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Black Lightning

Black Lightning (real name Jefferson Pierce) is a fictional superhero appearing in superheroAmerican comic book s published by superheroAmerican comic bookDC Comics . The character was one of the first major superheroAmerican comic bookDC ComicsAfrican American superheroAmerican comic bookDC ComicsAfrican Americansuperhero es to appear in superheroAmerican comic bookDC ComicsAfrican AmericansuperheroDC Comics .DC Comics' first superhero of African descent is superheroAmerican comic bookDC... read more

Black Lightning (2009 film)

''Black Lightning'' (; translit. Chornaya Molniya) is a 2009 Russian action superhero film directed by Alexandr Voitinsky and Dmitry Kiseliov, and produced by Timur Bekmambetov.== Plot ==Dmitry "Dima" Maykov (Grigoriy Dobrygin) is a plain student at Moscow State University. For his birthday, his father (Sergei Garmash), gives him a black '66 Volga. In the glove compartment, Dima finds an old photo of three scientists and an old audio record, but he gives them no mind. Dima is in love with his... read more

Black Queen, Lightning Ridge

The Black Queen is a house made of 14,000 glass bottles located in Lightning Ridge in outback NSW, Australia, and a theatre show of the same name at the same location.Frommer's Australia 2010 - Page 236 Lee Atkinson, Ron Crittall, Marc Llewellyn - 2009 =0470567112 "Another unusual one is the Black Queen (& 02/6829 0980; www.blackqueen.com. au), Australia's foremost antique lamp museum." ==History==The house was built by local woman Joan Andrews, who, while in her 60s and recovering from breast... read more

Black Lightning (1924 film)

''Black Lightning'' is an extant 1924 American silent drama film directed by James P. Hogan and starring Clara Bow and a dog named Thunder. It was made by independent Gotham Pictures.Prints of the film are held at Gosfilmofond and UCLA Film and Television Archive.==External links==Category:Films directed by James Patrick Hogan read more

Black Caviar Lightning

The Black Caviar Lightning, registered as the ''Lightning Stakes'' is a Victoria Racing Club Group 1 thoroughbred horse race at Weight for Age, run over a distance of 1000 metres at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in February. Prize money is A$750,000.==Race history==The Lightning Stakes forms the first leg of the three leg Autumn sprint series over the Melbourne carnival. It precedes the G1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m, open handicap) at Caulfield Racecourse on the third Saturday in February... read more

Vincent Black Lightning

The Black Lightning was a Vincent-HRD motorcycle first built in September 1948 at the Vincent works in Great North Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK, and produced from 1948 to 1952. At the time the Black Lightning was the fastest production motorcycle in the world.==Development==Vincent-HRD began motorcycle production in 1928 and were well established after World War II when they launched the Black Lightning. This was a production version of the Black Lightning which held the motorcycle land-speed... read more

Black Lightning (novel)

''Black Lightning'' (1964) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack.==Plot summary==Tempe Caxton is an ageing television presenter who is recovering from a suicide attempt following the end of her career and the breakdown of a love affair. In hospital she learns that her dead son has left a part-Aboriginal child in a north coast town. The novel follows Caxton's journey of discovery into her own family's past and the living conditions of Australia's original inhabitants.==Reviews==Writing... read more

Lightning (film)

is a 1952 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Mikio Naruse. It is based on a novel by Fumiko Hayashi.The film won 1953 Blue Ribbon Awards for best director (Mikio Naruse), best film (Mikio Naruse) and for best supporting actress Chieko Nakakita. It also won Mainichi Film Concours for best film score by Ichirō Saitō and again for best supporting actress Chieko Nakakita.. IMDB, accessed 13 June 2009.== External links ==Category:Films based on works by Fumiko Hayashi read more

Lightning Dust

Lightning Dust is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2007 and based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.==History==The band is a side project of Amber Webber and Joshua Wells, both members of Black Mountain.. ''Exclaim!'', July 2007. Wells has described the band, whose sound is softer and more melodic than Black Mountain's hard rock, as arising from the desire to "do something that was sparse and minimal, and with a lot of space around it.", while Webber has described the band as an opportunity... read more

Lightning (clipper)

''Lightning'' was a clipper ship, one of the last really large clippers to be built in the USA. She was built by Donald McKay for James Baines of the Black Ball Line, Liverpool, for the Australia trade.''Some famous sailing ships and their builder, Donald McKay'', by Richard C. McKay. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928; Easton Press, 1988.It has been said that the ''Lightning'' was the most extreme example of a type of ship classified as an extreme clipper.Her builder was the famous Donald McKay of Boston,... read more

Lightning machine

A lightning machine was a special effects device used in the film industry to simulate lightning flashes.James C. Udel The Film Crew of Hollywood: Profiles of Grips, ... 2013- Page 112 1476602263 ".. (or rebalance it for the voltage pull of the lightning machine, which would cause a noticeable drain on the lights anyway), "Paul Zollo Hollywood Remembered: An Oral History of Its Golden Age 1589796039 2011 "They had a wind machine and a lightning machine and I was in heaven, and Dolores Del Rio... read more

Lightning bird

The lightning bird or impundulu or thekwane (or izulu, inyoni yezulu) is a mythological creature in the folklore of the tribes of South Africa including the Pondo, the Zulu and the Xhosa. The impundulu (which translates as "lightning bird") takes the form of a black and white bird, the size of a person, which is said to summon thunder and lightning with its wings and talons. It is a vampiric creature associated with witchcraft, often the servant or familiar of a witch or witch doctor, which attacks... read more

Stockton Lightning

The Stockton Lightning were a professional arena football team based in Stockton, California. They were members of the Western Division of the National Conference of the arenafootball2 (af2). The Lightning joined af2 2006 as an expansion team. They played their home games at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California and were coached by Chad Carlson. The Stockton Lightning were owned by Michael Reinsdorf.==History==The Lightning were formed 2005 and joined af2 in 2006, led by President Dan Chapman and... read more

Lightning Lord

Lightning Lord is a fictional fictionalsupervillain published by fictionalsupervillainDC Comics . The older brother of Lightning Lad and Lightning Lass of the Lightning LassLegion of Super-Heroes , he first appeared in '' Superman '' #147 (August 1961), and was created by SupermanJerry Siegel and SupermanJerry SiegelCurt Swan .==Pre-Zero Hour==Lightning Lord (real name Mekt Ranzz) is a founding member of the Lightning Lord's origin.Legion of Super-Villains .A single birth on a planet... read more

Sprite (lightning)

First color image of a sprite, taken from an aircraftA sprite seen from the International Space Station (top right).Sprites are large-scale electrical discharges that occur high above thunderstorm clouds, or cumulonimbus, giving rise to a quite varied range of visual shapes flickering in the night sky. They are triggered by the discharges of positive lightning between an underlying thundercloud and the ground.Sprites appear as luminous reddish-orange flashes. They often occur in clusters within atmosphere... read more


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