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Boosterrific.com: The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold
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Guy Gardner

“Collateral Damage”

Volume 1, Issue 15, December 1993
Released November 2, 1993

Cover Price: $1.50
Guide Price: $2.50 (as of 2003)

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Guy Gardner, Vol. 1, #15. Image © DC Comics

 

ARTISTS

Writer: Chuck Dixon
Penciller: Chris Hunter
Inker: Terry Beatty
Colorist: Anthony Tollin
Letterer: Albert DeGuzman
Assistant Editor: Eddie Berganza
Editor: Kevin Dooley
Cover Artist: Joe Staton

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CHARACTERS & SETTINGS

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ISSUE DETAILS

Cover Description: Guy Gardner faces off against Guy Gardner. Justice Leaguers Blue Beetle II, Booster Gold, Maxima, and Wonder Woman lie scattered and unconscious on the ground.

Brief Synopsis: Guy Gardner and the Justice League hunt Guy Gardner's "evil" twin.

Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)

Costume Worn: MARK II armored power-suit

Issue Notes: The cover of this issue indicates that this is the second part of "The Trouble with Guys" story.

This story has been reprinted in:
Wonder Woman and the Justice League America (2017)

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ANNOTATIONS

Page 1, panel 1
Following the capture of rogue Justice Leaguer Guy Gardner, Bloodwynd I, Blue Beetle II, Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Maxwell Lord, Ray II, and Wonder Woman come face to face with...

Page 2, panel 1
...Guy Gardner. It turns out that the "Guy Gardner" with the team since Booster received his new armor has been an alien impostor. This is the second time that one of Booster's teammates has been replaced by a duplicate. He should be getting used to it by now.

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 5, panel 5
POWER UP: Booster joins Bloodwynd, Captain Atom, Maxima, Wonder Woman, and the real Guy Gardner in search of the escaped doppelganger. Again Booster flies with no visible means of propulsion, suggesting that his Legion Flight Ring provides his lift.

Page 7, panel 4
DON'T MAKE 'EM LIKE THEY USED TO: The "evil" Gardner again disables Booster easily, removing him from the fight. Though this armor was described as less powerful and more cumbersome than Booster's previous power suit, he has to be getting frustrated by being beaten by everyone and everything that he has fought in it so far. At this point, the scorecard indicates Booster's Mark II armor 0, Enemies 4.

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REVIEWS

Boosterrific Review: The only significant disappointment in this run-of-the-mill superhero slugfest is the amateurish art of Chris Hunter, which is no better than work found in the margin doodles of a high school student's class notes. If it were possible to read a comic book with your eyes closed, now would be the time.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Gold Standard.

Average Fan Rating:

  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
(1 vote)

  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
KMD (Feb. 8, 2010, 19:37:10)
Awful art but I enjoyed the story which is the aftermath to the interesting and insightful "GG: Year One" which gave me new appreication to Guy.

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