"The Return of Black Adam"


Main Details
Volume 1 (5)
Issue 28
Date 1977-04
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 32
Language English
  • Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) (Earth S)
  • Uncle Dudley (Earth S)
  • Antagonists:
  • Black Adam (Teth Adam) (Earth S) (Origin)
Story Location Earth-S: Rock of Eternity, Massachusetts: Boston, in current times and 1773 Egypt (Flashback only
  • UPC — 0709893068804
Notes This is Black Adam's second appearance in comics and his first appearance since Golden Age/Fawcett Publications. His first was Marvel Family #1 (Dec. 1945)

For the first time, Shazam explains how Black Adam had similar powers with Captain Marvel once Solomon, Hercules and Achilles were not yet born 5000 years ago. Actually Black Adam derived his powers from Egyptian Gods: Shu (stamina); Hershef (strength), Amon (power); Zehuti (wisdom); Anpu (speed) and Menthu (courage).


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