- Booster Gold
Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century
Volume 1, Issue 19, December 2008
Released October 8, 2008
Cover Price: $2.25
Estimated Issue Sales: 5,612
Cover Description: Booster Gold holds Brainiac 5's force field belt as he flees Superman, Brainiac 5, Bouncing Boy, and Lightning Lad from 31st-century into 21st-century Metropolis.
Brief Synopsis: The events of this issue present an origin story for the Booster Gold of the animated Legion of Super-Heroes continuity.
Costume Worn: Justice League Unlimited
Issue Notes: This series is based on the events and characters depicted in the Kids' WB network Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century television series. Though these characters and events are similar to their comic book counterparts in the Legion of Super-Heroes, there are varied and noticeable differences.
Page 19, panel 2
EXTRA, EXTRA: Despite taking place in an alternate continuity, the headlines seen on the monitor behind Braniac 5 are identical to some that have appeared in the career of Booster Gold. "Booster Gold Stops Presidential Assassination Plot" is a direct homage to the origin story of the one, true Booster Gold of the DC Universe as detailed in Booster Gold, Vol. 1, issues #8 and #9. Other headlines are references to stories seen in the pages of 52 and Booster Gold, Vol. 2.
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