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Posted by k4tzm4n (34931 posts) - - Show Bio

The game is still about two months away and there's a lot of spots left in the roster, but we can now say that Captain Marvel is definitely in the game! ComicBookMovie was able to get their hands on a picture taken directly from an issue of @Gamer magazine. According to them, Shazam is indeed a playable character!

Viners, what do you think of the costume? Additionally, what alternate costumes would you like to see for him?

Be sure to check out Billy Batson's Comic Vine bio for more information! Injustice: Gods Among Us will come out April 16th.

Source: ComicBookMovie

Update

Michael (MANofSHAZAM) sent this over to G-Man via Twitter:

This is a GameStop pre-order exclusive. Not sure when it was announced but it's pretty dang cool. Could this game get any better?

#1 Posted by Icon (2109 posts) - - Show Bio

Isn't his name SHAZAM now?

#2 Posted by G_Money_Christmas (884 posts) - - Show Bio

His head looks tiny compared to his body. I think I'd prefer him without the hood but the rest looks awesome.

#3 Posted by EnSabahNurX (2294 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks odd with the lightning bolt going into his belt O_O This design is meh, nothing great the other characters look better.

#4 Posted by RedQueen (1171 posts) - - Show Bio

Called it! Have to say this costume doesn't differ too much from the New 52 design. Might be more armoured. Looks good :D

#5 Posted by Decoy Elite (29923 posts) - - Show Bio

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

#6 Posted by ccraft (5573 posts) - - Show Bio

Too armory, they should have made it more smoother. But its not that bad.

#7 Posted by JonSmith (4010 posts) - - Show Bio

I've liked the armored version of the other costumes, but I don't much care for this one. It just looks like someone cut off most of his skin and threw a white hood on him to me.

#8 Posted by StMichalofWilson (4101 posts) - - Show Bio

Bring in Black Atom, Aquaman, and Martian Manhunter and I'm sold!!!

#9 Posted by iaconpoint (1363 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite said:

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

You know the earth has like, over 1000 people on it, or something close. Chances are SOMEONE else doesn't like the costumes.

#10 Posted by SoA (5247 posts) - - Show Bio

not liking it but i guess this is netherrealm's way of making captain marvel not look like a palette swap of superman

#11 Posted by Decoy Elite (29923 posts) - - Show Bio

@iaconpoint said:

@Decoy Elite said:

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

You know the earth has like, over 1000 people on it, or something close. Chances are SOMEONE else doesn't like the costumes.

I more of meant on the site in general.

Also Earth has a lot more than 1000 people on it dude. :P

#12 Posted by Z3RO180 (6709 posts) - - Show Bio

im makeing a new thing right now. He looks very SHAZAMY.

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#13 Posted by Mandrewgora (299 posts) - - Show Bio

noice, very stoked to play the H'El out of this.

#14 Posted by Gonzo33 (111 posts) - - Show Bio

Carol Denv...oh. Wrong Captain Marvel. :P

#15 Posted by k4tzm4n (34931 posts) - - Show Bio
@StMichalofWilson said:

Bring in Black Atom, Aquaman, and Martian Manhunter and I'm sold!!!

The latest story trailer has a hint that Aquaman could be in it (there's a wall of water).
#16 Posted by iaconpoint (1363 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite: Are you sure about that? I've never seen more than about 50 people at one time, and I extrapolated that as big as the earth is there is about 1000 total, give or take a couple. I think you better recheck your numbers.

#17 Posted by Crackdown (610 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite said:

@iaconpoint said:

@Decoy Elite said:

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

You know the earth has like, over 1000 people on it, or something close. Chances are SOMEONE else doesn't like the costumes.

I more of meant on the site in general.

Also Earth has a lot more than 1000 people on it dude. :P

Gods I love when statements go over peoples heads

#18 Posted by Decoy Elite (29923 posts) - - Show Bio

@iaconpoint: @Crackdown: I still don't get the joke...

#19 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, finally, I'm definately getting this , I want Hawkman and Aquaman next Black Adam too.

#20 Edited by iaconpoint (1363 posts) - - Show Bio

@Crackdown: It's SOOOO funny! *giggle* We'll let him figure it out.

#21 Posted by MANofSHAZAM (17 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, that's made my day.

#22 Posted by NovaDawg (22 posts) - - Show Bio

@Icon said:

Isn't his name SHAZAM now?

Idk, I've always liked the name Captain Marvel but after the better part of 30 or 40 years of having a "Captain Marvel" in both DC and Marvel with Marvel owning the title rights, it makes sense that DC would finally make a change.

As for the outfit, he looks like the bastard love child of Superman and the Flash lol.

#23 Posted by jorok_goldblade (45 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite said:

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

Depends on the character. A lot of them look fine, but Flash is just plain awful.

