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Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 13 Review: Shadow of Death: The Book of War

The Pierce family is made up of the heroes Freeland needs. That much became abundantly clear on Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 13 ,and the hour served as a compelling conclusionto Black Lightning Season 1 . Jennifer embracing her powers was everything I wanted and then some. It was always going to come down to her harnessing them when the family was in dire need.   ...Read More...

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 12 Review: The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain

That was a wild ride, Black Lightning! Ever since Tobias disappeared into the ether earlier on Black Lightning Season 1, I've been counting down the days until his big return. Thankfully, his return was served up on Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 12 , and it cranked up the stakes higher than they've ever been before.   ...Read More...

Black Lightning Recap: School Fight!

Everyones favorite albino badass returned to Black Lightning this week, and while Tobias is still focused on finding his elusive foe, he actually has a much larger goal in mind. To that end, he uses his influence on Khalil and Lala to achieve the power hes wanted for so long. Resurfacing for the first time []

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 11 Review: Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion

This was an hour of Black Lightning that showcased the best parts of the entire show. With the true villains being separated from the ones being told what to do, Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 11 continued to pick up the steam as the show approaches its season finale. There were so many moments that I wanted to rule Kara as a victim as opposed to a villain. She didn't want to have Jefferson arrested. She was just following orders, and the scenes with her writing to someone on the dark web solidified that. ....Read More...

Black Lightning Recap: Who Saved 'Black Jesus' From Persecution?

Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion aka this weeks episode of Black Lightning is the kind of title that lets you know whats going to happen: a good man will get punished even though he committed no crime. And while Jefferson Pierce uses both of his identities to save Freeland, it can never []

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 10 Review: Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption

Woah! Talk about upping the ante. Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 10 was all about getting the pieces of the puzzle in place as we head towards the conclusion of Black Lightning Season 1 . Let's talk about that episode-ending twist that Kara is working with Martin. It came out of nowhere, and, based on the hair of the villain it was showing leading up to the twist, I thought Tori was going to be revealed to be alive.   ...Read More...

Black Lightning Recap: Who Has Been Helping the ASA Steal Children?

This week on Black Lightning, Jefferson and Anissa tried to solve a 30-year-old mystery by finding Freelands missing children but doing so set off a chain of events that led to violence, death and a surprising revelation. The episode opens with reformed drug dealer Two-Bits hustling DVDs and baby clothes. While packing up, he []

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 9 Review: The Book of Little Black Lies

Black Lightning is in a rut. And no, I'm not talking about the superhero. I'm talking about the show. On Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 9 , Jennifer learned the truth about her family's superhero origins, and it resulted in one of the slowest outings of the show to date. ...Read More...

Black Lightning Recap: How Did Jennifer React to [Spoiler]'s Secret?

Its difficult to make amends when the secrets youve kept for years come to light, but this Tuesday on Black Lightning, Gambi attempted to redeem himself by being forthcoming, while Jefferson did the same to help Jennifer accept her new reality. The episode opens with Jefferson taking out his anger from Gambis admission on a []

Black Lightning Recap: I'm Not Gambi, Dammit! Plus, Lightning Crackles....

When last we tuned into Black Lightning, Tobias made the ultimate power move by killing Lady Eve and setting Black Lightning up to take the fall. This Tuesdays episode deals with the aftermath of Tobias mission to control Freelands underworld, while new information is revealed about both Jeffersons father and his father figure. In the []