The World Wakes Up To Shazadam Being A Thing In Infinite Frontier #0

A month ago, Bleeding Cool made mention that DC Comics was going to be referring to Black Adam as Shazadam in Infinite Frontier. Now we had no idea how long this would last, no idea if it would go further than that issue, maybe it was a balloon sent up by Brian Bendis for introducing the character into Justice League? We didn't know. Admittedly, we didn't expect the reaction it got.

The World Realises That Shazadam Is Real

Well, now Infinite Frontier #0 is published and people are discovering that, yes, it is not a joke, it is not a gag, it is not an imaginary story.

The World Realises That Shazadam Is Real

And that a group of people in another country who Black Adam has been helping, when no other superheroes are there to help, is being referred to by the name of Shazadam. And they are very insistent to Superman that this is the case.

The World Realises That Shazadam Is Real

And now people can read it for themselves. See the people calling him Shazadam, and Superman's reaction that "maybe this is who he wants to be now". And folk get to make their own mind up – and react all over again…

And hey, IGN and CBR? Don't bet against Bleeding Cool. It never goes well.


The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it's time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe. In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never expected. In Brazil, a young woman discovers her destiny and her connection to the Amazons. In Belle Reve, Amanda Waller plots an invasion of Arkham Asylum. In the far reaches of space, Mongul dreams of galactic domination, while the Green Lantern Corps hosts a summit of its greatest enemies. At the Hall of Justice, the League joins forces with Black Adam. Beyond the mortal world, Wonder Woman settles into a new role in the godsphere. And somewhere in the DC Universe—it's the return of Stargirl, in an all-new tale written by Geoff Johns! This oversized, all-star issue kicks off the next great era of storytelling and excitement as top writers and artists reveal what's next for the World's Greatest Heroes and opens the door to some of the greatest stories of 2021. Retail: $5.99 In-Store Date: 03/02/2021

  • Framing sequence written by Joshua Williamson with James Tynion IV and Scott Snyder, illustrated by John Timms and Alex Sinclair
  • Justice League by Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, and Tamra Bonvillain
  • Batman by James Tynion IV, Jorge Jiménez, and Tomeu Morey
  • Wonder Woman by Becky Cloonan & Michael W. Conrad, Alitha Martinez & Mark Morales, Emilio Lopez
  • Wonder Girl by Joëlle Jones and Jordie Bellaire
  • Green Lantern: Alan Scott by James Tynion IV and Stephen Byrne
  • Teen Titans Academy by Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval & Jordi Tarragona, and Alejandro Sanchez
  • Superman by Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Jamal Igle, and Hi-Fi
  • Green Arrow & Black Canary by Joshua Williamson, Alex Maleev, and Jordie Bellaire
  • Stargirl by Geoff Johns, Todd Nauck, and Hi-Fi
  • Green Lanterns by Geoffrey Thorne, Dexter Soy, and Alex Sinclair
  • The Flash by Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter, and Hi-Fi
  • Epilogue by Joshua Williamson, John Romita Jr. & Klaus Janson, Brad Anderson

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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