Dwayne Johnson: Here Are The Best Appearances Of His Character Black Adam

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Here are the best appearances of Dwayne Johnson's character Black Adam in DC comics, games, and even in animated movies. Read here to know more about it

Written By Kaushal Ladhad | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson revealed the first look of his DC Comics anti-hero film Black Adam. Dwayne took to Instagram to reveal his look. He also wrote on how this role his full filled his long-time dream of playing the role of a superhero. The movie in which Dwayne will be playing the lead role is tilted Black Adam and will be releasing in the year 2021. This DC comic character will be seen for the first time on the big screen in a feature film. Here are a few of his notable presences over various modes of entertainment. He is seen in comics, games, and even in animated movies.

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In comics, he was seen in the New 52 relaunch comics. He was seen in the origin story of The Shazam! This origin story was a part of the full issue Justice League Comics.  The comics in which the story was present are numbered #0 (2012) and #21 (2013). The reintroduce Billy Batson/Shazam, Black Adam, the Wizard, the Shazam Family (Freddy, Mary, Darla, Eugene, and Pedro), and Tawny the tiger to the new 52 continuity. In this storyline, Black Adam fights Shazam as a normal human. The story is said to give goosebumps to the reader.

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In Injustice 2, Black Adam returns as a playable character. Joey Naber plays Balck Adam in the game. In this story, Black Adam finds Supergirl's spaceship wandering in space. He takes it to Earth and where he plans to use her to break Superman out of prison. With the help of Wonder Woman, he tries to break him out of prison. But Supergirl finds out why Superman was imprisoned and then leaves Adam's side to join Batman. Later, Brainiac’s ship is attacked where Aquaman uses the Rock of Eternity and the Atlantian Trident to weaken the ship. Black Adam Dies on the ship fighting as the ship destroys Kahndaq. Black Adam’s body was put besides his wife's body at the Lazarus Pit. But Ra's Al Ghul blocked them only if Brainiac gives him access if he assists Ra's rising to power.

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Animated movie

Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam was a 2010 short animated film which was directed by Joaquim Dos Santo. In this movie, we see Balck Adan return to Earth. After this, the movie cuts to young Billy Batson who has been found by Clark Kent and is then interviewed by him. While this goes on, Black Adam attacks Billy. Billy manages to run away while Superman fights Black Adam. Later, while Billy is running away, he goes into a train to stay safe from a mugging. He is taken to the wizard where he learns about magic and gains the wizard's powers. He gets away from there and is confronted by Black Adam. Billy shouts Shazam making him a superhero. Later, Superman and Shazam team up to fight Black Adam. This story goes on and the fans should watch the movie to know what the suspense is about. This is one of the best Black Adam's most prominent appearances in an animated movie.

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