Black Adam was entrusted with the enormous powers of the Egyptian gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—nearly 5,000 years ago.
-Black Adam (Johnson) is let free from his earthly prison, eager to wreak havoc on the modern world with his particular brand of justice.
The Justice Society of America confronts Black Adam.
21 October 2022
In the DC Extended Universe, Black Adam is set to be Shazam's archenemy in the future.
Over the course of thousands of years, Black Adam has been both a hero and a villain as one of the world's most powerful magicians.
The wizard Shazam chose another champion thousands of years before Billy Batson became a magically enhanced hero.
Teth-Adam, also known as "Mighty Adam," started out as a hero for humanity, but his strength corrupted his principles and passions.
Black Adam, a recurring foe of Earth's heroes, believes he is the best person to rule humanity and that whatever action he performs is for the greater good.