Black Adam is an antihero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Black Adam was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck and served as an archenemy of the Captain Marvel superhero as well as a nemesis of the whole Marvel Family. Originally Black Adam was a corrupted and ancient Egyptian predecessor of Captain Marvel, the character has since been redesigned to take on the role of antihero.
Black Adam is an American superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. The story follows Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) as he is unleashed into modern times from his imprisonment in the ancient city of Kahndaq. His distorted sense of justice and brutish tactics attract the attention of the Justice Society of America they take it upon themselves to teach Black Adam how to be a proper hero.