- Booster Gold
“Stop the Press”
Volume 1, Issue 10, July 2006
Released July 12, 2006
Cover Price: $2.50
Estimated Issue Sales: 100,766
Writers: Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid
Pencillers: Chris Batista, Keith Giffen
Inkers: Jack Jadson, Jimmy Palmiotti
Colorist: Alex Sinclair
Letterer: Jared K. Fletcher
Assistant Editors: Jann Jones, Harvey Richards
Editor: Stephen Wacker
Cover Artists: J.G. Jones, Alex Sinclair
Cover Description: High above a Metropolis street, Supernova flies to save Clark Kent from falling to his death.
Brief Synopsis: New developments in the struggles of the heroes of the post-Infinite Crisis New World.
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
Issue Notes: As a result of his scandalous behavior, Booster Gold finds his popularity and wealth fading quickly.
Page 18, panel 1
EXTRA, EXTRA: "Week 10, Day 4." Clark Kent's exclusive interview with Supernova is on the front page of the Daily Planet newspaper. Holding the paper, Booster Gold stands amid the remains of his penthouse apartment as his furniture is being repossessed. As has become a familiar theme recently, he is fuming to Skeets II about the press Supernova is receiving while his endorsements are meanwhile drying up in the wake of his recent bad publicity.
Boosterrific Review: The star of this issue is the newcomer Supernova, who manages to earn the approval of no less an authority on righteous heroism than Superman (during a brief adventure that is superficially similar to Booster Gold's first appearance). Booster Gold is of course livid about Supernova's popularity and sets out to ruin Supernova. Every issue Booster seems less and less rational. While this course of events can't end well for our hero, we're sure looking forward to the resolution to be sure.
Boosterrific Rating: Worth Its Weight In Gold.
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