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  • Following Infinite Crisis, when he heard DC was rebooting Shazam, Alex Ross submitted a pitch. 1 / 9

  • Ross didn't like Freddy Freeman taking over as Shazam, so he gave his reboot idea. 2 / 9

  • Dubbed 'Say My Name - Shazam!' the project would have been a total reboot. 3 / 9

  • Ross re-designed Billy Batson, who had to go around reclaiming the Shazam powers. 4 / 9

  • Ross also came up with a brand-new design for Shazam and the other Marvel Family. 5 / 9

  • One of the people who had Shazam's powers would become a new hero, Vulcan. 6 / 9

  • Ross would co-plot and do covers while Geoff Johns would co-plot and script the book. 7 / 9

  • Sadly, DC never actually responded to Ross' pitch, signalling the end of this particular reboot. 8 / 9

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