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DC Comics to launch ‘Black Adam – The Justice Society Files’ miniseries

Check out the photo covers for ‘Black Adam – The Justice Society Files’ here.

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DC Comics has announced leading up to the new Black Adam movie is a five issue series called Black Adam – The Justice Society Files. Each issue features a main story by writer Cavan Scott, plus a backup story by Bryan Q. Miller charting the path of Teth-Adam, from slave, to prisoner, to becoming the titular antihero.

The first issue is drawn by Scot Eaton with inks by Norm Rapmund and colors by Andrew Dalhouse in a tale about Hawkman, an archeologist who is the reincarnation of an Egyptian prince and the leader of the Justice Society. That first issue is out July 5th.

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On August 2, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1 places DC’s human whirlwind center stage in a story by Cavan Scott, with art by Maria Laura Sanapo and Arif Prianto. Next up is Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher #1 spotlighting the size-changing powerhouse of The Justice Society on September 6, written by Scott with art by Travis Mercer and John Kalisz.

The series of one-shots concludes October 4 with Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Doctor Fate #1, in a story by Scott with art by Jesus Merino and Ulises Arreola. All of the issues will be out by the time Black Adam releases in theaters October 21st.

To get into the movie tie-in vibes, cover art will be by Kaare Andrews but each issue of Black Adam – The Justice Society Files also features a photo variant cover of the actors portraying The Justice Society. That includes actors Aldis Hodge (Hawkman), Quintessa Swindell (Cyclone), Noah Centineo (Atom Smasher), and Pierece Brosnan (Dr. Fate).

Check out all the covers below!

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

The hierarchy of power in the DC Extended Universe changes on October 21, as Warner Bros Pictures highly anticipated film Black Adam debuts exclusively in theaters.

After 5000 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 to the films’ release, fans will want to learn all 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 are a series of one-shot comic books profiling the members of The Justice Society, their backgrounds, and connections to Black Adam, leading up to the movie. Each issue features a main story by writer Cavan Scott, plus a backup story by Bryan Q. Miller charting the path of Teth-Adam, from slave, to prisoner, to becoming the titular antihero.

The excitement kicks off Tuesday, July 5 with Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Hawkman #1, on sale at comic book shops and participating digital retailers. Scott is joined by the all-star team of Scot Eaton (penciller), Norm Rapmund (inker) and Andrew Dalhouse (colorist) in this tale of Hawkman, an archeologist who is the reincarnation of an Egyptian prince and the leader of the Justice Society.

On August 2, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1 places DC’s human whirlwind center stage in a story by Cavan Scott, with art by Maria Laura Sanapo and Arif Prianto. Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher #1 spotlights the size-changing powerhouse of The Justice Society on September 6, written by Scott with art by Travis Mercer and John Kalisz. The series of one-shots concludes October 4 with Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Doctor Fate #1, in a story by Scott with art by Jesus Merino and Ulises Arreola.

In addition to breathtaking cover art by Kaare Andrews, each issue of Black Adam – The Justice Society Files features a photo variant cover of the actors portraying The Justice Society, in their fantastic movie costumes –Aldis Hodge (Hawkman), Quintessa Swindell (Cyclone), Noah Centineo (Atom Smasher), and Pierece Brosnan (Dr. Fate). Fans can visit their local comic book shop for availability and pre-ordering details.

Warner Bros. Pictures Black Adam debuts exclusively in theaters Friday, October 21, 2022.

Fans can get to know more about the comic book origins of Black Adam and The Justice Society on the DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service.  The service hosts a curated selection of classic stories featuring Black Adam and The Justice Society; For more information and a free trial, visit the website at www.dcuniverseinfinite.com. For the latest news on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, check out the DC website at www.dccomics.com, and follow @DCComics and @thedcnation on social media.

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