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Oscar-winner John Ridley explores the lives of superheroes of color in ‘The Other History of the DC Universe’

John Ridley remembers how he felt as a boy in the late ’70s when Black Lightning debuted as the first Black superhero with his own DC Comics series. “Here’s a hero who, you know, kind of looked like me,” Ridley says. “Black Lightning was certainly the first hero where I felt a connection that was more than just pure enjoyment, pure entertainment. “It was like, ‘Oh, this is something. This is unique, this is special,’” he says. “And I most definitely was hooked from that point on.” Sierra Can...
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The CW’s Black Lightning Coming to an End With Season 4

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The CW’s Black Lightning coming to an end with season 4 After three highly-acclaimed seasons on the network and entering development into a possible spin-off, The CW has announced it is bringing DC Comics series Black Lightning to an end with its upcoming fourth season, according to The Wrap. RELATED: Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4 PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptS...
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‘Black Lightning’ to End After Season 4 on CW

“Black Lightning” will end its run on The CW after its upcoming Season 4, Variety has learned. “When we first started the ‘Black Lighting’ journey, I knew that Jefferson Pierce and his family of powerful Black Women would be a unique addition to the super hero genre,” series developer and executive producer Salim Akil said in […]
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Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4 The CW has announced that they’re currently in the process of developing the first Black Lightning spinoff which will center on one of the series’ villains, Painkiller, who is portrayed by Jordan Calloway (Riverdale). The introduction to the new Arrowverse series will start as a backdoor pilot that will air in 2021 as the seventh episode of Black Lightning‘s upcoming fourth season. RELATE...
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praying that black lightning gets its own episode in the crossover next year just so jefferson can...

praying that black lightning gets its own episode in the crossover next year just so jefferson can be like “damn the caucasity huh” in every scene
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Black Lightning Is Raising the Stakes to Keep Things Interesting

Black Lightning’s become a decidedly more complicated show this season because of the difficult position it’s put its titular hero in. By agreeing to be detained and studied by the American Security Agency, Jefferson Pierce has ensured that his children will remain relatively safe and free. But it also means…Read more...
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Wayne Brady Joins Black Lightning Season 3 as Gravedigger

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Wayne Brady joins Black Lightning season 3 as Gravedigger We will get to see a new side to Wayne Brady soon as the actor has signed on to star in the third season of The CW’s Black Lightning as Tyson Spikes, aka Gravedigger. RELATED: Black Lightning Season 3 Premiere Photos Released Spikes is described as a World War II-era member of the U.S. military who became a “super solider” after a secret experiment gifted him with enhanced strength, agility, tactical genius and ha...
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Black Lightning Episode 2.11 Promo: Freeland is Under Siege

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Black Lightning episode 2.11 promo: Freeland is under siege The CW has released the first promo for Black Lightning episode 2.11, titled “The Book of Secrets Chapter One: Prodigal Son,” highlighting Jefferson Pierce’s determination to find the people responsible for attacking Freeland. The episode is set to air in the show’s new time slot on Monday January 28. Check out the the video below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptSta...
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Young Justice: Outsiders Images and Episode Synopses Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Young Justice: Outsiders images and synopses released DC Entertainment has released a bunch of new images from the first three episodes of Young Justice‘slong-awaited third season. Featuring the appearances of new characters like Batwoman, Katana and Plastic Man, the photos also came with the released of the three episodes’ official synopses. The animated series is set to return on January 4, 2019, exclusively on DC Universe. Check out the full photos below! ...
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Watch: ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash,’ ‘Supergirl,’ ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ & ‘Black Lightning’ Comic-Con Trailers

San Diego Comic-Con is over, and with it came a sneak peek at what fans can expect from the new seasons of The CW’s DC Comics television universe. The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Black Lightning were all on hand to give a look at what’s in store for all these superheroes, and you can watch the trailers for each of the shows below, as well as get some new information about what’s coming up for them in their new seasons. The Flash Season 5 Trailer First up, here’...
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June 26 Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Releases

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Black Lightning DVD Set Announced

I spent the weekend binging the first season of Black Lightning, and I loved it! It’s tough to combine superhero action with cultural commentary, but this CW show makes a valiant attempt, with the added benefit of my new favorite, Thunder (Nafessa Williams), the first black lesbian superhero on TV. Cress Williams anchors the show, whether he’s playing the title powers, the community-leading school principal Jefferson Pierce, or family man coping with his daughters’ discoveries of their abilities...
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WonderCon 2018 Schedule Highlights

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The WonderCon 2018 schedule has been fully revealed ComingSoon.net/SuperHeroHype will be attending WonderCon 2018, set to take place Friday, March 23 through Sunday, March 25 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Today, the three-day WonderCon 2018 schedule has been revealed and you can check out some of the highlights below. You can also check out the complete schedule here! WonderCon 2018 Schedule – Friday, March 23 BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours The world of BOOM! Studios...
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WBTV WonderCon Schedule Includes Krypton, Constantine, and More!

