Anyone who watches Black Lightning could have seen the clash of ideas between Jefferson and Anissa coming ten thousand light years away. And of course “The Book of Consequences: Translucent Freak” brought it live. It also brought us Jennifer’s reunion with Khalil, Tobias’ lies, and Lynn’s worst fears to the
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 is battling at the schoolhouse and for his friendship. And
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 look like them don the cape and save the world.
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 episode that sets us up for the season finale. Relationships
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 of the cast was well worth the irritation. I haven’t
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 Jeff and Jennifer. Like Father Like Son Tobias is a
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 Of So, it’s no secret that I haven’t been feeling
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 it came out even better I do not know. This