Recap: Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 11 – “Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion”

“So you can trust him?” Anissa (Nafessa Williams) asked her father, Jefferson/Black Lightning (Cress Williams) in reference to Peter Gambi (James Remar). Jefferson’s response is “Maybe… I don’t know.”   Earlier, Anissa and Black Lightning engaged in a tag-team butt kick fest as they destroyed an ASA armory which contained anti-Black Lightning weapons. They were […]

Recap: Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 9 – “The Book of Little Black Lies”

“This is who you are. This is who we are!” While Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning (Cress Williams) takes out his frenzied frustrations by pulverizing a defenseless punching bag, his daughters are having some frustrations of their own. Anissa (Nafessa Williams) uses those words to comfort her little sister Jennifer (China Anne McClain) to no avail. The last […]

Recap: Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 6 – “Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder”

“Breathe, Jefferson, Breathe!” Those are words Peter Gambi (James Remar) shouted to the back of his van where our petulant superhero, Black Lightning (Cress Williams), lays inured. In the last episode, Black Lightning tracked down Joey Toledo (Eric Mendenhall) and while beating the stuffing out of him, had a seizure, then Toledo “Turned the Beating […]