News on Shazam, a short on Cartoon Network's DC Nation. In most cases a link will accompany each headline back to the original article.
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July 25, 2013: There will be Metal Men and Shazam shorts. Captain Marvel's design was inspired by Max Fleischer's 1930s Popeye cartoons. TZ Post
March 17, 2014: Jim Krieg may or may not have been involved with Shazam. Blog of Oa
April 24, 2014: Clip, two images and logline for Shazam 1 "Courage" released. WF Article
April 30, 2014: Shazam 1 "Courage" was written by Jim Krieg and directed by Ben Jones and Jessica Borutski. Jim Krieg Tweet
May 1, 2014: There are three total Shazam shorts. Ben Jones Tweet
May 14, 2014: Ben Jones confirms Tara Strong voiced Billy Batson and David Kaye voiced Shazam and Ibac in Shazam "Courage" short. Ben Jones Tweet
July 11, 2014: Ben Jones tweets the cast and crew of Shazam 2 "Wisdom" short. Voice cast is David Kaye, Tara Strong, Eric Bauza, and Kevin Conroy. Written by Jim Kreig and directed by Jessica Borutski. Ben Jones Tweet
July 24, 2014: Ben Jones confirms the scene of Shazam visiting the six elders in Shazam 2 "Wisdom" was Jim Kreig's idea to pay homage to the Shazam! television series. There will be a similar one in the third short. Ben Jones Tweet
July 24, 2014: Ben Jones tweets the cast and crew in Shazam 3 "Stamina" - David Kaye, Tara Strong, Eric Bauza, Jim Kreig, and Jessica Borutski. Ben Jones Tweet
July 25, 2014: Characters in Shazam shorts were designed by Phil Postma. Screenburn Article
April 1, 2015: The Shazam DC Nation shorts were nominated for a Daytime Emmy in "Outstanding Special Class - Short Format Daytime Program". Jim Krieg Tweet