Below is a list of characters, locations, etc., which originally appear in the DC Comics and other media prior to the episode's airing, by appearance.


  1. Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning ("The Resurrection")
  2. Anissa Pierce/Thunder ("The Resurrection")
  3. Jennifer Pierce ("The Resurrection")
  4. Bill Henderson ("The Resurrection")
  5. Lynn Stewart ("The Resurrection")
  6. Tobias Whale ("The Resurrection")
  7. Peter Gambi ("The Resurrection")
  8. Syonide ("The Resurrection")
  9. Joey Toledo ("The Resurrection")
  10. Tattooed Man ("The Resurrection") *
  11. Joan Lincoln ("The Resurrection")
  12. Painkiller ("Lawanda: The Book of Hope") *
  13. Lady Eve ("Lawanda: The Book of Burial")
  14. Grace ("Lawanda: The Book of Burial")
  15. Two-Bits ("Black Jesus")
  16. Alvin Pierce ("Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder")
  17. Wendy Jones/Windfall ("The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues")
  18. Helga Jace ("The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry")

Referenced charactersEdit

  1. Supergirl ("Lawanda: The Book of Burial")
  2. Looker ("Lawanda: The Book of Burial")
  3. Christopher Smith ("Equinox: The Book of Fate")
  4. Vixen ("The Book of Little Black Lies")


  1. Although Lala is an original creation of the show, his moniker Tatooed Man and his power set are based on a plethora of DC comics supervillains of the same nickname
  2. Althougn in the comics Painkiller's name was never revealed in the TV series he happens to be Khalil Payne.


  1. The 100 ("The Resurrection")


  1. Meta-humans ("The Resurrection")


  1. Gambi's Custom Tailoring ("The Resurrection")


  1. Garfield High School ("The Resurrection")


  1. Black Lightning suits ("The Resurrection")
  2. Tobias Whale's harpoon ("The Resurrection")
  3. Thunder suits ("And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light")