The POWER of SHAZAM Panel – Terrificon 2022

Shazam actors Michael Gray and John Davey were joined by comic book legend Jerry Ordway and writer/producer Donald Glut for a panel dedicated to the Power of Shazam! They talked about the show, the character, and answered fan questions.

Michael Gray played Billy Batson in the 1974 TV series Shazam! He is also known for The Brian Keith Show, The Flying Nun, Archer, and the Surge of Power independent films.

John Davey joined the Shazam TV series in the second season and played Captain Marvel, Billy’s alter-ego. He also appeared in The Secrets of Isis in three crossover episodes. He’s also known for The Rockford Files, Barnaby Jones, The Twilight Zone, CHiPs, and MacGyver.

Jerry Ordway is a comic book writer, penciler, inker, and painter. He is known for his work on Crisis on Infinite Earths, Superman, and more. He wrote and painted the Captain Marvel original graphic novel The Power of Shazam!

Donald Glut is a scriptwriter, author, and director who has written episodes of such shows as Shazam, Land of the Lost, The Transformers, GI Joe, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, and many more. He also wrote the novelization of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

This panel was moderated by Joe Stuber of the Comic Book Central Podcast ( on July 29th, 2022.

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About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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