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  • Issue #1
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 1
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    Ex-Olympic athlete Jefferson Pierce takes a job as a school teacher at an inner city school in Metropolis, commissions a costume from tailor Peter Gambi, takes on the name of Black Lightning, and goes after a group of bad guys called the 100. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Frank Springer. Cover by Rich Buckler and Springer. 1st app. of Black Lightning. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #2
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 2
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    "Merlyn Means Murder." Black Lightning takes on Joey Toledo and the 100. Merlyn the Archer intends to kill BL, but Talia of the League of Assassins is after Merlyn for leaving their organization. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Frank Springer. Cover by Rich Buckler and Springer. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #3
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 3

    "Every Hand Against Him." Superman guest stars in this story, which finds Black Lightning receiving a power belt that gives him increased strength and the ability to throw electrical bolts. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 4

    Superman guests in "Beware the Cyclotronic Man." Tobias Whale hires the Cyclotronic Man, who attacks Jimmy Olsen, to kill Black Lightning and Superman. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Von Eeden and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 5

    Superman guests in "Nobody Beats a Superman." Black Lightning and Superman settle their dispute and team up to battle the Cyclotronic Man. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Von Eeden and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 6

    "One Man's Poison." Syonide and friends capture Black Lightning, who learns that Peter Gambi may have killed his father. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 7

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Conscience of the Killer," script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta; Black Lightning is bound for execution by Tobias Whale and the 100, with a trussed-up Peter Gambi by his side. (Tobias Whale started a female Syonide in Batman and the Outsiders #19.) Batman and Robin star in a one-page Hostess ad, "Sable Lady." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 8

    "Deadly Aftermath." Tobias Whale escapes prison and uses Inspector Henderson to bait a trap for Black Lightning. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8DCS
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 8DCS

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    DC Comic Questionnaire Insert Variant. This variant of Black Lighting #8 contains a 4-page, 6.75-in. x 8.5-in., bound in DC customer survey form. Otherwise, the comic is identical to ordinary copies. No info is available as to how many copies of this issue or other May cover-dated issues contained the survey. However, survey copies almost never turn up so distribution of this variant type must have been very limited. "Deadly Aftermath." Tobias Whale escapes prison and uses Inspector Henderson to bait a trap for Black Lightning. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 9

    "Fear and Loathing in Garfield High." Black Lightning and Jim Corrigan team up to stop a hostage crisis at Garfield High School. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 10

    "The Other Black Lightning." The real Black Lightning checks out a circus in which a performer goes by the same name. The Trickster is on hand to steal a valuable jewel. Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Black Lightning (1977 1st Series) 11

    "All They Will Call You Will Be Deportee." Black Lightning deals with a "wetback" smuggling operation in Suicide Slum. Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Trevor Von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Rise and Fall of the Ray." The Ray tries to put out a raging fire. Plot by Roger McKenzie and John Fuller, script by Roger McKenzie, pencils by John Fuller, inks by Bob Wiacek. Cover by Rich Buckler and Colletta. Cover price $0.50.