Is Captain Marvel more powerful the Superman

#1 Posted by goldenkey (2927 posts) - - Show Bio

I've recently gotten a little interest in Captain Marvel recently because of Flashpoint.  I'm now reading the Trials of Shazam where Freddy takes over as champion, but I've looke the character up on here, wiki, etc, and everything I'm finding seems to conclude that Captain Marvel would give Superman an ass-whoopin.  The magic factor alone should be enough for Superman to get his head bashed in, but so far it's said he's faster then Superman, his strength is unknown but he can hang with Superman, and just saying Shazam can heal him from any injury in the time it takes to be struck by lightening.  Then you have the wisdom issue.  What can any of you tell me that make this true or not true.  Can Captain Marvel or Freddy Freeman as Shazam defeat Superman???
#2 Posted by Kallarkz (3303 posts) - - Show Bio

Search Superman Vs Captain Marvel using the toolbar above and you will find some very interesting battles involving the two with their powers being analyzed.  
In my personal opinion in a 10 round match I'd say both would come out 5/10.

#3 Posted by Billy Batson (58141 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on the versions. 

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#4 Posted by mark5 (1213 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he could.

#5 Posted by MutenRoshi (851 posts) - - Show Bio

No, he's slower, Superman has better speed feats than Captain Marvel
He's physically weaker,  Superman comes off better in lifting power and durability than Billy   
Superman also has long range attacks, Superman has super breath, heat vision etc Cap marvel can only really call lightning attacks down on the spot where he stands
 
However Marvel does do much better in fights against magic beings and Superman does have a vulnerability to magical attacks, if Billy were to use his intelligence he could come up with ways of beating Superman

#6 Posted by Pizawle (1074 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends on who the writer is.

#7 Posted by PikminMania (4628 posts) - - Show Bio
@goldenkey: Captain Marvel can beat Superman, but that is only because of magic. Superman is stronger against everyone else.
#8 Posted by LONGTIME (926 posts) - - Show Bio
@PikminMania: No he isn't.
#9 Posted by PikminMania (4628 posts) - - Show Bio
@LONGTIME: I think he could
#10 Posted by KidSupreme (829 posts) - - Show Bio

@Pizawle said:

Depends on who the writer is.

And their people is the real answer!

#11 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

I always thought Billy could beat Supes. Both they are both awesome.

#12 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@Primmaster64 said:

I always thought Billy could beat Supes. Both they are both awesome.

But Magic. Magic.

#13 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReVamp said:

@Primmaster64 said:

I always thought Billy could beat Supes. Both they are both awesome.

But Magic. Magic.

....Aha?
#14 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@Primmaster64 said:

@ReVamp said:

@Primmaster64 said:

I always thought Billy could beat Supes. Both they are both awesome.

But Magic. Magic.

....Aha?

He can win, but its because he's exploiting a vulnerability. It doesn't mean that he's more powerful in terms of raw power.

#15 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReVamp: Strength of Hercules.
#16 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33880 posts) - - Show Bio

Billy maybe, Freddy, no!

#17 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@Primmaster64 said:

@ReVamp: Strength of Hercules.

Hercules isn't a Kryptonian ;)

#18 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024: But he's supposed to be a god right? XD
#19 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@Primmaster64 said:

@Gambit1024: But he's supposed to be a god right? XD

Yeah, but that don't mean shiet.

#20 Posted by RyuHayabusa (2019 posts) - - Show Bio

They are pretty much equal but i feel like Superman would beat Billy because of his other powers.

#21 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@Primmaster64 said:

@Gambit1024: But he's supposed to be a god right? XD

Like Superman's not? lol

He could do exactly what Hecules can do, plus like, a billion other things.

#22 Posted by Deranged Midget (17712 posts) - - Show Bio

Billy only get's the upper hand on Superman due to magic.

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#23 Posted by raecinio (92 posts) - - Show Bio

Those of you saying Superman can lift more so he'd win in a fight have never actually been in a real fight. That's like saying the worlds strongest weightlifter could beat Bruce Lee in a fight just cuz he can lift more.

Superman and Captain Marvel's fighting strength is pretty much equal as is there durability. Superman probably edges him on speed, but Captain Marvel has magic, which is Superman's weakness. The new Captain Marvel can even shoot magic projectiles from his hands, by all accounts he could trounce Superman 4/5 of the time. But since Superman is DC's firstborn so to speak, they always allow him to hang even when he should easily lose.

#24 Posted by linsanel_Doctor (1344 posts) - - Show Bio

They both have infinite potential imo

But Superman is more powerful usually

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