BOOSTER GOLD: The Facts

Since his debut in 1985 as DC Comic's first major character in its newly reorganized post-Crisis on Infinite Earths Universe, Booster Gold has appeared in 759 comic books, working alongside most of DC Comic's most storied characters, including Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. What has made Booster Gold unique in the years since is his uncommon embrace of global celebrity and monetary reward for performing super heroic acts often associated with more altruistic heroes. Few would guess that beneath the veneer of self-importance is a hero with a real heart of gold, selflessly dedicated to preserving recorded history.

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Name: Michael Jon "Booster" Carter
Aliases: Booster Gold,
Goldstar,
Supernova,
Bloodspot,
"Buster"
Height: 6' 5" (1.95m)
Weight: 215 pounds (97.52kg)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Date of Birth: December 29, AD 2442
Chronological Age: Estimated between 25 to 35 years old
Education: Gotham University (2 years, expelled),
Metropolis University (incomplete)
Known Relatives: Unnamed mother (deceased),
Jon Carter (father),
Michelle Carter (twin sister),
Daniel Jon Carter (ancestor),
Rose Levin (ancestor),
Rip Hunter (son),
Rani (foster child),
Gladys (alleged ex-wife)
Associates: Skeets I (artificial intelligence sidekick),
Skeets II (artificial intelligence sidekick),
Blue Beetle II (former business partner, deceased),
Firehawk I (former partner & love interest),
Godiva (former teammate & love interest),
Goldstar I (sidekick),
Goldstar II (sidekick),
Rip Hunter (business partner)
Team Affiliations: Gotham University football team (quarterback),
Time Masters,
Justice League America,
Conglomerate (team leader),
Super Buddies,
Justice League International (team leader)
Base of Operations: Rip Hunter's Laboratory, AZ, USA
(previously Gotham, Metropolis, New York City)
Brief Biography: In the year 2462, Space Museum janitor and disgraced Gotham University quarterback Michael Jon Carter stole several museum exhibits and traveled back in time to the year 1985 to assume a new career as the super hero Booster Gold.
Personality Summary: Carter's defining attributes are his self-confidence, strong sense of humor, and eternal optimism. Carter is clever but prone to making selfish, snap judgements without considering the consequences. His charisma and confidence would make him a natural leader were it not for his extensive and well-publicized history of poor decision-making.
Powers Overview: Booster Gold's Equipment. Image Copyright DC Comics
First Appearance: Booster Gold #1, 1986
Creator: Dan Jurgens (writer & artist)

 

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