DC Comics Icons: SHAZAM! Action Figure (2017) - Canceled

Back in 2016, DC Collectibles solicited a new entry in their DC Comics Icons action figures line: SHAZAM!. The solicitation images showed a 6" figure based on the New 52 iteration of Captain Marvel (renamed SHAZAM!). The figure would have made for a nice companion piece for the previously released Black Adam (also a part of the DC Comics Icons line).  

DC Comics announced at the end of March 2017 that the SHAZAM!, Deadshot, and Sinestro figures were canceled.

The only remnants of DC Comics Icons: SHAZAM! action figure are its solicitation text and image.


By uttering the magical words "Shazam!" ordinary teenager Billy Batson is transformed into one of the World's Mightiest Mortal [sic]! Now you can harness this power with this 6" action figure from DC Collectibles! Complete with interchangeable hands and lightning accessories and dozens of points of articulation, no Justice League collection is complete without Shazam!

Box dimensions: 1.5 x 0.75 x 6 inches
Weight: 1 lb.
On sale: August 2017 (due to cancelation, the figure never reached market).

DC Comics Icons: SHAZAM! - Full front

DC Comics Icons: SHAZAM! - Full Front with accessories


3 sets of hands: Closed fists, open hands (to hold the book, presumably), hands with lightning bolts.
Book opened to pages with the Shazam Elders' names and powers inscribed.

Walt Grogan notes: I prefer the New 52 version with the hood down as seen in this figure. I also like the Kirby Krackle or Dots as it makes the lightning bolt pop a little. The addition of the book as an accessory seems an interesting choice since the Elders did not figure into the New 52 Shazam's storyline other than in his origin as an announcement of where he got his powers from.


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