After CBS passed on the project, DC Comics’ Black Lightning is joining Supergirl, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash on the CW. Black Lightning, who’s real name is Jefferson Pierce, first appeared in “Black Lightning” issue #1 in April 1977. Now Splash Report has landed exclusive details on how Pierce will be relevant in today’s age and it sounds like the networks may be cooking yet another hit show. From violent street gangs killing innocent high school students to beating up racist LAPD cops. Salim Akil has penned the pilot with some great writing but will it be too violent for the CW? Please go to Splash Report to catch up on the details!