Eternal Nerd Website: . http://thenerdeternal.com/ Gmail : Fatale305@gmail.com Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/PantherGod Twitter : https://twitter.com/fatale305?s=08 Join on Facebook : PantherGod Comics group Jefferson Pierce ( Black Lightning ) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by writer Tony Isabella with artist Trevor Von Eeden, first appearing in Black Lightning #1 (April 1977) during the Bronze Age of Comic Books. While his origin story has been retconned several times, his current origin story states that he was born in the DC Universe and is a metahuman with superhuman abilities. Only 11 issues were of Black Lightning comics were published in the first series due to the 1978 DC Implosion.