Tobias Whale


Black Lightning Season 2: Guess Who’s Back? CW Offers a Reminder

With Black Lightning set to return to the CW tonight after a well-received first season, the stakes are much higher (and deadlier) heading into season 2 – especially for the Pierce family. Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Anissa Pierce aka Thunder (Nafessa Williams) and the rest of “Team Lightning” are going to have a lot more than […]

5 Things We Want to See in Black Lightning Season 2

It’s the last day of June, and we’re already starting to get casting notices from some of the shows returning for another season. Some of the series we have a rough idea of what they have planned, while others are a completely open slate. Instead of giving you what we’d like the main plot to […]

Black Lightning Season 1: Why Lala was the Best Returning Guest

Okay, Black Lightning is a new series and really doesn’t have a returning guest from a previous season. But that said, how many of you guessed that Latavius “Lala” Johnson (William Catlett) was going to pop up again after he was killed by Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) in that prison cell? The character […]

Black Lightning Season 1: Was Tobias Whale the Best Villain of the Season?

Being that Black Lightning has only had one season, I can’t really compare the big bads, but the show had five villains introduced in the first season, which is pretty amazing for a 13-episode season. So let’s take a look at them — including the big bad himself, Tobias Whale. The series first gave us […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 12 Recap: The Resurrection and the Light

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1, episode 12, ‘The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain’. With this being the penultimate episode of the season, we get a lot of answers, some of which we get hit with right out the gate. We see Tobias Whale (Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones III) […]

Black Lightning Season 1: Thunder vs. Syonide in a Preview of Tonight’s New Episode

Tonight we get the penultimate episode in the first season of Black Lightning. Entitled ‘The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain’, tonight’s episode has Tobias Whale (Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones III) returning to Freeland with the task of capturing Black Lightning (Cress Williams). Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) provide surprising aid. […]

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Checking in with the Big Bads: Black Lightning Season 1’s Tobias Whale

There have been some big changes lately in the Arrowverse having to do with the ‘Big Bads” of each show. Today I’m going to do a quick pass over each to see where we are at, their motivation, their plan, and how all that is working out. Let’s swing by and see the newest show […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Lady Eve Accuses Tobias Whale of Lying on His Resume

With three episodes down and a new one tonight, we’ve seen Black Lightning taking on the 100 gang. And we now know the reason it’s called the 100 is that it’s 100 crime bosses joined together under a single leader, Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III). How did this happen? Whale killed Black Lightning. Or […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: What is the 100 Gang?

With the premier of Black Lightning last month, we were also introduced to the 100 gang. We first met Will (Dabier) and his cousin Lala (William Catlett), and that seemed pretty bad. Lala was going to make Jennifer (China Ann McClain) start turning tricks because he thought she was Will’s girl and Will owed him […]


Black Lightning Season 1: the People of Freeland Regaining Their Hope

The CW has released an inside look at tonight’s new episode of Black Lightning. Executive producer Salim Akil talks about how the community is reacting to the return of Black Lightning and how when someone is fighting for you it makes you want to fight for yourself. This is the effect that Black Lightning has […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Resurrection of a Hero Is Bad for Business

The CW has released a new trailer for their upcoming Black Lightning series, which debuts next month. We get some new footage below, including Tobias Whale talking about the resurrection and how it’s bad for his business. We also learn that the world thought Black Lightning was dead. And from the scenes, it looks like […]


The CW’s Black Lightning Lands Its Tobias Whale

With the upcoming Black Lightning series set to put Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) up against the 100 gang, it was only a matter of time before the CW was going to cast the head of the gang, Tobias Whale. That day is today, as rapper Marvin “Krondon” Jones III has been cast as a series […]