Dating Lucy Lane: Not Easily Impressed

From Lucy's very first appearance in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #36 (April 1959), when Jimmy decides to take her to the Superman Museum:
She flies all the time. How could she be impressed with Superman, Jim? Super-strength? She lifts bags. X-Ray vision? She's sees right through you, Jim! It's all old hat to her. You're going to have to work a lot harder than that.

I think this may be the secret origin of Jimmy's amazing transformations...

6 comments:

larry said...

Silver Age comic book women-Lucy, Lois, Jane, Janet, Sue, Iris... It's a wonder the impressionable young fans of the 60s grew up with any respect for women at all.

Siskoid said...

Well, my dad was reading comics back then. Yep, sounds about right.

SallyP said...

Lucy really was only a hair short of being psychotic.

Siskoid said...

She probably narrowly avoided becoming Identity Crisis' villain.

Martin Gray said...

Ah well, she got her just desserts in the Seventies ...

Siskoid said...

Spoilers!

 

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