Also called Marvel's Space-Born Super-Hero, Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel covers
First Issue #1 - May 1968
Last #62 - May 1979
Continued in Captain Marvel (1989 series)
Captain Marvel was the last Marvel super-hero created by Stan Lee. He was sent to Earth to scout the world by an alien race. Don't confuse this hero with the original golden age Captain Marvel who got his powers when he uttered the word Shazam. This Captain Marvel is a distinct character who first appeared in "Marvel Super-Heroes (1967 series)" #12.