The Wizard Shazam is a character from DC Comics, the DC Extended Universe, and several DC animated TV shows.

He is an ancient and powerful god-like wizard who is the keeper of the Rock of Eternity, a sacred place in Fawcett City used to exorcise and imprison evil beings.

The Wizard Shazam chose a young kid, Billy Batson, to be his emissary. He used his powers to give Billy the ability to transform into a being with the intelligence of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the fighting skills of Achilles, the lightning of Zeus, the durability of Atlas, and the speed of Mercury (aka Hermes). This combined, transformed being is known as the superhero Captain Marvel.

The Wizard Shazam acts as a mentor to Billy Batson, teaching him all he needs to know to be a figure. He also acts as a father figure to Billy, whose real father long since passed away.

In recent years, Captain Marvel has become known as Shazam. In turn, the Wizard Shazam is now known as Mamaragan.

He is portrayed by Djimon Hounsou in the DC Extended Universe.

In Justice League Action, he was voiced by the late Carl Reiner.



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Man of Steel
Superman | Lois Lane | Jor-El
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Superman | Batman | Wonder Woman
Others: Alfred Pennyworth | Lois Lane | The Flash | Aquaman | Cyborg
Suicide Squad
Deadshot | Harley Quinn | Amanda Waller | Rick Flag | Katana | Captain Boomerang | Killer Croc | El Diablo
Others: Batman
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman | Steve Trevor | Hippolyta
Justice League
Justice League: Superman | Batman | Wonder Woman | The Flash | Cyborg | Aquaman
Others: Alfred Pennyworth | Mera | Lois Lane | Hippolyta
Aquaman | Mera | Nuidis Vulko | Atlanna
Shazam Family: Shazam | King Shazam | Lady Shazam | Shazam Strong | Shazam Thunder | Shazam Lightning
Others: Wizard Shazam
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Harley Quinn & Associates: Harley Quinn | Cassandra Cain
Birds of Prey: Huntress | Black Canary | Renee Montoya
Wonder Woman 1984
Wonder Woman | Steve Trevor | Hippolyta

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