- Booster Gold
“Caution to the Wind, Part Two of Two: Blood Honor”
Volume 3, Issue 36, October 2011
Released August 3, 2011
Cover Price: $2.99
Estimated Issue Sales: 19,104
Writer: Gail Simone
Penciller: Jim Calafiore
Inker: Jim Calafiore
Colorist: John Kalisz
Letterer: Travis Lanham
Assistant Editor: Rickey Purdin
Editor: Rachel Gluckstern
Heroes: Batman, Batman III, Black Canary II, Blue Beetle III, Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Doctor Light IV, Donna Troy, Dove II, Fire, Green Lantern III, Hawk, Huntress II, Ice, Jade, Obsidian, Ravager V, Red Robin, Red Tornado, Robin V, Rocket Red 07, Stargirl, Superboy III, Supergirl V, Superman, Wildcat I, Wonder Girl II
Villains: Bane, Catman, Deadshot, Jeannette, King Shark, Knockout, Rag Doll III, Scandal Savage
Cover Description: The Secret Six interact with their environment: a cover to their own comic book. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: The Secret Six find themselves in a stand-off with heroes that may spell the end for the team of villains.
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Supporting (Booster Gold plays a lesser role)
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
Story Notes: This is the final issue of this series, canceled to allow for DC Comics' line-wide relaunch following the Flashpoint mini-series.
Page 8, panel 1
Booster Gold joins heroes of the DC Universe outside a Gotham City warehouse where the Secret Six are holding the Penguin hostage. The assembled heroes are (from left to right) Ice, Black Canary, Jade, Wildcat, Blue Beetle, Huntress, Stargirl, Wonder Girl, Dove, Fire, Hawk, Red Robin, Congorila, Ravager, Obsidian, and Donna Troy.
Page 12, panel 1
More heroes arrive: (from left to right) Robin, Batman III, Green Lantern John Stewart, Batman, Donna Troy, and Captain Atom.
Page 15, panel 1
Even more heroes arrive: (back row) Rocket Red #07, (middle row from left to right) Steel, Red Tornado, (front row from left to right) Supergirl, Superman, and Superboy.
Page 17, panel 2
Just before the fight breaks out between the heroes and villains, Booster is seen standing near the previously unseen Dr. Light.
Page 18, panel 1
The eight members of the increasingly inappropriately-named Secret Six (Bane, Catman, Deadshot, Jeannette, King Shark, Knockout, Ragdoll, and Scandal Savage) charge the assembled heroes. Booster Gold is immediately targeted and struck by the super-powered Jeanette.
Page 19, panel 12
Following the battle, a battered Booster is tended to by Blue Beetle.
Boosterrific Review: Gail Simone's dialogue sparkles as always, but the events of this issue feel contrived, an ending shoehorned unnaturally into place for a book that is being canceled.
Boosterrific Rating: Gold Standard.
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