- Booster Gold
Final Crisis: Requiem
“Caretakers of Mars”
Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2008
Released July 9, 2008
Cover Price: $3.99
Guide Price: $4.00 (as of 2011)
Estimated Issue Sales: 80,051
Heroes: Adam Strange, Aquaman II, Batman, Beast Boy, Black Canary II, Black Lightning, Blue Beetle III, Booster Gold, Bulleteer, Captain Marvel, Jr., Cyclone, Damage, Doctor Light IV, Doctor Mid-Nite II, Donna Troy, Firestorm VI, Flash I, Flash III, Geo-Force, Grace II, Green Arrow I, Green Lantern I, Green Lantern II, Green Lantern III, Green Lantern V, Hawkgirl II, Hawkman I, Hourman II, Huntress II, Martian Manhunter, Metamorpho, Mister Terrific II, Nightwing II, Plastic Man, Power Girl, Raven VI, Red Arrow, Red Tornado, Robin III, Sandy, Starfire III, Stargirl, Starman VIII, Steel III, Supergirl III, Superman, Vixen, Wildcat I, Wonder Girl II, Wonder Woman, Zatanna
Setting: Mars, Space, 21st-century
Cover Description: Like the issues of the related mini-series Final Crisis, this book has multiple covers. Both covers feature the Martian Manhunter. (Neither includes Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: The heroes of the DC Universe mourn the death of the Martian Manhunter.
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
This story has been reprinted in:
Final Crisis Companion (2009)
Page 2, panel 1
Booster Gold is on the planet Mars attending the funeral of the recently slain Martian Manhunter. Identifiable heroes pictured are (clockwise from Booster Gold) Starman VIII, Plastic Man, Bulleteer, Stargirl, Green Arrow, Aquaman II, Donna Troy, Starfire, Batman, Roy Harper (as Red Arrow), Geo-Force, Flash III, Green Lantern Kyle Rayner, Power Girl, Adam Strange, Supergirl, Hourman II, Damage, Dr. Light IV, Blue Beetle III, Sand, Zatanna, Black Canary, Alan Scott, Huntress, Steel, Flash I, Red Tornado, Hawkman I, Green Lantern John Stewart, Cyclone, Green Lantern II (Hal Jordan), Vixen, Nightwing, Beast Boy, Robin III, Raven, Metamorpho, Dr. Mid-Nite II, Wildcat I, Wonder Woman, Grace, Wonder Girl, Black Lightning, Shazam (Freddy Freeman), Superman, Mr. Terrific II, Firestorm VI, and Hawkgirl II. Other attendees are seen in Final Crisis #2, where the proceedings are shown in less detail. (Note that Skeets is depicted as accompanying Booster in Final Crisis #2, but not here.) This is Booster Gold's only appearance in this issue.
Boosterrific Review: This issue is about as good as any relating to the Final Crisis mini-series, which is faint praise, indeed.
Boosterrific Rating: Gold Standard.
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