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Cover Description: Justice League America members, clockwise from top right, Bloodwynd, Blue Beetle, Guy Gardner, Booster Gold, and Fire, attack an overpoweringly powerful Doomsday.
Brief Synopsis: The Justice League meets its match in the form of the alien Doomsday.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)
Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit
This story has been reprinted in the following issue:
Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus (2007)
Page 1, panel 1
Booster Gold and Maxima rescue bystanders from an inferno creating by a blazing LexOil tanker truck damaged by an alien monster during his rampage through Ohio in Superman: The Man of Steel #18. The monster, which will finally be named later in this issue, first appeared in Superman: The Man of Steel #17.
Page 2, panel 1
Other Justice Leaguers present attempting to control the fire are Bloodwynd, Blue Beetle II, Fire, Guy Gardner, and Ice.
Page 4, panel 3
Booster suggests capturing the alien monster and taking it on the talk show circuit. This is essentially the plan of the producers who capture the giant gorilla and relocate it to New York city in the movie King Kong.
Page 9, panel 3
Booster saves Blue Beetle after the Bug is destroyed by a projectile launched by the alien monster. This is the third Bug that Beetle has lost in the past year. Perhaps he should consider building the bug with a little more armor.
Page 15, panel 4
Blue Beetle, Booster Gold, and Maxima, reach the LexOil Ohio refinery just in time to see the alien monster punch Bloodwynd through an oil tank, igniting the facility. Fire's flames seem to be having no affect on the creature. The creature is easily defeating the Justice League with literally one hand bound behind its back.
Page 19, panel 4
Booster arrives seconds too late to save Blue Beetle from a brutal beating at the hands of the creature.
Page 20, panel 2
POWER DOWN: Booster unleashes his frustration against the creature by unleashing a full-intensity Booster Shot at it with point-blank range. The shot has no visible effect on the creature.
Page 20, panel 4
In retaliation, the creature punches Booster hard enough to send him flying trough the air...
Page 21, panel 2
POWER DOWN: ...with enough force to overpower the ability of Booster's Flight Ring.
Page 22, panel 1
Booster is saved by Superman. As Booster updates Superman on the situation, he compares the arrival of the alien monster to "Doomsday." The name will stick. (And Booster will never let anyone forget that he named it.)
Boosterrific Review: Like a heavyweight title fight, this issue is a wall-to-wall brawl clearly building towards an unforgettable ending. The "Doomsday" storyline may be gimmick-driven, but that doesn't stop it from being very engaging storytelling. Read it.
Boosterrific Rating: Boosterrific!
Average Fan Rating: (1 vote)
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