Black Adam

Comic book antihero

Black Adam is a fictional supervillain and sometimes antihero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck, the character is the archenemy of the superhero Captain Marvel, also known as Shazam.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

A cosplayer dressed up as Black Adam

In 2009, Black Adam was ranked as IGN's 16th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.[7] Dwayne Johnson has been cast as Black Adam in the DC Extended Universe spin-off movie Black Adam (2022).[8]

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  1. Black Adam#The New 52 (2011-2016)
  2. "Comics History 101: Everything You Need to Know About Black Adam -" – via
  3. Black Adam#52
  4. Hayes, Britt. "Dwayne Johnson Teases "Anti-Hero" Role in 'Shazam'". ScreenCrush.
  5. Mark Cassidy -Film - 2/11/2015 Filed Under: "Shazam" Source: Total. "The Rock Clarifies Anti-Hero BLACK ADAM Comment; Talks About Facing 'Batman' & 'Superman'".
  6. "Black Adam, anti-hero or villain - Black Adam". Comic Vine.
  7. Black Adam is number 16 , IGN.
  8. D'Alessandro, Anthony (March 28, 2021). "Dwayne Johnson Unveils 'Black Adam' Summer 2022 Release Date Before NCAA UCLA vs. Alabama Tourney Game". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 28, 2021. Retrieved March 28, 2021.