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Appearances (Movies): Justice League: War
Appearances (Comics): The Death of Superman Chapter Five Proof: Pitch, Chapter Six Proof: Shots, Chapter Eight Proof: Focus!, Chapter Nine The Wake: Picking Up the Pieces, Chapter Ten The Wake: Flashback, Chapter Eleven The Wake: Clyde, and Chapter Twelve The Wake: Show Me!
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The Daily Planet is a newspaper agency headquartered in Metropolis. At 9:03 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST), Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Batman landed in Metropolis near the Daily Planet. After coming to terms with Superman, the three relocated to an abandoned Daily Planet printing press to sort out the mysterious kidnappings and the Mother Box. The Mother Box suddenly generated a Boom Tube and the three were forced to fight a swarm of Parademons. Clark Kent stopped Jimmy Olsen and asked what the hurry was. Olsen informed him there were cracks opening up in the West River Bridge and he was assigned by Perry White to get photographs. Kent slipped away from the Planet and flew to the bridge only to discover it was victim to a scheme of Lex Luthor's.
Perry White ran to the bullpen and congratulated Jimmy Olsen about one of his photographs making it to page one on the latest edition. Olsen was amazed it was above the fold and asked about the chance of getting a raise because his rent was increased. White advised him to get more experience and more to offer then the executives upstairs would consider it. Another employee, Greta, interrupted them with news of the kidnapping of the Mayor by Intergang. Lois Lane was busy covering the dock fire and Clark Kent was suddenly absent from his desk. White had no choice and dispatched Olsen alone to City Hall to take photographs and gather information. Upon returning to the Planet, Olsen tried to pitch a story focused on the Apokoliptian tech Intergang used but White decided to have Lane write it. Not satisfied with sharing a byline, Olsen fumed as he printed his photographs. He noticed an Ace O'Clubs matchbook on the pavement by Intergang and suspected a connection. He ran to White's office and pitched again.
Perry White shot down the pitch because of flimsy evidence. He pointed out Bibbowski or anybody could have dropped the matchbook. He suggested talking to Lois Lane or Clark Kent about following up. Kent tried to talk to him but Olsen was adamant about following his gut instinct about Apokolips supplying Intergang. Kent tried to warn Olsen then pointed out Lane had returned from the dock fire. Olsen didn't want to bother her in the middle of her assignment but relented he would talk to her after lunch. He left to deliver Bibbowski his photo with Superman. White later got a call from Olsen and several camera phone photos of Batman, Apokoliptian weapons, and Doomsday. Olsen tried to explain there was a monster attacking the city. A WGBS News broadcast came up on TV. White reassigned Olsen to cover the battle between the monster and the League with Lane. He promised a raise if he succeeded.