DC Shocker: Fraction and Lieber to Kill Off Jimmy Olsen in New Series

Earlier today, we got our first look at Jimmy Olsen #1 by Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber, along with a few details about the series. We learned that the book would have a humorous tone, that Jimmy Olsen's video journalism is the only thing keeping the Daily Planet afloat in these perilous times for newspaper journalism, and that Jimmy would be traveling around the DC Universe for the series.

But DC was saving the biggest reveal for the solicits, because it looks like Jimmy Olsen… is going to die?!

That's what it says, anyway, right there in black and white.

Check out the solicit below, and see DC's full July solicitations here.

JIMMY OLSEN #1
written by MATT FRACTION
art and cover by STEVE LIEBER
variant cover by BEN OLIVER
Jimmy Olsen must die!
Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends in Gotham City. And then we kill Jimmy.
ON SALE 07.17.19
$3.99 US | 1 of 12 | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

First Look at Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber's Jimmy Olsen for July

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