- Booster Gold
Volume 1, Issue 3, May 1991
Released April 9, 1991
Cover Price: $2.00
Writer: Dan Jurgens
Penciller: Dusty Abell
Inkers: Terry Austin, John Beatty, Dick Giordano, Dennis Janke
Colorist: Glenn Whitmore
Letterer: John Costanza
Assistant Editor: Dan Thorsland
Editor: Michael Carlin
Cover Artists: Dusty Abell, Terry Austin
Cover Description: In the future, Batman attacks Superman above a cityscape as the Martian Manhunter, Booster Gold, Fire, and Nightwing look on.
Brief Synopsis: In an alternate future, a power-mad Superman takes on Booster Gold, Fire, and Martian Manhunter. (Synopsis courtesy of Shawn Baston.)
Booster Gold's role in this story:
Featured (Booster Gold plays a prominent role)
Costume Worn: MARK I power-suit
Issue Notes: This story in this book is a tie-in to the summer-long "Armageddon 2001" storyline running throughout the 1991 DC annuals. The future events depicted in this issue, including future depictions of Booster Gold, have since proven impossible in DC Universe continuity.
Page 36, panel 1
ALTERNATE REALITY: In one possible future witnessed by Waverider, Superman is confronted by Justice Leaguers Martian Manhunter, Fire, and Booster Gold over Superman's refusal to accept that he has accidentally killed 7 men on an American nuclear submarine.
Page 37, panel 3
HIS STORY: Superman was the first person in the 20th century to learn Booster's history of gambling problems (as seen in Booster Gold #6). He now uses that knowledge to taunt Booster...
Page 37, panel 4
POWER DOWN: ...as he uses his heat vision to melt Booster's Flight Ring.
Page 38, panel 1
Booster may be down, but he's not out. He shoots a Booster Shot at Superman, which the Man of Steel effortlessly redirects to hit Fire. (Superman reminds Booster that he is invulnerable to Booster's energy blasts, a fact we first learned in Booster Gold #7.)
Page 41, panel 2
When Booster and Fire try to coordinate their attacks, Superman listens in and counters with super speed to redirect their attack to Martian Manhunter.
Page 44, panel 1
Booster (accurately) accuses Superman of killing Martian Manhunter.
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