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‘Black Lightning’ 2 x 03 “Master Lowry”

Like episode two, Black Lightning :”Mastery Lowry” continued in the vein of strong story telling for the Pierce family. Lynn is working for a scientific breakthrough, Jennifer is struggling with her fears, Anissa is the resident Robin Hood, and Jefferson…

Black Lightning 2×02 Review: “Black Jesus Blues”

Season two’s premiere was a bit of a let down, but I am more than happy to say that episode two made a thunderous (so much bad pun intended here) return to the screen this week. Everyone had a meaningful…

‘Black Lightning’ 2 x 01 “The Rise of the Green Light Babies”

I feel like the entire summer was spent waiting on all of my favorite shows to return to the fall t.v. line-up. I was so excited to plop on the couch and run back the DVR for my CW favorites.…

‘Black Lightning’ SDCC Interview: James Remar Talks Family Ties

Peter Gambi’s relationship to Black Lightning and the Pierce family seemed to be on the mend by the end of season one. James Remar believes that though he and Jefferson are not all patched up, he and Anissa’s relationship is…

‘Black Lightning’ SDCC Interview: Damon Gupton Tells Viewers to Stay Tuned

Newly promoted Deputy Chief Bill Henderson has been on the trail of Black Lightning since the start of season one. Faced with threats the police can’t handle alone, the deputy has had to rely on the hero even if he…

‘Black Lightning’ SDCC Interview: Salim and Mara Brock Akil Tease The Lighntingverse

The husband and wife creative team sat down at SDCC to talk about the reason Black Lighting is so important and just why it should reign supreme in its very own Lightningverse. “You be yourself. We walked into this situation…

‘Black Lightning’ SDCC Interview: Nafessa Williams On What’s Next for Anissa

Nafessa Williams’ portrayal of the superhero Thunder is a win for comic book lovers, but it’s more like snagging a championship for those who rarely get to see people who look, speak, and lead lives similar to theirs on the…

‘Black Lightning’ SDCC Interview: China Anne McClain Teases A Super Suit and More

When we last saw Jennifer Pierce she had been reluctantly pulled into the family business of saving Freeland. Kicking butt and asking questions later, the youngest of the Pierce heroes has come a long way from her anti- super hero…

‘Black Lighting’ SDCC Interview: Christine Adams and Cress Williams Talk Fans and Heroes

Representation matters, right? Yes it does according to some fans of the CW’s hit superhero show Black Lightning.  Premiering earlier this year, Black Lightning has given those fans just what they have always wanted- the chance to see people who…

‘Black Lightning’: 6 Questions We Want Answered at SDCC 2018

The first season of Black Lightning left us with the action packed war against Proctor and the Pierce family seeming to accept the challenge of protecting Freeland. Though they packed an awful lot into the finale, fans are still left…

10 Scene-Stealing Stars We Can’t Get Enough Of

Break-out star, supporting actor/actress, whatever you want to call it, you know it when you see it. It’s the magic created by the character who isn’t billed as the star, but most certainly has the screen presence to command any…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×13 Review: “Shadow of Death: The Book of War”

Black Lightning’s season finale, titled “Shadow of Death: The Book of War,” was on fire! From the music to the flashbacks, it tied the season up  nicely- leaving viewers more than ready to see the next chapter of Jefferson Pierce…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×12 Review: The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain

This week Black Lightning was renewed for a second season, and The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain was a perfect example of why that was the right decision. Relationships, rebirths, and realizations all made for a great…

‘Black Lightning’ 01×11 Review: “Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion”

Black Lightning “Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion” was executed so beautifully, though the story being told was more than ugly. The set up, the dirty system, the dirty cops-all of it was just maddening to watch, yet the superb acting…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×10 Review: “The Book of Redemption”

Before I begin, let me apologize to everyone who takes the time to read my Black Lightning reviews. Life really caught up with a sister recently; I never quite got my footing and didn’t get a review up for episode…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×08 ”The Book of Revelations”

The Book of Revelations did a good job of revealing quite a bit, but still left us with some secrets to unravel.  While I enjoyed most aspects of this week’s episode, I have to admit that I was a bit underwhelmed…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×07 Review: ‘Equinox: The Book of Fate’

The CW went and did the damn thang this week! Like I knew they could, they delivered back to back kick ass episodes of their superhero line up. The Flash kicked it off with Enter Flashtime and Black Lightning pulled…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×06 Review “Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder”

I usually try to have some sort of order about my thinking when writing a review, but with Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder, I have to write things a little out of order because of the sheer magnitude of…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×05 Review: And Then the Devil Brought the Plague:The Book of Green Light

Tuesday’s episode of Black Lightning gave us the answers to a few questions but only left a trail of breadcrumbs for others. Some highlights were: Anissa in superhero formation, the origin of Tobias’ villainy, and  some sweet father/daughter moments with…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×04 Review: Black Jesus

So, this week, Black Lightning continued to coast on it’s successful run. We got more background on Tobias, the emergence of Thunder and ThunderGrace, and the night wouldn’t have been official without some Jeff/Lynn angst. The Stuff Villains are Made…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×03 Review: Lawanda: The Book of Burial

Last week’s episode of Black Lightning had the winning formula for a great episode. It had the heart, humor, and heroics that make comic book stories utterly satisfying entertainment. Lawanda: The Book of Burial followed that same formula, and how…