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Captain Kazmir

Subj: I think you are right however,
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 11:44:36 am EST (Viewed 434 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Need help understanding new JSA #23 (Spoilers)
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 05:33:37 am EST (Viewed 486 times)

> > OK so the reunited ISIS and BLACK ADAM
> > (one of my top five favorite characters)
> > come to the Rock of Eternity and knock the spit out of Billy Batson who is now the elder wizard Shazam.
> >
> > Am I missing something?
> >
> > If Billy is the Wizard shouldn't he be close to unbeatable at the Rock?
> >
> > Isis and BA blow through him like he isn't even there and take away his ability to change.
> >
> > It is an interesting beginning to this arc but I feel like I am seriously missing the machina to this deus ex.
> >
> > How could they have pulled this off.
> >
> > Did I just read it when I was too tired or what?
> There was that part where Black Adam told Felix Faust he would have Felix's head at the foot of his throne. Then Isis said there was something more she wanted from Felix.
> At the Rock while Black Adam was fighting Shazam, Isis was reading a spell. So I am guessing that spell led to Billy losing his powers.

in the Rock the Wizard Shazam (now Billy) wields power that should have allowed him to repel BAs attack with a wave of his hand.
It is literally like a child holding an adult down while another child loads and fires a weapon at the adult.
Explainable but implausible.