Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Jimmy Olsen #1 One Shot [2011] by Nick Spencer & RB Silva



JIMMY OLSEN #1 ONE SHOT

Writer Nick Spencer and RB Silva bring you the reprinted back-up tales of Action Comics as well as new material. This is a beautiful book with art and story to match. The issue showcases Jimmy Olsen as he multi-tasks his way out of situations whether it’s dealing with his ex-girlfriend Chloe Sullivan or his arch-nemesis Sebastien Mallory.

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
- Trapped in a genie bottle Jimmy taps in Morse code so Superman could find him
- Jimmy tricks an alien race into thinking Metropolis is a boring place so they will leave
- Jimmy auctions himself out for charity to Maggie Mxyzptlk who wants to marry him
- Maggie Mxyzptlk reveals to Jimmy that he is Co-Superman on their wedding day
- Jimmy Olsen defeats Doomsday, finds out he is the best journalist, gets the key to the city
- Jimmy Olsen goes into space to win his ex-girlfriend Chloe back in a spaceship
- Sebastien Mallory blows up Jimmy’s spaceship from his orbital apartment
- Jimmy summons the alien’s spaceship from Earth to retrieve him
- Chloe calls Superman with her watch to tow the orbital apartment back to Earth

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – 5 OUT OF 5