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Heroes in Crisis

“All of Us”

Volume 1, Issue 9, July 2019
Released May 29, 2019

Cover Price: $3.99
Estimated Issue Sales: 78,796

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Heroes in Crisis, Vol. 1, #9. Image © DC Comics

 

ARTISTS

Writer: Tom King
Artist: Clay Mann
Colorist: Tomeu Morey
Letterer: Clayton Cowles
Assistant Editor: Brittany Holzherr
Editor: Jamie S. Rich
Cover Artist: Ryan Sook

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CHARACTERS & SETTINGS

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ISSUE DETAILS

Cover Description: In the second of two equally distributed covers, Booster Gold stands framed in a photograph held by Harley Quinn.

Brief Synopsis: Batgirl, Blue Beetle, Booster Gold, and Harley Quinn help Wally West.

Issue Summary: Reveal Potential Spoilers

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

Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit

This story has been reprinted in:
Heroes in Crisis (2019)

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ANNOTATIONS

Page 6, panel 1
To prevent Flash from killing himself (quite literally — there are two Flashes present, one five days older than the other), Booster Gold crashes the Blue Beetle's Bug airship into them, which would defeat the purpose if Flash wasn't the fastest men alive. Accompanying Booster are Blue Beetle, Batgirl, and Harley Quinn. They will soon be joined by the regrown Poison Ivy.

Page 8, panel 2
While recapping current events, Booster explains that for his last birthday Skeets gave him a "Crappy" gift. Booster begins to say that he went back in time, presumably to tell Skeets to give him a better gift. Skeets is notably absent from this scene, not having appeared since Heroes in Crisis #5.

Page 19, panel 6
SPOILER WARNING!: Reveal

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 20, panel 2
When asked why he would help Wally atone for his mistakes, Booster explains that all heroes are family. It is a delightfully "love thy neighbor" sentiment, but it rings hollow considering that the murderers Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy are standing behind him.

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REVIEWS

Boosterrific Review: Talk about going out with a whimper. Even Clay Mann's exquisite landscapes cannot salvage the morass of this story. It ends so abruptly (and unsatisfyingly), I get the impression that even Tom King just wants it to be over.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 1.0/5 Stars.
Fool's Gold.

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