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Black Adam Vol. 1: Theogony Christopher Priest

Black Adam Vol. 1: Theogony By Christopher Priest

Black Adam Vol. 1: Theogony by Christopher Priest

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One of the world s foremost wielders of magic, Black Adam has been both hero and villain over a life that s spanned thousands of years.

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Black Adam Vol. 1: Theogony by Christopher Priest

Thousands of years before Billy Batson became a magically-empowered hero, the wizard Shazam selected another champion. Teth-Adam or 'Mighty Adam' began as a hero of humanity, but then allowed his power to corrupt his ideals and desires. Now labeled Black Adam, he was exiled by Shazam, but returned in the modern day. A frequent enemy to Earth s heroes, Black Adam believes he is the right person to lead humanity and any action he takes is necessary for the greater good. There is no forgiveness for Black Adam. This is the reality Teth-Adam, immortal man of indomitable will, must face when he discovers he has been infected with an incurable plague destroying his immortality. Haunted by the specter of centuries of dark deeds, Black Adam transfers his powers to a worthy successor who will redeem Adam s legacy and defend their ancestral homeland of Kahndaq, only to subsequently become mystically handcuffed to him when Adam s plague is arrested, giving birth to perhaps the most volatile and dysfunctional super-team in DC history!

About Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest is a critically acclaimed writer and one of the first African Americans to break into the comics industry. He is known for penning a renowned run on Marvel's Black Panther as well as work on Conan the Barbarian, Quantum & Woody, The Amazing Spider-Man and more. For DC Comics, he has recently written popular runs on both Justice League and the Eisner-nominated Deathstroke.

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Black Adam Vol. 1: Theogony by Christopher Priest
DC Comics
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