What You Need to Know Before the CW’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’

This Sunday, a crisis is coming. CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths starts Sunday December 8th at 8pm EST with Supergirl. This is a five-night crossover based on a graphic novel that’s about a half-inch thick. After nearly six years of build up, the crossover will cover six shows: The Flash, Batwoman, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before the CW’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’

John Ridley’s ‘Other History of the DC Universe’ to Launch With Focus on Black Lightning

DC comics has an illustrious history be it the origins of the son of Krypton who grows up to become one of Earth's greatest heroes or a boy orphaned in Gotham who becomes a dark knight. The tribulations, victories, legacies and epic battles of these characters have molded what many know as the DC universe. … Continue reading John Ridley’s ‘Other History of the DC Universe’ to Launch With Focus on Black Lightning

Erika Alexander Joins Season 2 of ‘Black Lightning’

Erika Alexander is joining season 2 of Black Lightning on the CW. Alexander is best known for playing Cousin Pam on The Cosby Show and as Maxine Shaw on Living Single. Alexander will appear in three episodes of Black Lightning as Perenna, a therapist with telepathic abilities that works with Jennifer (China Anne McClain) to help … Continue reading Erika Alexander Joins Season 2 of ‘Black Lightning’

‘Black Lightning’ Executive Producer Denies Arrowverse Connection Rumors

You've heard that right. Black Lightning still has no connection to the current storylines of the Arrowverse and according to executive producerSalim Akil, they also have no plans of entering it either. During a recent episode, characters Lynn and Pierce (played by Christine Adams and China Anne McClain respectively) brought up Vixen-who has been on Arrow, Legends of … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ Executive Producer Denies Arrowverse Connection Rumors

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.13: ‘Shadow of Death: The Book of War’ Review

Everything in Black Lightning’s stellar, game changing first season has been leading to this episode. We open with a flashback of Jeff and his father running into Gambi, who tells Alvin that he shouldn’t have named names and things are too dangerous. We then see Alvin’s funeral, followed by Jeff being harassed by some cops … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.13: ‘Shadow of Death: The Book of War’ Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.12: ‘The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain’ Review

The penultimate episode of Black Lightning’s first season builds to the long-awaited showdown between Tobias and Jeff. Tobias is back and meeting with Proctor. He wants Tobias to bring in Black Lightning alive so he can experiment on him and perfect Green Light. The ASA also healed Khalil, who has dreads now and is working … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.12: ‘The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain’ Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.11: ‘Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion’ Review

We jump right in to the action with Black Lightning and Thunder breaking down doors to find where the ASA subjects have been moved to. They find an armory of anti-Black Lightning weapons and destroy them. They are working with Gambi again which is nice, because everyone is at their best when they work as … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.11: ‘Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion’ Review

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The CW Renews All Arrowverse Shows, Black Lightning, and More

10 series at The CW have secured early renewals for the 2018-2019 season. All of the Arrowverse shows will return--Arrow (Season 7), The Flash (Season 5), Supergirl (Season 4), Legends of Tomorrow (Season 4). The newcomer to the network's slate of DC TV shows, Black Lightning, is also confirmed to return for its sophomore effort. … Continue reading The CW Renews All Arrowverse Shows, Black Lightning, and More

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.10: ‘Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption’ Review

After finally getting to see a father/daughter team up with Black Lightning and Thunder, this week we’re back to the heroes trying to bring down The One Hundred and figure out what the ASA is up to with Green Light. We open with a young black girl getting high on Green Light. When she exhibits … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.10: ‘Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption’ Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.9: ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’ Review

After the emotions of last week’s confession from Gambi and Jennifer’s discovery of her own powers, the Pierce family is trying to get back to some semblance of normal. Jennifer is freaking out about her powers until Anissa tells her the truth about everything which leads to an even bigger tantrum. She’s mad at Jeff … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.9: ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’ Review