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Black Adam is a super-villain and sometimes anti-hero originally written as the evil counterpart to Captain Marvel, now known as Shazam. Adam is an ancient Egyptian prince who was given incredible powers by the Wizard and survived into the modern era. His legacy would eventually expand to include the Black Marvel Family involving his wife Isis and her brother Osiris protecting their native land of Kahndaq. He has been a member of the Justice Society, Injustice Society, Secret Society of Super-Villains, Suicide Squad, Monster Society of Evil, and Justice League. Black Adam was created by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck, first appearing in Marvel Family #1. (1945)

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