The DC Universe is filled with powerful heroes and villains, each with their unique abilities and backstories. But what happens when they are confronted with their worst nightmares? This is precisely what Knight Terrors is all about.
Black Adam is defending Kahndaq against a border assault when the nightmare wave sweeps the planet, putting everyone into a nightmare realm. But what is causing Black Adam’s deepest, darkest fears? What horrors can scare the mighty Black Adam?
Knight Terrors is a crossover event that takes place during the Dawn of DC initiative. The event features a four-issue main miniseries with two-issue tie-in miniseries, each spotlighting a DC superhero or supervillain, confronting their worst nightmares in a “Nightmare Realm.” The art and story by Jeremy Haun is exceptional, and the colors by Nick Filardi are brilliant, making the comic visually stimulating.
Black Adam is a significant player in the DC Universe and has often come up against Superman, Shazam, and the Justice League. He is a complex character whose backstory is filled with tragedy and conquest. However, his deepest and darkest fears are not what you might expect. In Knight Terrors: Black Adam, we see a side of him that we have never seen before. We see both his vulnerable and terrifying sides. His desperation to protect the people of Kahndaq and his fear of what could happen to them is palpable.
As we read through Knight Terrors: Black Adam, we see how his fears are connected to his character’s development. We see how his tragic backstory, his immense power and his responsibilities combine to create his deepest, darkest fears. Black Adam is not just a villain or a hero; he is a complex character with flaws and strengths.
Knight Terrors: Black Adam is a must-read for fans of Jeremy Haun. The comic is well written, beautifully illustrated, and has a unique storyline that will keep you engaged till the very end, where there might be a slight surprise appearance.
Knight Terrors: Black Adam #1 hit local comic shops on July 4, 2023.
Jeremy Haun joined the Capes and Tights Podcast for Episode 70 to discuss his creator-owned projects and much more. Additionally, Haun and his co-writer Jason A. Hurley joined for Episode 115 to discuss The Approach at BOOM! Studios.