- Booster Gold
Justice League Unlimited
Volume 1, Issue 43, May 2008
Released March 5, 2008
Cover Price: $2.25
Guide Price: $2.25 (as of 2008)
Estimated Issue Sales: 8,657
Cover Description: Booster Gold and Blue Beetle dream of popularity as valued members of the Justice League.
Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold and Blue Beetle try to assist the Justice League only to get in their way.
Issue Summary: Reveal Potential Spoilers
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)
Costume Worn: Justice League Unlimited
Issue Notes: This series is based on the events and characters depicted in Cartoon Network's Justice League Unlimited television series. Though these characters and events are similar to their comic book counterparts in the Justice League, there are varied and noticeable differences.
Story Notes: This story was originally intended to run in Justice League Adventures, but was withheld from publication until this issue of this series. The full story can be found on penciller Christopher Jones' website, blog.christopherjonesart.com/blue-beetle-and-booster-gold/.
Page 1, panel 1
No book featuring Booster Gold and Blue Beetle would really be complete without a reference to the man who united them: Maxwell Lord. A poster on a fence identifies the setting as "Future Site of Star Towers Luxury Condominiums" being financed by "M. Lord Enterprises."
Page 3, panel 2
Booster Gold and Blue Beetle observe the Demolition Team in action, but before they can intercede...
Page 6, panel 2
...the Justice League (Batman, Green Lantern, and Wonder Woman) arrives.
Page 16, panel 1
BUSTER GOLD: Green Lantern calls Booster "Buster" even though he knows better. If it seems odd that Booster would receive so little respect in this issue after proving his worth in earlier issues, that is because this issue was written and drawn 4 years earlier. See Christopher Jones blog (blog.christopherjonesart.com) for more details.
Page 20, panel 1
The final page of this issue is a advertising flier for the Booster Gold and Blue Beetle adventurer-for-hire business "1-800-SuperDudes!" (The original version of this ad as pencilled -- plus two additional pages featuring Booster Gold that did make the final publication -- can be seen on artist Christopher Jones' website, gallery.christopherjonesart.com.)
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