Gravedigger, known as Tyson Sykes by day, is a WWII veteran who became a "super soldier" following an experiment that gave him enhanced strength, agility, tactical genius, and hand-to-hand combat expertise. When the war ended, Sykes decided against returning to a segregated America and settled in Markovia instead.
When Brady's arc on Black Lightning kicks off in 2020, Sykes will be on a mission to create a sovereign land for metahumans in Markovia. His plight puts him on a "collision course" with ASA and Black Lightning. Check out a photo of Gravedigger from the Black Lightning comics.
Black Lightning airs Mondays at 9/8c on The CW.
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