Snapshots of Jimmy Olsen #54: Horsie Olsen

Category: Jimmy Olsen
Last article published: 29 December 2020
This is the 74th post under this label

Well here's the thing. I spent 2015 dedicating a weekly article to various versions of Jimmy Olsen. One of 2019-2020's coolest DC releases was a new Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen series by Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber, which is so dense I haven't even finished it yet! And it feels like that series alone could give me a whole other year's worth of Jimmy Olsens!

So here's just a cute snapshot, just a throwaway, part of a montage of things Jimmy remembers after Superman offers to bring him on missions as a front line photojournalist, a montage that makes him say "no thanks". In this untold adventure, "canon" as of Rebirth (or canon-ish, this series is INSANE in the best way), Jimmy was apparently turned into a horse and ran around with either Comet, or if Comet doesn't exist, that's either Superman or Supergirl also transformed into an equine hero.

We'll never know, but I love his bow tie. Bow ties are cool.

4 comments:

Charles Izemie said...

Is this from the Rein of the Supermen?
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I'll get me coat.

Siskoid said...

You laugh, but there's a bit on this Jimmy Olsen series where there's a Reign of the Jimmy Olsens riff, with an armored Jimmy, a cyborg Jimmy, etc.

RB said...

Comet?

Siskoid said...

That's at least the reference, but we're not told. This is a flashback and the whole of the "episode".

 

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