New Fan Art Mashes Up Captain Marvel And Shazam

Will the real Captain Marvel please stand up? In the wake of the whole Brie Larson controversy, you had plenty of fans out there pointing to the other “Captain Marvel,” who these days goes by the name Shazam. This character is set to be portrayed by Zachary Levi in DC Films’ Shazam! movie, and the fact that these two characters have their films released within such a short window of each other is kinda something in line with those clone movies we get every five years or so (the Armageddons and Deep Impacts).

Artist ultraraw26 took advantage of this idea and decided to do something pretty cool — throw both characters on a poster together. In it, we see Carol Danvers on one side and Shazam on the other. The star on her chest melds with the lightning bolt on his, and the logo is Marvel Studios’ version laid on top of the lightning bolt.

RELATED – Shazam Social Media reactions Roundup Are Full Of Praise

Check it out below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bu8uQq6nPjp/

For those who are somehow this deep into the article and still aren’t understanding what’s going on, allow me to explain. Way back in 1939, a comics publisher created Captain Marvel as sort of a copy of Superman. Eventually, it started to outsell Superman so DC sued that company and acquired the rights to the character, pretty much putting the character to sleep.

By the time they took advantage of the character again, rights had lapsed, Marvel had picked them up, so they needed to brand him under a new name: Shazam! Hence we have that really confusing history between the two. Regardless of what other problems one may have thanks to the name change, the good thing is none of us have to choose. Captain Marvel came out and was a lot of fun, and I’d be lying if I didn’t say Shazam! didn’t look like a damn good time in the theaters too.

What do you think of this art? Let us know down below!

Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook and Twitter using the buttons at the top! Or you can react to the post down below!

SOURCE: ultraraw26

Continue the LRM Online conversation on Discord by CLICKING HERE!

----- GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play Grow Generation

Joseph Jammer Medina

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and contributor at LRM Online. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.

Read Previous

No Manches Frida 2 Director Nacho G. Velilla Interview [In Spanish]

Read Next

Shazam! Now Tracking For Lower $40 To $45 Million Opening

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.