Black Lightning, based on the classic DC Comics character of the same name, is The CW’s latest addition to its burgeoning superhero drama roster. It’s also the first CW show of its kind with an almost entirely black cast. I was super skeptical at first, seeing as this isn’t exactly the territory The CW is known for, but after watching the show I can honestly say my hesitation wasn’t justified. As it turns out Black Lightning is, in a word, electrifying.
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