Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber are creating an encore efficiency to their hit sequence Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen with a brand new one-shot comedian in June: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen’s Boss Perry White #1. DC Comics introduced the sequence in an appropriately gonzo press launch:
Perry White’s lengthy profession within the papers deserves an enormous celebration, and who higher to assist than his favourite colleague? No, not Lois Lane. No, not Clark Kent…or that super-guy all of them write about. It’s Jimmy Olsen! Sure, the identical Pulitzer Prize-winning Jimmy Olsen who’s generally a large turtle! Simply don’t name him Jimberly—that’s a reference solely Batman’s presupposed to learn about!
Are we burying the lede? Sure. Sure we’re. See, this isn’t a Jimmy Olsen announcement. We all know you like the man, and the Jimmy Olsen Fan Membership is buzzing with exercise now that we’ve received your consideration, however this press launch isn’t an announcement of a brand new Jimmy Olsen comedian, or a Clark Kent comedian, or a Lois Lane comedian, or perhaps a Steve Lombard comedian (deep reduce, however price it). This launch is to announce a Perry White comedian! As Editor-in-Chief of the Every day Planet, he’s definitely worth the headlines!! We simply added in hyperbole and name-checked Batman (and Superman, however largely Batman) for the search engine optimisation.
Right here’s the catch although: the brand new story from Lieber and Fraction is simply seven pages lengthy, with the remainder of the comedian reprinting basic Perry White tales by by Elliot S. Maggin and Curt Swan, Neil Kleid and Dean Haspiel, and “The Nice One”Brian Bendis and Ivan Reis.
DC additionally teases that Fraction and Liever may very well be planning extra hijinx:
Are Fraction, Lieber, Fairbairn and Cowles again for good? Or for unhealthy? Or simply for the laughs? Choose up Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen’s Boss Perry White #1 in June to seek out out! With a brand new cowl by Lieber and Fairbairn plus three basic reprint tales, this new one-shot 48-page comedian arrives on June 21 with a canopy value of $4.99.
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