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Cover Description: Booster Gold is reflected in Magog's metal arm.
Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold aids Magog in handling a hostage situation.
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
This story has been reprinted in the following issue:
Booster Gold: Day of Death (2010)
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SCHOOL'S IN: Responding to an intrusion in Rip Hunter's lab in Arizona, Booster Gold and Skeets race past Hunter's Blackboard, which may or may not hold clues to the future of the DC Universe.
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Specifically, Rip Hunter is holding the S-shield worn by the Superman of the events of Kingdom Come. The alternate Earth of Kingdom Come his was revealed to be Earth-22 in 52 Week 52.
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Tonto was the Native American sidekick of The Lone Ranger, a mythical American Cowboy. In Booster Gold, Vol. 2, #20, released a week before this issue, Booster makes it clear that he is a fan of the Arthur "the Fonz" Fonzarelli of television's Happy Days. The Fonz is a noted fan of The Lone Ranger.
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This is not Booster's first encounter with a hostage situation involving a dead man's switch. Dvorcek, the lead separatist and human bomb in this issue, is significantly more reserved than Mister Twister, who held the entire Metropolis Metroplex hostage in Booster Gold, Vol. 1, #5, though they both have an affinity for the color black.
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Booster Gold makes his first trip to Khandaq, an African country between Egypt and Jordan that is the ancestral home to Black Adam, where he is immediately talked down to by the commander of the local paramilitary force trying to resolve a hostage situation imitated by militant "separatists"...
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MEET THE PRESS: ..which does nothing to stymie Booster's bravado for the news cameras.
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The terrorists appear to be using Soviet-designed RPG-7 rocket propelled grenades, the most common anti-tank weapon in the world.
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In this 22-page issue of Brave and the Bold, a book pairing various DC Universe heroes, 18 pages have passed before the heroes come face-to-face. This is the first meeting between Booster Gold and Magog.
Boosterrific Review: It is something of a shame that Dan Jurgens did not save this gem of a story for the pages of Booster Gold. Jurgens manages to squeeze plenty of action into this character comparison between the conflicting morality, method, and manners of two contrasting characters who may be integrally important to the history of the DC Universe's future.
Boosterrific Rating: Worth Its Weight In Gold.
Average Fan Rating: (2 votes)
The Chronological Adventures of Booster Gold
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