Black Lightning is a DC Comics superhero who first appeared in Black Lightning #1 (April 1977). Historically, Black Lightning was the one of first African-American superheroes who appeared in DC Comics. Jefferson Pierce was an Olympic athlete who returned back to the impoverished part of Metropolis known as the Suicide Slum to become the principal of the local school. However, Suicide Slum has turned worse because of local gangs, corporations, and such. Pierce decided to use his Olympic training and metahuman abilities to save the neighborhood and took the name Black Lightning. During his superhero career as Black Lightning, Pierce had join groups such as the Outsiders and the Justice League.
Created by UltimateCharm on Apr 6 2013
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