Jimmy Olsen[1] is a photographer for the Daily Planet.

Physical appearance

Jimmy is a young, freckled Caucasian male with red hair that is spiked upwards at the front, and blue eyes. He is often spotted with his camera given his occupation as a photographer.



December 1, post-10:28 UTC+2

Jimmy accompanied Clark Kent to a trip to Qurac. They stopped by the Logan Animal Sanctuary where they met Marie Logan and her children. The daughter's boyfriend looked familiar to Jimmy.

After the introductions, Clark and Jimmy left for Dhabar, where they planned to cover Rumaan Harjavti's impeachment hearings.[2]

December 1, 21:12 UTC+2

Jimmy met up with M'gaan and Superboy, and took pictures of the Quraci president during his speech.[3]


December 1, 10:24 EST

Jimmy and Clark covered Noor Harjavti's democracy rally for the Daily Planet. They met up with their old acquaintances, Conner and Megan. Jimmy was very eager to show them his mustache, which he had been growing for six weeks. However, neither of them noticed anything above his lip.[2]


Cape Canaveral
March 19, 20:59 EDT

Jimmy was present at a press conference held by Carol Ferris and Martian Manhunter about the new Earth-Mars communication satellite.[4]


Background information

  • Jimmy Olsen is a stalwart member of Superman's supporting cast, commonly referred to as "Superman's Pal". He is a paperboy turned photographer for the Daily Planet, who has had many adventures of his own.
  • This is his twelfth animated appearance. He has appeared in Fleischer's Superman serials, The New Adventures of Superman, Ruby/Spears' Superman, Superman: The Animated Series, The Batman, Superman: Doomsday, Justice League: The New Frontier, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, All-Star Superman and Justice League: Doom.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Weisman, Greg (2012-11-13). Question #16874. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Sienty, Dezi (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter One: Wheelbarrow, Shoe, Thimble" Young Justice 20 (September 19, 2012), New York, NY: DC Comics
  3. Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Abbott, Wes (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter Four: Do Not Pass Go" Young Justice 23 (December 19, 2012), New York, NY: DC Comics
  4. Hopps, Kevin, Giacoppo, Paul (writers) & Divar, Tim (director) (June 9, 2012). "Depths". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 7. Cartoon Network.
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