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heroes: Batman, Big Barda, Black Canary II, Blue Beetle II, Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Captain Marvel, Doctor Fate IV, Doctor Light IV, Fire, Flash III, Green Lantern II, Green Lantern IV, Hawkgirl II, Hawkman I, Martian Manhunter, Mary Marvel, Mister Miracle, Nightwing II, Power Girl, Superman, Troia, Wonder Woman
supportinges: Barbara Gordon, Oberon
Setting: 21st-century Chicago, IL, USA
Cover Description: Booster Gold and Blue Beetle III are reflected in the goggles of Blue Beetle II. There is a variant cover for this issue included on teh second printing, but the only difference in the two covers is coloring: the reprint cover has a golden background whereas the original background was a darker blue.
Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold attends the funeral of Blue Beetle II.
Costume Worn: MARK XII armored power-suit
This story has been reprinted in the following issue:
Booster Gold: The Tomorrow Memory (2010)
Page 8, panel 1
Booster Gold arrives at the funeral for Ted Kord, the second Blue Beetle. Clearly in attendance are Barbara Gordon, Batman, Big Barda, Black Canary II, Captain Atom, Captain Marvel, Dr. Fate IV, Dr. Light IV, Fire, Flash III, Green Lantern II, Guy Gardner, Hawkgirl II, Hawkman, Martian Manhunter, Mary Marvel, Mister Miracle, Nightwing, Oberon, Power Girl, Superman, Troia, and Wonder Woman. Booster mentions that Ted Kord's publicly reported cause of death was a "massive heart attack," believable because Kord had been diagnosed with heart disease shortly before his death.
Page 10, panel 4
"Sue" is Sue Dibney, wife of fellow Justice League International member Elongated Man, laid to rest in 2004's Identity Crisis #1. Elongated Man is conspicuously absent from this funeral.
Page 19, panel 4
A PAIR OF DOCS?: Booster Gold is so consumed with grief and self-loathing, he fails to notice a familiar blue and gold garbed figure.
For more annotations from this issue which occur at a different point in Booster Gold's chronology, click here.
Boosterrific Review: A fantastic issue that finally gives Ted Kord the funeral that he deserves only to drag him back into the never-ending fight of good versus evil. Though Boosterrific generally hates zombie stories, this one was done right. So good, I read it twice back to back.
Boosterrific Rating: Boosterrific!
Average Fan Rating: (3 votes)
The Chronological Adventures of Booster Gold
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