corner box
menu button
Boosterrific.com: The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold
Boosterrific.com: The Complete, Annotated Adventures of Booster Gold

Buy Booster Gold

Justice League America

“Gnort by Gnortwest”

Volume 1, Issue 36, March 1990
Released January 16, 1990

Cover Price: $1.00
Guide Price: $2.00 (as of 2011)

Boosterrific.com Rating
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.

Justice League America, Vol. 1, #36. Image © DC Comics

 

ARTISTS

Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen
Penciller: Tom Artis
Inker: Art Nichols
Colorist: Gene D'Angelo
Letterer: Bob Lappan
Assistant Editor: Kevin Dooley
Editor: Andrew Helfer
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes

return to top

CHARACTERS & SETTINGS

return to top

ISSUE DETAILS

Cover Description: G'Nort is caught in between the second and third fingers of a giant, metallic hand. In the upper right hand corner price/line-up box, just below the trademark DC Bullet, appears the pair of Booster Gold and Blue Beetle.

Brief Synopsis: G'Nort encounters his arch-enemy, the Scarlet Skier, on Earth.

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

Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit

Story Notes: Following the theme of the previous month, the title to this story is a pun on the title of an Alfred Hitchcock directed movie, North by Northwest.

return to top

ANNOTATIONS

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 6, panel 2
Inside the New York JLI Embassy building, Booster Gold and Blue Beetle flee from the bored, incompetent Green Lantern G'Nort. This is the only appearance of Booster and Beetle in this issue.

Page 15, panel 1
The Scarlet Skier, G'Nort's "arch-enemy," and his master Mister Nebula are comically patterned after Marvel Comics' Silver Surfer and Galactus. Galactus, "Devourer of Worlds," and his herald, the Silver Surfer, first appeared in Fantastic Four #48 in 1966.

return to top

REVIEWS

Boosterrific Review: This story would probably seem much, much better if it had the assist of previous series' artists such as Kevin McGuire or Adam Hughes. As it is, the fill-in art by Tom Artis (not terrible, but by no means in the league of the aforementioned artists) fails to enhance a silly parody of Marvel Comics' Silver Surfer. It hurts even more that the story features hapless Green Lantern G'Nort at the exclusion of actual members of the Justice League roster.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Gold Standard.

return to top

YOUR OPINION

Show Terms and Instructions

Name

Email

Website

Rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Review



JUMP TO PAGE



SITE SEARCH


return to top

SPOILER WARNING: The content at Boosterrific.com may contain story spoilers for DC Comics publications.