Black Lightning: Year One

Black Lightning Year One: Trade Paperback

Art by Cully Hamner

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

The electrifying origin of Black Lightning is collected in this hot new title featuring the complete 6-issue miniseries. See how Jefferson Pierce went from teacher to the hero of Metropolis’s Suicide Slum, taking on Tobias Whale and the crime syndicate The 100 along the way.

ISBN: 9781401221690

Collects Black Lightning: Year One #1-6:

Black Lightning: Year One #1

Black Lightning: Year One #1

Art by Cully Hamner

January 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

Jefferson Pierce returns to his old stomping grounds — the infamous Suicide Slum of Metropolis — in order to bring some hope to the residents of his downtrodden former neighborhood.

Black Lightning: Year One #2

Black Lightning: Year One #2

Art by Cully Hamner

January 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

He’ll quickly learn, though, that a lawless place sometimes requires a lawless vigilante to drag it into the light. Acclaimed writer Jen Van Meter (CINNAMON, OUTSIDERS) and kinetic artist Cully Hamner (BLUE BEETLE, RED) combine forces to retell the electrifying origin of DC’s most honorable hero, the bold and brave Justice Leaguer known as Black Lightning!

Black Lightning: Year One #3

Black Lightning: Year One #3

Art by Cully Hamner

February 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

The mystery of the gang leader called The 100 deepens as does his hold on Suicide Slum as Black Lightning investigates his own father’s past.

Black Lightning: Year One #4

Black Lightning: Year One #4

Art by Cully Hamner

February 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

…But only one person can really help him find the answers: Talia al Ghul!

Black Lightning: Year One #5

Black Lightning: Year One #5

Art by Cully Hamner

March 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

The origin of Black Lightning wraps up with a bang as he faces The 100 on his own terms and stands up for Suicide Slum.

Black Lightning: Year One #6

Black Lightning: Year One #6

Art by Cully Hamner

March 2009

Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Cully Hamner

…But what does the future hold for Jefferson Pierce and his nemesis Tobias Whale?

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