Black Adam reveals why DC's new Superman is better than the original

Jon Kent fought Darkseid and Ares and survived, making him a more respected Super in Black Adam's eyes because he didn't die.

Warning: SPOILERS ahead for Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #7

With DC taking the wraps off its new Superman, there's been a lot of debate about which is better, and Black Adam definitely settles the question with one detail.

Dark Menace tears a hole in the DC Universe. As a dark army approaches Earth, the Justice League strikes and perishes. Only Black Adam survived, and he's back as the next generation of heroes tries to rally against it. Unfortunately, they were no match for Deathstroke's army. It has enslaved such powerful villains as Ares and Doom. However, just as the heroes are trying to implement their plans to stop the Dalit Machines, Superman Jon Kent steps up to fight Ares and Doomsday single-handedly, buying them enough time.

In Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 by Joshua Williamson, Daniel Sampere, Jack Herbert, Guiseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, and Rafa Sandoval, the Justice League manage to escape the fictional universe in which they were imprisoned and return in time. In fact, Clark Kent managed to save his son before he succumbed to the fatal blow. Black Adam directly received the enhanced Deathstroke. Then he used up all his magic To all heroes, give them the power to defeat the army of darkness once and for all. Later, Black Adam commented that Clark's son was actually the better Superman, just because he didn't die in battle, which Clark had done multiple times.

Jon Kent Didn't Die While Clark Has... A LOT

The fact that Clark Kent shows up and saves his son Jon from death is irrelevant. Superman was on the verge of death once, and someone saved him. It's all part of fighting and being part of a superhero team, and that's Black Adam's point. Jon didn't hesitate to step up when he was called upon. He needed to buy time for his fellow hero, and that's exactly what he did. He pulls out all the stops against two of the most powerful villains in the DC Universe, and succeeds by giving his colleagues the chance to succeed without perishing.

One of the biggest events in DC history was the death of Superman, so it was generally believed that Clark Kent could be killed. In fact, Black Adam has stated several times in the series that the Justice League, including the original Superman, is dead. dark crisis Starting with Superman's death, so the fact that Jon Kent didn't die in the final battle works in his favor. Of course, he is still young and may face death in future adventures, but for now, he has not surrendered. According to Black Adam, that's all it takes for Jon Kent to be the greatest Superman on Earth.

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