Black Adam (DC)(Post Flashpoint)
Real Name: Adam
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Adam was born in ancient times, right before evil was invented by the thug Ibac and his army. Ibac enslaved Adam's people and family, killing most of them exept his nephew Aman.
Adam escaped and freed Aman, and together they found the powerul Wizard who gave Aman the Shazam powers. Adam was jealous however, and stole them from Aman when he was about to change into Shazam.
Adam got the powers, killed Ibac but was stopped by the Wizard. He returned in the present day after Dr. Sivana found Adam's tomb. Adam learned that Billy Batson had become the new Shazam and fought him.
Billy confronted Adam with what he had done in the past and challenged Adam to face him without both using their powers. Adam agreed and changed back to himself for the first time in centuries. This caused Adam to turn into dust, and he was now finally defeated.
During the Forever Evil event, Black Adam was revived and refused to bow down to the Crime Syndicate. He teamed up with other villains and helped Lex Luthor kill Ultraman. Though he was allowed a presidential pardon for this, Adam could care less and vanished. During the Forever Evil event, he also forged a brief friendship with Sinestro, who admired Adam's ruling of Khandaq.
In the Future's End storyline, he was found by Frankenstein and Amethyst. Adam thought they came looking for a fight.
First Appearance: Justice League (2011) #10
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Aquaman/Jabberjaw Special (2018)
Dark Nights: Metal (2017)
DC Comics: The New 52 Villains Omnibus (2013)
DC Meets Hanna-Barbera (2017)
DC Universe vs. The Masters of the Universe (2013)
DC's Year of the Villain Special (2019)
Doomsday Clock (2018)
#5 Forever Evil (2013)
- 'There Is No God'#7
- 'Blind Spot'#8
- 'Save Humanity'#9
HC Justice League (2011)
- 'Forever Evil'TPB
- 'Forever Evil'#1
- 'Hide and Seek'#5
- 'Hit and Run'#6
- 'The Power of Mazahs!'#7
- 'Crisis of Self'
Justice League (2018)
#5 Justice League Dark (2018)
- 'Legion of Doom Part One'
#9 Justice League of America (2013)
- 'The Lords of Order Chapter 2'
#4 Sinestro (2014)
- 'Shazam! and the Seven Magic Lands! Chapter 4: Into the Wildlands'#5
- 'Shazam! and the Seven Magic Lands! Chapter 5'#5 (Variant Cover)
- 'Shazam! and the Seven Magic Lands! Chapter 5'#6
- 'Shazam! and the Seven Magic Lands! Chapter 6'#6 (Variant Cover)
- 'Shazam! and the Seven Magic Lands! Chapter 6'
#16 Superman (2011)
- 'Meeting of Kings'#17
- 'The Pale Legion'#18
- 'The Fall'#21
- 'Turning Yellow'
#50 The Flash Giant (2019)
- 'What Could Have Been, What Can Still Be, and What Is'
The New 52: Futures End (2014)
Injustice League (DC)(Post Flashpoint)
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