Yesterday Bleeding Cool reviewed the upcoming Black Adam – The Justice Society Files, released by DC Comics closer to October and confirmed to be part of the DC Extended Universe canon and Black Adam prequels. We now have the full creative teams and character rosters, plus photo covers featuring the Black Adam cast in their roles.
After 5,000 years of imprisonment, Black Adam is ready to impose his unique version of order on the modern world. The only thing standing in his way are the heroes of The Justice Society – Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Cyclone and Atom Smasher. In the months leading up to the films’ release, fans will want to know everything they can about these DC Super Heroes, as well as Teth-Adam, the man who becomes Black Adam, and DC will be on hand to provide that knowledge. with Black Adam – The Justice Society Files. Black Adam – The Justice Society Files is a one-off comic series featuring the members of The Justice Society, their backgrounds and their connection to Black Adam, leading up to the film. Each issue features a main story by writer Cavan Scott, along with a side story by Bryan Q. Miller charting Teth-Adam’s journey from slave to prisoner to becoming the titular anti-hero. In addition to stunning covers by Kaare Andrews, each issue of Black Adam – The Justice Society Files features a photo variant of the actors representing The Justice Society, in their fantastic movie costumes – Aldis Hodge (Hawkman), Quintessa Swindell (Cyclone), Noah Centineo (Atom Smasher) and Pierce Brosnan (Dr Fate).
Here are the titles and creative teams revealed so far.
Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Hawkman #1, written by Cavan Scott, sketched by Scottish Eaton, inked by Norm Rapmundcolored by Andrew Dalhouse “in this tale of Hawkman, an archaeologist who is the reincarnation of an Egyptian prince and the leader of the Justice Society” for July 5.
BLACK ADAM JUSTICE SOCIETY FILES HAWKMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A KAARE ANDREWS
(W) Cavan Scott, Bryan Q. Miller (A) Scot Eaton, Marco Santucci, Norm Rapmund (CA) Kaare Andrews
Long ago, Hawkman was the leader of the Justice Society, but what is he now? Another hero or another relic in a museum? Everything changes when he finds himself haunted not only by the past, but also by the vengeful spirit of a wayward thief. Will this Gentleman Ghost be Hawkman’s death or will he deliver a warning from beyond the grave? The road to Black Adam starts here. Also in this issue: As a pivotal moment in the life of Teth-Adam and his son Hurut begins to unfold in ancient Kahndaq, today’s Kahndaq meets a new hero: professor of antiquities the day, cultural recovery specialist by night, Adrianna Tomaz. And unfortunately for Adrianna, she’s about to unleash a sacred totem from the wrong interested party: Intergang!
Retail price: $5.99 Date in store: 07/05/2022
Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1 written by Cavan Scott with art by Maria Laura Sanapo and Arif Prianto “puts DC’s human whirlwind center stage” for August 2.
BLACK ADAM JUSTICE SOCIETY FILES CYCLONE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A KAARE ANDREWS
(W) Cavan Scott, Bryan Q. Miller (A) Maria Laura Sanapo, Marco Santucci (CA) Kaare Andrews
When she was young, Maxine Hunkel dreamed of flying with the Justice Society. Now she finally has the powers and the opportunity… but will she say yes? Guest with Hawkman on Black Adam’s Road! Plus, let’s continue Teth-Adam’s back-up story: Trouble hits Adrianna Tomaz as Intergang mercenaries invade her university’s hallowed halls, searching for the sacred totem she freed – but what a strange metal! idol made, and why does Intergang need it so badly?
Retail price: $5.99 Date in store: 08/02/2022
Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher#1 written by Cavan Scott with an illustration by Travis Mercer and John Kalisz “sheds light on the size-changing power of the Justice Society” for September 6.
Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Doctor Fate #1 written by Scott with art by jesus merino and Ulises Arreola for October 4.