Black Lightning Introduces Its Version of the 'Arrowcave'

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for this week’s episode of Black Lightning, “The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues.”

All superheroes need a central location where they can hide their equipment and meet up with their colleagues. Perhaps the most famous headquarters is Batman's Batcave, which helped spawn the creation and nickname for Arrow's "Arrowcave," where Oliver Queen and Team Arrow would store their electronics, weapons and costumes.

Season 1 of Black Lightning revealed Jefferson Pierce's confidant, Gambi, provides him with his super-suit and hides the vigilante's headquarters underneath his tailor shop. While we've seen Black Lightning and Gambi make improvements to the costume and perform training activities there, it was missing a section to display Black Lightning's costume. Black Lightning finally unveiled this missing piece of its cave in “The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues.”

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Gambi calls in Jefferson and his daughter Anissa, aka Thunder, to fill them in on Wendy Hernandez, a green light baby who escaped from her pod and is on the run. After they narrow their search to three possible locations, Jefferson turns to Anissa and says, "Let's hit the streets." From there, the Dramatics' "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get" begins to play in the background as the superhero duo walk into a hidden room that houses their suits, which are encased in display pods similar to those seen in the Batcave and Arrowcave.

CBR got a chance to walk through the room with Black Lightning and Thunder's suits during a set visit attended by the press. While the room currently holds two costumes, there is more than enough room to add one for Jennifer if she ever decides to follow in her father and sister's footsteps to protect the citizens of Freeland.

Cress Williams, who plays the titular hero, talked about the revelation of the secret room and what it could mean for Jennifer down the line. "Yes, the room. We were excited about that because we all last season are like, 'Okay, just go off in the background. We haven't built that yet, just go up into that direction so it's cool.' And then eventually I think we're going to have to add another one in there and all that. But it's really cool, it's that Batman-esque."

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Airing Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW, Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning, China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce, Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce/Thunder, Christine Adams as Lynn Stewart, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as Tobias Whale, Damon Gupton as Billy Henderson and James Remar as Peter Gambi.

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