WBTV WonderCon schedule includes Krypton, Constantine, and more! Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation will unleash their heroes as well as a fully sparkled Unikitty, when four WBTV series and three WBA series attend the fan fest WonderCon in Anaheim March 23–25. The full schedule includes: Friday, March 23 2:30–3:30 p.m. Unikitty! Special Video Presentation and Q&A — WonderCon attendees will be transported to a joyous kingdom full of sparkle matter, happy thoughts and the occa...
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‘Black Lightning’: Jefferson Vows To Kill Tobias In Season 1, Episode 6

Jefferson Pierce seeks revenge for the murder of his father in the next episode of “Black Lightning.” The synopsis for Season 1, episode 6 of the CW series states that Jefferson (Cress Williams) is back on the hunt for his father’s killer.
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A Guide to the Live-Action Comic Book TV Shows

A guide to the live-action comic book TV shows Over the past six years, the adapting of comic book characters for the small screen has become a major commodity for networks. The amount of comic book TV shows is increasing every year, with some series even having hit the 100-episode mark. With so many adaptations currently airing across seemingly every corner of media, let’s take a look and break down the live-action comic book TV shows currently on the air. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Comic: M...
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‘Black Lightning’ Spoilers: Season 1, Episode 2 Synopsis, Trailer Released

Jefferson Pierce is faced with a dilemma in next week’s episode of “Black Lightning.”
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'Black Lightning' Delivers a Jolt of Reality to CW's Superhero Lineup

The new year isn't even a month old, and a new superhero is charging onto the scene, smashing into the jam-packed universe already occupied by Superman, Batman, Thor, Wonder Woman and a seemingly endless parade of costumed crime fighters. But the producers of "Black Lightning," the new CW series based on the DC Comics character launching Tuesday, have a broader agenda than creating another fantastic world where good battles evil. The drama, which joins the network's superhero ...
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‘Black Lightning’ Premiere Sneak Peek: Jefferson Pierce Gets Harassed By Police

Jefferson Pierce is harassed by the police in a sneak peek from Season 1, episode 1 of CW’s “Black Lightning.” In the two-minute clip, Jefferson (Cress Williams) — who is with his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) — is pulled over by two white police officers for no apparent reason. Anissa and Jennifer start to panic, but their dad tells them to stay calm and let him handle the situation.
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Why CW’s ‘Black Lightning’ is the hero we need right now

Even superheroes age. Well, at least Black Lightning – who’s told he’s “getting too old for this” following one intense battle – does. For a lot of comic book tales, that would be true of the storylines as well, but this new CW series serves up a refreshing take on the African-American crime fighter known as Black Lightning, first created in 1977. While the show is from Greg Berlanti – who oversees the CW hero-verse of “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl” – it’s more gritty crime story than glit...
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Black Lightning Charges Up in Extended ‘Suit Up’ Promo from The CW

Black Lightning charges up in extended ‘Suit Up’ promo from The CW Following last week’s Suit Up preview for all of The CW‘s superheroes, an extended version of the fun promo has arrived online featuring more interactions between the various heroes as well as an appearance by the “new guy,” Black Lightning! Check it out in the player below! RELATED: The CW Midseason Premiere Dates Announced The first of the shows that will return is Supergirl on Monday, January 15 at 8 PM. It will kickoff wit...
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Black Lightning Photos from the First Two Episodes!

Black Lightning photos from the first two episodes Following the reveal of the superhero Thunder yesterday, The CW has released eight new photos from Black Lightning from both the first and second episodes of the series. Check out the Black Lightning photos in the gallery below! The series premiere of Black Lightning is set to air Tuesday, January 16 at 9 p.m. (following an all-new episode of The Flash). It’s titled “The Resurrection” and is officially described as follows: “Jefferson Pierce ...
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First Look at Superhero Thunder from Black Lightning!

First look at superhero Thunder from Black Lightning The CW has released a new character poster for Black Lightning offering a first look at Nafessa Williams as the superhero Thunder! The daughter of the titular hero, she develops similar powers and fights alongside her father. Check it out below and catch the premiere of Black Lightning on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 p.m. following an all-new episode of The Flash. As Black Lightning begins, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling w...
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The Family Fights Back in New Black Lightning Trailer

The family fights back in new Black Lightning trailer The CW has released another new trailer for Black Lightning, highlighting one of the things that separates this new series from their other shows: The Family. Check it out in the player below and catch the premiere of Black Lightning on the network on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 p.m. following an all-new episode of The Flash. As Black Lightning begins, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two da...
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Black Lightning Is Coming Out of Retirement In This New Trailer

The Black Lightning TV show premieres in less than a month, and Jefferson Pierce is gearing up for a return to action. Read more...
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The New Power Struggle Trailer for Black Lightning

The new Power Struggle trailer for Black Lightning The CW has released the new “Power Struggle” trailer for Black Lightning, which will premiere on the network on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 PM following an all-new episode of The Flash. Check out the new Black Lightning trailer in the player below! As Black Lightning begins, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven fo...
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Warner Bros. Announces DC in D.C. Event, Will Premiere Black Lightning

Warner Bros. announces DC in D.C. event, will premiere Black Lightning Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have announced they will team up together for “DC in D.C.,”a new pop culture event that brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and current issues through the lens of comics and Super Heroes. Set to take place in our nation’s capital during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend...
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New Black Lightning Trailer: Let There be Lightning

New Black Lightning trailer: Let there be lightning Following yesterday’s brand-new poster for the series (see the gallery below), The CW has released another trailer for Black Lightning, which will premiere on the network on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 PM following an all-new episode of The Flash. Check out the new Black Lightning trailer in the player below! As Black Lightning begins, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and princip...
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The CW Has Released the New Black Lightning Poster

The CW has released the new Black Lightning poster The CW has released a new poster for Black Lightning, which will premiere on the network on Tuesday, January 16 at 9 PM following an all-new episode of The Flash. Check out the Black Lightning poster in the gallery below! RELATED: Black Lightning Trailer Released by The CW! As Black Lightning begins, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that a...
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‘Black Lightning’ TV Spot: The CW Debuts Its First Black Superhero Solo Series

“Black Lightning is back,” the latest trailer for the new CW DC Comics superhero show declares. It’s an unusual choice of words for a series that introduces a little-known superhero to TV, but Black Lightning follows an unusual premise: the electricity-controlling hero Jefferson Pierce is a retired vigilante who returns to the world of crime-fighting. It’s the Jessica Jones story premise, and shades of Marvel’s darker Netflix series can be seen in the newest show from CW superhero series stalwa...
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