After a few weeks of failing to really hit the mark when it comes to the season’s larger stories, “The Book Of Revelations” sees Black Lightning get right back on track. The problem with the last few episodes has been the purposeful withholding of information in order to build up the season’s biggest mysteries, from…
When it comes to playing a villain, some of us have got it—and, well, some of us don’t. Actor Marvin “Krondon” Jones III? Yep, he’s got it.
Black Lightning isn’t the first television show to prominently feature black superheroes and it also isn’t the first cape series with a predominately black cast. And yet, Black Lightning is telling a very particular story about black lives that’s unlike anything else on the CW right now and it feels very much like…
(Warning: Spoilers abound below.)
Let’s make a black-superhero television show, shall we?
Though the CW’s Black Lightning isn’t slated to premiere until next week, there are certain things about the show and its titular hero you can easily discern without having seen them. Black Lightning is a (retired) black superhero operating outside the law. Of course he’s had run-ins with the police.
Black Lightning is headed to the nation’s capital on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. The trailblazing superhero—the first black DC Comics character to have his own stand-alone comic title—will have his own TV series in 2018, but some fans can catch the premiere on Jan. 13 at the National Museum of African American…
It has been a banner year for those who love comics and negritude, and now there’s even more to celebrate!
Growing up as a kid who loved comic books, I spent many an afternoon running around the park pretending to be a superhero fighting all manners of evil. Fun as it was, the process of picking out which superhero I wanted to be always stressed me out for one particular reason that still bothers me to this day.
Say hello to the latest member of the CW’s roster of comic book heroes: Jefferson Pierce. But as the first trailer for Black Lightning shows, there’s dark times ahead for the titular character, as he chooses to don his mask once again after giving up on being a superhero for his family.