- Booster Gold
Volume 1, Issue 6, May 2006
Released March 8, 2006
Cover Price: $3.99
Estimated Issue Sales: 208,035
Writer: Geoff Johns
Pencillers: Phil Jimenez, Jerry Ordway, George Perez, Ivan Reis
Inkers: Oclair Albert, Marc Campos, Drew Geraci, Andy Lanning, Jerry Ordway, Sean Parsons, George Perez, Norm Rapmund, Ivan Reis, Art Thibert
Colorists: Jeromy Cox, Guy Major, Rod Reis
Letterer: Rob Leigh
Assistant Editor: Jeanine Schaefer
Editor: Eddie Berganza
Heroes: Batman, Black Canary II, Black Lightning, Blue Beetle III, Booster Gold, Green Arrow I, Green Lantern II, Green Lantern III, Metamorpho, Mister Terrific II, Sasha Bordeaux
Villain: Brother Eye
Setting:Unknown Location, 21st-century
Cover Description: Each issue of Infinite Crisis has multiple covers. One of this issue's covers features Superboy while the other shows Alexander Luthor and a large number of DC Universe heroes and villains. (Neither cover features Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: Amid the dwindling multiverse, the two Superboys fight to the death.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Supporting (Booster Gold plays a lesser role)
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
Issue Notes: This mini-series is essentially a direct sequel to the Crisis on Infinite Earths miniseries published 21 years earlier in 1985. In this issue, Booster Gold and company combat Brother Eye.
Page 1, panel 8
Batman, Black Canary II, Black Lightning, Blue Beetle III, Booster Gold, Green Arrow, Green Lantern II, John Stewart (as a Green Lantern), Metamorpho, Mr. Terrific II, and Sasha Bordeaux search for the cloaked Brother Eye satellite aboard the Bug of Blue Beetle II in space.
Page 13, panel 6
After forcing their way past the defenses of the Brother Eye, Batman's team storms the satellite, leaving Booster Gold and Blue Beetle III behind to guard their escape vehicle, the Bug. Despite all his experience, Booster is again left behind to guard the rear.
Page 28, panel 3
Booster is as surprised as everyone else when Blue Beetle III dematerializes as the heroes plan to return to Earth. Even though Booster knew that Blue Beetle could find the Brother Eye satellite, he seems as unaware of the powers of the new Blue Beetle as the Beetle himself.
Boosterrific Review: What truly differentiates this series from so many major event stories before it is the honest characterization of the inhabitants of the DC Universe that are driving it. Writer Geoff Johns has built a story from decades of interactions between characters, not in spite of it. This is clearly evident in this penultimate issue of the series with the future of the universe as our heroes know it on the line.
Boosterrific Rating: Boosterrific!
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