Lex Luthor’s name has often been mentioned in the first few seasons of Supergirl, but Superman’s arch-nemesis has never been seen on The CW’s hit super-series…until now. Kara will officially come face-to-face with her cousin’s most famous foe this season — although he won’t be appearing in the highly-anticipated “Elseworlds” crossover event.
Black Lightning got fan hopes up when it started namedropping Supergirl and Arrow characters, but don’t expect Jefferson Pierce or his daughters to fight aliens just yet. Producers are walking back the potential for crossover with other CW shows, save one notable caveat.
The CW’s Black Lightning smartly opted not to connect itself to the Arrow-verse, but may already have walked back that decision. Tuesday’s latest dropped shout-outs to both Vixen and Supergirl, and we’re … confused, to say the least.