Sabacc and the Legions of Hell
Sabbac, wanting like a very superior heavy steel album cowl demon, returns to Earth, and begins elevating the legions of hell to wreak havoc in Kahndaq. Basically, if he is ready to sit on the throne of Kahndaq, the identical throne that King Ahk-Ton occupied 5,000 years prior, it’s throughout for the world. And as cool because the JSA are, they’re outmatched right here…or are they? You see, Sabbac didn’t rely on Physician Destiny. Frankly, neither did Physician Destiny’s teammates.
That is certainly the state of affairs that Physician Destiny envisioned earlier within the film. So that is the place he takes motion, utilizing his magical powers to stop the JSA from pursuing him as he takes on Sabbac on his personal. However even he is aware of this gained’t work, he’s actually simply shopping for time to offer Teth-Adam a mystical, telepathic pep speak, awakening him from suspended animation…
The Rebirth of Black Adam
“The battle your son was meant to combat is upon us,” Destiny telepathically tells Teth-Adam, referring to how Adam’s son was certainly the champion of Shazam and was meant to stop King Ahk-Ton from turning into Sabbac and ruling the world. It’s an exquisite sequence, and it’s a very nice offscreen efficiency from Pierce Brosnan. It awakens Teth-Adam and frees him from his stasis tank.
However Adam continues to be unable to talk the magic phrases, and will get pummeled by ARGUS guards as he tries to make his escape. It’s a pleasant option to illustrate how even with out his powers, Teth-Adam is a troublesome, decided particular person, one with an indomitable will to do the proper factor…even when it’s his personal approach.
In fact, that’s an underwater jail, and Adam’s simply taken a severe beating, and he could as nicely drift off and die…however as an alternative is visited by a imaginative and prescient of his son, who reminds him of why he should proceed the combat. Is that this merely Adam’s near-death mind displaying him visions of these he cherished probably the most, or is that this Physician Destiny planting this right here to encourage him additional? It’s not clear, nevertheless it works, and Teth-Adam says the magic phrase, is remodeled, and will get a brand-new (and badass) comics correct costume to go take the combat to Sabbac and his demonic horde.
The New Black Adam Costume
Look, this isn’t THAT large a deal, nevertheless it certain appears superior, proper? It additionally follows the current DCEU custom, established in Aquaman, of getting a personality begin their film in a “cool” costume (or no costume in any respect) after which ultimately get one that appears prefer it got here proper off the comics web page.