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Unapologetically Black Lightning

Black Lightning has become a popular show for a few reasons. One, it’s a good show that develops characters that aren’t just the main characters. Most shows will focus on a few characters forgetting how important it is to develop everyone. Second, a lot of fans didn’t know who Black Lightning was. This allowed the writers to explore the lore of the character without criticism. Third, the show makes it a point to focus on black issues and the culture without beating around the bush. Luke Cage was also like this, but not to the extent that Black Lightning goes.

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Black Lightning: The Resurrection Review

When the CW announced that their latest DC Comics-inspired television show would feature a relatively obscure character called Black Lighting fans were left scratching their heads. Had DC lost their minds? Are they, as the kids say, “bitting” Marvel by focusing on a street-level African American hero (see: Luke Cage)? How could a show like this ever work? Well, spoiler alert: not only does it work but Black Lightning may prove to be the best of all the CW DC comic book shows.