- Booster Gold
“Metropolis/The Power You Deserve”
Volume 1, Issue 39, February 2009
Released February 25, 2009
Cover Price: $2.99
Guide Price: $3.00 (as of 2011)
Estimated Issue Sales: 34,194
Writers: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Pencillers: Mark Bagley, Tom Derenick
Inkers: Wayne Faucher, Art Thibert
Colorists: Pete Pantazis, Allen Passalaqua
Letterers: Pat Brousseau, Pat Brousseau
Assistant Editor: Rachel Gluckstern
Editor: Michael Carlin
Cover Description: Superman appears in a stained-glass window. (No Booster Gold.)
Costume Worn: Justice Arcana Booster Gold
Issue Notes: Booster Gold does not appear in this issue, though an alternate reality counterpart does.
Story Notes: There are two stories, the events of each dovetailing with the other, in this issue. The alternate Booster Gold appears in both of these stories.
Page 5, panel 1
ALTERNATE REALITY: Booster Gold flies into action alongside all of the other members of the Justice Arcana. While this Booster and his powers appear superficially similar to the Booster Gold whose adventures are chronicled on this site, these events take place in an alternate reality where Booster's history has been significantly altered.
In addition to the obvious costume modification (conspicuously not a lot of gold on this costume) since his last appearance in Trinity #32, note that Booster's right hand is clearly shown in this panel without a Legion Flight Ring. The familiar Booster Gold has worn his Flight Ring on the middle finger of his right hand for the majority of his career as a super hero.
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