- Booster Gold
“The Tomorrow Memory: Part One”
Volume 2, Issue 28, March 2010
Released January 13, 2010
Cover Price: $3.99
Estimated Issue Sales: 21,967
Writer: Dan Jurgens
Penciller: Dan Jurgens
Inkers: Norm Rapmund, John Stanisci
Colorist: Hi-Fi Designs
Letterer: Steve Wands
Assistant Editor: Harvey Richards
Editor: Michael Siglain
Cover Artists: Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund
Cover Description: Portraits of Booster Gold and Blue Beetle hang in an abstract space.
Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold works behind the scenes to save his sister from the destruction of Coast City.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
Issue Notes: The exact chronology of this appearance in the lifetime of Booster Gold is currently impossible to predict. However, based on the apparent age of Rip Hunter, this takes place some 30+ years in the future.
This story has been reprinted in:
Booster Gold: The Tomorrow Memory (2010)
Page 3, panel 2
SPOILER WARNING!: Reveal
Page 11, panel 5
A mysterious man holding the sign "Coast City is Doomed! Repent!" interrupts an otherwise perfectly romantic moment between Michelle Carter and her new beau, Drew, on a simple street corner in Coast City.
Page 18, panel 2
SPOILER WARNING!: Reveal
Boosterrific Review: As effectively as Booster juggles his responsibilities, writer Dan Jurgens juggles two seemingly unrelated plots into a story as layered as a Russian nesting doll. Booster's paradox, saving the past to ensure that the future is damaged, is by now familiar to readers of the series. However, Jurgens teases that Booster's actions will have direct but unforeseen consequences for our hero. This dramatic irony is appealing in a series devoted primarily to toying with the artificial history of the DC Universe, and hopefully the suspense that it generates will eventually lead to an injection of new life (first life?) into the character of Michelle Carter.
Boosterrific Rating: Worth Its Weight In Gold.
Average Fan Rating: (2 votes)
The story served it's purpose. I was entertained and interested to find out what happens next. The Blue Beetle story was more compressed than usual I thought. Loved the art, as always.
Interesting but somewhat slow. It was fun to see Booster against the Royal Flush gang and the press event after. Michelle...the less said the better. They brought her into Booster's time and found she had no personality or purpose. Fine so they kill her off. They then bring her back and not much more luck. I hope they make a dramatic revelation about the character. The Project Slipstream line holds some potential. Nice to see Booster with Skeets again as opposed to splitting them up. A side note. Hey only two Blue Beetle cofeatures left till they pull it. I hope that's Ted Kord in the last panel but I think its Peacemaker.
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