Note: There are spoilers for Shazam! ahead. Turn back now if you don't want to know what happens in the post-credits scenes.

On April 5, Shazam! will introduce audiences to young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) and his superhero alter-ego. As we've seen in the trailers, the film will lean heavily on humor, while featuring themes of family and what it means to be a hero.

In a familiar turn for comic-based movies, Shazam! features two post-credits scenes—one of which directly sets up a sequel. If you don't want to know what happens in these two scenes, turn back now.

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Shazam mid-credits scene

The first scene, which is placed midway through the credits, finds Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Mark Strong) in his jail cell, which has been scrawled with various magical symbols. After his defeat to Shazam, Sivana has become somewhat of a madman, hellbent on once again acquiring the powers of the Seven Deadly Sins.

While in his cell, a voice calls out to him. The voice talks about Sivana's obsession with the symbols and how primitive the symbols are as a tool for communication. As the camera pans around the jail cell, we learn that the voice is coming from Mister Mind.

Mister Mind is a super villain who appears in Shazam! as an ordinary caterpillar. But he's actually from a highly intelligent alien race called Venusian. The evil mastermind shows up toward the beginning of the movie, too, when Sivana is summoned by the wizard Shazam as a young boy.

After commenting on Sivana's use of symbols, Mister Mind talks about how it was him who named the gods and that there are other ways to acquire magic. Mister Mind also comments on the Seven Realms, which will likely be explored in greater detail once a sequel comes out.

Could one of those realms be where fans meet Black Adam, who we know will be portrayed by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on the big screen? We don't really know, but with that, the mid-credits scene abruptly ends.

Shazam post-credits scene

The second scene doesn't have anything to do with what's to come from Shazam. Instead, it's more of a meta that takes a dig at one of DC's own.

Throughout the film, Billy and Freddy conduct different tests to see what kind of powers he has as Shazam. There's a "training montage" near the beginning where they try laser eyes, invisibility, flight, and more.

Turns out, they also conducted a test to see if Shazam is capable of telepathically communicating with fish. In the post-credits scene, Shazam is seen holding up a fishbowl attempting to communicate with a goldfish, but nothing happens.

Frustrated by the test, Shazam makes a comment about why anyone would want to talk to fish in the first place. Freddy defensively responds by saying how cool it would be to control an army of sea creatures—à la Aquaman, a film that came out just a few months ago. To get the point across, Freddy points out his shirt, which features an Aquaman symbol.

But Shazam is unimpressed and says having that superpower wouldn't be all that great. It's a fun meta gag considering how Aquaman is frequently the butt of jokes. To hear that he's the butt of jokes in his own universe is even funnier.

Now, I wonder how long it'll be until the two superhero cross paths. After all, Shazam was already shown gallivanting around with Superman, as we saw at the end of Shazam.

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Sometimes the world needs someone different to save it. Quite possibly, a kid. When Billy Batson is blessed with super powers, he will need to find the superhero within himself to save the world by becoming Shazam!

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