The summer time of Black Adam could also be in full-swing, however his superheroic counterpart deserves some consideration as properly. DC Comics has launched a brand new unlettered preview for Shazam! Thundercrack, a brand new center grade graphic novel due out in November. The Large Purple Cheese’s latest journey, set within the continuity of the 2019 film, comes from cartoonist Yehudi Mercado.
Right here’s how DC Comics describes Shazam! Thundercrack:
Tremendous-heroics are harmful, however becoming a member of the soccer group is a good greater downside!
Billy Batson’s by no means been a group participant, and turning into the superhero Shazam didn’t appear to alter that a lot. However his new power and stamina will make soccer a breeze. After skipping college one too many occasions, Billy is obtainable a selection: soccer or detention. The Fawcett Tigers want a brand new champion—their final quarterback ended up within the hospital, and the coach is fairly certain rival group the Fishtown Atoms are in charge.
Between soccer follow and superhero coaching, Billy’s muscle tissues are getting greater, however so is his ego. Will foster dad Victor’s sensible counsel and reminiscences of his personal soccer triumphs assist hold younger Shazam grounded?
Shazam! Thundercrack is ready throughout the film timeline—displaying Freddy’s vlog full of superhero coaching montages, household pranks, and the brand new gig he took to watch Billy’s soccer practices (the cheerleading squad actually wanted a brand new mascot!).
Yehudi Mercado is a cartoonist finest identified for creating the Sci-Fu collection of middle-grade graphic novels for Oni Press, in addition to the Chunky graphic memoir collection printed by HarperCollins. Shazam! Thundercrack might be Mercado’s first work for DC Comics, although he has labored with the characters of the DC secure prior to now as a storyboard artist on the DC Superhero Women cartoon internet collection.
Shazam! Thundercrack‘s November launch date places it in readers’ fingers only a month earlier than the discharge of Shazam!: Fury of the Gods, the sequel to the 2019 film that launched audiences to
Captain Marvel Shazam! (Zachary Levi), aka Billy Batson (Asher Angel), in addition to Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Grazer), Mary Bromfield (Grace Fulton), and the remainder of the prolonged Marvel Shazam! Household. The forthcoming new movie provides Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu to the solid as Hespera and Kalypso, respectively, although particulars concerning the plot of the film are nonetheless underneath wraps. San Diego Comedian Con is subsequent month, although, so don’t be shocked if a trailer drops both earlier than or throughout that present.
Take a look at the preview of Shazam! Thundercrack under. The 160-page graphic novel is ready to reach in shops on Tuesday, November twenty ninth.