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Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Steve Lieber Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends in Gotham City. And then we kill Jimmy.

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 16, 2019

    I think this is going to be my new go-to DC book when I just need a good laugh over some unexpectedly ridiculous scenarios. Welcome to the big dance Jimmy. You deserve this moment in the spotlight. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Chase Magnett Jun 13, 2019

    Jimmy Olsen #1 is the rare superhero comic that not only acknowledges the immense potential of its medium, but throws a lasso around its neck and leaps onto its back to see how far it can be ridden. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    411Mania - Steve Gustafson Jun 20, 2019

    Run, don't walk, to your nearest comic book shop, and grab this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christa Harader Jun 12, 2019

    Supermans Pal Jimmy Olsen #1 nails the fun, fearless and feckless sidekick of legend with great storytelling, fine art, sophisticated colors and pro lettering. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Jeremy Daw Jul 17, 2019

    I'm still not sure why Matt Fraction wants to write about Jimmy Olsen, but, as the result, this issue is entertaining, intriguing and genuinely funny, I'm not going to let that bother me too much. Lieber's art adds considerably to the humor and, at times, the tension in these pages; he and Fraction deliver an impressive slice of fast-paced, almost 'madcap', comic book storytelling. On the whole, despite an oddly downbeat start, this works for me. Read Full Review

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