Black Lightning is officially “back” in action, as seen in the new origin trailer for The CW’s upcoming DC superhero TV series. Black Lightning himself is the newest DC hero to get their own show on The CW, and the first African American superhero to headline his own show on the network.

Following the release of a brief teaser that aired during the Arrowverse crossover “Crisis on Earth-X”, there is now a longer Black Lightning trailer that goes a little more in depth with what we can expect from this new series in terms of tone, action, and stylization. We get a pretty good look here at the title character’s suit, his powers and his reason for picking up his superhero mantle again, at the start of the show.

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