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My Pal

The recently released Jimmy Olsen special is mega. Collecting all four of the Action Comics backups with an additional 30 new pages, creators Nick Spencer, RB Silva and DM have brought me back to my days of salivation over Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen.

I’m not old enough to have bought those old books when they first came out but I did pick them up as back ishs. I went through a period about 20 years ago when I snapped up as many as I could afford and proceeded to laugh my ass off at each new Jimmy adventure.

This new special brings all of those old elements to the table including my favorite: Jimmy gets involved with a space alien. The character of Chloe Sullivan is finally introduced to the comics canon as well and done so in a brilliant way.

This book is fantastic and worth every penny of the 599 you have to shell out to get it. So what are you waiting for? Jimmy’s signal watch is calling…

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