- Booster Gold
“Wish You Were Here...”
Volume 1, Issue 10, December 1987
Released September 29, 1987
Cover Price: 75¢
Guide Price: $3.00 (as of 2017)
Cover Description: Captain Atom is seen behind a "prohibition" sign. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: Captain Atom's military handlers go through a day without him.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
None (Booster Gold does not appear in this story)
Issue Notes: Booster Gold appears in this issue only via an image on a video monitor. Appearance spotted by José Fridman.
Story Notes: As seen in new reports, the events of this story take place concurrently with Justice League International #8.
Page 11, panel 2
POWER DOWN: An image of Booster Gold is seen on a monitor inside the Pentagon "strategy room." The assembled officials of the United States military (and a Manhunter agent!) are reviewing Justice League International members and evaluating their "risk codes" should the newly internationally sanctioned team try any "non-American activities!" Booster Gold is assigned the least threatening code Green. (The color coded system seen is not based purely on power levels, but takes into account a hero's political and philosophical allegiances. The Pentagon considers Martian Manhunter, a shape-shifting psychic with physical powers rivaling even Superman, to be two steps less "risky" than Rocket Red, a Soviet Communist in a 20th-century power suit that is downright primitive compared to Booster Gold's apparently non-threatening 25th-century technology.)
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