#24 Posted by Decoy Elite (29923 posts) - - Show Bio

@jorok_goldblade said:

@Decoy Elite said:

Am I the only one not liking the Injustice costumes?

Depends on the character. A lot of them look fine, but Flash is just plain awful.

Yeah Flash's really is kinda off putting for me as well.

#25 Posted by sho3s22 (121 posts) - - Show Bio

YES! Now I want black adam

#26 Posted by Billy Batson (58319 posts) - - Show Bio

Bah, they kept the hood <_<
BB

#27 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2685 posts) - - Show Bio

LOOKS AWESOME!!!!!!!!! Let's see Black Adam now!!! Also, YES!!! Finally I can have Superman VS Captain Marvel with moves that really would happen!! Seriously I can't wait to see what his moves are!!!

#28 Posted by sentryman555 (824 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not sure for alternate outfits for him. His new 52 costume is pretty much the same without all the lines. I would like to see the outfit when he became the new wizard. The completely white one and the blue one that freddy uses.

#29 Posted by Cafeterialoca (1484 posts) - - Show Bio

@sho3s22: Wouldn't he play the same as Captain Marvel?

#30 Posted by Kneepawn (46 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks like a cyborg now with all that electricity under his padding lol

#31 Edited by natewhite192 (16 posts) - - Show Bio

i think the suit looks good, but i am not a fan of the hood

#32 Posted by dreamfall31 (579 posts) - - Show Bio

Is BIlly in the Assassins Guild now??

#33 Posted by zachkastner (188 posts) - - Show Bio

YEEEEES. Captain Marvel! The BIG RED CHEESE.

(Even if he all hooded and New 52-like) I'm just happy to see him!

I do hope he's labelled as "Captain Marvel" in game, though that is probably never going to happen.

#34 Posted by Vaeternus (9410 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks awesome!

#35 Posted by WilliamJBatson (28 posts) - - Show Bio

AWESOME! My costume looks absolutely epic! :) Well chuffed.

#36 Posted by SmashBrawler (5978 posts) - - Show Bio

Fantastic. Looks like every DC character from MK vs DC is in now (well, except for Darkseid that is).

#37 Posted by Mutant God (3080 posts) - - Show Bio

Alternate costume? Mary Marvel lol

#38 Posted by SadiaVicious (136 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks awesome, thank God isn't another Batman character in this game.

#39 Posted by Or35ti (1101 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to see it in action before i judge. Right now it looks only ok. Not horrible but not great either. I think they should take it easy on all of the armor for some of the characters if it clearly doesn't work as well.

#40 Posted by ccraft (5573 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite: yes, yes you are :)

#41 Posted by RedQueen (1171 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gonzo33 said:

Carol Denv...oh. Wrong Captain Marvel. :P

That's exactly who my mind went to ..and then I was like, no....it's DC.

#42 Posted by ccraft (5573 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74: I keep hearing that Hawkman won't be in the game, because one of the creators said no or something. I've seen his tweets he doesnt want him in the game. I also forgot the dudes name.

#43 Posted by stu (378 posts) - - Show Bio

woo hooo! i was waiting for that!

#44 Posted by MB25 (337 posts) - - Show Bio

Another day 1 purchase for me

#45 Posted by batman_begins (95 posts) - - Show Bio

Goodness, rounding up the rest of the MK vs DC cast I see, We better have Black Adam in there too! C'mon, Aquaman would be perfect as these armored look would go well with Atlantean scaly body armor! Black Manta needs to be here as well as Sinestro! One character I don't think anyone's mentioned is Dr.Fate. With all the fantasy element in Injustice, it'll be nice to see Fate in action.

#46 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@ccraft said:

@evilvegeta74: I keep hearing that Hawkman won't be in the game, because one of the creators said no or something. I've seen his tweets he doesnt want him in the game. I also forgot the dudes name.

That is not cool man.

#47 Posted by Omega-Man (774 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally I don't like the hood thing it works for Black Adam because Egypt use hooded wear where as Shazam/Captain Marvel is more Greek and often reminds me of Hercules (I know his strength is a power of shazam) so it would make sense he wouldn't wear a hood.

#48 Posted by corpsecraft (55 posts) - - Show Bio

This costume looks... wrong. I really like the n52 costume, but they made a buncha small changes to it and it all falls apart. The suit looks like he has no skin, the lightning bolt attaches at his neck and belt, and the hood looks too tight (compare it to the bust: http://www.toymania.com/newspics/0812_dcc_shazam.jpg).

#49 Posted by Gambit1024 (9843 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes! He better have his signature grappling movie, though.

Also, I kind of dig the costume, but the hood isn't doing it for me.

#50 Posted by Loki9876 (3039 posts) - - Show Bio

isn't it Shazam now?