an upcoming Shazam movie for DC/Warner Bros., I took a look at five great Shazam stories over on ComicBook.com. Most of these stories are of the origin/introductory variety, which would make for a great jumping on point for fans who want to learn more about the Marvel Family, or Hollywood producers looking for inspiration for a film.
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Mark Ginocchio is a professional writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY. He's been collecting Amazing Spider-Man comic books since the late-1980s and launched Chasing Amazing in 2011 as a way to tell his story about Spider-Man, comics, collecting and everything else in-between. You also find Mark's writing at Comics Should Be Good at Comic Book Resources, WhatCulture.com and Longbox Graveyard. Follow him on Twitter for comic book chat @ChasingASMBlog.