- Booster Gold
“An Old Pattern Repeating Itself" & "Weaving Fate”
Volume 1, Issue 42, March 2009
Released March 18, 2009
Cover Price: $2.99
Guide Price: $3.00 (as of 2011)
Estimated Issue Sales: 34,114
Writers: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Pencillers: Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel
Inkers: Andy Owens, Art Thibert
Colorists: Pete Pantazis, Allen Passalaqua
Letterer: Pat Brousseau
Assistant Editor: Rachel Gluckstern
Editor: Michael Carlin
Heroes: Atom Smasher, Black Canary II, Black Lightning, Booster Gold, Cyborg, Doctor Mid-Nite II, Firestorm VI, Flash I, Flash III, Gangbuster, Green Arrow I, Green Lantern I, Green Lantern II, Hawkgirl II, Hawkman I, Hourman II, Mister Terrific II, Plastic Man, Power Girl, Red Arrow, Red Tornado, Skrocket, Starfire III, Vixen, Zatanna
Settings: New York, NY, USA, 21st-century ; Washington, DC, USA, 21st-century
Cover Description: Wonder Woman poses before a ruined city. (No Booster Gold.)
Brief Synopsis: Booster Gold joins the Justice League in trying to save the world from multiple threats.
Costume Worn: MARK I.v2 power-suit
Issue Notes: There are two stories in this issue taking place in immediate chronological succession. Booster Gold appears in both.
Issue Reprints: This issue has been reprinted in Trinity Volume 3.
Page 10, panel 1
At United Nations Plaza in New York City, Booster Gold is among the heroes transformed from alternate timeline "Justice Society International/Justice Arcana" versions into their familiar personas by the awesome power of a transformed Superman. Also present on panel are Hawgirl II, Cyborg, Skyrocket, Jay Garrick, Dr. Mid-Nite II, Hawkman, Mr. Terrific II, Atom Smasher, Alan Scott, Vixen, Hourman II, Green Lantern II, and Power Girl.
Page 17, panel 1
In the Hall of Justice in Washington, D.C., Booster Gold attends an emergency meeting of the Justice League. Booster stands alongside fellow reservists Green Arrow, Gangbuster, and Plastic Man. Also present are active Leaguers Vixen, Black Lightning, Hawgirl, Flash III, Zatanna, Green Lantern II, Red Arrow, Red Tornado, Black Canary II, and Firestorm VI.
Boosterrific Review: The continuity of this story is convoluted and unexpected. Rather than being a detriment, this happens to be part of the series's strength, as it tells a story that often feels entirely new.
Boosterrific Rating: Gold Standard.
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