Black Adam #5

Writer: Christopher Priest Artist: Rafael Sandoval Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 19, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 9
7.9Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Theo Teth-Adam faces off against a furious Bruce Wayne as Black Adam confronts threats ranging from a rising democratic movement in Kahndaq to the Akkad, a new pantheon of gods from outer space who create a new herald to represent them on Earth in Sargon the Sorcerer, and Adam becomes inextricably linked to a young protégé who has contracted the same plague that nearly killed Adam.

  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Bryant Lucas Oct 24, 2022

    The series so far has been steeped in mythology, theology, and DC comics lore/continuity. All of this speaks to Priest's greatest strengths, and flaws, as a writer: he doesn't write comic books but rather serialized graphic novels. Similar to the works of Grant Morrison, Priest's Black Adam will undoubtably read better as a trade paperback. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 18, 2022

    This is one of the strangest issues of the series yet, but somehow it all fits together into a compelling whole. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Oct 19, 2022

    Black Adam continues to build and it's forming quite the monument to this Arabic anti-hero. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Oct 25, 2022

    Between the multiple time frames, multiple artists, and complex plotting, it's easy to lose some of the threads, but overall this issue is enjoyable. Read Full Review

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