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Justice League America

“My Dinner With G'Nort”

Volume 1, Issue 51, June 1991
Released April 9, 1991

Cover Price: $1.00
Guide Price: $3.00 (as of 2011)

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  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.

Justice League America, Vol. 1, #51. Image © DC Comics

 

ARTISTS

Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen
Penciller: Adam Hughes
Inker: Joe Rubinstein
Colorist: Gene D'Angelo
Letterer: Bob Lappan
Assistant Editor: Kevin Dooley
Editor: Andrew Helfer
Cover Artists: Adam Hughes, Joe Rubinstein

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CHARACTERS & SETTINGS

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ISSUE DETAILS

Cover Description: Kilowog, G'Nort, and Martian Manhunter are crowded into the backseat of a cab. The cab driver wears a pin depicting Flip, one of Nemo's companions in Winsor McCay's early 20th-century newspaper comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. Booster Gold and Blue Beetle appear only in the price box.

Brief Synopsis: The three aliens Kolowog, G'Nort and Martian Manhunter go out to dinner together.

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

Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit

Issue Notes: This is the first appearance of Booster Gold in Justice League America in nearly a year.

Story Notes: The title of this story is likely a reference to the 1981 movie My Dinner With Andre, a film focusing on the conversation between two men over dinner.

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ANNOTATIONS

Image Copyright DC Comics

Page 9, panel 3
When Booster Gold drops by the New York Embassy of the Justice League to visit Blue Beetle, he and L-Ron formally meet. They had both been present during a meeting between the Justice League and the conglomerate in Justice League Quarterly #1, though between Booster's duties with the Conglomerate and L-Ron's duties as waiter, the two apparently had little time for communication.

Page 9, panel 6
Learning that G'Nort, Kilowog, and Martian Manhunter have gone out to dinner together, Booster decides to hang around the Embassy until they inevitably get into trouble.

Page 20, panel 3
FASHION ALERT: That pesky disappearing/reappearing star on Booster's back is clearly shown for the last time. Perhaps not so coincidentally, this issue is also the last for Justice League America penciller Adam Hughes, who first gave Booster the star in issue #34.

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REVIEWS

Boosterrific Review: A visit by G'Nort is an excuse for some silly character-based comedy in this "day in the life" story. Like many of the recent Justice League stories, this issue us heavy on the humor to the detriment of action, which may disappoint readers expecting standard genre-defining fisticuffs. But the sublime art of Adam Hughes provides a salve that will heal any temporary disappointment in content.

Boosterrific Rating:

  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Worth Its Weight In Gold.

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