Warning: SPOILERS for Superman: Leviathan Rising Special

DC’s mysterious new crossover Event Levithan is about to start, and it is a protected guess comedian followers will spend the subsequent weeks and months catching up on the Superman story as soon as the huge twists and turns begin to pile up. Which means Jimmy Olsen’s unbelievable new way of life will really be appreciated for its brilliance.

As a part of DC ‘setting the stage’ for Leviathan with the supersized problem of Superman: Leviathan Rising Special, Clark Kent permits himself to be kidnapped by brokers of the sinister, secret group. Unfortunately for the intrepid reporter, this gambit proves to be a doubtlessly deadly mistake when Talia Al Ghul enters the image. A femme fatale who we now know was once in love with Jimmy Olsen, setting the stage for the picture journalist’s newest romance. And the vomit-filled, Red Lantern journey that quickly follows.

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While on a press tour (in Gorilla City of all locations) to advertise his new espresso desk pictures ebook, Superman’s BFF Jimmy Olsen will get himself right into a slight marital predicament. After having a bit an excessive amount of Gorilla Champagne at a ebook signing the night time earlier than, everybody’s favourite photographer wakes up in mattress with a stranger and a marriage ring on his finger. After Jimmy’s new bride–an inter-dimensional jewel thief named Jix, however that is not important–demands he annul their marriage, she bolts. Leaving Jimmy to cope with a stray cat she discovered whereas burgling. Left dumbfounded and bare, Jimmy heads to the toilet… the place he encounters a feline sight by no means to be matched in his lifetime:

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The exceptionally aggressive blue cat tearing his garments aside is an inconvenience, but it surely isn’t till the furry little man begins spewing copious quantities of shiny crimson blood that it turns into obvious that this stray is none apart from fan favourite Green Lantern adversary, the Red Lantern of Space Sector 2814, Dex-Starr! It’s been a couple of years since Dex final appeared in comedian type, so having him pop up in Jimmy Olsen’s resort lavatory is the very last thing followers have been anticipating.

After wrangling his shredded and blood-drenched garments away from Dex, the unlikely pairing embark on an journey the likes of which followers will clearly demand obtain its personal ongoing sequence. In reality, when The Justice League mount a rescue mission to save lots of Clark on the finish of the difficulty, Jimmy and Dex are on the forefront of the group who kicks the door down. There’s clearly a ridiculous story to go together with these two, and in a world of multiverse crises and turmoil, generally it’s only a good change of tempo to learn a comic book a couple of quirky picture journalist and his cute rage stuffed space-cat.

With DC’s Super Pets movie delayed to 2022, this adorably bizarre duo is simply the group up wanted to tide us over till then. Here’s hoping the occasion itself will probably be as thrilling as Superman: Leviathan Rising Special, obtainable at your native comedian ebook retailer and direct from DC Comics.

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