|Location of Publication||New York, New York|
|Story Location||Earth-S: Fawcett City|
|Notes||The Marvel Family (First appearance in a comic published by DC) (Flashback and main story) |
1st Story: Captain Marvel in "...In the Beginning..."
2nd story: Marvel Family: "The World's Wickedest Plan"
3d story: Captain Marvel Adventures Vol 1 #55, March, 1946; Capt. Marvel and the Endless String!
"...In the Beginning..." recaps Captain Marvel's origin.
"...In the Beginning..." and "The World's Wickedest Plan" were reprinted in Shazam: From the 40's to the 70's, Showcase Presents: Shazam! Vol. 1, Shazam!: The Greatest Stories Ever Told and Shazam!: A Celebration of 75 Years.
This issue introduces the substance Suspendium and explains the disappearance of the Marvel Family from the Golden Age to the Bronze Age.
In the DC-published issues, this place was called "Fawcett City," even though in the Fawcett-published issues it had been called "New York City".