- Booster Gold
Volume 1, Issue 670, October 1991
Released September 3, 1991
Cover Price: $1.00
Guide Price: $2.50 (as of 2003)
Cover Description: Clockwise from bottom right, Guy Gardner, Superman, Guardian, Flash III, Waverider, Power Girl, and Gangbuster aid in rescuing victims trapped in the rubble of S.T.A.R. Labs. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: Superman deals with the aftermath to Metropolis of the battle with Monarch.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Cameo (Booster Gold makes a minor appearance)
Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit
Issue Notes: Superman diamond chronology "1991:34." This issue presents the aftermath to the conclusion of the summer-long "Armageddon 2001" event featured in the DC Comics Annuals.
Page 11, panel 3
Booster Gold aids Elongated Man, Guy Gardner, and Power Girl in rescuing people trapped in the rubble of the Metropolis S.T.A.R. Labs building. The building was destroyed during a battle between Monarch and the heroes of Earth. This is Booster's only appearance in this issue.
Boosterrific Review: Monarch's assault on Metropolis is used as the setting for the origin tale of the second Atomic Skull, enriching the epilogue for the crossover Armageddon 2001 storyline while still promoting the serial style of storytelling in the Superman family of titles. An enjoyable read for fans of Superman and the heroes of the DC Universe, though less Armageddon 2001-centric than might be expected.
Boosterrific Rating: Gold Standard.
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