A swashbuckling crime-fighting adventurer during the later days of Queen Victoria's reign, in 1902, a year after her son Edward came to the throne, Adam Adamant was captured by his arch-enemy the Face and frozen in a block of ice. Discovered and thawed out in 1966, Adam resumed his crime-fighting career in the strange new world he found himself in.
Adam Adamant was the star of the BBC TV show Adam Adamant Lives!, which ran for two series in 1966 and 1967. The character was played by Gerald Harper. As well as TV, Adam Adamant appeared in TV Comic, and his own annual.