Before the Black Adam movie meet the Justice Society members who will appear in the film Black Adam The Justice Society Files Hawkman #1 cover excerpt Image credit DC The Justice Society is considered the first superhero team in American comic books debuting back in the Golden Age of the 40s and they all finally make their big screen movie debut in Octobers upcoming Black Adam film. To set the stage for the movie and the Justice Societys film debut DC will release a series of oneshot comic books titled Black Adam The Justice Society Files themed around the members of the team who will appear in Black Adam as announced via The Beat.
The first of the planned oneshots features Hawkman one of the founding members of the Justice Society who has been part of the DC Universe in one incarnation or another since 1940 and whose legacy has been part of the Justice Society basically nonstop since its founding. Black Adam The Justice Society Files Hawkman #1 is 48 pages long and is written by Cavan Scott with art from Scot Eaton and Norm Rapmund. The oneshot also includes a backup story focused on Adrianna Tomaz Black Adams deceased wife in comic books by writer Bryan Q. Miller and artist Marco Santucci.
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Judging by the tone of DCs description of the oneshot as well as Kaare Andrews cover seen here the version of both Hawkman and Adrianna Tomaz appearing in the one shot will be based on their film counterparts played by Aldis Hodge and Sarah Shahi respectively with the stories told in the comic also apparently based in their movie history. In the case of Hawkman DCs description mentions that hes a former leader of the JSA who will encounter a version of the classic Hawkman comic book enemy the Gentleman Ghost. And for Adrianna the description of her chapter establishes her as an archaeologist who winds up inadvertently working for Inter Gang the Metropolis based super gang known for using weapons from Apokolips to fight Superman
Further Black Adam The Justice Society Files one shots will feature Doctor Fate Atom Smasher and Cyclone all of whom will appear in the Black Adam movie. No creative teams or release dates for those one shots have been announced. Black Adam The Justice Society Files Hawkman #1 is due out July 5. Stay tuned to News arama for DCs full July 2022 solicitations coming later this month. Along with the Justice Society Hawkman has also been part of the Justice League