Author(s): Jan van Meter
The characters from the CW's newest hit TV series BLACK LIGHTNING are front and center in this new deluxe hardcover edition of the classic BLACK LIGHTNING- YEAR ONE graphic novel!Jefferson Pierce is the renowned teacher and Olympic decathlete who's going to clean up Metropolis's Suicide Slum as the school's new principal and restore hope to the community of Southside. Unfortunately, it's a community in the grip of Tobias Whale and the crime organization known as the 100, and the only way to fight it may be on the outside as BLACK LIGHTNING.BLACK LIGHTNING- YEAR ONE (NEW EDITION) collects issues #1-6 of Eisner Award nominee Jen Van Meter and renowned illustrator Cully Hamner's series.
Jan Van Meter is a writer of comics best known for her Eisner-nominated HOPELESS SAVAGES (Oni Press). She has written short stories, single issues, and several miniseries for Dark Horse, DC & Marvel Comics, including the Glyph-nominated BLACK LIGHTNING- YEAR ONE (DC Comics). Jen resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband, writer Greg Rucka, and their children.