History YMMV / BlackLightning

8th Oct '15 7:04:15 PM nombretomado
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Before even debuting. DC originally tried to make their first headlining black superhero a character named Black Bomber, who was a white racist and described as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all" by comics historian Don Markstein. After his character was [[AWorldwidePunomenon scrapped]], Tony Isabella (who also wrote for LukeCage, the resident black superhero at MarvelComics) was asked to salvage the design.
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Before even debuting. DC originally tried to make their first headlining black superhero a character named Black Bomber, who was a white racist and described as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all" by comics historian Don Markstein. After his character was [[AWorldwidePunomenon scrapped]], Tony Isabella (who also wrote for LukeCage, ComicBook/{{Luke Cage|HeroForHire}}, the resident black superhero at MarvelComics) was asked to salvage the design.
8th Oct '15 5:08:54 PM nombretomado
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* {{Asspull}}: Creator/JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
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* {{Asspull}}: Creator/JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica [[ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
1st Oct '15 5:01:11 PM nombretomado
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** Jennifer had been foreshadowed in BadFuture story ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. This still qualifies as an Ass Pull by virtue of Black Lightning having no references to children just a short time before this, and his age in TheOutsiders comics previously being about Batman's age at the oldest. [[ComicBookTime He'd have already had to father these women by the time of his introduction.]]
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** Jennifer had been foreshadowed in BadFuture story ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. This still qualifies as an Ass Pull by virtue of Black Lightning having no references to children just a short time before this, and his age in TheOutsiders The Outsiders comics previously being about Batman's age at the oldest. [[ComicBookTime He'd have already had to father these women by the time of his introduction.]]
9th Sep '15 4:12:31 PM nombretomado
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* {{Asspull}}: Creator/JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
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* {{Asspull}}: Creator/JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[BatmanAndTheOutsiders ''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
21st Jun '15 4:53:14 PM nombretomado
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** Jennifer had been foreshadowed in BadFuture story KingdomCome. This still qualifies as an Ass Pull by virtue of Black Lightning having no references to children just a short time before this, and his age in TheOutsiders comics previously being about Batman's age at the oldest. [[ComicBookTime He'd have already had to father these women by the time of his introduction.]]
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** Jennifer had been foreshadowed in BadFuture story KingdomCome.''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. This still qualifies as an Ass Pull by virtue of Black Lightning having no references to children just a short time before this, and his age in TheOutsiders comics previously being about Batman's age at the oldest. [[ComicBookTime He'd have already had to father these women by the time of his introduction.]]
31st Dec '14 7:18:05 PM nombretomado
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* {{Asspull}}: JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
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* {{Asspull}}: JuddWinick's Creator/JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer.
17th Dec '13 4:39:22 PM FirebirdMaximus
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* {{Asspull}}: JuddWinick's first issue of ''[[BatmanAndTheOutsiders The Outsiders]]'' introduces us to Black Lightning's daughter Anissa, who ends up becoming the heroine Thunder. [[RememberTheNewGuy His 20-something year old daughter whom had never been seen or mentioned in any prior series featuring Black Lightning, despite his wife being a fairly prominent figure in many stories]]. GeoffJohns then took this even further in his [[JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]] run by introducing us to ''another'' previously-unseen daughter, Jennifer. ** Jennifer had been foreshadowed in BadFuture story KingdomCome. This still qualifies as an Ass Pull by virtue of Black Lightning having no references to children just a short time before this, and his age in TheOutsiders comics previously being about Batman's age at the oldest. [[ComicBookTime He'd have already had to father these women by the time of his introduction.]]
17th May '13 1:04:42 PM ThisIsATestTai
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Before even debuting. DC originally tried to make their first headlining black superhero a character named Black Bomber, who was a white racist and described as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all" by comics historian Don Markstein. After his character was [[AWorldwidePunomenon scrapped]], Tony Isabella (who also wrote for LukeCage, the resident black superhero at MarvelComics) was asked to salvage the design.
25th Oct '11 2:46:24 AM MagBas
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character derailment is Flame Bait
* CharacterDerailment: JuddWinick's depiction of Black Lightning in a ''GreenArrow'' guest appearance caused enough negative feedback to prompt an AuthorsSavingThrow.
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* CharacterDerailment: JuddWinick's depiction of Black Lightning in a ''GreenArrow'' guest appearance caused enough negative feedback to prompt an AuthorsSavingThrow.
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