Black Adam is expected to completely shake up the trajectory of the DC Films world, with the long-awaited project introducing some beloved comics characters onto the big screen. Reports have indicated that the project is set to begin filming in the coming months , and the film's ensemble cast has gradually begun to take shape. One of the first actors announced to be part of the film is Sarah Shahi -- and it looks like she's preparing for the role. Shahi recently took to her Instagram account to share her "research" for the project, showcasing copies of issues 13 and 16 of 52 , and the recent Year of the Villain: Black Adam one-shot. Isis plays a significant role in both of the issues of 52, a storyline that helped reimagine Black Adam Dwayne Johnson as the antihero he is in the canon today. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be.
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There have been many 70s cartoons, 80s cartoons, 90s cartoons and present day cartoons with African American cartoon characters. But very few have had the main character s be African American. Here are the best Black cartoons from the 70s,80s, and 90s and today. Besides being flamboyant trick-heavy basketball players, the Globetrotters also saved the world from evil villains too. Who knew? Besides being a wrestler and an actor Mr. T was also a gymnastics coach who used his students to stop villains and their evil plots.
While mainstream comic book publishers may be lacking in diverse creators working on their titles, the independent and creator-owned comic book scene has seen a rise in Black creators over the past several years, giving the medium an all-too overlooked perspective and culture that elevates comics as an art form. And, with Black comic creators needing visibly and support, perhaps more than ever, creator-owned titles are often ones that benefit their creative teams more directly than their mainstream counterparts. Over the past several days, CBR has featured Black writers and Black artists whose work you need to read.
Throughout her history, Black Cat has sometimes been an enemy, love interest, and ally of the superhero Spider-Man. Felicia Hardy is the daughter of Walter Hardy , a world-renowned cat burglar. After suffering a traumatic experience as a college freshman, she trained herself in various fighting styles and acrobatics and, after deciding to follow in her father's footsteps, adopted the costumed identity of the Black Cat. The character was originally depicted as a supervillain and adversary of Spider-Man, but over time the two fell in love, which motivated her into becoming both an antiheroine , and his partner.