Jimmy Olsen

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Jimmy Olsen in 9-11 v1 #2.

Jimmy Olsen is a male comic character that features in DC Comics.

Contents

Biography

Pre-Crisis

His father was noted for being a professor who went on archaeological missions. (Adventure Comics v1 #216)

Post-Crisis

The New 52

Overview

Personality and attributes

Powers and abilities

He developed a number of short term superpowers and identities that included:

  • Speed Demon :
  • Radioactive :
  • Super-Brain :
  • Monstrous beard growth :
  • Gorilla :
  • Elastic Lad :
  • Human Porcupine :
  • Steelman :

Notes

  • Jimmy Olsen was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster where he had a cameo in Action Comics v1 #6 (November, 1938) but debuted Superman v1 #13 (November/December, 1941).

Alternate Versions

In other media

Television

  • In the DC Animated Universe, Jimmy Olsen made multiple appearances in the shared continuity setting.
    • In Superman: The Animated Universe, Jimmy Olsen appeared in the animated television series where he was voiced by actor David Kaufman.
  • In The Batman, Jimmy Olsen appeared in the animated television series where he was voiced by actor Jack DeSena.
  • In Supergirl, Jimmy Olsen appeared in the live-action television series where he was portrayed by actor Mehcad Brooks.

Films

  • In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Jimmy Olsen appeared in the live-action film set in the DC Extended Universe where he was portrayed by actor Michael Cassidy.

Video games

  • In DC Universe Online, Jimmy Olsen appeared as a supporting character in the MMORPG where he was voiced by actor Brandon Young.

Appearances

  • Superman:

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