Feb 5th, 2015
The character is Black Lightning and the actor is Blair Underwood
Can you name the actor and character?
This character, real name is John Henry Irons, first appeared in the comics in 1993. "Doctor John Henry Irons was a brilliant weapons engineer for AmerTek Industries, but became disgusted when a powerful man-portable energy cannon he had designed, fell into the wrong hands and killed innocent people. John faked his death, and eventually came to Metropolis. While working a construction job high up on a skyscraper, he fell off while saving a friend from the same fate and was saved by Superman."* At this time, he dedicated his life to helping others.
"John Henry Irons has no superhuman abilities; however, he is an extraordinary inventor and engineer, and a natural athlete who frequently displays an impressive degree of strength. In addition, he wears a suit of powered armor which grants him flight, enhanced strength, and endurance"*
*info from Wikipedia