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#85 Jimmy Olsen

Superman's Pal/Journalist

85 Jimmy Olsen

Today we talk about Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen, who is a young journalist and photographer for the Daily Planet who has the terrible luck of getting in all sorts of weird situations. For example, turning into a large turtle man or switching bodies with a gorilla.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Action Comics (1938) #6
-Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954)
-Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (2019) #1
-Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (Jack Kirby Omnibus)
-Superman Family (1974)
-Man of Steel (1986)
-Clark and Jimmy as Nightwing and Flamebird
-(based on Batman and Robin)
-Countdown to Final Crisis (2007)
-Die #6
-Over the Garden Wall: Soulful Symphonies #1
-Ricochet wearing Nightwing-inspired Wrestling gear

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