Isis And The Enduring Nature Of Egyptian Mythology In DC Comics

Comics have explored ancient mythology in great detail, featuring various characters linked to different pantheons. DC are known for favouring Egyptian mythology through characters like Hawkgirl and Black Adam. In particular, Adam has gained prominence as one of the most powerful characters in the DC Universe. A character linked to Adam’s legacy is Isis, though she has roots that extend back to the 1970s.

In her modern interpretation, Isis acted as a superhero who sowed for peace. But the connection she had to Black Adam corrupted her, making for an intriguing story. I’m looking into the history of the character to see how she developed. Continue reading “Isis And The Enduring Nature Of Egyptian Mythology In DC Comics”

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The Badassery Of Black Adam

There’s no shortage of memorable villains in comics. Batman has Joker and Superman has Lex Luthor.  Today, for the character spotlight I’m focusing on Black Adam, one of the most powerful villains in the DC Universe who has inhabited a grey area for years.  By his own proclamation “I am not a villain. Not in the narrow definition of the word according to the self-named ‘modern’ world. I fought alongside the Justice Society for a time, made them my allies… but I never earned their trust.” This is the core of who Adam is: A man who stands by own convictions and will do what he thinks is right.

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