Get ready for a spectacular 3-part story that brings together the Man of Steel and Captain Marvel! In Part 1 of LIGHTNING STRIKES the wizard Shazam makes Captain Marvel aware of a great evil awakened in Metropolis and seeking Superman. On its path to the Man of Steel it drives the citizens of Metropolis to insanity. How can Superman stop the madness? Will he need the help of Captain Marvel and the power of Shazam?