- Booster Gold
Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne
Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2010
Released November 10, 2010
Cover Price: $3.99
Estimated Issue Sales: 83,004
Cover Description: Batman swings recklessly into a gunfire. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: The Time Masters arrive at Vanishing Point.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Supporting (Booster Gold plays a lesser role)
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
This story has been reprinted in:
Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (2012)
Page 6, panel 2
Rip Hunter, Superman, Skeets, Booster Gold, and Green Lantern arrive at Vanishing Point 10 minutes prior to its "total disintegration."
Page 6, panel 4
Booster's comment leads directly into the Time Masters appearance on page 4 of Batman: the Return of Bruce Wayne #2. All of the dialogue on this page (excluding the single narrative balloon) was previously seen in that issue.
Boosterrific Review: If there's anything to be certain about a Grant Morrison-written series, it is that the story won't make much sense when it's all over. This issue (and in fact this series) wants to be a bigger event than it is. The inevitability of Bruce Wayne's return steals any emotional impact. Batman, a rational detective who focuses on small-time crime, is a poor fit for all of the ridiculous god/time/fifth-world mumbo-jumbo that provides the thin veneer for a typically Morrison bit of meta-fiction (DC Heroes as modern gods/ideas) that suffers from taking itself far too seriously. It's not a terrible book: it's just not everything that it wants to be.
Boosterrific Rating: Gold Standard.
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