Saying Goodbye to Black Lightning

You know how you just keep doing something because you feel like you have to? My best friends had gotten me into the whole vision board thing when I am the LEAST crafty person in our group – perhaps in…

‘Black Lightning’ 2×05 Review: “Chapter One: Requiem”

“Requiem” was the perfect title for this week’s episode because there were many dead to mourn in the Lightningverse – or so it seems. The children in Lynn’s lab, Gambi, and other souls at risk in South Freeland all met…

‘Black Lightning’ 2 x 04 Translucent Freak

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…

‘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 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’ 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…

‘Black Lightning’ 1×02 Review: Lawanda The Book of Hope

Well, damn! That’s the first thing that comes to mind when I rethink episode two of Black Lightning. Lawanda: The Book of Hope hit on all cylinders and was a perfect indication of the potential this series has in my…

‘Black Lightning 1×01 Review: “The Resurrection”

The CW’s newest superhero series charged out of the gate and kept its foot on the gas with episode one, titled “The Resurrection.” It was hard to contain my excitement as I waited for Jefferson Pierce, the clean cut and…