Black Lightning Vol. 1 by Tony Isabella

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Black Lightning’s first solo series and origin story!

With the power to generate electricity from within, Jefferson Pierce has donned a colorful costume and the secret identity of Black Lightning! However, it will take all of his abilities to protect his Metropolis neighborhood of Suicide Slum from those who seek to destroy it. With guest appearances by Superman and some familiar villains, Black Lightning makes DC Comics history.

Collecting for the first time BLACK LIGHTNING #1-11 and WORLD’S FINEST #260, featuring work by creators Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, along with veteran inkers Frank Springer and Vince Colletta!

About Tony Isabella

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Tony Isabella is a comic book writer and editor, known for his work at both Marvel Comics and DC Comics. In addition to creating the iconic ’70s hero Black Lightning, he also worked on several cult-classic series like Ghost Rider and Heroes For Hire.
Author Residence: Cleveland, OH
Author Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Published April 12, 2016 by DC Comics. 232 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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A Patchwork of Books

Our goal is to get writers actually writing, rather than spinning their wheels as they think about what to write.

Feb 24 2008 | Read Full Review of Black Lightning Vol. 1

Between promoting the book, fulfilling poster and comic orders, Googling myself, hanging out with all my new comics friends, talking to Hollywood big shot types, and trying to answer every comment on DeviantArt in a meaningful way (man, that was cray), the amount of time left in a day turned out ...

Dec 13 2014 | Read Full Review of Black Lightning Vol. 1

People read digital comics instead of print comics for two reasons: they’re free, and they’re fulfilling a demand that print comics are not.

Jul 06 2017 | Read Full Review of Black Lightning Vol. 1