As DC Comics continues to reinvent its long-time characters, a back-up story in this week’s Justice League #7 reintroduced Billy Batson and Shazam. The character, first appearing in February 1940, is one of the oldest still being published today: Superman and Batman date to 1938 and 1939 respectively. Wonder Woman debuted in 1941. In modernizing their stable of classic characters, DC is adding some pretty cool touches. Billy Batson, alter ego of the mighty Shazam (nee Captain Marvel), is apparently a podcaster!
Who says podcasting isn’t mainstream?