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The following list represents the 244 supporting characters Booster Gold has encountered. Notes on methodology for the entries can be found here.


Santa Claus

Santa Claus. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: Superman's Christmas Adventure #1, 1940

First Meeting with Booster Gold: DC's 'Twas The 'Mite Before Christmas #1, 2023

Encounters with Booster Gold: 1

Santa Claus has gone by many names: Sinterklaas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and Saint Nicholas among others. On Christmas Eve each year, he travels the world and give toys to good girls and boys. The heroes of the DCU have helped him with this mission from time to time.

Booster Gold has not only met Santa Claus, he and the burglars Anya and Theo unintentionally became Santa Claus under the effect of rogue 27th-century technology.

Secret Sanctuary

Secret Sanctuary. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: The Brave and the Bold, Vol. 1, #28, 1960

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Justice League #3, 1987

The Secret Sanctuary, located in Justice Mountain somewhere between Happy Harbor, Rhode Island, New York City, and Metropolis has long been the property of the JUSTICE LEAGUE. It was the first headquarters of the League and has been used by other heroic super teams over the years, including the DOOM PATROL and Young Justice.

Booster Gold's first trip to the Secret Sanctuary with MAXWELL LORD was interrupted by the ROYAL FLUSH GANG. Even after the creation of the JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL EMBASSIES, Booster and the League would continue to make use of the hanger within Justice Mountain to house their large equipment and aircraft, including the flying Bug of BLUE BEETLE II.


Skeets. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #1, 1986 (Skeets I)
Infinite Crisis, Vol. 1, #2, 2006 (Skeets II)
Convergence Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #1, 2015 (Skeets III)

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Booster Gold #8, 1986

For more information on variations on Skeets, see here

Jack Soo

Jack Soo. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #7, 1986

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Booster Gold #13, 1987

Encounters with Booster Gold: 10

Dr. Jack Soo graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and found a job at S.T.A.R. LABS, eventually becoming Vice-President of Research and Development.

DIRK DAVIS hired Soo away from S.T.A.R. Labs to become a technical director for BOOSTER GOLD INTERNATIONAL. Soo was responsible for the creation of the GOLDSTAR power suit, repairs to Booster's original costume, and introducing Booster Gold to RIP HUNTER.

Ami Soon

Ami Soon. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: 52 Week Seven, Vol. 1, 2006

First Meeting with Booster Gold: 52 #7, 2006

Encounters with Booster Gold: 2

Ami Soon is a reporter for Metropolis' Channel Five news.

When news broke that Booster Gold had been hiring actors to impersonate villains in order to improve his public image (see MANTHRAX), Ami Soon was among the first reporters (see THE PRESS) to begin accusing Booster of fraud. Soon continued her cynical ways by accusing SUPERNOVA of slaughtering thousands of Metropolis' citizens.

Space Museum

Space Museum. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: Strange Adventures, #104, 1959

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Booster Gold #6, 1986

The Space Museum of Metropolis houses exhibits celebrating centuries of super heroic artifacts. After being expelled from Gotham University, Michael Jon Carter was hired by the Museum as a night watchmen. It was here that Booster first met Skeets I (see SKEETS) and hatched the idea to steal exhibits from the Museum and travel back through time to the 20th century to become a super hero.

Booster Gold has revisited the Museum since his employment there, "borrowing" RIP HUNTER's Time Sphere on display a second time.

Simon Stagg

Simon Stagg. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: The Brave and the Bold, Vol. 1, #57, 1964

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Justice League America #32, 1989

Encounters with Booster Gold: 2

Industrialist Simon Stagg is among the most successful men in America. His devious mind has driven his company, Stagg Industries, to a world powerhouse.

Booster Gold first met Simon Stagg and his assistant Java while the JUSTICE LEAGUE was trying to save his European chemical plant from a plague-bearing mob engineered by former Stagg employee Irwin Teasdale. A short time later, Booster found himself leading the CONGLOMERATE, a team financed in part by Stagg Industries.

S.T.A.R. Labs

S.T.A.R. Labs. Image © DC ComicsFirst Appearance: Superman, Vol. 1 #246, 1971

First Meeting with Booster Gold: Booster Gold #1, 1986

Scientific and Technological Advanced Research Laboratories, commonly referred to by the acronym S.T.A.R. Labs, is the premiere scientific corporation in the world. Utilizing the highest quality scientists, S.T.A.R. Labs is a research organization devoted to the advancement of technology. With branches located throughout the world, S.T.A.R. Labs often works closely with the heroes of the world, as they often find themselves on the forefront of scientific endeavors.

Booster Gold has cooperated with S.T.A.R. Labs since his earliest adventures against the 1000 and Mindancer (see DIRECTOR OF DEATH). S.T.A.R. Labs technology and scientists (such as Doctor Klyburn and JACK SOO) have been invaluable to Booster, providing him and the JUSTICE LEAGUE with equipment and information. In Booster's return trips to the 25th century, S.T.A.R. Labs is seen to still maintain a Metropolis branch, proving that even well into the future, it will be a viable technological research organization.




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