Detective Comics (vol. 1) #490 (May 1980):
“Lightning Strikes Out!”
by Martin Pasko, Pat Broderick, Frank McLaughlin

Detective Comics (vol. 1) #490

Title: “Lightning Strikes Out!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1980

Publisher: DC
Written by: Martin Pasko
Art by: Pat Broderick, Frank McLaughlin

7 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Black Lightning Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: S Northern Baptist (ABC/USA)
black; The Justice League...  DC 353
Lincoln Trask supporting character
  Garfield High School
[baseball player helped by Black Lightning]
DC 2
Wandine Trask supporting character
CBR Scale: S Vodoun
[died after using Haitian voodoo remedy instead of doctors] DC 1
Jacques Cravin villain
CBR Scale: M Vodoun
[leader of a criminal gang] DC 2
Mama Mambu villain
CBR Scale: D Vodoun
[1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #490 (May 1980)] DC 2
Leon villain
CBR Scale: M Vodoun
[1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #490 (May 1980)] DC 2
Garfield High School supporting character group
  [high school] DC